Airika Gigas

Vice President, Events

LEO Events

 A leading force in the event and tourism sales industry, Airika Gigas plays a critical role in the success of corporate meetings and events and recruiting large groups to Memphis, Tennessee. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, she embraced a new approach to guiding LEO’s meeting services division by encouraging all to stay active in education, growth, and development, supporting our communities where we can, and working to develop adaptable industry solutions moving forward.

Airika is an exceptional leader in the meetings industry and continues to keep morale high for the LEO staff and part-time team, as well as industry partners, vendors, and suppliers.Since joining LEO Events in 2011, Airika has been responsible for the success of more than 600 events for clients such as AutoZone, Kowa Pharmaceuticals, The National Civil Rights Museum and more.

As Vice President of Events, Airika is known for bringing her clients’ visions to life with her integrated approach, attention to fine detail, and gracious customer-service skills. In 2013, she achieved the prestigious DMCP certification by ADMEI, one of only 200 in the United States to earn this certification at that time. Airika has been named a Top 25 Event Pro to Watch by Special Events Magazine, a Rising Star by ADMEI, a Top 40 Under 40 honoree by the Memphis Business Journal, and most recently, a Stellar Performer by Smart Meetings.