Elizabeth Sage, MBA, CMP, is Associate Director of Events and Trade Shows at Illumina, where she leads the team responsible for executing a high volume of complex and fast-paced customer events. With almost two decades of experience in the meeting and hospitality business, Elizabeth is a strong believer in the power of connection through live events. A visionary in event design and strategy, she’s built a career on leveraging a signature structured and analytical system to find unique and dynamic solutions to some of the industry’s biggest challenges.
Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno, and her MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also holds the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation, and certification in Meeting and Event Planning from San Diego State University. A native of Hawaii, Elizabeth has made San Diego her home, where her family and friends know her as fitness fanatic, lover of books and deep conversation, and most importantly, a loving mother and positive role model for her two daughters.