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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

  • Tasty Destinations for Foodies to Explore

    Travel memories almost always include the yummy culinary experiences, fabulous restaurants, and other fun food finds. Food is a gateway to culture, history, and adventure and for those with a passion for gastronomy, traveling the world in search of culinary delights is an unparalleled experience. We seek out everything from street food vendors to Michelin-starred[...]

  • First-Timer First Impressions: Make Them Count!

    Creating inclusive and welcoming environments for all participants counts toward making them feel valued and engaged. First-time attendees, in particular, represent a unique opportunity to make a lasting impression and cultivate long-term relationships. Let’s explore strategies and tips to intentionally engage with first-timers to foster a sense of belonging, and add up to an impressive[...]

  • Unveiling the Royal Treatment: Secrets of Luxury Hotels and Guest Hospitality

    As meeting monarchs, we strive to provide nothing short of regal experiences for our attendees, from selecting the perfect venue to ensuring every detail is fit for royalty. In our quest for excellence, we can glean invaluable insights from the world of luxury hotels, renowned for their majestic guest service and attention to detail. Royal[...]

  • Navigating Travel Delays: Tips for Meeting Managers

    As meeting managers, one of our biggest challenges is to ensure that all participants arrive at our events smoothly and on time. However, with travel delays becoming increasingly common, navigating through these obstacles has become a crucial aspect of our roles. Whether it’s due to weather disruptions, transportation strikes, or unexpected incidents, these delays can[...]

  • TSA Gotcha! The Unlikely Carry-On “Contraband” Meeting Managers Should Avoid

    Ah, the joys of travel – the thrill of adventure, the excitement of exploring new destinations, and the inevitable dread of passing through airport security. As meeting managers, we’re no strangers to the intricacies of packing for business trips. But have you ever stopped to consider the seemingly innocent items that could land your or[...]

  • Can’t Touch This: Because Germs are So Last Season

    In a world where even handshakes feel like ancient history, we embrace the touchless revolution. From check-ins to check-outs, payments to presentations, and everything in between, here’s a rundown of the touchless wonders that are saving us from germs and perhaps some awkward interactions. Touchless TSA Pre-Check – What?! Welcome to the future, where TSA[...]

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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