Planning Services

UF Continuing Medical Education can provide planning services to assist College of Medicine Departments and Faculty with both Live and Virtual Events!

When you’re ready to start planning your event, our certified conference manager and experienced event staff at UF Continuing Medical Education will be delighted to help you with the process. Our conference manager can handle the logistics of your event with exceptional service and attention to detail. Our goal is to deliver elevated experiences for your attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, internal stakeholders.

Services provided by our
Certified Meeting Professional:

Gianna Gamache

Gianna Gamache, CMP
Conference Manager
Certified Meeting Professional
Phone: (352) 733-0064

Expertise: Event Logistics, Speaker Management, Exhibit Marketing & Recruitment, Budget Management, Client Relations, Customer Service, Event Design

Certifications: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)

Gianna joined the CME Conference Planning Team as the Conference Coordinator in 2016 and is now the Lead Conference Manager. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Tourism & Event Management, with a minor in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.

Gianna is the lead manager for the department and has experience managing all aspects of the event process from  marketing to speaker logistics and vendor management. Her client-focused approach, and her experience working for other large professional organizations (including City of Gainesville and Amalie Arena) has made her an invaluable resource for her clients. She is passionate about events and strives to ensure that each event she works on exceeds the client’s expectations.

Here is what we have been doing since 2014:


162 GRANTS AWARDED to events using our grant application services

583 EXHIBITORS MANAGED for events using our exhibit management services

UF CME’s Conference Planning Services allow you to focus on the quality of your program and leave the logistics coordination to our professional staff. The following services are customizable based on your event’s needs:

Pre-Conference Planning Meeting
CME and Other CE Credit Services
Budget Management
Venue Logistics
Food & Beverage Logistics
Website Creation and Management
Promotion, Publicity, and Marketing
Graphic Design
Online Registration
Speaker, Volunteer, and Attendee Management
Abstract Submissions, and Poster Board Management
Exhibit and Sponsorship Acquisition and Coordination


On Site Management with Experienced CME Staff
Set Up and Break Down Supervision
Attendee and Speaker Logistics
Attendee Management
Poster Presentation Management
Speaker Management
Crisis Management

Final Budget
Speaker Expense Reimbursement
Comprehensive Review of Conference
CME Credit and Certificate Administration
Record Maintenance