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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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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[...]

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    Go Global Part 2

    Last week I shared with you a place to start for making your meeting go global. Here are a few more bits of information you will need to know. Visas: Do your people need a Visa to travel abroad? Do your attendees need a Visa to travel here? This information must be researched and clearly[...]

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    Go Global Part 1

    Bonjour! Ciao! Hallå! Hallo! Hello! Hodi! Hola! こんにちは (Kon’nichiwa)! 你好 (Nǐ hǎo)! Ola! Здравствуйте (Zdravstvuyte)! Just as we’ve recently witnessed at the Olympics in Brazil, some planners will take their meetings to far away destinations. These worldly folks require a bit more resources when it comes to the organization of their meetings. Lucky for you,[...]

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    Think Big about Small Meetings

    Recently we talked about Wide Open Spaces for those big scale meetings, but not all meetings are big. Some meetings are more intimate and more focused and smaller in scope. Here are some venues that are perfect for small meetings: Warwick Hotels: This worldwide chain offers several smaller hotels that offer a “harmonious hotel experience[...]

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    The Planner’s Plan Starts Here

    Before you plan your next conference or meeting, you may start with giving me a call. The service I provide to planners is provides a quantum leap into the entire planning process! Start planning your overall marketing strategy by calling me first. I will begin the process of finding that perfect venue, with all the[...]

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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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