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    1. Brooks Garcia and Alison Wright. 

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    2. MPISCC President Joe Marcy, Chetkagnchana Keo, John Ehlenfeldt, and Nadia Chavarria. 

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    3. Amanda Armstrong, MPI International Chair, and Joe Marcy. 

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    4. Mike Sando, Bernadette Galaviz, Lmi Unson, and Ron Havens. 

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    5. Chris Clark and MPISCC members. 

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    6. Nicole Newman and Bryan Quinan. 

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    7. Matt Tibbetts, Tonya Imada and Shannon Yarbrough.

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    8. Laina Pinella, Sarah Diem, Clint Upchurch, Alison Wright and Natalie Fulton (Shining Star Recognition).

On Jan. 30, Meetings Professionals International Southern California Chapter held its 2018 “State of the Industry” luncheon at the Pasadena Convention Center. Amanda Armstrong, CMP, incoming chair of the MPI International Board of Directors, was the keynote speaker. In her address, she encouraged MPI members to volunteer. “Find something you’re passionate about and raise your hand. Volunteering is a great way to try out new skills. Don’t be afraid to be a rookie.”

Held Oct. 13, 2017, at the Museum of the American Revolution, Taste America was a four-course plated dinner held to benefit the James Beard Foundation. The event, planned by Cashman & Associates, welcomed 300 attendees who dined on food provided by Brûlée Catering in collaboration with other culinary stars. 

 

At Hilton Minneapolis this past November, the NACE Minneapolis/ St. Paul Chapter held its educational conference entitled Minnesota Made: Midwest Moments of Wow. The aesthetic featured plenty of plaid, as the theme was “luxury lumberjack.”

 

Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) suppliers, members and friends started their day on Nov. 17 at the Marriott East Lansing at University Place for the Association Choice Awards Celebration (see page 56) networking brunch. Sixty-eight supplier partners that make a difference in the association community were nominated in 23 categories. Online voting by only MSAE members whittled the finalists in each category down to the winners.