Carrie Henderson

Director of Events

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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Professional Bio

Carrie Henderson joins the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce team as
Director of Events. She will serve as the primary contact for creating, organizing, and managing the Chamber's portfolio of events.

A native of Lenoir, North Carolina, Henderson joins the Chamber team after spending over three years in the Office of Conference and Event Services at Appalachian State University, most recently as Event Manager for the Grandview Ballroom. She was responsible for program management and administration of conferences, special events, and academic and athletic camps. Her scope of work included coordinating pre-registration information, registration details, contract negotiation, financial accountability/management, promotional materials, and marketing strategies. Henderson also built the Protection of Minors on Campus policy and assisted with implementing the policy throughout different departments at the University.

A graduate of Appalachian State University, earning her bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies with a minor in Non-Profit Management, Henderson spent four years on staff at Appalachian Mountain Brewery, where she helped coordinate fundraising events for various local non-profit organizations.

Henderson resides in Boone with her husband Brent and their dog Sable.

Company

Parent: Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

149 Jefferson Road Office of Peak Group Insurance Boone, NC 28607

828.264.2225

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Areas of Expertise

COMMUNITY/CIVIC & NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS