Ms. Julia Slocombe

Julia Slocombe is Vice President of Regional Operations for Smart City. Currently, she oversees the management of operations at facilities in the western United States. Under her leadership, her team consistently meets financial, operational, and quality assurance performance targets at locations associated with Smart City’s regional facilities.

Ms. Slocombe has directed and provided leadership for all phases of technology and telecommunications operations in her assigned region. She has developed her team to meet the growing demands of both the internal and external customers. She was invaluable as project lead and had a pivotal role in several successful contract renewals at major convention centers, which included an exclusive 10-year technology agreement with a Neutral Host Distributed Antennae System design, installation, and management. All locations assigned to Ms. Slocombe have flourished under her guidance and remain vital company assets.

Ms. Slocombe is a capable and experienced professional who successfully manages and leads core teams at various size operations at convention centers while increasing customer satisfaction and sales. Ms. Slocombe has made a valuable impact in the areas of revenue enhancement, relationship management/client retention and operations improvement.

Ms. Slocombe’ s professional affiliations include the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). She is the former chair of IAEE’s Women’s Leadership Forum and past immediate chair of IAVM’s Diversity and Inclusive Leadership Committee. Julia has furthered her knowledge and earned a certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from the University of South Florida, Muma College of Business. Ms. Slocombe also serves on the Equity Task Force for the Events Industry Council.

Ms. Slocombe is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Neighborhood House Association located in San Diego, California, where she served from 2014 – 2020: including chair of the programs, nominating and bylaws committees.

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