Michelle Allgauer, CMP, CMM, CAE brings more than twenty years of valuable experience within the meetings industry, with a strong focus on conference and program management.
Michelle is passionate about the meetings profession and a strong advocate for professional development. She supports her beliefs with her personal efforts and inspires others with her determined pursuit of highly regarded certifications.
She has received the following certifications: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP); Global Certification in Meeting Management (CMM), Business of Meetings Certification (BOM) and Certified Association Executive (CAE).
Michelle is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). She is a Past President of PMPI and has served the chapter in a number of leadership roles including Vice President of Education, Board Director for Professional Development, and Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Committee.
She has received several awards from PMPI for her achievements, including President's Award (2008) and Star of the Month Award (2007).
Michelle participated on MPI’s International 2010-2011 Governance and Nominating Committee, was the past chair the Professional Development Advisory Council (2011 - 2015), past Chair of the Conference Attendee Mentor Task Force 2015 - 2016) and currently serves as a members on the Senior Executive Task Force .
Michelle received a Bachelor's of Science and minor in Business from Ithaca College.