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06/20/2004 Scott Ripkin joins Convention Strategy as Vice President of Operations
Germantown, MD -- June 20, 2004 -- CS is pleased to announce Scott Ripkin as Vice President, Development for Convention Strategy, Inc and is responsible for customized solutions including project design and development, project management, and exploring emerging solutions outside of CS’ core business.

Scott has over 10 years entrepreneurial experience managing and developing products within a wide range of industries including government contracting, technical outsourcing and construction. Scott is a strong believer in team building, customer relationships, and process. His results-oriented management philosophy has led to a strong track record of delivering quality products on schedule.

Prior to joining Convention Strategy, Scott was the Senior Human Resources Information System Manager, with Analytic Services Inc., a prominent government contractor. At ANSER, Scott managed a team and was responsible for new product development and implementation.

Before joining ANSER, Scott was a Senior Technical Recruiter with Spherion, a leader in the North American staffing industry, providing value-added staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions. He was responsible for responsible for Customized Technical Outsourcing Solutions including software project design and development, project management consulting, and network management solutions. In this position, Scott oversaw a team of 30 software engineers and support staff working for multiple companies.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland.  He is currently pursuing his Masters Degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland.

Founded in 2003, Convention Strategy has more than 10 years of experience in marketing, sales and production, and is dedicated to the creation of targeted and industry leading technologies for meetings and events. These technology-advanced solutions provide new post-show reporting capabilities, which allow for increased booth sales and drive higher attendance at events.  For additional information, visit

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