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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

Wide Open Spaces . . . low supply and high demand


Some groups are big – mega big! And in this case, it really is all about that space, ‘bout that space, no small rooms (go ahead, click on it, you know you want to!). The latest trend in hotel building is smaller and more boutique hotels. So what’s a big event to do? First, let’s[...]

Fireworks with a View

Fireworks with a View

If you are feeling a bit more diva this 4th of July, and finding that standing amongst a sweaty crowd to watch fireworks is not working for you, then allow me to offer some alternatives. I mean heels and grassy areas simply do not work, and wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a view from[...]

It Happened to Me; First Time in History Ever (I think)

Okay, so maybe not the first time in history, but at the very least it is highly unusual and noteworthy. I, like many of you meeting planners out there, do my fair share of traveling to do each year. Recently, I was traveling from the St. Louis airport and was worried about my ½ hour[...]