Melissa Badami – Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales Manager


Melissa Badami, CEM, CMP, CGMP, serves as Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales Manager for Jaffe Management and assists with the annual New York Podiatric Clinical Conference and Exhibition, which draws more than 3000 attendees and 250 exhibitors to Midtown Manhattan every January. In this┬árole, she manages the exhibit operations and sales of the annual four-day medical exposition. With over 20 years in meetings and trade show management, Melissa has worked for other association management companies on the meeting’s team, where she has acquired outstanding knowledge and experience handling conferences ranging from 200 to 25,000 attendees.


Melissa is a USAF Veteran and has worked for American Airlines, Gray Line Tours, and Carnival Cruise Lines (not in that order), covering air, land, and sea. She lives in northern Virginia (NOVA) and is an active member in AIEE, PCMA and MPI.