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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

  • Yay Swag!

    When attendees score your swag, you want them to hold onto it – you want it to make them say, “Yay!” And there is some really cool new swag showing up on the scene. Let’s take a look at some to-be-logo-ed items for your next show. Bottle It: Water bottles are still hot! Well, and[...]

  • Is Your Desk Picturesque?

    Are you sitting down? At your desk? How’s the view? And, what does it say about you? Do you feel your desk represents you – this could be a scary question (piles of paper, coffee stains, etc) or one of pride (you actually know the color of the surface of your desk). I must admit[...]

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    Are You an Easter Bunny?

    Easter Bunnies and Meeting Planners have a lot in common it turns out. In the spirit of he who shall soon be hopping down the bunny trail bringing along much-needed chocolates and fabulously colored eggs, I’d like to share how eggs-ellent you are, Meeting Planner. To Tell the Tooth: Bunnies teeth never stop growing, though[...]

  • Myth Time Is Up

    I have been debunking meeting myths over the past couple of months. This series of blogs all started with a podcast. The host of the show is Mich Hancock, I’ve known Mich for many years; we met when she was in the meeting planning business. She is now the CEO of 100th Monkey, a social[...]

  • Meeting Myths

    Meeting Myths – Surprises 4 You!

    Over the past three blogs, I have shared with you some myths about my services. Okay, enough with the myths. In this blog, I want to share with you some pleasant surprises you can expect when working with your favorite Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother, ie Jill Stone. First, you don’t even need to know where[...]

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    Meeting Myths – Meeting Myth #3

    I had once heard an informal statistic that 40% of a meeting planner’s time is spent in the site selection process. In all reality, meeting planners do not need a statistic to understand how much time is spent on this particular area. It takes a lot of time to find the venue to meet all[...]

I Save You Time

I send out RFPs on your behalf, gather all the information, present it to you in an easy to read format.

This frees up your time to focus on the details of your meeting.

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I Save You Money

HelmsBriscoe is the largest site selection firm in the world.

Putting our negotiating power to work for you means saving money and big pats on the back from your bosses.

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I Save You Headaches

Selecting the perfect location can be a pain!

I review contracts and negotiate with the site to ensure both your company and attendees have a great experience.

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I Save You Heartaches

Attrition costs, contract issues, out-of-the-blue craziness?

Not anymore, call me when the heartaches arise. Together, I am sure that we will get you back on the mend.

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Jill Keeps Me Sane

Jill really does keep me sane We can be looking at 15 different properties at any given time, Jill keeps it all organized, reminds me of the pros and cons of each property and is truly concerned about finding the best possible location for each meeting.

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