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Matt Volk

email MattAssistant Director, Conference Services
Assistant Director, NIU Outreach Centers in Hoffman Estates, Naperville and Rockford

Phone: (815) 753-1544



Education & Credentials
M.S. Convention Management
B.S. Recreation & Tourism Administration

Professional Affiliations
Association Forum of Chicagoland
American Society of Association Executives
Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors-International
International Association of Conference Centers

Matt brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to every project. He strives to exceed customer expectations and create a meeting experience that accomplishes the client’s goals and elevates their events to the next level.

As the head of NIU Outreach Conference Services, Matt and his team work with over 80 associations annually, managing their meetings at NIU Outreach centers and other locations world-wide. NIU Conference Services manages over 400 meetings each year with an attendance of approximately 35,000 people.

Expertise & Interests
Meeting and event registration, evaluations, event management, customer service, large-scale AV production, and applying innovative technology to provide custom solutions.