Defining the Meeting Professional (Who We Are, Where We Came From)

Joan Eisenstodt
October 2, 2015
What was your reaction the first time you said you were a "meeting professional" and the response was “Oh, you’re a party planner?" Not that there’s anything wrong with being a party planner; social events are often a component of what we do.

Safety Is Not a Meetings Industry Priority

Safety Is Not a Meetings Industry Priority
Joan Eisenstodt
September 25, 2015
Very recently, I learned that one of the major hotel company’s Loss Prevention Department does not allow AEDs to be purchased for their hotels because, they say, it exposes them to more liability.

Will Industry Associations Survive?

Joan Eisenstodt
June 18, 2015
I've been an advocate for joining and being active in industry associations, believing strongly they were where we'd learn the most from sessions and by example … Now I'm not so sure.

Want Happiness? Get Education

Larissa Schultz
October 3, 2014
A look at how continuing education is a choice which can bring happiness.

Millennials Don't Own 'Mentoring'

Larissa Schultz
September 16, 2014
Mentoring is a part of continuing education and not just limited to the younger generations. Even industry veterans have more they can learn.

Options Abound - Continuing Education

Options Abound - Continuing Education
Larissa Schultz
August 5, 2014
Listing of continuing education options available for hospitality industry professionals.

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