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Shilpa Bakre

Austin Convention Center
Sr Communications Mgr
Shilpa Bakre's tenure in marketing communications spans nearly two decades. During this time, she has cultivated marketing and public relations endeavors for a prominent contemporary arts museum here in Austin, managed elaborate marketing communications efforts for four consecutive Olympic Games (the culmination of these efforts was winning an Emmy for her role as a producer/writer for NBC in Beijing), worked as the Director of Media & Public Relations for a top-five U.S. Olympic sport, orchestrated an celebrity product endorsement for international soccer player Pele, developed a complex public relations and marketing platform for a multi-million dollar downtown development project, and negotiated a $1.5 million dollar sponsorship deal. Currently, the Senior Communications Manager for the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, she has hosted over 100 press from all of the world to help shape coverage worth millions in coverage and impressions helping grow the tourism industry for the city of Austin.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, March 16