Katrina Harris

Chapter Liaison

Katrina Harris serves Paragon Events as a Chapter Liaison for the Meeting Professionals International Philadelphia Chapter (MPIPHL). With more than 20 years of experience in the public relations and meetings industry, her background includes providing association management support, organizing and facilitating Board meetings, developing and implementing successful marketing plans for conferences, coordinating with hotels, obtaining exhibitors and sponsors, online and on-site registration, and supporting all aspects of conferences and conventions. Katrina is an active volunteer in her community serving on her township emergency management committee, helping to organize build events for Habitat for Humanity, and working with several organizations who provide help to young single moms and women needing transitional housing. Katrina is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University with an MBA in Management and a BS in Marketing and resides in Upper Chichester, Pennsylvania.

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

DEPARTMENT:

Association Management

AWARDS & ACCOLADES:

  • Communicator Awards for newsletter design/writing and video production. 
  • U.S. Army Commander Certificates of Highest Recognition for community outreach and communications.  

HOBBIES:

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity (event organizer–no use of tools!) and organizations serving men, women and children in transitional housing; watching football, especially my Steelers (yes, I know I live in Philadelphia); live music; as much beach time as possible.

FAVORITE QUOTE:

“Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” – Kurt Vonnegut