Who we are
PJAdvisors, Inc. (PJA), established in 1989, is a progressive woman owned, full service Meetings and Event Management Firm dedicated to assisting clients in the creation and orchestration of planned functions.
Placing your interest above our own through partnering and becoming a team member with your organization to successfully develop a professional program and long-term relationship.
Kathleen Strickland, President, founded PJAdvisors, Inc. in memory of her daughter, Pamela Jane, who was killed by a drunk driver at the age of 17. "PJ" was Pamela's nickname and the company name serves as a memorial to her.
President/Founder - Kathleen Strickland
Ms.Strickland founded this start-up Meeting & Event Planning Firm based on previous education and background acquired throughout her 25 year tenure with various industry-related companies. Strongly self-motivated, innovative, enthusiastic, profit and productive oriented, decision maker, well organized, excellent people skills, contract negotiating and planning abilities have contributed to her success in marketing PJAdvisors, Inc. to Corporate Executives, Associations and Governmental Agencies throughout the United States. Kathleen is also responsible for designing and implementing special projects; proposal writing; publicity; site selection research; vendor contract negotiations;set-up and equipment acquisitions; supervision of staff; billing; on-site management coordination; budget control and final savings overview.
We are known for our professional and creative approach to producing special events and conferences. Our involvement focuses on local and International levels in the special events and meeting planning industry. Membership includes Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society of Government Meeting Planners (SGMP), Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) and the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, which enforces our commitment to professionalism and education in the industry.