Bernard Toliver

Bernard Toliver

Adjunct Instructor

Bernard Toliver, CMP, BFA, is an adjunct instructor in the Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, teaching credit and non-credit courses in event management, hospitality and marketing. He is an event professional with more than 20-years’ experience and the owner of Renaissance Meetings & Special Events, an event marketing firm producing corporate and non-profit events. Bernard has served on the board of Meeting Professionals International’s Greater New York Chapter and has been featured in industry publications, including Security Director (ASIS International/New York City Chapter), Meeting Professional, and Corporate & Incentive Travel. He participates in industry conferences, webinars, professional development workshops, and trade shows.

Currently Teaching

Principles of Event Management

Gain an understanding of the event planning process for creating and executing meetings, events, and conventions of all sizes.

Event Operations and Production

Learn to create project plans that include each aspect of the event while using the latest technology, décor, and design ideas.

Planning Successful Special Events

Explore how to create special events that meet client goals, and improve your event planning by learning to employ creative ideas.

Negotiating Event Contracts and Agreements

Become skilled at handling venue contracts, including developing a comprehensive RFP, evaluating vendors, and preparing a negotiation plan.

Marketing for Events, Meetings, and Conventions

Learn how to increase attendance and to position an event, venue, or conference center successfully within a competitive global landscape.