Consulting

Next Events | Event Consulting

Who we are…

Mamie Wheeler & Les Smith

Les Smith
Event Director, Portland Marathon since 1978

In addition to serving as the Event Director for 35 years, Les served as President of the Multnomah Athletic Club, President of the Duke Club, and President of the Oregon Road Runners Club.

Mamie Wheeler, RN
Assistant Event Director, Medical Director, Portland Marathon since 1989
Medical Director, Destination Races since 2010
In addition to serving as the Medical Director and Assistant Director for the Portland Marathon for 24 years, Mamie is often a panel speaker at conferences across the nation discussing medical planning for sporting events.

What we do…

Event consulting by Next Events is designed with flexibility to provide each event or organization with the services that best suit their needs. Here are some examples of topics:

  • Event Management
  • Course Development & Planning
  • Partnerships with Charities
  • Sponsorships
  • Community & Politics
  • Medical Planning
  • Volunteer Management

Contact Us

For more information about Next Events Event Consulting, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Mamie Wheeler
e. mamie@portlandmarathon.org
p. 480-251-3422
a. 200 SW Market St., Suite 1900 Portland, OR 97201


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