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President Sharon Marsh, CMP, CMM Sourcing Program Manager – Meetings & Events VeriSign President-Elect Molly Pengra, CMP VP Business Development USA Hosts | Key Events VP Finance Patricia Zollman, CMP Regional Director HelmsBriscoe VP Communication Chad Ammon Director of Account Management WebRegPro VP Education Danielle Restaino, CMP Sr. Meeting Planner Kaiser Permanente VP Membership Eve Schmitt, CMP, MBA Executive Vice President Cappa & Graham, Inc. Immediate Past President Joel Costa, CMP, MBA Director of Sales & Marketing JW Marriott San Francisco Executive Director Diane Schneiderman, CMP Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter Director Fundraising/Sponsorship Mary Ellen Chapdelaine National Director of Sales Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services Director Special Events Heather Shatz Director of Business Development – Meetings & Events Fusion Productions Director Marketing Heidi Miersemann, CMP Director of Sales & Marketing Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Director Education Lucy Giovando Watts Principal Giovando Watts & Company Director Member Care Lauren Siring, CMP Account Executive Monterey County CVB Director Member Administration Shelley Newkirk Strategic Sales Executive Experient Perspective Magazine Chair Leslie Hasvold, CMP Program Manager, Cisco Live! Cisco Systems Perspective Managing Editor Sabrina Ritchie, CMP Operations Manager Results Delivered, LLC/WebRegPro 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 perspective MPI NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER VOL. 26, NO. 4 FEATURES Building Relationships for Work | 09 Principles of a Professional | 13 Love Alliances, Hate Negotiations | 17 The Lost Office Relationships | 21 DEPARTMENTS President’s Message | 07 My MPI – Paula Higgins | 23 Member Pearls | 25 Green Meetings | 26 Chapter Chatter | 27 Join the Ranks – Become a CMP | 28 Destination Spotlight – Ontario, Calif. | 29 Index to Advertisers | 30 | 30 Published by: Naylor, LLC 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 Tel: (352) 332-1252 (800) 369-6220 Fax: (352) 331-3525 Publisher: Catherine Upton Project Manager: Rick Jablonski Editor: Dale Kuska Marketing Associate: Danielle Joeckel Publication Director: Debbie Phillips Advertising Representatives: Pam Blasetti, Kathy Getz, Kathryn Hillgardner, Mary Johnston, Shirley Lustan, Scott Marsh, Beth Sheahan, Jamie Williams Layout and Pagination: Naylor, LLC Advertising Art: Reanne Dawson PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2008/ MPI-H0108/6646 © 2008 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. MPINCCperspective | VOL. 26, NO. 4 | 5

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - February 2008

MPI Perspectives - February 2008
President's Message
Bulding Relationships for Work
Principles of a Professional
Love Alliances, Hate Negotiations
The Lost Office Relationships
My MPI - Paula Higgins
Member Pearls
Green Meetings
Chapter Chatter
Join the Ranks - Become a CMP
Destination Spotlight - Ontario, California
Index to Advertisers

MPI Perspective - February 2008