about us

Since 1987, Cristoff & Associates has delivered value to our clients by researching venues worldwide and presenting meeting planners with the best the industry has to offer, while meeting their needs.

Our Philosophy — We don’t believe in cookie-cutter services. We listen carefully and relate to our clients’ objectives, then use our confidence and connections to find them the best deals.

Our People —President and founder, Trudy Orlandi, has over 30 years of experience in the association and corporate meeting industry. In the 1970s, she was a founding member of the Northern California Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). She currently serves on several MPI committees including the Multicultural Committee, the Industry Relations Committee, and the Education Committee. Additionally, she is chair of the Leadership Development Committee, which was chartered specifically for her.

Our Philanthropy — Cristoff & Associates provides both financial and volunteer support to animal rescue and welfare organizations. Trudy Orlandi is an executive committee member for Angel Paws Cat Rescue. She donates her time and money to help animals in need and to help bring awareness to the responsibility that we have toward them.