Karen Springfield, senior event planner, MetLife, reports out from a breakout on advanced strategic meetings management.
Debi Scholar of The Scholar Consulting Group served as moderator for the one-day Change Summit at the new Revere Hotel Boston.
Corporate Meetings & Incentives Editor Barbara Scofidio spearheaded the Change Summit, a gathering a high-level corporate meeting professionals
Jan Aument, trade show and event coordinator, BASF
ames Vachon, associate director, corporate meetings & conventions, Takeda
John Touchette, director, meetings & special events, Raytheon
George Odom, global meetings manager, global procurement, Hewlett-Packard
Lorraine Ellis, senior planner, and Michael Lifson, manager, meetings and events, both from EMD Serono
MeetingsNet Editorial Director Betsy Bair gets a kick out of the Change Summit conversation.
Alison Hall, senior writer with Corporate Meetings & Incentives, greets Cindy Shumate, a veteran meeting professional, most recently with Estee Lauder.
Sandro Honigsberg, manager global events & logistics/senior purchasing manager, meetings & events, Procter&Gamble
Veteran planner Mary Keough-Anderson, manager, meeting management & event strategy, Liberty Mutual, shared her process for getting meeting owners to focus on their strategic objectives.
Bhart Sarin, global procurement–travel and fleet, Corn Products International, brought the procurement point of view to the Change Summit conversation
Cindy Shumate, former executive director, travel & meeting services, Estee Lauder
James Vachon, associate director, corporate meetings & conventions, Takeda, with MeetingsNet’s Sue Hatch (center) and Lorraine Ellis, senior planner, EMD Serono
Karin Milliman, director, meeting & event services, PwC, and George Odom, global meetings manager, global procurement, Hewlett-Packard
Change Summit participants took to Boston’s Charles River in a World War II amphibious landing vehicle as part of Boston Duck Tours famous land and river tour of the city.
The incomparable and hilarious Flo, who guided the Change Summit Duck Tour through Boston