Alexandra Carvalho-Lukachova CMP

Senior Meeting Planner, Kaiser Permanente

Alex joined Kaiser Permanente in 2013, her expertise is in experiential program design; creating memorable, immersive environments in conjunction with meetings and events. With more than 14 years in the events industry, her skillset ranges from special events marketing to trade show management, incentives to multi-day conferences and road shows to large tech conferences.

Alex has a passion for the meetings industry which is evident in her contribution to its associations. She currently serves as Vice President of Programs for the Professional Convention Management Association of Northern California (PCMA NCC), as well as on the advisory boards of the San Francisco Travel Association and the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association. She is past president of PCMA NCC and has served on numerous board positions since 2009. She has received many accolades from her peers, including PCMA NCC’s Meeting Planner of the Year in 2015 and recognition as an industry leader in Smart Meetings Magazine’s “100 Most Inspiring Women in Events” and Senior Planners Network’s (SPIN) “40 over 40 Women in Events”.

An advocate for education, Alex currently serves on the advisory board for curriculum development for the Hospitality and Tourism Program at California State University East Bay. She is also a mentor for hospitality and tourism students at San Francisco State University. Alex earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) accreditation in 2013.


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