Nicole Coon, Marketing & Events Manager, BATC,

Call Me Maybe

If my name was Carly Rae Jepsen and I was a panelist at March’s Monthly Meeting - CVB, DMC, NSO: What's the Difference? I’d be singing:

Hey I just met you
And this is crazy
But here's my number
So call me maybe

You’re probably thinking how on earth does Call Me Maybe and MPI’s event have anything to do with each other?  Let me connect the dots…that was my number one take away. I’d encourage you to pick up the phone and call them; send an email, or carrier pigeon and start the conversation.  Start with the basics, what you need, when you need it and where, and don’t forget about the budget! Then let them impress you with all that they can do for you.  In case you missed it, here are our experts and how to reach them. For a complete bio on each of our panelists, click here

CVB Panelists: 

Annette Belding


Annette Belding
Senior Sales and Business Development Manager
Minneapolis Northwest Convention and Visitors Bureau
Phone: 763-566-7722  |  Direct Line: 763-252-1411

Kenyetta Peterson  

Kenyetta Peterson
National Sales Manager
Choose Chicago
p: 312-567-8562 | m: 312-405-1594

DMC Panelists: 

Kristen Hoffman


Kristin Hoffman
Account Executive, Business Development
Destination Concepts
T 763.428.8733  |  M 763.360.9839

Hillary Smith, CMP, CSEP  

Hillary Smith, CMP, CSEP
Koncept Events

NSO Panelists: 

Mary Vogt, Teneo Hospitality Group  

Mary Vogt
Vice President
Teneo Hospitality Group
D:  312-724-8653  |  C:  773-710-0168

 Michelle Lauer, ALHI  

Michelle Lauer
Director of Sales
P: (312) 819-4671 | C: (773) 954-5726



Program Sponsors: 

ALHI Associated Luxury Hotels International
Choose Chicago

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