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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    We’ve Got Is(shoes)

    As a group, we meeting planners definitely have our share of is(shoes).  Most notably, how often, how much and how many places our shoes have walked! Before the event we will walk in the shoes of our attendees to: Make sure room accommodations are well appointed, and that VIP suites are up to snuff. Walk[...]

  • Inauguration

    The Inauguration Got Me Thinking . . .

    An event such as an inauguration, especially one so controversial as the most recent one, got me thinking about what it must be like for those that plan this type of event. Though most of us will not be planning anything controversial or as fraught with security concerns, there are some lessons for us planners[...]

  • Valentine's

    Be Mine

    Valentine’s Day is on its way. People will express their love to their partners, children and friends . . . and some of us may even express our love to our careers. Meeting Planners love what they do; it’s a career of passion. What do us planners love most? My thoughts: Meet Me: Virtual meetings[...]

  • Houston

    Houston, We Have a Big Game

    This weekend the big game is on! We know the teams, Falcons vs Patriots. We know we’ll all go Gaga at the halftime show. And we know that we will eat about 1.3 billion chicken wings. But what do we really know about Houston, the city that will host this football game of football games this[...]

  • icebreakers

    Ice Ice Baby

    I’ve been thinking about ice as my area has been covered in it lately. This is, therefore, the perfect time to talk Icebreakers! Icebreakers are great for initiating conversation and shortening the time between strangers to conference friends. Here are some ideas for you to use at your next event. Post-It: Ask a question and[...]

  • Self Care

    Take Off the Cape: Meeting Planner Self Care

    I came across a blog at Event Manager Blog the other day, titled “Are You Addicted to Event Planning?” Before clicking on the link I imagined it to be a lighthearted look at how some of us love event planning so very much that we are “addicted” to it. Instead, the article was quite real and it[...]

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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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