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  • "I have planned a lot of offsites (probably more than 50) and this was the easiest, most pleasant, beautifully run one that I have ever had the pleasure of attending…"

    Cecile Heimann
    Omgeo LLC
  • "Let me say a huge thank you! I appreciate all you did to make sure our event went so perfectly. Thanks to everyone on your staff. Seaport is the ideal place for our conference, and I hope we can continue there for years to come."

    Dr. Michele Holt
    Massachusetts Music Educators
  • "Everyone has commented on how well the meeting went and the management team was thrilled at how well and smoothly the event took place."

    Ellen
    National Grid
  • "I appreciate all the work and care you and the staff here has taken with planning and execution of our meetings."

    Traci
    Kaspersky Lab
  • "The majority of our senior management and our guests have rated the meeting ‘excellent overall.’ Their perception is, in large part, a reflection of your professionalism and personal commitment to helping us plan and execute a complicated day."

    Melissa Mahoney
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Meeting Planning services

WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK – AND YOUR BACKUP!

Planning a meeting, tradeshow, or conference in Boston? At Seaport, we pride ourselves on providing the total package with our meeting planning services – from telecommunications services to floral displays.

  • On-site audio-video assistance provided by Projection Presentation Technology – ensuring you’re up and running when it counts most
  • 24/7 telecommunications expertise, including a dedicated on-site team
  • Property-wide complimentary wireless Internet connection – encompassing meeting spaces and ballrooms – with round-the-clock technical support
  • Trade show equipment and event services through our partner, Freeman Decorating Company
  • On-site floral services for individual orders and major events through Stapleton Floral
Our seasoned staff of Boston event planners is standing by to assist you with every detail of your meeting. From selecting the right meeting venue to designing creative coffee breaks, you’ll benefit from the expertise of the Seaport team of dedicated meeting planners.


  • Marianna Accomando

    Marianna Accomando

    Vice President of Sales/Assistant General Manager

    At Seaport: Since 1999
    In the Industry: "I cannot believe it, but this is my 30th year in the industry that I am so passionate about."
    Number of Events: "I can’t even begin to estimate! From my role as Director of Catering to Director of Conventions and even today, it is my absolute joy to create memorable experiences."

    Words of Wisdom:
    “Learn from past successes (yours and others), but always strive to create a personalized, fresh memory for your guests.”

Private Dining

  • Jennifer Williams

    Jennifer Williams

    Private Dining, Action Kitchen & Hospitality Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2008
    Number of Events: Over 400

    Favorite Part of the Job:
    "I love working with people, both my clients and my colleagues. We are in the business of making people feel special!"

Complete Meetings

  • Stephanie Urban

    Stephanie Urban

    Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  3 years
    In the Industry: Over 5 years
    Number of Events: Over 500
     
    Why Seaport:
    "Our Seaport team sets the standard for service excellence.  I have never met a more talented and diverse group of individuals that join together each day to achieve the same goal of exceeding our guests’ expectations."
  • Tom Ridlon

    Tom Ridlon

    Complete Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 1991
    In the Industry: Over 25 years
    Number of Events: Over 2,500

    Why Seaport:
    "I like working for the best, and I love the ability to learn something new every day."

  • Peter Moriarty

    Peter Moriarty

    National Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 1995
    In the Industry: Over 20 years
    Number of Events: Over 700

    Why Seaport:
    "Seaport was pioneer in Boston’s waterfront district, and we continue to be a pioneer, evolving through technology, green programs and state-of-the-art meeting facilities."

Group Meetings

  • Brian Simeral

    Brian Simeral

    Complete Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2000
    In the Industry: Over 20 years
    Number of Events: Over 1,000

    Words of Wisdom:
    Work with someone you trust and are able to build a relationship with.

  • Jason Ward

    Jason Ward

    Assistant Director of Sales

    At Seaport: 7 years combined
    in the Industry: 14 years
    Number of Events:  Thousands
     
    Favorite part of the job: 
    "The people - I love meeting and building relationships with all types of customers and developing lifelong partnerships.  We are in the business of making people feel special and it is my passion to provide a unique, customized meeting solution to each and every client that I come in contact with."
  • Laura Folk

    Laura Folk

    National / International Group Sales Manager

    At Seaport: 2004
    In the Industry: Over 5 years
    Number of Events: Over 1,000

    Words of Wisdom:
    "One of the most important things to consider when planning an event is the reputation of the property and the staff. It is important to choose a venue whose staff is going to be helpful and flexible in making this event flawless and memorable for all of your participants."

  • Beth Reardon Hughes

    Beth Reardon Hughes

    Director of Group Sales

    At Seaport: Since 1998
    In the Industry: Nearly 20 years
    Number of Events: Thousands

    Favorite Part of the Job:
    "I thoroughly enjoy meeting people, building relationships and working hard to find the best solution that meet their initial needs – and in the end exceeds their expectations."

  • John LaPusata

    John LaPusata

    National and Exhibit Hall Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2005
    In the Industry: Over 25 years
    Number of Events: "After all these years, I have lost count!"

