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Jill Stone

Your Meeting Matchmaker Fairy Godmother

Feeling Blue? Or are you feeling Yellow?

If there is one thing Meeting Professionals love and adore, it’s fresh and innovative ideas! In my own hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, a new hotel recently opened and get this – you can choose your own hotel room according to color. The hotel is called Angad Arts Hotel, and there’s a big reason why[...]

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[...]

Let’s Talk TED!

Hey meeting planners, are you a TED-head?  I am! TED Talks present ideas worth spreading about Technology, Entertainment and Design. And I have an announcement to make – Moi (that’s French talk for “me”), has been asked to be the lead meeting planner (aka Details Diva, this is my official title) for a locally planned[...]

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[...]