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DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, Judi McLaughlin, HelmsBriscoe,
jmclaughlin@helmsbriscoe.com

PRESIDENT, Joshua Novick, London & Partners, jnovick@londonandpartners.com
PRESIDENT-ELECT, Carly Roncaglio-Marotta, Advanced Health Media,
cvrmarotta@gmail.com

DIRECTOR, EDUCATION, Alexis Oustinoff, CMP, aoustinoff@gmail.com

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT, Suzanne Medcalf Mulligan, IMEX America,
suzanne.mulligan@imexexhibitions.com

DIRECTOR, FUNDRAISING, Michelle Marie Adams, CMP, Meeting Element/EDPglobal,
madams@meetingelement.com

VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS, Kelly (Filippone) Otto, Caneel Bay Resort,
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, kelly.filippone@gmail.com

DIRECTOR, GOLF, Andrew Barnes, St. Regis New York, andrew.barnes@stregis.com
DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, Matthew Davis, Omni Hotels and Resorts,
matt.davis@omnihotels.com

VICE PRESIDENT, EDUCATION, Jason Cohen, Accor North America,
jason.cohen@accor.com

DIRECTOR, MARKETING, Christina Conway, Humanscale, cconway@humanscale.com

VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE, Laura Mulholland, CMP, Live Nation New York,
lauramulholland@livenation.com

DIRECTOR, MEMBER ENGAGEMENT, Bruce Weinstein, Millennium Communications,
bruce.weinstein@advancedstaging.com

VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP, Patrick Colomer, Sheraton New York,
patrick.colomer@sheraton.com

DIRECTOR, MEMBER RECRUITMENT & RETENTION, Julie Green Davis, Etouches,
julie.green@etouches.com

DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS, Joanna Puchalski, Opal Financial Group,
puchalskijoanna@gmail.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of @MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017

President’s Message
Your New Virtual & Augmented Reality Universe
Transforming Great Events Into Greater Experiences
5 Steps to Uncover Savings Hiding in Plain Sight
Wellness in the Workplace Seen and Heard at NEOCON
Meet the Board
Thought Leadership
Get to Know: Peri Halprin and Kelly Hewlett
Notes From the Field
Planning Abroad? Go Smaller
New Members
Advertisers’ Index
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Intro
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@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - 4
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - President’s Message
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Your New Virtual & Augmented Reality Universe
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - 7
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Transforming Great Events Into Greater Experiences
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - 9
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - 5 Steps to Uncover Savings Hiding in Plain Sight
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - 11
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Wellness in the Workplace Seen and Heard at NEOCON
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Meet the Board
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Thought Leadership
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Get to Know: Peri Halprin and Kelly Hewlett
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Notes From the Field
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Planning Abroad? Go Smaller
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - Advertisers’ Index
@MPIGNY - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover3
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