    Favorite Part of the Job:
    "I enjoy working with a diverse group of customers – and making them all happy!"

  • Rachel Pimental

    Rachel Pimental

    Group Sales Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2002
    In the Industry: Nearly 10 years
    Number of Events: Over 1,400

    Words of Wisdom:
    "Have an open mind when planning an event. The ability to be flexible by utilizing different room setups, flows, and date patterns can really contribute to a unique program – and will likely open up more availability!"

Conference Management

  • Courtney Day

    Courtney Day

    Conference Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2007
    Number of Events: Many!

    Favorite Part of the Job:
    "Learning! I love that the planning never ends and you are always looking to make events more successful for the future. The interactions with clients, guests, and my team members really make every event special."

  • Jen Donovan

    Jen Donovan

    Director of Conference Management & Catering Operations

    At Seaport: Since 1999
    In the Industry: Over 20 years
    Number of Events: Thousands

    Why Seaport:
    "The staff at Seaport are service professionals. We truly care for our customers and making sure the experience of any meeting or event hosted with us is the best it can be."

  • Dave Fazo

    Dave Fazo

    Director of Conference & Show Management

    At Seaport: Since 1997
    In the Industry: Over 20 years
    Number of Events: Over 500

    Why Seaport:
    “Seaport has become a second family to me. The people who work here have such a passion for what they do. It truly makes this a special place to work.”

  • Kristin DiLorenzo

    Kristin DiLorenzo

    Conference Manager

    At Seaport: 7 years
    In the Industry:  7 years
    Number of Events:  Well over 100
     
    Favorite part of the job:
    "I love meeting new people and building long-lasting relationships with my clients.  It is a great feeling to put a smile on your client’s face when they have a successful event!"
  • Sophia Salman

    Sophia Salman

    Conference Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2009
    In the Industry: Over 5 years
    Number of Events: Hundreds!

    Words of Wisdom:
    “Telling me your event’s big picture objectives helps me coordinate the details to achieve the overall vision of your event.”

  • Kirk Sweeney

    Kirk Sweeney

    Conference Manager

    At Seaport: Since 1998
    In the Industry: Over 25 years
    Number of Events: Over 3,000

    Why Seaport:
    "Seaport is vested in the success of the employees as well as creating a unique experience for our guests supported by a truly dedicated team."

  • Katie Watson

    Katie Watson

    Conference Manager

    At Seaport: Since 2004
    In the Industry: Over 5 years
    Number of Events: Over 3,000

    Why Seaport:
    "I love the people at Seaport! Everyone in the Seaport family is so friendly and always willing to go above and beyond. No matter how small or big the task, there is always someone with a smile willing to assist."

Weddings

  • Alicia LaPriore

    Alicia LaPriore

    Wedding Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  2 ½ years
    In the Industry:  5 years
    Number of Events:  Over 100 weddings and events.
     
    Favorite part of the job:
    "My favorite part of my job is getting to meet people at such a happy time in their lives and helping them make their wedding dreams come true here at Seaport!"
     
  • Ellen Pels

    Ellen Pels

    Wedding Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  I started in 2000, moved to a sister company in 2003 and then returned in 2011 – you could say 6 years (or 14!)
    In the Industry? 14 years
    Number of Events:  over 800
     
    Why Seaport:
    "I love the people that I work with; it is truly a big family. When I left Seaport to work in off-premise catering, I knew that I one day would be back.  In 2011, I got my wish.  There truly is no place like Seaport."
     
  • Marianne McKenna

    Marianne McKenna

    Wedding Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  1 year 
    In the Industry:  Almost 5
    Number of Events:  25
     
    Words of Wisdom:
    "I like to tell all my Brides, Grooms and Parents that having fun during the planning process will still lead to your dream wedding, so be sure to enjoy all the different steps!"
     

Catering

  • Devon O’Brien

    Devon O’Brien

    Catering Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  8 years
    In the Industry:  8 years
    Number of Events:  Close to 1000
     
    Favorite part of the job:
    "The people! I am lucky enough to work with the most amazing staff and clients every single day.  I truly enjoy coming to work and having the opportunity to be creative and innovative on every one of my events, both large and small."
  • Leah Malin

    Leah Malin

    Director of Catering

    At Seaport:  13
    In the Industry: 15 years
    Number of Events:  Thousands
     
    Favorite part of the job:
    "I love that I get to come to work each and every day and be creative. Whether it is brainstorming with my team on a fresh and fabulous presentation, or working with one of my clients to come up with a solution that fits their needs, I never have a day that goes by that I don’t get to think outside the box and create new opportunities and ideas for our guests and property!"
     
  • Nancy Coan

    Nancy Coan

    Catering Sales Manager

    At Seaport:  15
    In the Industry:  26 Years (I started very young!)
    Number of Events:  Thousands
     
    Words of Wisdom:
    "A clipboard and comfortable shoes are a party-planning girl’s best friend!"
 
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