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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    Let’s Talk Turkey

    I love Thanksgiving and I love how the internet and social media sites provide us with one awesome idea after another. Here are some of my favorite notions for Thanksgiving 2014! Thanksgiving One Week Out: Yes, I know who you are, Meeting Planner. Planners like to plan and stay ahead....
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    Aaaargh, Get Ye Off My Room Block!

    There be pirates about, Meeting Planners. And I am not talking about the eye patch wearing, rum drinking types. These pirates are not out for your ship, but for your rooms. With growing frequency, conference organizers are seeing false companies, posing as housing bureaus or hotel representatives, and offering discount....
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    Innovation Information

    I recently returned from IMEX, which is America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. The conference took place in Las Vegas last month (October 2014). One of the most interesting parts of the event was a competition where 10 startups were invited to showcase their technology on the....
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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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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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