Thank you to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis – Chesterfield staff for being a wonderful host to the 2015 St. Louis Regional Expo.
Congratulations to the MEET Elite Award winners!
MM&E’s new Meet Elite Awards program debuted at the opening reception, honoring
planners and suppliers who elevate the business of event planning through creativity, hard
work and high standards. Industry members voted for the top contenders in the following inaugural seven categories;
Best New Venue presented to Ballpark Village/Cardinal Nation, St. Louis, MO (pictured L to R) Meghan Seher, Amanda Edelen, Nicole Kent, Jill Metherd – Director of Sales, Michelle Hoog – MM&E Regional Account Manager, Julia Row – Director Special Events, Courtney Kincade, Jenn Halaz, and Abby Niebur.
Yoga & Spa Magazine Health, Beauty and Luxury Lifestyle Award presented to Overlook Farms, Clarksville, MO. (pictured L to R) Joe Clote – MM&E Group Publisher, Bethany Fox – Event Director, Stacy Hunsicker – Publisher Yoga & Spa magazine
Best Eco-friendly Event/Venue presented to Overlook Farm in Clarksville, MO & Nathalie’s restaurant in St. Louis. (pictured L to R) Stacy Hunsicker – Publisher Yoga & Spa magazine, Bethany Fox – Event Director, Michelle Hoog – MM&E Regional Account Manager, Joe Clote – MM&E Group Publisher
Best Revitalized Venue presented to Moulin Events, St. Louis, MO (pictured L to R) Gladys M. Schubach – GMS Incentives owner, Julia Ringkamp – Corporate Event Coordinator of Moulin Meeting & Events and Michelle Hoog – MM&E Regional Account Manager.
Rising Star (Best New Planner) presented to My Events Coordinator, St. Louis, MO (pictured L to R) Joe Clote – MM&E Group Publisher, Arinola Solanke – owner of My Events Coordinator, Gladys M. Schubach – GMS Incentives owner.
Shooting Star (Best Experienced Independent Planner) presented to Anne Churchill – owner of AnnaBelle Events, Columbia, MO.
Best Resort Best Resort presented to Innsbrook Resort & Conference Center, Innsbrook, MO. (pictured L to R) Kelly Chapman – Aspen Center Manager, Jimmy O’Brien – Executive Chef, Nikki Wobbe – Director of Opportunity, and Lucy Mitchell – Director Hospitality.
Missouri Meetings and Events is honored to present the 2015 Educator of the Year award to Craig Mueller, M.Ed., CTC, CTA. Mr. Mueller is Associate Professor, Program Coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Studies at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park. Congratulations to all the award recipients.
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SPEAKERS & TOPICS
Scotty O’Brien, Emcee
Ann Gravette, CMP, Maritz: Coaching for performance and Process of Excellence
Detective Trent Koppel, St. Louis Metropolitan Area: A “Triple Threat” Approach to Workplace Health and Safety
Patrick Tuttle, Director at Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau: Eliminating Crisis in Event and Meeting Planning
Frank Viverito, President, St. Louis Sports Commission: The State of Sports
Richard Avdoian, CSP, Founder/CEO, Midwest Business Institute, Inc.
Lethia Owens, Market Domination Strategist
Cathy Sexton, Productivity Expert & Coach: Panel Discussion: Learn How Professional Speakers can add value and Enhance your Meeting Experience
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