Jalene Bermudez, CMP


Founding Partner of Meeting Expectations with a 26-year history of leadership and accomplishments in the association & events industry, Jalene Bermudez resumed her role as president of Meeting Expectations in the summer of 2018. She is a tenured entrepreneur with a diverse skill set related to event design & architecture, logistics management, implementation of strategic initiatives for corporate and association clients.


Jalene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and marketing from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado, and a CMP certification in 1996.


As president and founding partner of Meeting Expectations, Jalene Bermudez contributes to the development of company initiatives, bringing innovation to clients, developing strategic partnerships, sales initiatives and providing direction for evolution.

In 1992, Jalene launched Meeting Expectations as a full-service events management company focusing on the technology industry. Meeting Expectations evolved into a worldwide provider of diverse association management and conference management solutions. Jalene has lead client organizations to plan and execute brand experience events ranging from Sales Kick-offs, product launches, C-level forums to city-wide customer educational conferences, in multiple countries around the world.          

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)
Why Do I Love Events and Associations?

“I love events and associations because of the opportunity to meet people and get to know their industry and what is important for them to grow in their industry.”

What Inspires Me?

“Innovation for purpose.” Learning new things!

Fun Facts
  • Jalene is an amateur fossil collector and has over 20,000 shark's teeth. 
  • She volunteers for Sea Turtle Patrol in Florida. 
  • One of Jalene’s favorite quotes is, “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”
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Thank you so much for helping us put on an amazing event and for making my job so easy. The partners, customers, employees and executives are all talking about what a great event Connections was and how effortless everything seemed. Your prompt replies and resolutions to the millions of emails and calls is amazing. You are the best in the business and not only do we recognize it, but the hotel made a point to let me know that they recognize it as well.

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