C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 22

C+C ❭❭ NEW MEMBERS

Welcome to the New Members of MPI-CAC!
Nikki Augsburger
Meeting Expectations
Senior Association Manager
Rachael Ballas
The James Hotel
Group Sales Manager
Glenda Boughan
CORT Event Furnishings
Account Executive
Kerry Bowler
The Crystal Gardens
Catering Sales Manager
Chris Brown
Kapow Events
CEO
Deborah Bullwinkel
Partners Ltd.
Partner
Lori Cajimat
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Event Manager, Regional Events
Michelle Castady, DMCP
360 Destination Group
Director of Sales, Chicago
Kai Chow
Radisson Hotel O'Hare
Director of Sales
Kathleen Corbo
Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Director, Group Sales Midwest
Sheilla Cruz
InterContinental São Paulo
Director of Sales & Marketing
Gia Daugherty-Houston
Meeting and Event Planner

Laura Dimitrijevic
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Meeting Planner
Libby Dischert
Explore St. Louis
National Convention Sales Manager
Mary Jo Dolasinski
DePaul University
Associate Professor
Allie Drazin
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises
Parties & Special Events Manager
Kelly Durkin
Student
Sarah Erker
DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sales Manager
Christopher Forillo
Society of American Mosaic Artists
Conference Manager
Lydia Fox
Emily Freeman
VisitKC
National Accounts Manager
Kevin Grouwinkel
Precise Digital Printing
VP of Sales & Marketing
Ajay Gupta
Radisson Hotel Schaumburg
Director of Sales
Phil Hamstra
Meeting Tomorrow
VP, Strategic Initiatives
Linda Haskins
Chemical Distribution Network (CDN)
Executive Admin

C+C ❭❭ INDEX OF ADVERTISERS
CHARTER BOATS/SIGHTSEEING
Chicago's First Lady Cruises������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3
www�cruisechicago�com
CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAUS
Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau �������������������������������������������� Inside Front Cover
www�meetingreenbay�com
Omaha CVB ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
www�VisitOmaha�com
Visit Anaheim ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 8
Visitanaheim�org/yourmeetings
CONVENTION CENTERS
Boston Convention Marketing Center ������������������������������������������������������������Outside Back Cover
www�SignatureBoston�com
CONVENTION FURNISHINGS
Cort Event Furnishings �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
www�cortevents�com
HOTELS & RESORTS
Marriott Grand Hotel Resort & Golf Club ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17
www�grandhotelmarriott�com
The Osthoff Resorts ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������20
www�osthoff�com
Rosen Hotels ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10
www�WeAreOrlando�us
MEETING & BANQUET FACILITIES
Chicago's First Lady Cruises������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3
www�cruisechicago�com
Rockit Ranch ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
www�rockitranch�com
The Village of Burr Ridge Hotels�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 4
www�BurrRidgeHotels�com
MEETING VENUE
Sodexo at the Museum of Science and Industry ������������������������������������������������������������������������ 9
www�msichicago�org/specialevents
PARTY VENUES
Rockit Ranch ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
www�rockitranch�com
RENTAL FURNITURE
AFR Furniture Rental �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Inside Back Cover
www�afrevents�com
RESTAURANTS & CLUBS
Rockit Ranch ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
www�rockitranch�com

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Sara Hoke
NYC & Company
Sales Manager
Maria Iglendza
Meetinghouse
Project Manager - Special Events
Mary Lee James
Kerry Johnson
Wolfgang Puck Catering
Catering Sales Manager
Lauren Johnson
Radisson on John Deere
Commons-Moline
Director of Sales
Shannon Kanak
Delta Dental Plans Association
Meeting Planning Assistant
Kelsey Kottkamp
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Senior Coordinator, Event Marketing
Stephanie Kressaty
Courtyard by Marriott Chicago
Highland Park
Event Specialist
Erin Leary
Kaiser Tiger
Director of Events
Jennifer Leone
Access Chicago Destination Services
Sales and Business
Development Manager
Jessica Lindberg
Edward Fox Photography & Video
Corporate Sales/Marketing
Communications Manager
Genevieve Manning
Kenmare Catering and Events
General Manager
Shannon Meeker
Student
Marc Moisan, CAE
TRAVIS Inc.
Account Manager
Jordana Money
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Meetings Manager
Michael Muzzarelli
Radisson Hotel & Conference
Center Rockford
Director of Sales
Maurese Nelson
Kinzie Hotel
Director of Sales and Marketing
Tehilla Newman
Catalyst Ranch
Business Development Manager
Christina Orlando
Health Care Service Corporation
Special Events Coordinator II
Jeremy Parks
360 Destination Group
Account Executive
Christopher Payne
Resolution Productions Group
Vice President Sales and Marketing
Charles Pinckney
Visit Seattle
National Account Director
Alan Potekin
Home Run Inn
Special Events Manager
Yvette Reitmeyer
210 Restaurant and Live Music
Lounge manager
Julia-Kaye Rohlf
Marketing & Administrative Specialist
Elena Salvi
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
Senior Account Manager
Eleanor Sanchez
Civic Opera House of Chicago
Presentation and Event Coordinator

