Former Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras to Impart Critical Business and Negotiation Skills on Stadium Series Audience

NEW YORK (October 11, 2016) ─ Evy Poumpouras, national security contributor, journalist, professor, former Secret Service agent, and faculty member of Corporate Training Institute, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Stadium Series event, organized by Questex Travel Group, which will be held November 15th at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

Her presentation “Analyzing Human Behavior To Elicit Information,” will help the audience learn how to observe other negotiators across three dimensions—listening more and speaking less, adjusting to nonverbal clues, and gaining insight into people’s true motives by registering subtle shifts in vocal signifiers and body language. The benefits will extend beyond negotiations, to enhance personal and business relations, make them more attractive and engaging speakers, and enable them to draw out the best in others.

Poumpouras is a national security correspondent and multi-platform journalist regarding interview and investigative techniques. She is a former special agent of the United States Secret Service where she served for over 12 years. As an agent she conducted complex criminal investigations, undercover operations, and executed numerous arrest and search warrants. She has experience in bank and credit card fraud investigations, linguistic analysis, non-verbal behaviors, and security and protection. Poumpouras was also an interrogator for the agency’s elite polygraph unit where she was trained by the Department of Defense in the art of lie detection.  In addition, Poumpouras was a member of the Presidential Protection Detail for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and has protected Former Presidents George H. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush. She is both a first responder and survivor of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and was bestowed the Medal of Valor Award for her acts of heroism. She is one of only five women to ever receive the Valor Award by the United States Secret Service.

The first of its kind, the Stadium Series will bring Northeast US meeting planners and incentive buyers to meet one-to-one with global travel suppliers, in private luxury suites located on the SAP Suite Level at Yankee Stadium. Suppliers will include hotels, resorts, tour operators, destination management companies, and other unique meeting venues akin to the atypical stadium experience.

Questex’s Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE) have proven to be successful by offering one-to-one meetings, top-of-the-line training, and networking opportunities for meeting and event-planning professionals, as well as incentive buyers.

A pillar of the GMITE brand, the Stadium Series will take the one-to-one concept out of the noisy ballrooms and move it into quiet, private suites, allowing suppliers the opportunity to conduct nearly a month’s worth of sales calls in just one day. 

For the latest event information, please visit StadiumSeriesEvents.com. Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE) owned and managed by Questex LLC, feature invitation-only, appointment-based events catering exclusively to the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) market. For more information, visit GlobalTravelExchanges.com.

About Questex Hospitality + Travel

Questex Hospitality + Travel, the largest multimedia organization in the world dedicated to travel and lodging, drives revenue, productivity and value-creation for these related industries through strategic investment and deal-making forums, powerful lead-generation tools, interactive online business solutions, world-class events and industry-leading publications.

Questex’s Travel Group serves travel marketers globally through its TravelAgentCentral.com, LuxuryTravelAdvisor.com, TravelAgentUniversity and International Meetings Review online portals. It operates the leading luxury travel booking site, FiveStarAlliance.com, publishes Travel Agent and Luxury Travel Advisor magazines and produces leisure events: Luxury Travel Exchange International, Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Luxury Summit, Young Travel Leaders Conference and Hawaii Travel Exchange and MICE events: Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges and MEET and CONFEC conferences.

Questex Hospitality + Travel also provides business development, marketing and training services to national tourism organizations and destination marketing associations, hotel, gaming, resort and cruise companies, online travel agencies and travel advisors worldwide. Questex Hospitality + Travel is a division of Questex LLC, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, with offices throughout the world. For more information, visit questex.com.

About Corporate Training Institute: 
Corporate Training Institute ( CorpTI)  is a leading provider of  training programs to corporate, government and international clients worldwide.  CorpTI specializes in providing customized training programs in the areas of leadership, team building, sales, negotiations, supply chain management, procurement and Women’s Initiatives.  For more information please visit www.corpti.com or contact fwatson@corpti.com, 203-254-0899.

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