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NEW MEMBERS

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Welcome, MPINCC New Members!
The following members joined MPINCC between November 22, 2017 and March 12, 2018.
Roxanne Colton
Event Manager
Shiloh Event
Management

Yuriko Kawaguchi
Assistant Director of
Sales
Hilton Concord Hotel

Fredda Olivares
Events Manager
University of
California, Berkeley

Lori Anahata
Events Coordinator
Zendesk

Jeannie Cruz
Account Executive
Marriott
International

Scott Kelley
Director of National
Accounts
Hotel Irvine

Chelsea Ong
Director of Sales
San Francisco
Helicopters LLC.

Diane Ayala
Division Project
Administrator
Stanford University
School of Medicine

Breann Dunken
Student
San Jose State
University

Mony King

Rhanee Palma
Vice President of
Sales Services
Visit Oakland

Melanie Adams
Martha Alvarez
Sales Manager
Hotel Triton

Allison Barrows
Sales Manager
Hyatt Regency San
Francisco Airport
Lynne Marie Bennett
Event Planner
Integrated Benefits
Institute
Jessica Berry
Co-Owner
Favor, LLC
Chris Bess
Director of Rental
Services
Island Creative
Management
Scott Bever
Managing Partner
Island Creative
Management
Jeff Bigelow
Sr. Partner
Speak Inc.
Jennifer Breede
Corporate Events
San Jose
Earthquakes
Desiree Bruce
Executive Meeting
Manager
Hotel Nikko San
Francisco
Avery Burgert
Regional Sales &
Marketing Manager
Hard Rock
Edith Bursac
Assistant Director
of International
Management and
Operations
James Martin Center
for Nouprolijeration
Studies
Seth Burstein
President
Trade Show Internet
Nhu-Anh Can
Lori Cappello
Casey Collier
VP of Business
Development
Lux Bus America

Stephanie Fermin
Marketing Diretor
Destination Tiburon

Renee LaRose
Founder and
Principle Consultant
Intention to Detail

Manny Peregrina
President
VIP Audio Visual
Company Inc

Linda Samara
Catering Sales
Manger
Holiday Inn Golden
Gateway

Matt Tibbetts
Regional Sales
Executive
Visit Huntington
Beach

Stacey San Pedro
Meeting Manager
South San Francisco
Conference Center

Claire Timm
Sales Manager
Kimpton Hotel
Palomar, Los
Angeles - Beverly
Hills

Teresita Santiago
Events Coordinator
Left Bank Brasserie
Frank Schirripa

Joan Torassa
Judson Trapnell
Hospitality & Events
Salesforce.com

Aileen Perez

Jill Schnaps
Account Executive
360 Destination
Group

Ben Leikach
VP Strategic
Alliances
EVENIUM

Cynthia Picardo,
CMP
Sales Manager
Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas

Alexis Scott
Corporate Group
Sales Manager
MetWest Terra
Hospitality

Abby Leutholdt

Monica Piniella

Juleantonette Lopez

Samantha Gonzalez
Product
Development
Manager
Mana, Allison &
Associates, Inc.

Sam Plunkett

Rachel Nicole
Selwan

Terrie Walker
Sales & Event
Operation Manager
SF Event Venues

Sonja Lukin-Beck

Sara Ponciano

Karen Simon

Amy Wandel
Julie Wegner
Vice President
Meetings & Events
Wells Fargo Bank

Dagmaris Graziani,
CMP
Senior Operations
Manager
iThinkEvents

Caroline Main
Strategic Sourcing
& Purchasing
Coordinator
streamlinevents, inc.

Monique Sims
Director of
Operations,
Conferences
O'Reilly Media, Inc

Brandi Hardy
Regional Sales
Executive
Monterey County
Convention &
Visitors Bureau

Victoria Marano,
CWP
Event Coordinator
Qualcomm

Kenneth Fisken
Owner
Argent Event
Production, LLC
Eddie Flores
Richard Goldman
Chief Operating
Officer
Bay Lights Charters

Jessica Harris-Titus
Senior Event
Marketing
Professional
Anne Heitman
Delia Hernandez
Customer Service
State Farm
Insurance
Stephanie Hevezi
Justin Imamura
Event Coordinator
Happy Hollow Park
& Zoo
Molly Jacobs
Lead Coordinator,
Internal Events
Salesforce.com
Jeanavive Janssen
Director
969 Market Venue @
The Village

Sydney Larson
Events Coordinator
Bespoke
Anneke Lau

Chris Luz
Account Executive
Marriott
International

Aubrey Marks
Senior Coordinator,
Hospitality and
Events
salesforce.com
Alyssa Martin
Rachelle Mata
Director of Sales
Santa Clara
Convention &
Visitors Bureau
Kehaulani McGregor
President
Tourism Victoria
Cerissa Miller
Director of Sales
Hilton Santa Cruz/
Scotts Valley
Tara Minamoto
Associate Director
of Sales
NOPSI Hotel
Eric Nell, HMCC, CIS
Business
Development
Executive
Maritz

Martha Rama
Kelly Reeve
Area Events
Specialist
Align Technology
Jennifer Rodrigues
National Sales
Manager
Destination DC

Kelly Smith
Senior Sales
Executive
Renaissance Indian
Wells Resort & Spa

Michelle Rodrigues
Corporate Sales
Manager
Holiday Inn San Jose

Chezka Solon

Ashley Rojas
Sales + Events
Manager
Coachman Hotel

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Nathalie Roynette
Catering Sales
Manager
Patina Catering
Burcu Sahmali
National Sales
Manager
PARK MGM LAS
VEGAS

Caterina Vaticano
Planner
Solare Event
Management
Daeja Vogensen

Bill Wheeler
President & CEO
Black Tie
Transportation

Athena Tao

NEW CMPS

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February 2018 New CMPs
Congratulations to the following chapter
member who is among the newest Certified
Meeting Professionals!
Purvi Bhatt Zendesk

Meeting
Professional
of the Second
Quarter 20172018 Winners
Congrats to the dual
winners of Meeting
Professional of the 2nd
Quarter 2017-2018!

Andrea Chang, Hilton San Francisco
Financial District Hotel and Suzy Montes,
CTA, Sonoma County Tourism.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - Spring 2018

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
Innovation Corner
Marijuana Tours & Events: Challenges & Perceptions
MPINCC’s 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
Wine Country Open for Business
Corks & Forks: A Culinary Art Experience
Meetings Minute
Member Spotlight
MPINCC New Members
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Intro
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover1
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover2
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 4
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 5
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - President’s Message
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Innovation Corner
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 8
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Marijuana Tours & Events: Challenges & Perceptions
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 10
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 11
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 12
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 13
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 14
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 15
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - MPINCC’s 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 17
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 18
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Wine Country Open for Business
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 20
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Corks & Forks: A Culinary Art Experience
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Meetings Minute
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 23
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 24
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 25
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 26
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 27
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Member Spotlight
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - MPINCC New Members
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover4
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert1
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert2
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert4
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