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c h a p t e r c hat ter Hotel. She was previously with Ilikai Hotel Waikiki. Charlene may be reached at (808) 791-0800 or Charlene.Nakamura@ Amy Perrone has been appointed to the meetings procurement team at South San Francisco-based Genentech. She was previously with Woodberry Events. Amy may be reached at (650) 225-1602 or Karen Seidman, CMP, CTE, has been appointed executive assistant at San Francisco-based RichRelevance. She was formerly with Cytokinetics. Karen may be reached at (415) 671-4008 or karen@ manager of Oakville-based Silver Oak Cellars. Peter may be reached at (707) 307-9590 or AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Silicon Valley/San Jose Busine ss Journal has selec ted Mosaic Global Transportation as one of the top 50 phil ant hropic cor p or at e donor s in Silicon Valley. “Even in these tough economic times, we feel honored and blessed to be still holding on,” said Maur ice Brewster, president/CEO of Mosaic Global Transportation. “We still feel compelled to do what we can and cont inue to suppor t the char itable causes that we’ve been associated with over the years.” For more info, visit or (800) 398-7881. ● Have news to share? Send your chatter to Kehaulani McGregor, CMP, The Meeting Strategy Group, MPINCC past president at NEW VENTURES Pan Pacific Hotels announced the appointment of Patr ic ia Beaudoux to nat ional direc tor of sales based in S an Fr anc is co. She w a s pr e v iously with Preferred Hotels. Patricia may be reached at (415) 732-5818 or Joie de Vivre Hotels announced the appointment of Donald Chock, CMP to director of sales & marketing for the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach. He was previously with Island Partners Hawaii. Don may be reached at (714) 965-4422 or Charlene Nakamura has been appointed director of group sales for Honolulu-based The Waikiki Edition CONGRATULATIONS … IT’S A BOY! Eve Schmitt, CMP, CEM, global meeting & travel manager of Palo Alto-based VMware, Inc., proudly welcomes her second grandson, Aiden William Schmitt, born on Aug. 17, 2009. Aiden’s father is Peter Schmitt, CMP, assistant event Beyond the beauty of North Lake Tahoe are the brains: the venues, personnel and infrastructure that make getting down to business as pleasant as escaping it. It’s a rare balance of mother nature and human nature that makes for one very productive gathering that won’t soon be forgotten. n is for north TripAdvisor! 20462960_NorthLake.indd 1 | MPINCCperspective | VOL. 28, NO. 5 1/20/10 4:57:55 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - April 2010

MPI Perspective - April 2010
President’s Message
Are You Building Your Reputation Capital?
Unique Venues Spotlight
Bored Room?
Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter 22nd Annual Conference and Expo Wrap-Up
Getting to know... Joey Nevin
Member Pearls
Chapter Chatter
Index to Advertisers

MPI Perspective - April 2010