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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    Travel Predictions 2015

    One of my favorite occurrences at the beginning of each year are the predictions that are bandied about; those who are in the know, share with us what we need to know in order to prepare for the coming year. I recently received an email from Executive Travel with their travel predictions for the year,[...]

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    Win Big with One Billion Dollars!

    “Wow!” This was my reaction when I opened up an email from Roger Helms, founder of HelmsBriscoe, stating that our total bookings in 2014 came to over one billion dollars. One billion dollars! No one has delivered a billion dollars in room revenue in one year ever before. I have been with this company for[...]

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    ROI for Sponsors and Exhibitors

    A few months ago I wrote about a plan for ensuring that the ever-important ROI happens for your event. If your events include sponsors and exhibitors, their ROI greatly affects your ROI! They look to you to create opportunities for them that will make it worth their while to be a part of your event.[...]

  • Happy New Year Meeting Planners!

    Here we are in 2015. Back from our holiday goings on, back from eating rich and amazing meals, back and fresh and ready to make our mark on 2015. Last year I shared with you my revision to New Year’s Resolutions. I like resolutions that I will actually stick to. If I made one of[...]

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    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Love the lyrics (below)? Check out the new holiday classic: “Do You Hear” Video!   Said the VP to the meeting planner, Do you plan what I need? I need to have an awesome meeting planned. Do you plan what I need? Why yes, I do, lucky, lucky you! I will plan that meeting and[...]

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    All the Other Events

    As a meeting planner, can you enjoy the events of others? You don’t want to be hypercritical, but at the same time you cannot help but think, “What were they thinking?” And though they probably should have asked for your advice, you are also sort of happy that they did not ask for your advice.[...]

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I Save You Time

I send out RFPs on your behalf, gather all the information, present it to you in an easy to read format.

This frees up your time to focus on the details of your meeting.

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I Save You Money

HelmsBriscoe is the largest site selection firm in the world.

Putting our negotiating power to work for you means saving money and big pats on the back from your bosses.

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I Save You Headaches

Selecting the perfect location can be a pain!

I review contracts and negotiate with the site to ensure both your company and attendees have a great experience.

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I Save You Heartaches

Attrition costs, contract issues, out-of-the-blue craziness?

Not anymore, call me when the heartaches arise. Together, I am sure that we will get you back on the mend.

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Jill Keeps Me Sane

Jill really does keep me sane We can be looking at 15 different properties at any given time, Jill keeps it all organized, reminds me of the pros and cons of each property and is truly concerned about finding the best possible location for each meeting.

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