SESMA – Special Event Sites Marketing Alliances

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SESMA Executive Committee

Joanie Rylander Edelman (President)
Account Executive
Well Dunn

Bruce Pike (Vice President)
Pike Productions

Denise Thorne (Secretary)
InStyle Caterers

Chavon Jones (At-Large)
Chief of Special Events
Smithsonian American Art Museum

SESMA Board Members

Ray Bialek
Bialek’s Music LTD

Katie Fleury, CMP
Director of Sales
Ridgewells Catering

Alexandria Hammond
Director of Sales and Event Production
Get Plated Catering and Events

Amanda Lincoln
Special Events Manager
International Spy Museum

Mary Beth Maggio
Special Events Coordinator
Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Aneisha Persaud
Deputy Director of Events, Office of Event Management
Washington National Cathedral

Purnell Thurman
Marketing and Relationship Specialist
Washington Talent Agency

SESMA's mission is to develop cooperative marketing programs that bring member special event sites to the attention of meeting and event professionals throughout the DC-metro area who seek unique venues for their functions.
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