Congratulations Jon Trask! Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM)!

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Congratulations! To Grass Shack Events and Media Senior Account Director Jon Trask on gaining his certificate in meeting management. (CMM) Jon earned his CMP designation in 2003.  Jon has also been a member of MPI since 1994.   Jons focus … Continue reading

Meeting Engagement Ideas

I really love this winery video. It sparked some meeting engagement ideas. Two things grab me. One the video itself tells a nice stand alone story. The second is the way they are using art to get the message across. … Continue reading

Where do event managers go to learn about meeting planning? IMEX America -Show 230

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Where do event managers go to learn about meeting planning? IMEX America of course! Mike talks with CEO of IMEX Group Carina Bauer about the upcoming October 9-11 IMEX America 2012 trade show in Las Vegas and what to expect … Continue reading

Meetings Business: How to get started in a Meetings Career Show 161

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How to get started in the Events & Meetings Business with Nancy Spooner. Meeting planners, meeting organizers are always looking for new recruits.  Make sure you are ready!  Getting started in the events and meetings business is an often asked … Continue reading

#EventProfs From the Sidelines Topic Events and Meetings Collaborate to Innovate

Today Mike is joined by Julius Solaris in London from Event Manger Blog & Blur Marketing. Julius is also the owner of Event Planning and Management group on Linkedin.com.(which has 11 thousand members) Mike and Julius were participating in The … Continue reading

#EventProfs From the Sidelines Virtual Events and Experiences

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Today Mike is joined by Julius Solaris in London from Event Manger Blog & Blur Marketing. Julius is also the owner of Event Planning and Management group on Linkedin.com.(which has 11 thousand members) Mike and Julius were participating in The … Continue reading

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Debuts Hard Hitting Program

Yesterdays opening session was a unique experience for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) to dive in to new technology with the stage being webcasted to the world from to taking questions from the world viz text messaging. I applaud the production … Continue reading

Extra! Interview with Christian W Frei of MICEPOINT.com

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“The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry!” Interview with Christian W Frei of MICEPOINT.com Definition of MICE MICE = Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions. A Global Website for Events & Meetings Podcast: … Continue reading

Show 25! Where in the World is Tom Hillmer?

The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry! Mike McAllen of Grass Shack Events & Media Tom Hillmer of Creative Group Inc. Jon Trask of Alliant Event Services MeetingsPodcast Sponsors- Hilton Hotels Eevents- … Continue reading