Our Ideal Customer

1) People just starting out in the meeting planning business or meeting planning veterans.

2) Administrative or other professionals called upon to occasionally plan meetings for the company's they represent.

3) Community college or college-level students of Event or Hospitality Management Programs.

About Us

"The Meeting Planning Process: A Guide to Planning Successful Meetings," offers a practical overview of the entire planning process for people just starting out in the business or meeting planning veterans alike. It is intended to lead people through the proper steps and the sequence of tasks involved in planning a meeting, and comes with handy templates to keep people on track and on time.

How We Got Started

I wrote the book: "The Meeting Planning Process: A Guide to Planning Successful Meetings" in an effort to share the expertise I garnered through my 20+ years experience as a corporate meeting planner where I managed the full spectrum of the meeting planning process across all levels of management with an emphasis on high profile, executive-level groups.

Author: The Meeting Planning Process: A Guide to Planning Successful Meetings

Managed the full spectrum of the planning process across all levels of management with an emphasis on high profile, executive-level groups including senior management, Board of Directors and key customers.
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Mary Jo Wiseman answered Where's the Best Place to Go for a One-on-One Meeting in...
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Mary Jo Wiseman
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