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Board of directors
ROBERT SANDERS JR., CMP
CHAIRMAN, HOSPITALITY RESOURCE
how long have you been on the board? 4 years
how long have you been in the industry? 38 years
what is your favorite Mpi memory? Looking around
the boardroom at our last Board retreat and seeing the
amazing group of people assembled, very proud to be a
part of such an amazing group.
what are your hobbies outside of MpignY? I very much
enjoy being outdoors doing anything, hiking, walking,
playing a round of golf, sitting by the pool ... just outside.
do you volunteer for any other organizations? I also
volunteer for the American Red Cross and Bridges
SENIOR REGIONAL MANAGER, INDUSTRY RELATIONS,
how long have you been on the board? 2 years
how long have you been in the industry? 5 years
what is your favorite Mpi memory? I was so proud
to join fellow members Josh, Kelly, Sara and Jen
to speak to one of the hospitality classes at NYU
for North American Meetings Industry Day. I am
looking forward to planning another great event for
what is the best part of your day job? Traveling to events
and conferences all over the world to meet and engage
with other event professionals. The incredible locations
I get to visit aren't too bad either!
describe yourself in 3 words. Passionate,
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IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT AND PARTNER, FOURTH WALL EVENTS
how long have you been on the board? 7 years
how long have you been in the industry? 25 years
what is top of your bucket list? To own a B&B on a
why did you join the MpignY Board of directors? To
give back to the community and help those who are just
starting in this wonderful industry.
what is the best part of your day job? Watching a
concept that started on a single sheet of paper come to
life and WOW our clients and their attendees.
VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER,
NORTH AMERICA, LONDON AND PARTNERS
how long have you been on the board? 1 year
how long have you been in the industry? 3 years
what is your favorite Mpi memory? Being part of the 2014
Committee of the Year Award and being recognized by our
peers for the team's hard work and dedication to helping
MPIGNY be its best.
what is the best part of your day job? Being able to
travel around the world and tell people London's story
and why it's so great!
how many continents have you visited? All 7!
VICE PRESIDENT OF EDUCATION
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL ACCOUNTS,
NORTHEAST, LOEWS HOTELS & RESORTS
how long have you been on the board? Starting
July 1, 2015.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of @MPIGNY - Summer 2015
ASK THE BOARD
MPIGNY’S SUMMER BUCKET LIST
MEET THE 2015-2016 MPIGNY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TRAVELING FOR WEC: WHAT WILL YOU DO FIRST IN SAN FRANCISCO?
DAY IN THE LIFE
REDISCOVER ATLANTIC CITY
ADVANCING MEDICAL MEETINGS AND HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE
A GENERATIONAL SHIFT IN EVENT DESIGN
5 SECRETS OF POWER NETWORKERS
THE GENIE AWARDS
SUMMER KICK-OFF PARTY
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
ATLANTA: THE NEW SOUTH
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