HLA performs world-class event management for both government and private sector clients in the US and internationally including Australia, Spain, and Malta. Our event management division has the requisite personnel, support facilities, materials, equipment, and supplies to perform the full range of conference logistics work on a ‘turnkey’ basis. We strive to take care of every detail of events including:

  • All logistics
  • Website registration and badging
  • Document preparation
  • Duplication and distribution
  • Hotel and catering arrangements
  • Audio-visual
  • Transportation and travel vouchering
  • Graphic design
  • Banners and signage
  • On-site registration and help desk

International Conference Management is a core competency of HLA. HLA’s President/CEO, Harlan Lee, was a career Foreign Service Officer and served as Executive Director of the Protocol Bureau at the State Department. As Assistant Chief of Protocol he managed and directed support for many international events hosted by the United States. Harlan Lee served as protocol advisor to the Director of the G-8 Summit hosted by the US in Denver, taught protocol at the Foreign Service Institute, conducted protocol training sessions, and served as chairman of the international protocol association forums in 2013 and 2014. He was the recipient of the Ann Beard Board of Directors Achievement Award in 2015 for his ongoing contributions to Protocol Diplomacy International – Protocol Officers Association.

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