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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    Trending Never Sleeps

    As leaders in the meetings industry we are called to keep up on the trends. Trends come and go, some hang out for a few days and others enjoy a bit more stickiness, like the Pokemon phenomenon and the Mannequin Challenge. Check out this Audience Mannequin Challenge courtesy of TEDxGatewayArch. Recently I shared some trends[...]

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    New Year New Plan

    It’s a New Year! A time when we take stock of the year before and head into a innovative fresh outlook on how we do what we do and how to do so in a better way. I came upon this thought from Successful Meetings and it really got me thinking. The suggestion is that[...]

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    Callin’ Jill Stone

    Happy Holidays! Among the time-honored traditions of the season is a special carol by yours truly. Enjoy!

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    FOMO: Fear of Missing Out

    FOMO, or the Fear Of Missing Out, is real! In event world, it can be a real way to gain attendees now and later. Here are some ways to create a draw with FOMO. We’re Having So Much Fun! Make sure your network is engaged before, during and after your event. Who are your influencers,[...]

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    I See Food and Drink in Your Future

    As we wave goodbye to 2016, and say hello to 2017, we turn our eyes to our stomachs. For what kind of meeting planner would we be if we did not feed our attendees, and feed them well, and also introduce them to the cool new food trends of now. Here are some items and[...]

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    Are you Fee-ling it?

    Probably. Sometimes we meeting planners fee-l it; paying fee after fee after fee. We find ourselves asking – Do I have to pay them? Is there room for negotiation? Why so many fees? Let’s explore the world of fees. Resort-ful: Even if you do not plan to use the pool or gym, these fees could[...]

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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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