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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

  • Why Wi-Fi

    Why Wi-Fi?

    I recently came across a post saying that Wi-Fi is as important as running water – and in today’s world, this truly is how people feel. We are a connected world, and when that connection is interrupted, people get a little wiggy. Wi-Fi is our passport to the world; via our phones, tablets, computers and[...]

  • Earth Day

    Happy Earth Day!

    Earth Day 2016 falls on Friday, April 22 this year. Now in it’s 46th year, this movement is meant to “inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action,” particularly on environmental issues. The meetings industry has experienced a lot of greening up over the years; both in how we approach and plan our[...]

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    A Salute to the Star (aka Me)

    We are each the star of our own worlds, but it’s so nice when others consider you a star of their world as well. I recently had a shining moment when I was recognized for my outstanding contributions to my local MPI chapter, SLAMPI. I joined the Special Events Committee and, thanks to my hotel[...]

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    Is Your Attendees’ Data Being Compromised?

    As meeting planners, it is our responsibility to ensure a safe environment, to the best of our ability, for our attendees. This comes into play when choosing the location of the meeting, the hotel, the choice of transportation, and now, another area of concern is data. Your attendees are physically present at your meeting, but[...]

  • Matt Jones

    Cancer to Marathon to Motivation

    Recently I attended a presentation by Matt Jones and was blown away. There is nothing like a triumphant story to remind us all of how important it is to dig deep, especially during the most trying of times. And some of those stories are just a bit more spectacular than others, here is Matt’s story.[...]

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Happy Easter Egg Hunt!

    Easter is this weekend! I, of course, will be taking the grandkids out for an Easter Egg Hunt. Here’s a helpful hint for to share with the kids: run straight to the back of the hunt area, they will end up with more eggs since everyone starts with the first egg they come upon. That’s[...]

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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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