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new & noteworthy November Learning Experience 1 2 3 4 5 1. Jessica Lee, coordinator, meetings & educational services, International Dairy Foods Association; Leah Harrison, CMP, assistant director of sales representing Washington Hilton and Capital Hilton; Nancy Reynolds, meeting planner, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., enjoy breakfast before the meeting starts. 2. Michelle Meehan, national sales manager for The Hyland Group, sells 50/50 raffle tickets to Gregg Gregory,certified speaking professional. 3. PMPI Vice President of Education Shonzia Thompson, CMP, meetings manager with the National Association of Manufacturers, visits with Patrick McNulty, regional sales manager, with the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau and Brian Chung, CGMP, convention sales manager for the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau. 4. Melissa Menas, sales manager for Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, and Helen Driver, senior sales account manager for Wintergreen Resort, share DC experiences with Erin Germany, CMP, event planner with Capital One, who is new to the DC area. 5. PMPI President Michelle Allgauer, CMP, CMM, CAE, opens the meeting at The Westin Alexandria. 6. Speaker Liz Weber, CMC, convincingly explains the steps required for successful growth as a manager: doing, developing systems, managing, leading, mentoring and then moving on to your next position. 6 Member Recruitment – Finding Rock Stars! 7. Special thanks to our rockin’ host, Hard Rock Café, with flexible event space for 50-600 guests! 8. Prospective student members from George Mason University pose for a picture. 9. PMPI President Michelle Allgauer, CMP, CMM, CAE, mingles with current and prospective members. 8 9 10. Hard Rock Café’s Pebbles Sawyer, sales and marketing manager, and Jordan Rosenblatt, senior sales and marketing manager, welcomed guests upon arrival. 11. PMPI‘s Director of Strategic Events Matthew Wales, CMP, and Carla Gould, Omni Shoreham Hotel. 12. PMPI Immediate Past President Carlos Pelham, CMP, discusses the benefits of MPI membership with a prospective 12 member. 7 10 11 13 14 15 Monster’s Bash 13. PMPI Monster’s Bash conjures up a variety of Halloween spirits… 14. …cast of characters included Conan, Dracula and Marilyn. 15. Trick or treat...that’s the question – get the picture? 16. Our leaders are ready to take flight and cast their spell over the members. 17. “Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice, Beetle Juice...” Oops, guess the third time really was the charm – now how do we get rid of him? 16 17 PMPI POTOMAC MEMO JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011 VOL. 32, NO. 3 17

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Potomac Memo - January/February 2011

Potomac Memo - January/February 2011
Contents
Calendar of Events
President’s Message
Partnering With Your AV Company
What’s Bugging You?
A Brighter Outlook for 2011
Increase Your ROI in 2011
Potomac Profiles
MACE! 2011 – The Secret is Out!
New Member Spotlight
PMPI Star
PMPI Out and About
Where in the PMPI World?
Advertisers’ Index

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