• Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    1. The group formed a conga line.

  • Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    2. Kathy Hedland, HelmsBriscoe, and Jean Riegelman, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, assist the dueling pianist.

  • Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    3. The new JX Event Venue in Stillwater.

  • Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    4. Jackie Darsow receives the EMPI Rising Star Award.

  • Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    5. Jen Ruthig, immediate past president of MPI MN, swears in the new president, Jennifer Dorholt, Ameriprise Financial.

  • Event Snapshots: MPI MN’s 2018 YearEnd Celebration

     
    POSTED January 29, 2019
     

    6. The new MPI Minnesota Board of Directors: Sheila Harris, VP of leadership development; Jill Reed, director of leadership development; Lisa Albers, VP of education; Nicole Coon, president-elect; Jenn Hultman, director of membership care and retention; Clint Greenebaum, director of special events; Marissa Hovde, director of strategic alliances; Becky Pomorin, VP of membership; Jackie Darsow, director of education; Karin Peterson, director of sponsorships and events; Rachel Jensen, director of membership recruitment; Jennifer Dorholt, president; Monique Rochard-Marine, VP of marketing and communications; Elizabeth Sherry, director of marketing and communications; and Jen Ruthig, immediate past president.

The MPI Minnesota Chapter gathered on June 20 to celebrate the success of its past year at JX Event Venue in Stillwater. The event included a happy hour, Fun Pianos that serenaded guests, elevated food stations, trolley rides and a hidden speakeasy.

Sixty-two guests gathered for the Northeast M+E Best of 2018 readers’ choice awards on Aug. 16 at Upstairs at The Pennsy in New York City. The event’s presenting sponsor was Kalahari Resorts & Conventions; the bar sponsor was Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center; and the “green” carpet sponsor was Topgolf. Event partners included Acute Inflections, Jamie Rosler from ComedySportz, Drawing Booth, Eclipse Events, Flowerful Events, Pat LaFrieda, The Pennsy Food Hall, Sabi Sushi and Wizard Studios

 

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