Leisa Schlichting
Northwestern University
Conference Organizer
Sara Schmidt
Silicon Valley Bank
Events Associate
Kate Shea
Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Meeting Planner
John Simonson
Chicago Trolley & Double
Decker Company
Director of Sales
Michelle Smith
IRI
Meeting Planner
Erica Smotrycz
SwervePoint, LLC
Account Executive
Michael Solis
Wyndham Hotel Group
Director, Global Sales
Lori Stimac
Envestnet, Inc.
Director of Procurement
Michelle Strunk
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
Corporate Sales Manager
Marcia Swan
Meeting & Event Mgt
Pamela Swentek
L'Auberge Del Mar
National Sales Manager
Meg Sytnick
Amera Travel Consulting
President/CEO
Monica Tassi
Thompson Chicago
Catering and Conference
Services Manager
Vanessa Velasco
Society of Women Engineers
WE Local Manager
Dina Velasquez, CMP
Wolters Kluwer
Meeting Planner
Ann VerSchave, DMCP
Chicago Travel Consultants, Inc. (CTC) -
A DMC Network Company
Account Executive
Jeffrey Walker
Student
Pechha Wallach, CIS, HMCC
Maritz Travel Company
Business Development Executive
Heather Warthen
22nd Century Media
Chief Events Officer
Michael Ziffra
SCS Productions, Inc.
President

Congratulations
to MPI-CAC's
Newest CMPs
Melissa Calahan, CMP
The University of Chicago
Jenny Carrera, CMP
Baxter Healthcare
Kaitlyn Mullinax, CMP
360 Destination Group
Chelsea Rowe, CMP
Baxter Healthcare
Nakisha Wilson, CMP
Creative Group, Inc.


http://www.cruisechicago.com http://www.meetingreenbay.com http://www.VisitOmaha.com http://Visitanaheim.org/yourmeetings http://www.SignatureBoston.com http://www.cortevents.com http://www.grandhotelmarriott.com http://www.osthoff.com http://www.WeAreOrlando.us http://www.cruisechicago.com http://www.rockitranch.com http://www.BurrRidgeHotels.com http://www.msichicago.org/specialevents http://www.rockitranch.com http://www.afrevents.com http://www.rockitranch.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
LEARNING BYTES
THE EVOLUTION OF MULTI-GENERATIONAL EVENTS
WHY CORPORTATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IS SMART BUSINESS
THE NEW RFP - HOW ARE YOU COMMUNICATING WITH IT
BLOGSPOT
VOLUNTEER WITH MPI: HOW TO GET INVOLVED
DESTINATION FOCUS: THE GREAT LAKES
WELCOME TO THE NEW MEMBERS OF MPI-CAC!
INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - cover1
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - cover2
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 3
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 4
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 5
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 6
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
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C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 9
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 10
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - LEARNING BYTES
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - THE EVOLUTION OF MULTI-GENERATIONAL EVENTS
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 13
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - WHY CORPORTATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IS SMART BUSINESS
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C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - THE NEW RFP - HOW ARE YOU COMMUNICATING WITH IT
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C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - 18
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - BLOGSPOT
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - VOLUNTEER WITH MPI: HOW TO GET INVOLVED
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - DESTINATION FOCUS: THE GREAT LAKES
C+C Magazine - Spring/Summer 2017 - INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
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