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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    No More Saving Daylight

    On November 2, while you are tucked away in your nice cozy bed, the time will magically fall back one hour; 2am will become 1am once again. Yes, Daylight Savings Time ends and clocks around the nation will fall back one full hour. Though this yearly event has a tendency....
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    Haunted Hotel Rooms

    In Halloweens past I have talked about haunted hotels – eeeeek! This year we are going to take a trip and go inside to get a peek into the most haunted within the haunted. If you dare, make sure to ask for the keys to these rooms when you check....
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    Who’s Stealing Who

    Meeting planners are too busy to be waylaid by something like identity theft; if it were to ever happen it could take a ton of time, energy and resources to get out of it. It seems like every day we are being alerted about another security breach, whether it is....
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    Fall Trends for Meeting Planners

    As you know, we Meeting Planners have to keep up with the trends in order to keep up our events. Our guests expect awesome-experiences-to-be-had. So with this in mind, here are some cool trends to add some fall color to your events! Oolala Candy: Think champagne flavored gummie bears and....
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    Be a “Fly on the Wall” at Your Events

    Return On Investment (ROI) is so very important to you as a meeting planner and to your bosses. However, I think ROE (Return on Experience) is even more important: for your attendees and for you because when you know what your attendees want to experience at your meetings, you can....
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    Be Seen at a Conference, Part 2: During and After

    In my last blog, I discussed what to do before an event in order to prepare for positive media attention. Now we are going to see what you need to do during and after the event. During The Conference While the conference is happening, you need to be working it.....
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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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