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Pride and Partnership

I didn't Expect to be moved to tears at the Convention Industry Council's Hall of Leaders gala held in August in Boston. But when the first honoree, Bill Boyd, CMP, CMM, CITE, president and CEO, Sunbelt Motivation & Travel Inc., thanked Joe, his partner of 31 years, my eyes filled. Then the second honoree, Bob Dallmeyer, president, RD International, thanked his partner of six years, John. Later, Virginia Lofft, former vice president/publishing director, The Meetings Group,

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