Deirdre L. Clemmons


Vice President, Meetings, Education and Partnerships

202-293-8500 ext.1011

Deirdre L. Clemmons joined ACI-NA in April 2008 and currently serves as Vice President, Meetings, Education and Partnerships.  She oversees all aspects of ACI-NA's extensive meetings portfolio, including the Annual Conference and Exhibition, and manages a team of professional conference planners.  She also directs professional development, the expansion of education and sponsorship opportunities, and the ACI-NA Partnership Program.

Prior to ACI-NA, Clemmons directed conferences for the National Defense Industrial Association and managed conferences and events for Hanley Wood, a business-to-business media and information company. She has more than 14 years of experience in both the association and corporate meeting planning environments.

Clemmons is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and a member of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).  She currently sits on the customer advisory boards for Omni Hotels and Resorts and the City of Austin, Texas, Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Clemmons is a graduate of James Madison University, with a degree in communications.

Field of expertise: Meetings, Annual Conference, Professional Development, and Partnerships