SOURCE: Sage Communications

Sage Communications

April 17, 2013 09:01 ET

Sage Communications Names Christi Rich Director of Events

Seasoned Event Professional to Deliver High Impact Event Management and Support Services to Public Sector and Commercial Clients

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - Sage Communications, a leading full-service marketing communications and public relations firm based in the D.C. Metro area, hired Christi Rich as Director of Events. In her role, Ms. Rich will lead the event management division, which offers a full spectrum of event marketing services -- strategic planning, design and execution -- to Sage's current and future clients. 

"Even in this digital era, nothing can replace the value of personal engagement and meaningful customer experiences for growing and sustaining business relationships," said David Gorodetski, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Sage Communications. "Regardless of size or complexity, Ms. Rich is known for seamlessly coordinated and managed events that deliver memorable and rewarding experiences for her clients. We are proud to have her join the Sage team."

Ms. Rich has more than a decade of experience working with leading corporate, non-profit, education, and government clients, both domestic and abroad. Spanning her career, she has built an impressive event portfolio consisting of multi-day special events, galas and conferences to meetings, team building excursions, exclusive dinners, and receptions. Guest lists for these events have included members of the current Administration, members of Congress, international heads of state, and royalty -- all requiring an extensive knowledge of protocol.

"Event management is more than planning parties, it is an important component of a client's overall marketing & communications strategy," said Ms. Rich, "My goal is to establish Sage as the 'go to' agency for planning and implementing creative, strategic and flawlessly executed events for clients in the non-profit, association, higher education, government and corporate arenas." 

Prior to joining Sage, Ms. Rich served as director of special events at Georgetown University in the Office of Advancement, and has planned events for the Smithsonian Institution, ExxonMobil, and Hayes & Associates. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University and a Master of Tourism Administration with a concentration in Event Management from The George Washington University.

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Located in the Greater Washington D.C. area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency providing services to technology, government, healthcare, non-profits and consumer-oriented organizations. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, social media, interactive services and event management to Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, non-profits, government agencies, associations and coalitions to deliver custom, high-impact communications programs. Sage supports several organizations and activities including the DC Jazz Festival, The National Cherry Blossom Festival, The Children's Inn at NIH, and St. Jude Research Hospital.

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