National meeting and event planner Jan Levine, sometimes referred to in her industry as “event guru,” is known for infusing her energy, charisma and creativity into every event she manages. Whether she is customizing a whale watching excursion as part of a conference, coordinating a dozen international vendors for an annual corporate meeting, or planning a private dinner party for client,s she takes great personal and professional pride in her hands-on work.
Jan has more than 25 years of experience in the event and travel industry. She began her career as a travel agent in Durham, North Carolina, which eventually took her to Atlanta, Georgia. Much of her work has centered on corporate travel and group travel. After gleaning best practices from her travel agent experience and working with a travel incentive company, she combined these experiences with a passion to create her own company. She launched JSL Meeting and Event Group to bridge her love of meeting planning, travel and designing special events.
Jan loves unique venues. In addition to the hundreds of unique spaces where she’s managed events, she’s always on watch and ready to knock on doors if she spots an extraordinary potential venue. She launched JSL Meeting and Event Group to bridge her love of meeting planning and travel.
Jan has been recognized by clients as “impressive,” “motivating,” “creative” and “exceptional.” Throughout her career she’s received awards, certifications and media recognition for her event design, management, and meeting planning efforts:
- ConventionSouth Magazine named Jan Levine a Meeting Pro to Watch in 2018.
- Certified Travel Counselor – Completed a certification targeted to modern meeting planning demands. Studied negotiation, project management, and accounting in relation to today’s industry challenges. Met rigorous career and testing prerequisites.
- Featured in the book 1001 Ways to Reward Employees (Workman Publishing, 1994)
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“Congratulations! You have been selected as a MEETING PRO TO WATCH IN 2018 by ConventionSouth magazine. It is with great honor that I email you today on behalf of the staff of ConventionSouth, the only national meetings magazine focused on the South for the past 30 years, to formally congratulate you on being selected to this elite class of meeting professionals. Thank you for your dedication to this industry and best wishes for a successful 2018.”
Contact Jan to learn more about meeting or event options, and how her specialized experience can make your event as memorable as possible.