in 2000, Highland Productions is a woman-owned small business
providing event management services to businesses and individuals
throughout the United States. The company is located in Kirkland,
Washington - just outside of Seattle. Founder Julie Thomas-Barnett brings
over fifteen years of extensive experience in the planning and implementation
of events and conferences within the high-tech and software industry,
from both the vendor and corporate side.
to founding Highland Productions, Julie was an Event Manager
for Kindred Communications where she managed programs for companies
like Cisco Systems, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation. Before joining
Kindred Julie was with Opal Enterprises, Inc. where she was a Program
Manager developing and managing sponsorship programs for multiple
Microsoft events. Julie was also with Attachmate Corporation for
5 years where she was part of the Marketing Events Team and was
responsible for management of tradeshow programs, domestic and international
sales conferences and internal company programs and special events.