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Pharma Forum 2025
March 23-26, 2025
Boston, MA

Deanna Haines
Senior Program Manager at BCD Meetings & Events


Deanna Cardwell Haines is an accomplished event strategist with over 13 years of extensive experience in conference and meeting planning currently working as a Senior Program Manager at BCD Meetings and Events.

Throughout her career, she has specialized in orchestrating both domestic and international events across diverse industries. Over the last 8 years, Deanna has passionately focused on association planning, demonstrating her commitment to delivering impactful and tailored experiences. Deanna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Recreation, Tourism, and Hospitality Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where her passion for meeting planning was ignited.

As a cross-functional project team leader, Deanna excels in strategic planning, attendee retention, and maximizing sponsor benefits. Her proficiency in orchestrating a wide variety of meetings and conferences showcases her unwavering dedication to excellence in every aspect of event management.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Deanna finds joy in spending quality time with her family and embraces her role as a devoted mom to her 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son. Known for her outgoing nature, Deanna is a true people person who thrives on building strong relationships within her professional and personal communities.

Agenda Sessions

  • B1. Fundamentals for Congress Managers