Suzanne Stigers

Suzanne Stigers, Founder, EvolveCon

Suzanne Stigers is a highly skilled, sought-after expert in the events industry.  Over the last 25+ years, she has built her reputation of trust and integrity among clients and hotels. Her trend-setting strategies and knowledge are evident in her event management, hotel contracting, and fierce negotiating skills that lock in real benefits to the clients she serves.

Suzanne has successfully served 40 of TSNN’s top 200 roster.  A known innovator, she has a proven track record as a problem solver.  She was instrumental in the business recovery after 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and The Great Recession of 2008 with her strategic and mutually beneficial solutions.  It is Suzanne’s honesty, care, and unyielding professionalism that has garnered her the respect of hoteliers across every major convention city. She has the relationships that matter most.

Known for her “win-win” approach, Suzanne’s vast experience and knowledge, which includes years in hotel convention services and sales, shine through in all negotiations. Her contract terms, concessions, and rate offerings are unmatched. Clients can expect to have their financial exposure mitigated, savings maximized, revenue increased, and attendees engaged because of the work that she does at the contracting level. She has been known to bring not only sales teams to the table, but also revenue management, convention services, and marketing to create meaningful solutions to the most challenging situations. Now more than ever, we are going to need to rely on these relationships.

Suzanne has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University in Communications. She also studied abroad in Perugia, Italy and is proficient in Italian and basic Spanish.

Your professionalism, relationship skills and knowledge make you an industry role model.

— Shelley Thrower
Regional Sales Manager, Hilton Grand Vacations

Suzanne’s experience, expertise and passion for our industry is unparalleled.

— Peggy Limon
Citywide Sales Executive, Marriott International, Las Vegas, NV

I find Suzanne to be professional and always a great partner. She is a pleasure to work with. I can always pick-up the phone and reach out to Suzanne and she is always willing to help. She is more than a colleague; Suzanne is a great partner.

— Vee Jones
Director of Sales and Marketing, AC Hotel Chicago Downtown

Your integrity is unmatched in the industry.

— Dawn Recicar
Citywide Sales Executive, Marriott International, Orlando, FL

Suzanne is courteous and responsive. She has always been the utmost professional and would be a great asset to any client’s events team, and they would be lucky to have her.

— Matt Radenbaugh
Senior Sales Manager, Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, IL

I have had the pleasure of working with Suzanne for many years. She is a true partner and has the remarkable gift of finding the best solution to fit any given situation.  Suzanne is smart, efficient, and organized, and certainly stands out in her field.  Every time I see her name in my in-box, it brings a smile to my face knowing that I get to chat with a true professional.

— Lori Rupp
Director of Sales & Marketing, Tru by Hilton Orlando Convention Center

Suzanne’s integrity and willingness to always help expedite what is needed to close a deal makes her someone you want to work with time and time again.

— Astrid Giffon
Sr. National Sales Manager, Sahara, Las Vegas, NV

It is with great pleasure that I recommend Suzanne Stigers services.  I have always found her to be both knowledgeable and professional.  She fiercely protects her client’s interests and works diligently to find mutual compromises to satisfy all parties which help bring about satisfying outcomes.

— Nancy Ryan
Director of Sales and Marketing, Rosen Inn at Pointe, Orlando, FL