MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 3

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018-2019
OFFICERS
President
Lucinda Mendoza, CMP
Meeting Manager, Annual Reviews
President-Elect
Chelsea Marshburn, CMP, DMCP
Associate Director of Events, AlliedPRA
Northern California
Immediate Past President
Lucy Giovando Watts, CMP, CMM
Founder & CEO, LASSO40, Inc.
Vice President Leadership Development
Lesly Rehaut, CMP, CMM
Director of Sales, Half Moon Bay Lodge
Vice President Finance
Gary Murakami, CTC, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM
Director, Global Sales,
MGM Resorts International
Vice President Annual Conference & Expo
Patrick McMichael, CSEP
Director of Business Development,
Denon & Doyle Entertainment
Vice President Communications
Susan Piel, CMP
Meeting & Event Consultant, Spiel Planning
Vice President Education
Paula Zimmer, CMP
National Sales Manager, Visit San Jose
Vice President Membership
Kathleen Maier, CMP
Administrative Assistant, Moss Adams LLP
Executive Director
Lori Kinsey, CMP
Meeting Possibilities, LLC
DIRECTORS
Director of Leadership Development
Robert Leyva
Account Executive, AFR Event Furnishings
Director of Special Events
Eddie Kertel
Director of Sales, Innovative Entertainment
Director of Partnerships
Ryan Carroll
Sales Manager, Giants Enterprises
Director of Annual Conference & Expo
Darci Motta, CMP, CITE, CIS
Senior Conference Manager,
CSAA Insurance Group
Director of Marketing
Jessica Martini, CMM, CTA, CTP, HMCC
Meeting Sales Director, Pacific Northwest
Region, Visit Anaheim
Director of Education
Maria Cruz
Meeting Planner, Smart Meetings Magazine
Director of Membership
Andrea Chang
Director of Group Sales, Hilton SF Financial
District Hotel
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PUBLISHED JULY 2018/MPI-Q0318/9312

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PERSPECTIVE

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summer 2018

6

Departments

Make Your Event the
Next Big Thing

4
President's Message

4
Editor's Note

13
8

MPINCC 2018 Annual Gala
& Silent Auction

IMEX America - A Quick
Trip to a 'Cascade of Cool'

5
Innovation Corner

14

15

WEC18: 5-4-3-2-1 ... Go!

Meetings Minute

16

17

Destination: What's New in
LA and San Diego

Member Spotlight

18
MPINCC
New Members

12

Data Privacy in
Europe under GDPR

18
Index to Advertisers/
Advertisers.com

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

President’s Message
Editor’s Note
Innovation Corner
Make Your Event the Next Big Thing
MPINCC 2018 Annual Gala & Silent Auction
Data Privacy in Europe under GDPR
IMEX America – A Quick Trip to a ‘Cascade of Cool’
WEC18: 5-4-3-2-1 … Go!
Meetings Minute
Destination: What’s New in LA and San Diego
Member Spotlight
MPINCC New Members
Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Intro
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - cover1
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - cover2
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 3
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Editor’s Note
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Innovation Corner
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Make Your Event the Next Big Thing
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 7
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - MPINCC 2018 Annual Gala & Silent Auction
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 9
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 10
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - 11
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Data Privacy in Europe under GDPR
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - IMEX America – A Quick Trip to a ‘Cascade of Cool’
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - WEC18: 5-4-3-2-1 … Go!
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Meetings Minute
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Destination: What’s New in LA and San Diego
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Member Spotlight
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - cover3
MPI Perspective - Summer 2018 - cover4
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