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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    Do this, enter the word “Negotiate” into Google, then click on images. Most of what comes up are images of handshakes. In other words, this is what negotiation leads to – a deal that you seal with a handshake, or as we like to call it in the Meetings biz, a contract. To be an[...]

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    OMG FYI TMI: Acronym Overload

    So the other day I was contacted by the CSM concerning an RFP from a CMP. They had some questions about the F&B and AV J Since some of may be experiencing FOMO (JK!) with this acronym overload, although I’m sure you are familiar with most of these, I wanted to make sure you were[...]

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    See You on the Court

    Making kids dreams come true in the world of sports is the mission of JSA, Junior Sports Association, Inc. This national organization both organizes and promotes youth sports for grades 2nd through 12th giving players an opportunity to shine, and perhaps even be discovered by colleges and universities for a change to enter into their[...]

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    It’s a Debate

    Presidential debates are in the air. Debates are a test to see how candidates behave under pressure; can they answer questions coherently and to-the-point, are they decisive and concise, do they have a high likability factor and a commanding presence. If you are still debating over whether to use the services of someone like me,[...]

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    Tipping the World

    In the USA we tip; we tip wait staff, bartenders, baristas, drivers, hairdressers, hotel staff, dog groomers – if it’s service oriented, it probably calls for a tip. Some services, especially those that work in the tourism and restaurant industries, rely on tips as their income. These folks may only make around $2.50+ an hour,[...]

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    So That’s How it Works!

    If you’re anything like me, you know that your phone, computer and tablet all have something mysterious inside that connects to a magical internet world where you can find information, watch videos, send messages and more. You know there are terms tossed around like Internet Speed, Bandwidth and Wi-Fi and you know you want a[...]


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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