Job Requirement: High Degree of Flexibility

Like many new meeting planners, Melody Aldrich had to grow with the job. Fortunately, the job also grew with her.

Aldrich was working as an accountant in 1989 when 12 people formed the Philadelphia Church of God. After her day job, Aldrich would work on church business in her Oklahoma home. “Someone had to do the convention planning,” Aldrich says. “I volunteered and was volunteered.”

From a small start, the church grew “exponentially,” she says. Its first convention included

Register to view the full article

Register for MeetingsNet.com and gain access to premium content including the CMI 25 Listing, our monthly digital edition, the MeetingsNet app, live and on-demand webinars, and much more.

Already a member? .

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish