Susan Milteer

Account Executive, Event Lab, LLC
Susan Milteer

Event Lab, LLC | 7251 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55439 | Phone: 942-224-8558 | Fax:952-224-8559 |


Milteer’s position entails business development and retention at Event Lab, a 16-year-old event and destination management company. Although it’s locally based, the company’s professionals travel wherever they are needed to provide professional design, décor, and transportation services. Milteer says that her position there has brought together her interests, contacts, abilities, and relationship development skills. During her time at Event Lab, Milteer is pleased to have seen the company grow its client base, diversify its offerings, and continue to be creatively cutting edge.


Born: July 25, 1945, in Long Beach, California (grew up in Columbia Heights)

Education: BA, Mass Communications, St. Cloud State University

Family: Married to Richard Milteer, a local floral designer; has two stepsons and four grandsons

Career Highlights:
• Account Executive, Event Lab, 2006–present
• Promotions Director/Director of Booking, VEE Corporation, 1989–2005
• Group Sales / Special Events Director, Minnesota Zoo, 1978–1989
• Promotions Director, KSTP-TV, 1973–1977
• Minnesota State Fair Publicity Office

Outside Activities:
• MPI member, current
• ISES member, 2008–2009
• Sales and Marketing Executives of Minneapolis/St. Paul member, 1980–1989

Awards: ISES STAR Award, Best Décor and Design for Children’s Cancer Research Fund gala/fundraiser

Key Achievements:
• Professionally: ISES STAR Award
• Personally: Chairing the Minnesota Zoo Beastly Ball gala three times and meeting her husband while chairing the ball in 2002.

Interests: Theater, travel, needlepoint (she’s won a few blue ribbons for her efforts), getting out and about in the cities, supporting the Minnesota Zoo, cooking