Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

July 17 2014

Members on the Move

The Greater Midwest Chapter
The Greater Midwest Chapter welcomes these new members:

Liz A Kara, Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mary E Talbott-Field, Event Manager
Kelly Inabinett Kacenjar, Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Erik Franklin, NXTevent
Megan Lanning, CMP, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Ryan Barth, CMP, is now a Global Account Executive at ConferenceDirect. He worked previously as a Sales Manager at Visit Indy.

Meetings Focus has named two GMC members as Meetings Trendsetters 2014:
William R. Host, Associate Professor, Manfred Steinhold School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Roosevelt University is a 30-year industry veteran, and former president of HOST Meetings & Events. He is currently enmeshed in a study of hotels and meetings in Chicago from the Great Fire of 1871 through the First World War.

Phillip C. Ridley, CMP, is Meeting and Special Events Manager for the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Active in industry associations such as PCMA, Phillip delivered a series on ethics for the association.

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Congratulations to these new CMPs:
Karen Brown, CMP, Senior Meeting Planning Specialist, American Hospital Association
Briana Muehlbauer, CMP, Conference Services/SERC Manager, North American Spine Society
Michelle Ridolfi, CMP, Meetings Manager, Executive Director Inc.
Lauren Schaal, CMP, Student, Harper College
Kara Stachowiak, CMP, Associate Director of Meetings and Events, International Society of Arboriculture

Greater Midwest Chapter