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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

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    The Tale of a Lost Puppy named Boris

    Meeting Planners are a well-traveled group; and the well-traveled tend to have comfort factors built into their travel plans. Some people bring along their own pillow or blanket, some pack special coffee or tea, etc. Personally, I tend to show up at my hotel room with a fan – I am not kidding, I like[...]

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    In Case of Emergency, Read This . . .

    Meeting planners deal with all sorts of, what we might call, “everyday emergencies.” The weather can cause plane delays, the printer failed to print up handouts, one of your team member falls ill, and on and on and on. For such things, we always seem to pull through and save the day! But what if[...]

  • Flipped Learning

    Flipped Learning is the Cat’s Meow

    According to FlippedLearning.org, Flipped Learning is defined as a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter.[...]

  • My New Office and Home

    My New Office and Home

    This past weekend I accomplished moving (she says with a big sigh of relief). All boxes have been successfully moved from Hillsboro, Missouri to 23 some odd miles north to Fenton, Missouri. I love it in my new home. So far friendly new neighbors have stopped by to visit, I’ve discovered the joy of being[...]

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    Clause Pause

    Stop right there! Before you sign that contract, pause and make sure all is in order when it comes to your meeting. Contracts are a necessary part of the Meeting Planning business; they are meant to spell out all the details and protect both parties. That said, it is not a bad idea to consider[...]

  • moving

    Jill’s Moving

    I am moving. Yes, I am moving and now blogging about it. Why? Because as I pack boxes (and more boxes, wow do I need a lot of boxes!), as I find items that make me wonder why they still exist in my house, and as I take a walk along memory lane via old[...]

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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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