Named 2017 Top Influential Women in Meetings and 2017 Brava Award Winner
Top Female CEO by SmartCEO Magazine. In addition to being a leader in the $40-billion event industry, Cheryl is a strategic entrepreneur constantly seeking out innovative opportunities. Currently setting her sights on the diversity-challenged world of tech, she’s developing an event tech platform, called Onsite Planner, which is set to revolutionize the event planning industry.
Gentry has been a role model and prominent voice on entrepreneurship. Serving on the boards of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and the Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda. Gentry was inducted into the YWCA/New York City Top Women Executives, received the Howard University Alumni Association Golden Bison Award, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Outstanding Achievement Award to name a few. She’s been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Black Enterprise, Huffington Post among others.