Sara HanelConsultant

Edward Byers

    Sara Hanel brings 10 years of experience in event planning, logistics, and rapid response management to onsite delivery and event production in the corporate and arts worlds.  Sara began her career as a sound engineer with The Vera Project in Seattle, Washington.  She relocated to Austin, Texas where her engineering expertise allowed her to bridge the communication gap between technical staffs and corporate clients.  She recently settled in the Portland area where she works as an events consultant.

    Offering a superior ability to work with a multi-faceted team of experts to coordinate and facilitate memorable and distinctive events, Sara has a proven track record of successfully managing simultaneous events with ease.

    Pacific Northwest clients include:

    • Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival
    • Seattle International Beerfest
    • Portland International Beerfest
    • The Vera Project

    Previous clients and projects include:

    • G&M Catering + Events
    • South by Southwest Music, Film & Interactive Conference and Festival
    • Palm Door Events Space
    • The Crossings Conference & Retreat Center


    Sara holds an undergraduate degree in sociology with an emphasis on social work from Seattle University.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and two spirited sons as well as travelling the world, listening to music, and avidly following all things pop culture.