The Avid Network (AVID) is a full-service, professional project and meetings management company committed to providing an exceptional client experience from concept to conclusion. We specialize in streamlined processes, flawless logistics, and competitive pricing for both virtual and in-person events. We have bilingual staff who can assist in Mexico, South America and other regions throughout the world. Our client experience ranges across industries including finance, legal services, medical education, advertising, and consumer products.
Our Vision Team has over 30 years’ experience in meeting planning, event design, specialized travel, and charitable fundraising.
With an expansive network of relationships with top-tier hotels, event spaces, and hospitality insiders, we deliver professional events with a personal touch.
PATRICE MELLUSO, CMP
Patrice’s passion for meeting and event planning and eye for detail have translated into hundreds of successful client programs with budgets into the multi-million dollar range. A true expert in her field, Patrice leads the AVID Vision Team with her extensive knowledge of budget creation and management, audiovisual, menu development, specials events, marketing materials, project management, onsite staff management, and much more.
INTERNATIONAL MEETING MANAGER
With a master’s degree in industrial organizational psychology, Kim uses her insight of operational management as well as her research experience in a behavioral leadership study at Montclair State University to maximum effect in meeting recruitment and engagement.
NIKKI WILLIAMS DIETRICH
CHIEF PROGRAM MANAGER
With deep experience and problem-solving acumen, Nikki is a pro’s pro at creating in-person, virtual and hybrid events for small to huge audiences for global and US-based corporate and non-profit audiences. With a laser-like focus on content, Nikki prides herself on designing and implementing solutions that work. Previous positions bearing end-to-end responsibility for every aspect of event management, from planning through implementation and follow up, have demonstrated Nikki’s capacity to keep her eye on the big picture while at the same time tending to every tiny detail.
MANAGER, MEETINGS & EVENTS
After leaving Wall Street, Alma branched out to other fields including planning medical meetings for top pharmaceutical companies including dinner meetings, advisory board meetings, and speaker training programs.
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER
Combining her out-of-the-box problem solving, eye for detail, and passion for client service, Madison creatively translates client objectives into actionable plans with an end result that exceeds expectations.