Erica Buckalew
Meeting & Event Planner

Highly qualified Meeting and Event Planner Erica Buckalew adds depth and expertise to the S&D Productions team through her industry-focused education and broad-ranging professional experience. A graduate of the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Erica’s career started in management with a busy Orlando-area hotel – winning her recognition as Employee of the Year. Later she moved to a large Central Florida event management organization, where she was a meeting manager. In this capacity, Erica negotiated and booked meetings and functions, managed client events, and controlled costs, budgets, invoicing, and collections for such functions. Most recently Erica has been a successful independent meeting planner in the Orlando area, overseeing on and off-site venue selections, as well as managing logistics including menu selections, room sets, transportation, rooming lists, printed materials, and registration websites and processes. Her enjoyment of the cultural arts and outdoor recreation is evident in her personal and professional demeanor, and her organizational skills, expertise, industry insight, knowledge of the S&D business culture, and desire to excel make Erica a perfect fit with S&D’s client-first philosophy and practices.