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

Jon Trask

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

MPI’s New Vision And Direction With Kyle Hillman- Show 224

  Jon Trask and Elizabeth Glau catch up with Kyle Hillman at Meetings Professional International (MPI) at the World Education Congress (WEC) They touch on advocacy in the meetings industry, competition with other associations, and the future of MPI and … Continue reading

MPI WEC Downtime is Critical -Future of Meetings Speaker Jackie Mulligan Show 221

Downtime at conferences

Todays guest is  Jackie Mulligan Director of enterprise for the internatonal centre for research in events, tourism, and hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK. Jackie has some great ideas about downtime at conferences. Brings out creativity and innovation … Continue reading

BBQ, WEC12 and looking to the future of MPI- Show 220

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Jon Trask and Elizabeth Glau get ready for WEC 2012 by stopping at a BBQ place and chatting about the upcoming conference in Saint Louis. They talk about their plans, attendee engagement before the show and some of the hits and misses they’ve observed as the show approaches in a few weeks. Continue reading

Extra! Interview with Maarten Vanneste Author of Meeting Architecture and CEO and President of Abbit Meeting Support

The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry! Mike McAllen of Grass Shack Events & Media interviews Maarten Vanneste, CMM President and CEO of Abbit Meeting Support The Meeting Support Institute – and … Continue reading

Extra! Interview with Vicki Hawarden Vice President of Knowledge & Events at Meeting Professionals International #wec

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The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry! Mike McAllen of Grass Shack Events Media http://grassshackroad.com/ Mike McAllen interviews Vicki Hawarden? Vice President of Knowledge Management with Meeting Professionals International about the upcoming … Continue reading

Extra! Interview with Vicki Hawarden Vice President of Knowledge & Events at Meeting Professionals International #wec

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The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry! Mike McAllen of Grass Shack Events Media http://www.grassshackroad.com/ Mike McAllen interviews Vicki Hawarden? Vice President of Knowledge Management with Meeting Professionals International about the upcoming … Continue reading

MeetingsPodcast Show 39 – Jon Flies Solo

The Meeting Planners podcast source for what’s new and exciting in meetings and events industry! Jon Trask of Alliant Event Services MeetingsPodcast Sponsors- Hilton Hotels Eevents-Now featuring green meetings and weddings BlueSky Factory- Our email service provider choice Please leave … Continue reading

MeetingsPodcast Show 37 The Events & Meetings Industry Gets Some Good News!

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