Director of Operations & Conferences
Necoya Tyson became a member of the NTP family in August 2013 and serves as the Director of Operations & Conferences. In this role, she handles the operational and logistical activities for three tradeshows.
Prior to joining NTP, Necoya spent 9 years working for various non-profit organizations as a meeting planner and exhibits manager. In her most recent position at the Society of American Military Engineers, she was the Meetings & Exhibits Manager. While there, she worked on both domestic and international conferences & tradeshows ranging from 50 attendees to 2,500 attendees.
Necoya has B.A. in Mass Communications from Shaw University. She is also a Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) and an active member of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). Additionally, Necoya earned her CEM designation in 2016 and is a CEM faculty member/instructor.
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
I would love to fly!!!!
What is your favorite way to kill time?
What nicknames do you have/have had?
My nickname is Coco
What movie have you watched more than 10 times?
Several!!!! Purple Rain….I’m a HUGE Prince fan! Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, 16 Candles, Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon, Coming to America. I’m such an 80’s baby. ☺