Nina has served in the entertainment industry as an event planner for more than eight years, and has achieved her strong passion for bringing people together for a stress free fun experience. She landed her first event planning position in downtown Chicago at an upscale athletic club, where she became the events director. Majoring in marketing communications at Columbia College Nina attended courses learning the logistics and coordination of planning and executing successful events. Through one of her events classes, she realized this was her professional passion.Her experience caught the attention of Main Event, where she went on to open their first flagship location in Illinois as an event coordinator. She soon became the second lead sales trainer in the history of Main Event, with the opportunity to train at four new center openings across the country. She was then promoted to Sales Manager in charge of our Hoffman Estates location. Nina has a niche for creating a FUN work atmosphere and lasting memories in her capacity. She also enjoys managing that ongoing role for her friends and family. She is in her comfort zone loving to plan fun events, and feels very fortunate getting to do what she loves best.
Fun Facts About Nina Petkov
Nina’s love for events began in high school, when she began planning birthday parties and vacation itineraries for her friends and family
In college, she collaborated and executed a college job fair attended by more than 150 prospective candidates
While working her way through school, Nina landed a variety of positions in the hospitality industry from serving, bartending and coordinating banquets, to planning promotional events