expertise
Event planning
education
Western Illinois University, DePaul University

Highlights

  • Experienced meeting and event planner
  • Former news writer and editor
  • Lectured in management communications at┬áthe University of Illinois at Chicago

Experience

Rob Hard is a former writer for The Balance who contributed 81 articles over more than four years. He has planned hundreds of corporate events, including conferences, seminars, organization milestones, employee training, sports hospitality, executive retreats, theme parties, holiday events, and other special events. Aside from his event planning experience, Rob has an extensive background as a writer, including working as a news writer and editor. His writing career includes the ClearMark Award for Distinction from the Center for Plain Language, and an appearance in a top-10 list from USA Today for this business travel writing. In addition to his career as an event planner and writer, Rob was a visiting lecturer for the University of Illinois at Chicago's managerial communications program.