Andrea HargraveAndrea Cenegy Hargrave, CMP

Andrea Cenegy Hargrave is president of AMC Network, LLC. Andrea founded the firm in 1991 with the belief that clients could benefit from a focused meeting services company with a commitment to partnership, outstanding client service and a dedication to successful events. She utilizes her experiences as a team member of hundreds of events and eighteen years as a meeting planner to expertly advise clients through the intricacies of the industry.

Prior to founding AMC Network, Andrea spent three years as a sales manager for Le Meridien in San Francisco (now the Westin), where she consistently surpassed the hotel’s quarterly sales goals and developed a loyal client following, many of whom followed her to AMC. She also initiated a recycling program that saved the hotel thousands of dollars per year and became a model for similar programs established throughout San Francisco by other hotels. Before that, she worked for Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco for two years. Prior to the hospitality industry, Andrea worked in the accounting industry for eight years and now applies her budgeting, forecasting and financial problem solving experience to her work as a meeting planner, making her uniquely capable of providing clients with important cost saving information and consultation.

Andrea is actively involved in the meeting planning industry. She served a three-year term on the San Diego Advisory Board and has participated in Focus Groups for Centers across the country. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and was recently honored with the National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California in Santa Barbara, California.

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