Mentoring has helped many budding meeting planners survive their first years on the job. But how many people are really doing it? And if you wanted to find a mentor — or be one — where can you start?
One way is via the Meeting Matters Listserve, or MIMList. MIMList members simply post “mentor wanted” and “mentor available” messages. But MIMList moderator Joan Eisenstodt, a Washington, D.C.-based independent planner, says that mentoring is often misunderstood. “Some who