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  • Event Snapshots: Celebration! 2016 MMPI Awards Gala

     
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    1. Mary Greenwell, CTA, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB. 

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    2. Lisa Calhoun, CMP, MMPI president, DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport. 

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    3. Kara Zimmer and Candy Carroll, Dolce International. 

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    4. Trisha Olach, CMP, Boyne Resorts, and Cathy Rousseau, Covenant Health Care. 

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    5. Honorees bask in their success. 

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    6. Bethany Burnett, CMP, Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center, and Dawn Barth, MMPI immediate past president, Westin Book Cadillac. 

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    7. Kristy Poore, Stephanie Morehouse, Patti Ingelson and Christie Bierlein. 

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    8. Alanna Klomp, CMP, Shamin Sanders, Kara Barber and Kate Bartin. 

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    9. Sonja Wood, CMP, CTA, GTS, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Veronica Rogers, CMP, EVENTI. 

The Meeting Professionals International Michigan Chapter held its annual awards party on June 2 at The Henry, Autograph Collection in Dearborn. The event recognizes the hard work and dedication of Michigan’s meeting pros. This year’s individual winners were Chris Rowley, CMP, for Finest Sales Professional; Veronica Rogers, CMP, for Finest Planner; and Deb Denyer, MIM+E board member, for the 2016 President’s Award of Excellence.

Microsoft recently produced Solutions5, the seventh annual collaborative conference bringing together five premier food service associations: Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliation, Association for Healthcare Foodservice, Foodservice Consultants Society International, National Association of College Auxiliary Services and the Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management.

 

Girlie elegance and sophistication were the theme of a recent bat mitzvah planned by Elm Events. Bat mitzvahs, the coming-of-age celebrations for 13-year-old Jewish girls, walk a tightrope—they must celebrate a teen girl in a way that pleases her friends and adult family alike. Hundreds often attend the parties, which follow a religious ceremony and often raise the bar for personalization and opulence.

 

Chris Rowley, the Mount Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau's executive director, recently acquired her certification as a Government Meeting Specialist from the Society of Government Meeting Professionals .

The SGMP certifies employees of government entities through the voluntary GMS program whose  goal is to teach planners and suppliers to plan meetings and events in the most effective way possible for their government employers. The program requires participants to fulfill the ethical, personal and professional requirements that the SGMP specifies.