Our Approach

Axis Meeting Management is about creating a meeting experience with unsurpassed service, quality and results. We strive to create the best meetings and events for our clients, their attendees, and sponsors. We take the stress and details off our client’s shoulders so they can concentrate on their job, not ours. Return on investment and creation of dynamic, memorable meetings are the cornerstones of what Axis Meetings is all about.

Gunnar Christensen – Principal

Gunnar is a highly accomplished professional and expert in the conference, hotel, and travel industry. Seeing this business from the eyes of the planner, Gunnar started Axis Meetings with the idea that meetings and events are an experience, not just a group gathering with hotels, meeting rooms and banquet food.

Gunnar started his career in the hotel industry in sales and marketing. Following his hotel success, he worked on projects as a Meeting Operations Manager Before joining the original team of iMedia Communications as their Director of Conferences and soon becoming General Manager. He was one of the driving forces that made iMedia the industry leader in producing
marketing conferences in the digital space.

Since 2013, Gunnar has been working and putting his imprint on projects and conferences for:

  • PepsiCo
  • Ecolab
  • VMA Media
  • Ford Motor Company
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Toyota Motor Sales
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Konica Minolta
  • Brand Storytelling

David Baldoni – CMO

David started his career with high success in commercial real estate although his passion for golf allowed him to move into the private club profession as Director of Business Development for ClubCorp of America. For the past 12 years, Dave has been the principle of DB Sports Investments brokering rare and high-end sports collectables. Dave’s most recent ventures has taken him to the event planning arena where he has worked successfully with corporations such as Konica Minolta, AT&T, Penn Mutual, Edward Jones and AstraZeneca in fulfilling successful conferences, incentive trips and special events. He is now taken that experience coupled with his networking expertise to bring together clients with a need for expert planning and meeting execution with Axis Meeting Management.

Dave has recently joined Axis as their CMO and is now an integral part of a professional team that is the very best in planning meetings of any size both domestic and international.