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    1. Corrine Statia with Absolute Events by Corrine accepts the award for Best Individual Meeting/Event Planner.

    1. Corrine Statia with Absolute Events by Corrine accepts the award for Best Individual Meeting/Event Planner.
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    2. Acute Inflections.

    2. Acute Inflections.
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    3. Steven Calascione, Eclipse Events and Jamie Rosler, emcee.

    3. Steven Calascione, Eclipse Events and Jamie Rosler, emcee.
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    4. Kathryn Miller and Bobbi Dahlstrom with their Drawing Booth illustrations.

    4. Kathryn Miller and Bobbi Dahlstrom with their Drawing Booth illustrations.
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    5. The Charles Group, Inc. team, winner of the Best Meeting/Event Planning Company.

    5. The Charles Group, Inc. team, winner of the Best Meeting/Event Planning Company.
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    6. Kelsey Copeland and Lana Aleixo, Topgolf.

    6. Kelsey Copeland and Lana Aleixo, Topgolf.
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    7. Emma Tietze, Courtney Redo, LaurenAnn Barbarino, Dimitra Trakellis and Alexandra Harvazinski.

    7. Emma Tietze, Courtney Redo, LaurenAnn Barbarino, Dimitra Trakellis and Alexandra Harvazinski.
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    8. Elke Reva Sudin with Drawing Booth sketches Michael Heifez, Flowerful Events (Best Floral & Event Décor Provider winner).

    8. Elke Reva Sudin with Drawing Booth sketches Michael Heifez, Flowerful Events (Best Floral & Event Décor Provider winner).
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    9. Kelsey Copeland, Morgan Halaska and Jim Younger, Meetings + Events Media. 

    9. Kelsey Copeland, Morgan Halaska and Jim Younger, Meetings + Events Media. 

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

Meeting Professionals International Washington State Chapter (MPIWSC) held its annual auction on Dec. 7, 2017, at Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Washington. The auction wa s a fundraiser for the MPIWSC Educational Fund.

 

The 2018 Meeting Planners Symposium held at The Graduate Minneapolis and McNamara Alumni Center was all about unique venues and experiences. From a Scrabble team challenge to a mini hackathon, meeting with no walls and a surprise session on a coach bus, this learning opportunity was anything but ordinary. Teams worked together to solve a complex problem and pitch their idea for $500 cash. Through beautiful chaos, attendees discovered fresh, unconventional approaches to do their jobs better.

 

PCMA’s flagship event, Convening Leaders, brought industry professionals from 36 countries to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 6-9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “We built this conference around the theme Disrupt + Deliver because that’s what the industry needs and wants,’’ says PCMA President and CEO Sherriff Karamat. “We leave here with a greater commitment and better understanding of how business events can and must drive economic and social progress.’’