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OpenMindWorks™ is a media, marketing and meetings company that brings a fresh, strategic and bold perspective to client challenges. As its name implies, OpenMindWorks was founded on the precepts of creativity and dedication – principles found in the results we deliver to our clients.

With 15+ years of marketing and event management experience on board, OpenMindWorks is uniquely positioned to make your next Tweet, marketing campaign or event a great success. Specializing in social media, OpenMindWorks devises successful strategies, builds brand recognition and maintains member engagement, delivering value to your customers – and to you.

Whether you’re seeking a consultant with an experienced perspective, interim staff support or even short-term assistance to complete a project, OpenMindWorks will partner with you to develop a customized solution for your organization.

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About Lesley Kyle, CMP

Lesley Kyle, CMP, is Founder, President and CEO of OpenMindWorks. She has over 15 years of international conference/tradeshow management and marketing experience drawn from corporate and association environments. During her tenure as event management department head at the Society of Plastics Engineers, Lesley managed nearly 30 meetings annually, ranging from board meetings for 15 to the annual meeting for over 3,500 attendees. She also launched a successful social media presence for the Society in 2008. As a result of that success, Lesley has become a recognized expert in social media campaign development and execution in the meetings and non-profit sectors.

Having been named to the Drew University and PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) Social Media Advisory Boards, Lesley has delivered presentations on social media to audiences as large as 400. She has presented at the PCMA Annual Meeting, MPI and PCMA Chapter Meetings and for Hyatt Hotels. She has delivered webinars for Meetingjobs and the Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA). Lesley also served as 2009-2011 Meetings and Exhibits Track Chair for CESSE: the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives.

Lesley currently manages social media programs for several different organizations. She is also a contributing editor to Meeting Mentor magazine where she authors a social media column titled “The Media Mentor.” Lesley holds a B.A. in French and political science from Drew University.

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