Dorothy Bedor Joins The Special Event Company as Vice President of Business Development

Strategic Event and Meeting Management Company Welcomes Business Exhibition Professional with More Than 23 Years of Experience

Research Triangle Park, NC, August 24, 2012 --( Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company (, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that Dorothy Bedor has joined the firm as vice president of business development. Bedor’s wealth of experience in business convention and exhibition management will allow The Special Event Company to continue to expand its reach and provide the highest level of event planning services to both a national and international market. In her position, Bedor will use her expertise and more than 23 years of experience to promote the firm’s services, guide target market outreach and design event proposals for a wide range of clients.

“Dorothy’s wealth of event planning knowledge and experience are an invaluable asset to our team here at The Special Event Company,” said Webb. “Our clientele expects only the best, and she will help us to continue to provide the highest level of service both in the United States and abroad.”

- Bedor received her bachelor’s degree in recreation resources administration with a concentration in program management from NC State University. A native of Johnson City, Tenn., she resides in Hillsborough, N.C.

- She has earned her Certification in Exhibition Management as well as being a graduate of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ (IAEE) Krakoff Leadership Institute.

- Prior to joining The Special Event Company, Bedor managed operations for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer electronics show and the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), the world’s largest manufacturing show. She also directed conferences and exhibitions for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

- Bedor is a member of the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), and Meeting Professionals International (MPI).

About The Special Event Company:
The Special Event Company is a strategic event and meeting management company based in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Founded in 1986 in London, England, and operating in the United States since 1999, the company opened its U.S. headquarters in the Triangle in 2005. TSEC has won or been nominated for more than 30 international awards, including 12 for Triangle-based events. The company maintains a prestigious local client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of event production, logistic management, and marketing through its group of companies. For more information, please visit

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