COMCOR Event and Meeting Productions
Meet one of South Florida’s most respected corporate
CREATING MEMORABLE MEETINGS, conferences and blowout
bashes for clients including the
National Hockey League,
Johnson & Johnson,
constantly busy. When she’s not on a job, she can often
be found speaking about the event industry at events in
and out of the country.
President, COMCOR Event and Meeting Productions
What she plans:
Corporate events, meetings and incentive programs
Three full-time employees and a group of freelancers
Where she grew up:
She was born in Miami Beach and grew up in Southfield,
Where she lives now:
Claim to fame:
“We pride ourselves on doing one-of-a-kind meetings and
events,” says Meretsky.
What are some of your biggest events?
We did the National Hockey League’s 4,000-person
Saturday night V.I.P. event celebrating All-Star weekend
and the Stanley Cup luncheon. Another big one was for
six divisions of
where we built a home on behalf of the charity
Habitats for Humanity.
Which annual event do you enjoy most?
Miami International Boat Show
we do four events back to back with a different theme
each night for
From where do you draw inspiration?
From everywhere. You must always keep your eyes and ears
What is something people in the industry should know
I love to share ideas. So many people are afraid of idea
stealing, but everyone puts their own spin on a common
concept. I give my ideas freely in hopes that others
will do the same.
BiZBashFla Event Style Reporter
Summer 2004 (reprinted with permission)
do your clients choose you?
People hire me because of comfort level. I know what
they want and they know that I can give them what they
need. It’s all about pleasing the client and giving
How has the economy affected your events this past year?
We haven’t seen over-the-top parties like we used to.
People don’t want to appear to be spending frivolously.
How do you make an event effective when budgets are
We work with vendors on all levels who’ll do a great job
no matter what the budget.
Are there drawbacks to having a reputation as a high-end
As budgets decrease, people tend to think they can’t
afford us. Give us a chance to bid on the job, you might
How do you keep yourself engaged in your work?
By being involved. You have to stay active. I enjoy the
industry so much. You must have a passion for the
business. There’s a lot of stress and pressure.
What are some trends in event style?
Color as opposed to themes.
How do you measure an event’s success?
First, by the oohs and ahhs. Then by hearing people talk
after the fact. And finally, if the client feels they
got value and remembers the event long after it’s over.
Why are you successful?
I am very honest. I try to surround myself with good
people. I want to bring value to my clients and give the
best customer service. You do your best for your client
no matter what.