metroConnections Welcomes New Marketing & Public Relations Manager

With more than eight years of marketing, design and promotional advertising experience, Schmid joins metroConnections to fulfill the marketing and public relations manager duties. In her new role, she will be responsible for executing and managing budgets for marketing plan projects, as well as maintaining and supervising marketing and sales databases. Further, Schmid will oversee marketing collateral inventory and participate in all aspects of each of the four metroConnections business unit services.

metroConnections, Inc. – an award-winning conference, event, stage production and transportation services firm – has announced Jana Lee Schmid as the new marketing and public relations manager.

With more than eight years of marketing, design and promotional advertising experience, Schmid joins metroConnections to fulfill the marketing and public relations manager duties. In her new role, she will be responsible for executing and managing budgets for marketing plan projects, as well as maintaining and supervising marketing and sales databases. Further, Schmid will oversee marketing collateral inventory and participate in all aspects of each of the four metroConnections business unit services.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and advertising from the University of Colorado Boulder.

According to Tom McCulloch, Vice President of metroConnections, Schmid was selected for her broad range of industry knowledge and integrated marketing and branding experience. “Jana’s diverse marketing background in publishing, commercial real estate and software led us to select her as the newest addition to our exceptional talent at metroConnections. I believe Jana will make great strides in promoting our ‘one-stop-shop’ integrated services across the landscape of conferences and events.” said McCulloch.

About metroConnections

Since 1984, metroConnections has provided complete conference, event, stage production and transportation services for meeting and event planners nationwide. With annual revenue of $15 million, the company operates from its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn. and produces more than 1,400 programs per year. The metroConnections team uses its expertise and resources to specialize in the design and implementation of themed events, stage productions, transportation, tours and conference program logistics and meetings. metroConnections also offers audio/visual and production services and is the creator of Attend-eSource®, a web-based solution that includes elements such as online registration and custom-built event websites. For information on planning conferences, events, stage productions, transportation logistics or group/companion tours, contact metroConnections at 612-333-8687 or visit www.metroconnections.com.