• Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshot: MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Fundraiser

     
    FROM THE Spring 2015 ISSUE
     

The Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Chapter of Meeting Professionals International went “Under the Sea” for its first annual crab feed. The fundraising event was held January 21 at the Dante Club in Sacramento and attended by about 130 MPI members and guests.

The smiling faces say it all: it’s great to be together again! In late June, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority welcomed 18 executive meeting planners from across the country to the destination, marking the first assembly of a new customer advisory board (CAB) focused on meetings, conventions and trade shows.

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to lauren.pahmeier@tigeroak.com

Debbie Glenn was recently named the National Sales Director for Long Beach CVB

1. What are you looking forward to most in your new role? 

 

Over the years, any corporate event planner can admit to spending countless hours researching the perfect venue or vendors for their gatherings. After attending or hosting hundreds of events, New York-based Daphne Hoppenot was no stranger to this research and was frustrated by its repetitive nature. However, it was planning her wedding in 2018 that pushed her to realize the lack of resources in the corporate events market compared to the wedding industry, and set out to see if other meetings and events professionals were struggling with the same problem.