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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters Check In

    The next Ghostbusters movie, hoping to be a blockbuster movie, is out. If the Ghostbusters were real, there are some hotels and other venues that may wish to give them a call and comp them a few rooms. Through my blogging years I have highlighted some of the properties that favor the more haunted side[...]

  • spaces

    Wide Open Spaces . . . low supply and high demand

    Some groups are big – mega big! And in this case, it really is all about that space, ‘bout that space, no small rooms (go ahead, click on it, you know you want to!). The latest trend in hotel building is smaller and more boutique hotels. So what’s a big event to do? First, let’s[...]

  • outdoor events

    Come Rain or Shine . . . Events in the Outdoors

    If Mother Nature were a meeting manager, she would make sure to save rainy, snowy and other uncooperative weather for non-event days. There are definitely some unique challenges to planning outdoor events. Here are some tips for making your outdoor events shine, no matter what the weather brings. Permit Me To: Do your homework to[...]

  • fireworks

    Bring on the Fireworks

    Happy 4th of July Meeting Planners! This weekend many of you will attend celebrations and several of the events will surely include fireworks. Have you ever thought about including fireworks in one of your events? You should do so! All you have to do is buy some fireworks, hire your friends to help, show up[...]

  • Meeting Planners

    Futurassic Park Meeting Planners

    I recently published a blog about those that may not be keeping up as well as some of us. But in all reality, my experience with most meeting planners has been this: Meeting planners are influencers within their organization, they have the pulse on what’s new and what’s coming, they are with it, organized and[...]

  • Father’s Day

    Happy Father’s Day!

    We are celebrating dads this coming weekend. My husband Rick is a stellar father and the perfect dad for boys. My dad was also a fabulous father; I mean, look how I turned out (am I right or am I right?). If you are celebrating the dads of your world this coming Sunday, make sure[...]


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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