Entries by Liz DeJesus

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40 Under 40: Colleen Chase

By Connect Staff, May 4, 2017 for Connect Association Colleen Chase, 30, works in Seattle as senior account manager at Stewart Transportation Solutions Inc. As a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, Chase discusses her passion for the events industry. What I do: I plan, coordinate and execute transportation logistics for conferences and events all around the country for up to […]


Shuttle Route Planning 101

Last year we asked planners what they wanted to know about planning event and meeting transportation. We’ll be tackling a few of those questions in a series of blog posts throughout the year so we hope you’ll join us as we demystify transportation!  Like most aspects of planning for large events, there will always be certain […]

Are You Prepared? Planning for Emergencies Onsite

It’s no secret that the security landscape has drastically changed since 9/11. Schools, religious institutions, entertainment venues and everyday establishments have been forced to deal with this sad fact. No one is exempt, including the meeting & events industry. Together, we must face these new security threats head on. Currently, the Exhibitions & Meetings Safety […]


Planning Transportation Like a Pro

by Eddie Stewart, CEO [written for Small Market Meetings, July 2016] We often say that event and meeting transportation is the outcast of meeting planning. It’s not glamorous and it’s not immediately associated with the overall attendee experience. Of course, if it’s not done right, you better believe it will be the number one complaint […]


Small Business Social Media Reality Check: Part 1

By Liz DeJesus, Marketing Manager My name is Liz. I have been working for Stewart Transportation for almost a year and I am the company’s social media/marketing/digital/everything-in-between manager. That being said, I have a confession to make – I knew little to nothing about B2B social media when I started this job. There. It’s out […]