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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

  • COVID

    You Can’t Sit (on our Plane) with Us: COVID Testing for Air Travel

    Not that the airlines are going to go all Mean Girls on us. But these days, proof of a COVID vaccination and/or a negative COVID test is necessary for gaining access to your seat in the plane’s cabin. Airports are stepping up to the challenge by offering rapid COVID testing on the spot. For many[...]

  • Micro-Experiences

    Maximize your Micro-Experiences

    Pre-Covid we held some very large events. Some were so huge they would take over an entire city. And though the vaccines are serving as a light at the end of the tunnel, we are still in the time of Covid and must remain mindful of all we do. One thing a planner can do[...]

  • outdoors

    The Great Outdoors

    As we move into warmer weather, and open up to live meetings, the great outdoors is looking like a great way to meet. Offer a breath of fresh air to your participants with these ideas: First and foremost, be sure to contact the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the area(s) you wish to consider for[...]

  • meeting planner

    Luck O’ The Meeting Planner

    Happy St. Patty’s Day Meeting Planner! And yes, after a harrying year, you are definitely in need of less Covid and more 4-leaf clover. Covid knocked us down a bit, but the events industry is filled with resilient and creative people. We stood up to the challenge, we hung in there and now we’re seeing[...]

  • podcasting

    So Many Pod-abilities

    When it comes to your events, there are so many pod-abilities. That’s right! Adding a podcast audio component to your event is a great way to make the most of your content and further connect with your audience, be it live or virtual. The popularity of podcasts has a lot to do with accessibility. A[...]

  • Virtual Valentine

    A Virtual Valentine

    Pretend like you are holding a big red heart shaped box. Untie the lovely bow and see what’s inside. Ah well, it’s not chocolate, but inside you will find these virtual goodies that may just make your meeting planning life a bit better 🙂 No More Bumps: Beginning on April 21, 2021, neither you, your[...]

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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