Gunnar Christensen
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Gunnar Christensen

General Manager, iMedia Communications, Inc.

As General Manager, Gunnar is in charge of all operations and logistics for iMedia with particular focus on the iMedia conferences.Gunnar Christensen has over 25 years of experience in the conference, hotel, and travel industry. He started his career with Sheraton Hotels as a sales executive in Long Beach, California. He then went to work as Sales ... more

Gunnar's Bio

As General Manager, Gunnar is in charge of all operations and logistics for iMedia with particular focus on the iMedia conferences.

Gunnar Christensen has over 25 years of experience in the conference, hotel, and travel industry. He started his career with Sheraton Hotels as a sales executive in Long Beach, California. He then went to work as Sales Manager for La Quinta Resort in La Quinta, California. There he specialized in international sales and marketing. Following La Quinta, he worked independently as a Meeting Operations Manager planning and managing all aspects of corporate meeting and incentive programs for large conference planning companies. In 1999, Gunnar became the Director of Conferences for Digitrends, LLC as head of the conference department. He then went on to join Meeting Alliance to open their West Coast Division as Director of Operations. During this time, Gunnar partnered with Rick Parkhill to plan the first iMedia Summit and has since planned and operated all of iMedia's conferences and events. He officially came on board with iMedia full time as Conference Director in January of 2005. Gunnar has recently been named the General Manager of iMedia Communications overseeing the day-to-day operations of the business.

Gunnar graduated from Menlo College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.

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