Event Description

NOAA – CORAL REEF RESILIENCE

The U.S. Coral Reef Task Force is co-chaired by the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior, and includes leaders of 12 federal agencies, seven U.S. states and territories, and three freely associated states. The five day event for over 400 attendees was held at the Marriott Harbour Beach Ft. Lauderdale included general sessions, multiple breakout sessions, a tradeshow, two evening receptions and a full day of off site field trips to various reef locations.

Coordination, Negotiation and Management efforts included:

  • negotiated hotel contract for 200 sleeping rooms and all meeting space
  • website design and development
  • graphic design of event logo
  • overall event management of the event
  • vendor selection and contract negotiations
  • event media promotion
  • budget development and maintenance
  • collateral material, including registration materials and signage
  • design and editing of event program
  • coordination of field trips and transportation
  • on-site logistics and operations