Tina Mercardo, CEM
Tina Mercardo is the trade show and meetings leader for NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association.
As NAFA’s Director of Meetings & Events, Tina oversees the planning and implementation of multiple seminars and conferences, including the premiere event for the fleet industry, NAFA’s Institute & Expo. This annual event brings together more than 2,500 fleet professionals for three days of learning and networking in 40-plus sessions and a sold-out exhibit hall.
Tina has been in the events industry for 21 years and has planned shows in both the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining NAFA in 2015, she was the Vice President of Meetings & Events for the Craft and Hobby Association. She holds the CEM (Certified in Exhibition Management) designation from IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions and Events) and graduated from Hood College in 1997 with a BA in Political Science.
When not building trade shows or planning events, you can find Tina spending time with her dog Toby or traveling the world.