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Niki Smith is an event management professional with over 28 years of highly successful strategic planning and production experience. Her background includes the utilization of promotions, marketing, advertising, and public relations, from conception to fruition, for numerous corporations and non-profit organizations.
In Any Event delivers exceptional event management and support services using highly skilled and experienced team of professionals to serve your needs.
Event Planner for two major Houston private schools with over 800 attendees and collectively raising over $2 million
Planned and executed over 150 events during a 14 year period, raising over $17 million in revenue for numerous charities in Houston.Produced an inaugural Golf Tournament benefiting a local charity, and helped secure over $4,300,000 in the 11 years the tournament has been in existence.Cultivated outside relationships with vendors, magazine and newspaper editors, executive directors of nonprofit organizations, media and public relations personnel, and celebrities.Corporate:
Planned and executed a client appreciation party for 400 at McCoy's Showroom (2011)Planned and coordinated the 1995 NBA World Championship Victory Parade, providing a celebration for over 500,000 people in downtown Houston.Planned and executed the grand opening of the new corporate headquarters for Faust Distributing Company.Planned, managed, and orchestrated over 1,600 special events annually for a four-state region for 61 Foleys Department Stores in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. Developed and maintained a $350,000 annual budget.Civic Affiliations and Involvement:Houston Business Journal Book Of Lists - Ranked as one of the TopTwenty Special Event Companies in Houston (2010 & 2011)Association of Fundraising Professionals Ask the Experts Speaker (2009 & 2010)Ronald McDonald House Houston Development Committee (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)International Special Events Society (ISES) (2000)SEARCH - Events Committee (2000)City of Houston - Special Events Board (1999 to 2000)Houston Junior Womens Club (1998 and 1999)City of Houston - Team Mission Impossible, Proclamation awarded (1997)Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast Received the Wishmaker Award for outstanding support in event management (1996)American Cancer Society Starlight Gala Co-Chairman (1995, 1996)City of Houston, Mayors Office NBA World Championship Victory Parade, Proclamation awarded (1995)