Xiomara “Cee” Rivas

Assistant Director of Association Management, MPI Division

Xiomara “Cee” Rivas serves Paragon Events as Assistant Director of Association Management, MPI Division. Cee manages the Tampa Bay Area, Greater Orlando, and Philadelphia Chapters of Meeting Professionals International. Cee has a rich background in association management and brings years of networking and management experience to Paragon Events. Cee directly contributes to the growth of the association management sector of Paragon Events. Cee is responsible for planning association meetings and events, onsite registration and support, spearheading fundraising, training staff, and developing creative marketing strategies to grow small businesses. Cee is also integral in the training of our in-market liaisons that serve our association chapters on a daily basis. Cee is QAS certified.

IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

DEPARTMENT:

Association Management

AWARDS & ACCOLADES:

  • 2018-2019 MPI Greater Orlando President’s Award Recipient
  • 2018 MPI RISE Member of the Year Award Finalist
  • 2016-2017 MPI Tampa Bay Area MVP Award Recipient

HOBBIES:

Bowling and brunching with friends!

FAVORITE QUOTE:

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
-Maya Angelou