The quiet humming of the conference was entirely attributable to the extraordinary work Lauren
put in ahead of time and the tone she
set during the conference.
I and the firm are indebted to her
and appreciate her
I've worked on a lot of events in New York and with a lot of different people, and Lauren is by far my favorite event planner.
is a direct and to-the-point communicator, who not only proposes strong ideas, but also executes my ideas with out a lot of back-and-forth.
It also helps that she
is well-connected in New York City, making organizing an event with her
that much easier!
is extremely proficient and undeniably reliable in her
event planning skills.
I have attended hundreds of events since I moved to NYC in 1997 and can say each event Lauren
has been part of has been superb.
LAUREN GRAFER IS THE FOUNDER AND OWNER OF MADISON EVENTS AND HAS PROVIDED EVENT PLANNING SERVICES TO VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE LAST 15 YEARS.
IN 2000, SHE
CAREER AS A VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE EVENTS AT BEAR, STEARNS & CO.
INC., WHERE SHE
PLANNED THE FIRM'S LARGEST AND MOST HIGH-PROFILE CONFERENCES AND EVENTS.
MS. GRAFER WENT ON TO ORGANIZE THE EVENT PLANNING TEAM AT KEEFE, BRUYETTE & WOODS, PLANNING CONFERENCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS FOR KBW'S EXECUTIVES AND THEIR CLIENTS, AND EVENTUALLY JOINED GUGGENHEIM SECURITIES AS A VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE ACCESS & SPECIAL EVENTS.
MS. GRAFER HAS ALSO PROVIDED EVENT-PLANNING SERVICES TO NUMEROUS NON-PROFITS INCLUDING THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES
, BLUE ENGINE
, THE RIVER FUND
, THE CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION
, MINDS MATTER
, THE ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION
, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AND
THE PENNSYLVANIA SPECIAL OLYMPICS.
RECEIVED A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATIONS FROM VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY AND SPENDS HER
FREE TIME VOLUNTEERING AND PARTICIPATING IN ENDURANCE SPORTS.