Shamika Jennings, MTA, CMP

Shameka Jennings, MTA, CMP, CAE
Principal and Chief Events Officer

Shameka Jennings is an award-winning certified meeting professional, speaker, and thought leader with over 8 years of industry experience. Shameka is passionate about people, leadership and successful businesses. She has a knack for making meaningful connections through events and an insatiable appetite for helping others maximize their potential. She is especially inspired to help people take their events, organizations, and careers to unprecedented levels. Shameka is the Principal and Chief Events Officer of EventsNoire, where she drives revenue growth, sponsorships, and member engagement through the creation of relevant and on-brand event experiences, in-person and virtually, for non-profit organizations, associations, and corporations.

Shameka received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Sewanee: The University of the South, and her Master’s in Tourism Administration with a concentration in Event and Meeting Management from The George Washington University. She is also a Certified Association Executive and Certified Meeting Professional. She has been recognized as a Meetings Industry Changemaker, 20 Under 30, 40 Under 40 and a three times Smart Woman in Meetings award recipient by various organizations within the meetings and association industry.