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Our Partners: Like Birds of a Feather

Collaboration can take events to new heights. Over the years we've cultivated a community of experienced meeting planners who have entrusted us with everything from mobile app development to moderating virtual meetings to selecting the appropriate event platform.

Whether your event needs a higher level strategic direction or greater efficiency, we’ll recommend one of our independent planners to partner with us and help you achieve the success you deserve.

Partners: Team Members

Jane Davis

Esteemed Hospitality Solutions

Core Skills: Site selection (from small country inns and vineyards to hotels of distinction), sales support and prospecting, sales and marketing (includes messaging, collateral, growing customer loyalty)


Rebecca Takemoto

Syncopate Meetings & Events

Core Skills: Strategic planning (organization & event specific), site selection, contracting, logistics management, event production, vendor management, registration processes, and event websites

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Leslie Howard

Crisp Meetings & Events

Core Skills: CMP, Site selection, contracts, logistics management & on-site operations, housing & registration, trade show & exhibits management, virtual event production, group & incentive travel

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Barbara J. Hutchison


Core Skills: CMP, customer service, strategic planning, hybrid planning and management, logistics, production, speaker management, site selection and contracting, board meetings

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Melissa Benowitz

MRB Meetings & Management

Core Skills: CMP, association management, volunteer/staff coordination, contracts, hybrid events, speaker management, marketing, logistics, exhibit management, sponsorship sales


Kristie Chang

Mazu Events

Core Skills: Strategic planning, event design, data and business analytics, site selection, contract negotiation, exhibit and sponsor services, project management, logistics planning

Partners: Team Members
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Anne Knox

A Fortunate Series of Events

Core Skills: CMP, DES, event production and onsite management,  virtual event planning, speaker management, volunteer and staff coordination

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Yoko Heukels

Meeting Element

Core Skills: International destination expert, site selection, contracts, event design, on-site logistics, virtual/hybrid meetings, pandemic compliance for health & safety protocol, unique gift designs

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Tracy Cooper

Planner AuthoriTEA

Core Skills: End-to-end execution of creative and multidimensional in-person events, branded experiences, staging design, trade show strategy and booth activations, corporate CSR program design

Partners: Team Members


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