Our Story

Infusing Local Events with High-End Style & Global Sensibility

Why Aespīre?

Because Every Event Deserves to be Remembered

Founded in 2008, Aespīre is a full-service meeting, destination, and virtual meeting management firm located in the beautiful city of Greenville, South Carolina. With a unique ability to enhance local events with upscale style and cosmopolitan flair, Aespīre is the partner of choice for corporate executives looking to host world-class professional gatherings.

We have established a reputation for providing boutique-style solutions for discerning clients who demand the highest levels of performance and service. The Aespīre team’s ability to execute flawless corporate meetings and bespoke events is second to none. From international conferences to local business meetings, Aespīre events consistently exceed client expectations of what corporate events can be.

Our Leadership

Blending the Wisdom of Industry Veterans with the Enthusiasm of World Travelers

Jennifer Stocker
CMP, CPCE
Founder & Managing Director
Jennifer Stocker
CMP, CPCE
Founder & Managing Director

After 25 years of working with some of the most respected companies in the hospitality industry, including the Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels, Destination Hotels & Resorts, both the Hotel and Resort divisions of Hilton Hotels Corporation, and Club Corporation of America, Jennifer decided to take her knowledge and experience gained working for AAA four- and five-diamond hotels and resorts to the client side of the business.

With more than a decade of experience planning C-level and senior executive meetings for a Fortune 100 company, Jennifer is refreshingly results-oriented. Focused on achieving business objectives through flawless execution, quantifiable cost savings, adherence to corporate compliance, and a regard for public perception, she ensures memorable and successful events.

B.S. of Science in Hotel, Restaurant, & Institutional Management

Studied at the European Business and Economic Systems at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie, L’Universite de Nice, France

Client Testimonials

We let our customer experiences speak for themselves.

“Thank you for your support of our inaugural Onboarding New Executives workshop. Your presence during the session as well as your engagement in the weeks leading up to the event, helped make the experience valuable for our participants.
Client
Chief Talent & Inclusion Officer
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and world-class expertise!  An absolute pleasure working with you.
Client
Executive Communication Coach
Thank you for your support of our inaugural Onboarding New Executives workshop. Your presence during the session as well as your engagement in the weeks leading up to the event, helped make the experience valuable for our participants.
Client
Chief Talent & Inclusion Officer
Thanks so very much for such an amazing workshop! You did such a fabulous job with all the details and nothing at all was missed. You continue to work your magic with the venue, event and not one detail missed – and you hit a homerun with the presentation!  These events can never come off so well and with such success without all of your hard work and dedication. I’m so thankful and grateful to each of you. Get some rest and on to the next one!
Client
Director HR Lean Operations/Vendor Management
Again, amazing job. These sessions don’t go this well, without your attention to detail and craftsmanship. Another life impacting session behind us. Thanks for everything you do so well.
Client
Vice President, HR Transformation
Thank you and great job, once again. Appreciate the team treating each session with full focus and attention to detail, as if it was the first one. It makes all the difference.
Client
Chief Human Resources Officer
It is always a pleasure to work with two amazing women who I respect and consider a friend. I always learn so much working with you both. Thank you for your leadership and calm to ensure we executed a fantastic event today. While we had some roadblocks along the way, we always worked together to find a solution and sometimes a better idea. I was proud of the work we did today and want to thank you for making this a memorable event for all the award winners. I look forward to our next adventure.
Client
Vice President, Marketing and Communication, Americas
Thank you so much for all you have done for us these past years. Would not have successfully navigated 2021’s global pandemic without your help.
Client
President & Chief Executive Officer
I have never participated in a virtual event.  I have to say, I was surprised by how well it was put together. I thought the recognition of individuals, the discussions from leadership and the keynote speaker were all relevant and well done. I also enjoyed the round table. Of course it was not the same as it would have been to actually sit with those people… It was easy to focus on each person speaking, there was no background noise, and leadership was able to easily jump into different round table discussions.
Client
T.M., Engineer
Truly you are a “Master of your Trade”
Client
HR Director
In the words of Nelson Mandela, “it always seems impossible until it’s done.” I’m so grateful to this team for persevering and graciously getting us over the finish line today! World-class execution as always!
Client
Vice President, Investor Relations
Nice job! It felt like a real conference, minus the handshakes, food and hotels.  It was really good.  Thank you.
Client
Vice President, Human Resources
Thank you for our support on the logistics and execution for this virtual meeting – the delivery was terrific.
Client
President & Chief Executive Officer
You Rocked It!!! Your ability to act with urgency is so critical. Thank you to the entire team for the flexibility and commitment to delivering a great product.
Client
Vice President, Communications
Fantastic job by all, it was an amazing event. Another high quality production and execution on an event with so many moving parts. Amazing guys. Thanks again great partnership!
Client
Production Partner
Outstanding 3 days. Thanks all.. ONE TEAM!
Client
Director, IT
I want to thank each and everyone of you for your many contributions to this week’s 2021 Leadership Meetings. From my perspective, the event was a huge success. You managed to thread the needle on covering the right subjects; with the right content; in the right amount of time.  Fortunately, I believe the positive experience of the participants will leave them wanting for more. Which naturally leads to two questions – (1) “what can we do next?” and (2) “when can we do it?”
Client
President & CEO
What a GREAT week! You and your team did a fantastic job organizing the event. It was truly a first class operation. The venues were great (even for a native East-coaster).  The gifts were very thoughtful and always a nice surprise. Also, the agenda was perfect…not too packed. Plenty of fun, but enough time to get caught up on work, tour the city, etc. Please pass on our thanks to your team. Hope to see you again soon (which would mean I’m attending another fantastic, swanky event!).
Client
J. & M.
It truly was a wonderful event and people can’t stop talking about what a success it was!
Client
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Thank you for putting together such a successful event. I am happy to report we received only positive feedback from our leadership and internal attendees.
Client
IR Conference Coordinator
You do your job so well that there is nothing left for my team or me to do! Hats off to you. Remarkable.
Client
Larry Senn, Corporate Culture Expert, Author & Speaker recently named the “The father of corporate culture” by CEO Forum Magazine

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