Ushma Suvarnakar, the director of meeting and events for the National Automatic Merchandising Association, is a seasoned meetings-industry vet.
Ushma Suvarnakar has always had a passion for the events industry. With almost 13 years of experience planning association conferences, she knows it’s all about working to create a memorable experience for attendees while also thinking about what’s next. A few stops in her career journey:
A Working History
2005-2009: Associate, Meeting Planner, at American Institute of Architects
2010-2012: National Biotechnology Conference Meeting Manager at American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences
2012-2014: Annual Meetings Manager at American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences
2015-2018: Director, Meetings and Conferences, at American Anthropological Association
2018-: Director, Meetings and Events, at National Automatic Merchandising Association