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MAKING A DIFFERENCE Want a Great Deal? Find it Online The MPI Foundation will launch its second annual online silent auction March 1 at Last year, the event raised more than US$20,000. Here are just a few of this year’s auction items. Online Silent Auction Items Edge of the Earth Experience St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada. Airfare for two, two-night stay at the Delta St. John’s, two-night stay at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, whale watching tour for two. The Venetian/The Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas A three-night stay, limo transport to/ from the airport, dinner, a 50-minute spa treatment for two. Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando A two-night stay, a golf foursome, a 50-minute spa treatment, dinner for two. Destination Halifax, Canada Porter Airlines airfare for two, two night’s accommodation at Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites and two night’s accommodation at Prince George Hotel, limousine service, city tour and passes to Pier 21. Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston A weekend stay for two in the Fairmont Gold. Fort Worth CVB The Texas Motor Speedway Indy Car Experience, two VIP suite tickets for the June 2011 Indy Races. Fairmont Turnberry Isle, Miami A two-night stay. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Charlotte, North Carolina An overnight stay for two. Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal A two-night stay. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas A two-night stay in strip-view room. Marina del Rey (California) Marriott A two-night stay in deluxe marina room. New York Marriott Marquis A two-night stay for two with breakfast. The MPI Foundation thanks the following organizations and individuals for their generous support. U.S. CORPORATE Platinum AT&T Park AIBTM Reed Carlson Hotels Dallas CVB Detroit Metro CVB Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Hilton Worldwide Hyatt Hotels IHG Las Vegas CVA Las Vegas Sands Corp. Loews Hotels Omni Hotels PSAV Swank Audio Visuals Universal Orlando Resorts Wyndham Hotels Bronze Accor Hospitality Associated Luxury Hotels Benchmark Hospitality Conference Direct Destination Hotels & Resorts Dolce International Experient Hello USA! Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Walt Disney World Resorts Friends 7th Wave Communications Balance Design CACBSO Gaylord Palms Gaylord Texan Hattie Hill Enterprises Interactive Visuals Land O’ Lakes Leadership Synergies National Speakers Bureau Strategic Marketings Inc. Small Business 4th Wall Events Attendee Management Incorporated Best Meetings Inc. Kinsley and Associates Meeting Site Resources One Smooth Stone OnTrack Communications Passkey, a Landry & Kling Co. Site Solutions Worldwide Song Division Swantegy SYNAXIS Meetings & Events Inc. CANADA CORPORATE Platinum Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Gold American Express AV Concepts Encore Productions Freeman Freeman Decorating HelmsBriscoe Maritz MGM Mirage San Antonio CVB Gold AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions Caesars Windsor Convention Centres of Canada Delta Hotels InterContinental Hotels Group Canada Starwood Hotels and Resorts Silver Aimbridge Hospitality Atlanta CVB Cvent Fort Worth CVB Global Hotel Alliance hinton+grusich LXR Luxury Resorts Philadelphia CVB PRA Salt Lake City CVB Walt Disney World Resorts Weil & Associates Silver AV-Canada Calgary Telus Convention Centre Coast Hotels Evolution Presentation Technologies Hilton Canada Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada Ottawa Tourism STRONCO Group Tourism Calgary Tourism Toronto Tourisme Québec Special Donors BBJ Linen Boca Resorts Folio Fine Wine Partners Jet Blue KSL Resorts Little Rock CVB Passadena CVB Production Plus Inc. SAS Institute Visit Charlotte Visit Raleigh >> VIA Rail Canada Gold Key Fairmont Raffles Swissotel IHG Malaga CC Vancouver CC Bronze D.E. Systems Destination Halifax Direct Energy Centre IncentiveWorks Niagara Convention & Civic Centre The Conference Publishers THE PLANNER Tourisme Montréal Bronze Key Donor Visit London CHAPTERS Arizona Sunbelt Atlantic Canada British Columbia Carolinas Chicago Area Dallas/Fort Worth Georgia Greater Calgary Greater Edmonton Greater New York Gulf States Heartland Houston Indiana Japan Kansas City Kentucky Bluegrass Manitoba Minnesota Montréal New Jersey Northeast New York Ohio Oregon Ottawa Philadelphia Potomac Rocky Mountain Southern California Tennessee Texas Hill Country Toronto Virginia Washington WestField Wisconsin Special Donor Accucom Corporate Communications Inc. Centre Mont-Royal Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Cantrav Services Inc. Fletcher Wright & Associates Gelber Conference Centre Greenfield Services Inc. Groupe Germain Hotels Naylor Publishers Ottawa Convention Centre Small Business aNd Logistix EMEA CORPORATE Hertiage AIBTM IMEX Diamond mci INDIVIDUALS Platinum Key BTC Starwood Hotels and Resorts Alan Pini Allison Kinsley Ann Godi Anna Lee Chabot Anne Clarke Barbara Cummins Beverly W Kinkade, CMP, CMM Bill Boyd Bradley Martin Brian Stevens Brian Reaver C. James Trombino, CAE Carl Winston Carla Benckert Carol Krugman, CMP, CMM Carol Muldoon Charles Bowling Cheryl Renzenbrink Chris Gabaldon Chris Meyer Christine Duffy Christopher Chung David DuBois, CMP, CMM Dave Gabri Dave Johnson Dave Scypinski Diane Schneiderman Didier Scaillet Doug Bolger Evelyn Laxgang George P. Johnson Gus Vonderheide Hattie Hill, CMM Heather Milliken Helen Van Dongen, CMP, CMM Herb Zeilinger Ivan Carlson Janet Victor Jeff Wagoner Jennifer Brown Jerry Wayne Joe Nishi JodieAnn Cady John Meissner Jonathan Howe, Esq. Joseph Lipman Katie CallahanGiobbi Ken Sanders Kevin Olsen Kevin Kirby Kristen Robertson Mackenna Lawrence Luteran Linda Swago Lisa Baadsvik Mamiko Hayashi/ Michael K. Stein Marianne Demko Lange, CMP, CMM Margaret Moynihan Mariela McIlwraith Mark Komine Mark Sirangelo Matthew Schermerhorn Melanie Cook Melvin Tennant Michael Massari Mike Deitemeyer Mike Beardsley Mike Stawiarski Mitchell Beer, CMM Moon Civetz Paul Fogarty Ping Liu Richard Harper Rick Smith Rob Scypinski Robert Payne Robin Lokerman Robyn Byrd Powell Ron Guitar Sandra Riggins Sara Torrence Sebastien Tondeur Steve Kemble Susan Buntjer Terri Fisher Theda Jackson Tim Brown Tony Lorenz Unni SoelbergClaridge Vito Curalli William Gilchrist 83

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + February 2011

One + February 2011
Energy of Many
The Productivity Cloud
MPIWeb Connect
Events for Life
Gateway to the Future
Top Spots
It Was Not Interesting
The Wrong Words
Up to Snuff
That’s Enough Facebook
Super Foods to the Rescue
Shoring Resources
Jack and Smoke
Accidentally on Purpose
Staying on Top of Tech
The Joy of Work
Plan to Run
Productivity on the Go
Angel of the Favelas
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again
MPI’s 2011 Meeting Guide to Canada
Banff Centre
Ottawa Tourism
Tourisme Montréal
The Buzz
InterContinental Canada
Caesars Windsor
Vintage Hotels
The Great Green North
Whistler, British Columbia
Meetings and Conventions Calgary
Scotiabank Convention Centre

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