South Florida Intercoastal

Faces in the Industry: Terri Kennedy, Informa Markets

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Nov 04, 2021 Thu

Terri Kennedy – Director of Registration & Credentials, Informa U.S. Boat Shows
Tell us where you are from, what brought you to Florida, and how long you’ve lived here.
I was born at Homestead Air Force Base and have lived here all my life
Where do you work, what is your job title, and what does your job entail?
I work for Informa and I am the Director of Registration & Credentials.  I handle everything that has to do with Admissions - credentialing of exhibitors, exhibitor guest and general public to the boat and art shows and then some.
How did you initially become interested in the marine industry?
Growing up in South Florida I have attended the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show since my high school days.  I always thought I would love to be part of such a great event.
What is your favorite or most valuable benefit of membership in MIASF?
To be part of such a great team for the past 20 years with putting on an impressive international event I have had the privilege to assist with the growth of such an important event.
Describe any other community organizations or events with which you are involved?
I support local charities and events. My passion is working with organizations that support underprivileged families and kids either by active participation or assisting in coordinating fund raisers. 
Tell us about your hobbies and the kinds of things you do for fun.
My hobbies are both ends of the spectrum I love hiking in North Carolina with my grandchildren and doing the munros on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.  I love kayaking and fishing with my husband.