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    1. Kelsey Von Stubbe, Tentwood Events.

    1. Kelsey Von Stubbe, Tentwood Events.
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    2. Clea Hersberger, Crimson Haze Event Lighting.

    2. Clea Hersberger, Crimson Haze Event Lighting.
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    3. Nat Seymour, Be Good Event Photography and Robin Guffey, CORT Party Rental.

    3. Nat Seymour, Be Good Event Photography and Robin Guffey, CORT Party Rental.
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    4. Karli Zimmerman, CORT Events and Jodi Westwater, Microsoft.

    4. Karli Zimmerman, CORT Events and Jodi Westwater, Microsoft.
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    5. Lindsey Larson, Melissa Jurcan and Jennie Schwarter, Compass Group at Microsoft.

    5. Lindsey Larson, Melissa Jurcan and Jennie Schwarter, Compass Group at Microsoft.
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    6. Kevin White, XPL.

    6. Kevin White, XPL.
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    7. Kavitha Peters, Sarah Janssen and Gazala Uradnik, GFS Events.

    7. Kavitha Peters, Sarah Janssen and Gazala Uradnik, GFS Events.
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    8. Carissa Linn and Andrew Wilson, Eurest.

    8. Carissa Linn and Andrew Wilson, Eurest.
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    9. Todd Korb, Blue Ink; Brock Rylander and Ileigh Reynolds, Animate Objects Productions; and Amanda Korb, Blue Ink.

    9. Todd Korb, Blue Ink; Brock Rylander and Ileigh Reynolds, Animate Objects Productions; and Amanda Korb, Blue Ink.

ILEA Seattle held its annual Emerald City Applause Awards on March 28 at the Arctic Club Seattle. Congratulations to this year’s winners:

BEST CATERED EVENT: Foodz Catering
BEST CORPORATE EVENT: Eventions
BEST CREATIVE SOLUTION: Alexander Party Rentals
BEST DESIGNED EVENT: Tolo Events
BEST EVENT MARKETING: Sunny Umbrella Design Company
BEST EVENT SUPPORT SERVICES: CORT Party Rental
BEST INDUSTRY INNOVATION: Tentwood Events
BEST LIVE EVENT ENTERTAINMENT: Animate Objects Productions
BEST MEETING/CONFERENCE: Microsoft Eventions
BEST NON-PROFIT EVENT OVER $50,000: XPL
BEST NON-PROFIT EVENT UNDER $50,000: GFS Events
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY: Be Good Event Photography
BEST PUBLIC EVENT: GFS Events
BEST TEAM EFFORT: XPL
BEST VIDEOGRAPHY:Junefilms
BEST WEDDING: Perfectly Posh Events: Seattle + Portland Wedding Planner
HALL OF FAME: Melissa Jurcan

MNM+E’s annual readers’ choice awards brought 295 meeting and event professionals to the Lumber Exchange Event Center on April 24 to honor the 2019 award winners and Hall of Famers. Frank Maciel was the event’s emcee. Mall of America was the premier sponsor, and Discover St. Louis Park was the event’s Uber sponsor, giving attendees a credit to the ride-share app.

 

Consumer behavior expert and author Shawna Suckow, CMP, shared her industry insights during the Meeting Planners International (MPI) Michigan Chapter’s annual Mid-Winter Symposium and Silent Auction in February.

 

The 19th annual Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference & Trade Show on March 12-13 was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver and featured two days of networking, education and an expo. MIC of Colorado is a coalition of 13 professional organizations related to the meetings and events industry.