Jeff BergerPRESIDENT & CEO HOTEL PROCUREMENT & EVENT PLANNING LOGISTICS
Conference Planning Resources, Ltd.
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL 60563
Bringing over 30 years of hotel sales, marketing, and operational experience to the firm, Jeff Berger is the company’s President & CEO. Prior to the introduction of Conference Planning Resources, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales for an industry-leading hotel site selection firm. As SVP, Mr. Berger secured relationships with virtually every major hotel brand, independent properties and cruise lines, while assisting hundreds of organizations in obtaining access to the best deals at appropriate hotels and resorts worldwide. Having initially started his career working on-site at hotels and resorts, he has unprecedented knowledge of how hotels operate, both on the operational and sales side. Mr. Berger has been awarded the honor of serving on several industry Client Advisory Board of Directors.
Kelsey RileyGLOBAL ACCOUNT DIRECTOR HOTEL PROCUREMENT & EVENT PLANNING LOGISTICS
Kelsey has been with CPR for more than 10 years and has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel site selection industry. She has assisted clients with researching locations and hotels, coordinating site inspections, and negotiating contracts.
Having grown up in Youngstown, Ohio, she came to Chicago to attend Northwestern University. After a brief stint at Edelman Public Relations, in the Travel and Tourism department, she transitioned to her preferred path in sales.
She has retained many of her clients for more than 17 years and believes that referrals are the key to success.
She spends her downtime volunteering with Chicago Cares, working out, traveling, and entertaining.
HOSPITALITY GROUP CONSULTANT AND HOTEL PROCUREMENT & RESEARCH LOGISTICS
Through years of experience in Business Development and Project Management, I’ve developed a passion for supporting clients as they work to meet their objectives. Conference and Event planning is among my favorite endeavors so to now work with CPR and their services is a privilege. I look forward to meeting, working with, and supporting you in providing an event that you and your guests enjoy.
Frederick J. Berger
MANAGING SHAREHOLDER, AV PEER RATED
RIEZMAN BERGER, P.C.
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS AT LAW
Fred Berger has built a strong practice in the areas of Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Communications and Media, Hospitality Law, Hotel Development and Franchise Transactions, Licensing Transactions, Estate Planning, Governmental Affairs and Regulations, Municipal Law, Real Estate Transactions, Tax Free Exchanges and Strategies dealing with Disregarded Entities and valuations for fee and leasehold interests, Real Property Leases, Land Development and Zoning and Entertainment Law. Fred’s practice centers on the representation of businesses and lenders in general business and real estate transactions, as well as commercial lending transactions. Fred’s clients range from start up businesses, middle market companies and Fortune 100 Corporations.