Elizabeth Panciera '09, '11, CHE

Associate Professor  |  Sports, Entertainment, Event – Management
College of Hospitality Management
Providence Campus



With comprehensive knowledge of event management, Elizabeth Panciera's perspective is relevant and on-trend. She can address the management of multi-faceted and multi-location events, safety and security issues of high-profile events, risk management, destination management, and technology such as RFID that is transforming both the consumer and producer experience of major events.

Panciera is a past board member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) – New England Chapter and former vice president of membership. She volunteers frequently to develop and support events for community organizations such as FirstWorks and JDRF (Juvenile Research Foundation). She is an active member of professional organizations including IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions and Events), ILEA (International Live Events Association, and PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association). She is a student club advisor to the Special Events Society and JWU Event Group. A professor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, she teaches Sponsorship, Sales & Relationship Management, Event Leadership, and The Business of Event Leadership.

MBA, Hospitality Marketing, Johnson & Wales University
B.S., Sports, Entertainment, Event – Management, Johnson & Wales University


  • event management; corporate teambuilding; sponsorship; meeting management; risk management

Media Coverage:

03.26.20 - Bruce Newbury's Talk of the Town, 1540AM, WADK Newport