MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 5

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-2017 OFFICERS President Marilee Sonneman, CMP, DMCP Founder Spotlight Sojourns President-Elect Lucy Giovando Watts, CMP, CMM Founder & CEO LASSO40, Inc. Vice President, Leadership Development Samah Menoufy Director of Regional Accounts-West Coast Wynn|Encore Vice President, Finance Lucinda Mendoza, CMP Meeting Manager Annual Reviews Vice President, Communications Linda Lingenfelter, CHME Tast Force Sales Manager Wyndham Hotel Group Vice President, Education Gary Murakami, CTC, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM Director, Global Sales MGM Resorts International Vice President, Membership Stewart Hall Founder Rock the Stars Immediate Past President Joey Nevin Director of Sales & Marketing Giants Enterprises Executive Director Lori Kinsey, CMP Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter DIRECTORS Director, Leadership Development Elisa Sandoval, CMP Sales Manager The St. Regis San Francisco Director, Annual Conference & Expo Lisa Burkett, CMP, CMM, HMCC Interim Project Manager The Leadership Institute Director, Fundraising & Sponsorship Michael Trillo, CTA Director of Sales and Marketing Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma Director, Special Events Paula Zimmer, CMP National Sales Manager Visit San Jose Director, Marketing Kathleen Maier, CMP Administrative Assistant Moss Adams, LLP Director, Education Chelsea Marshburn, CMP Senior Account Manager AlliedPRA Northern California Director, Membership Brian Bouchelle National Sales Director Disney Resort Destinations Published for: Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter 2440 Camino Ramon, Suite 273 San Ramon, CA 94583 Tel: (925) 355-1912 Fax: (925) 355-1296 info@mpincc.org www.mpincc.org Published by: 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 Tel: (352) 332-1215/(800) 369-6220 Fax: (352) 331-3525 www.naylor.com Publisher: John Bacon Project Manager: Brittany Thompson Editor: Sarah Sain Marketing: Karim Hussain Advertising Sales Leader: Mercedes Lucero Advertising Representatives: Sarah Allen, Brian Donohoe, Debbi McClanahan, Rick McPhee, Megan O'Brien, Jamie Williams, Matthew Yates Layout & Pagination: Dan Proudley PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2016/MPI-Q0416/3171 © 2016 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. PERSPECTIVE . Fall 2016 10 8 The Challenges of Planning Smaller Meetings 16 What's Trending in Event Design Departments 6 President's Message 7 Innovation Corner 14 Thought Leadership 17 POV 10 10 Ways to Millennial-ize Your Meetings 12 MPI WEC 2016: Scholarship Recipients Share Their Experiences 19 Destination: Denver 18 New Member Spotlight 21 MPINCC New Members 22 Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com P E R S P E C T I V E | fall 2016 | 5 http://www.mpincc.org http://www.Advertisers.com http://www.naylor.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - Fall 2016

President’s Message
Innovation Corner
The Challenges of Planning Smaller Meetings
10 Ways to Millennial-ize Your Meetings
MPI WEC 2016: Scholarship Recipients Share Their Experiences
Thought Leadership
What’s Trending in Event Design
POV
New Member Spotlight
Destination: Denver
MPINCC New Members
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
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MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 5
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - President’s Message
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - Innovation Corner
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - The Challenges of Planning Smaller Meetings
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 9
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 10 Ways to Millennial-ize Your Meetings
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 11
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - MPI WEC 2016: Scholarship Recipients Share Their Experiences
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 13
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - Thought Leadership
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 15
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - What’s Trending in Event Design
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - POV
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - New Member Spotlight
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - Destination: Denver
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - 20
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - MPINCC New Members
MPI Perspective - Fall 2016 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
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