Certified Meeting Planner (CMP)

Ingrid Shumate

Certified Meeting Planner (CMP)

Ingrid Shumate, CMP serves as the Education and Marketing Director for the American Coal Council and Independent Meeting Planner for Enriching Associates. She directs, plans and executes a wide range of meetings /events domestic and internationally, creates marketing strategies/plans and membership retention. Prior to her current position she worked as a government contractor and with various other trade associations. Her career began in the hospitality industry in operations then to sales for over 15 years.

Shumate is a respected partner in the hospitality industry and is actively involved in serving on various committees and Boards within the Hospitality and Travel Industry.   As a commitment to the industry she became a Certified Meeting Professional in 2008.

Raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, Ingrid completed her undergraduate studies in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Electronics from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.