Regina McGee

Regina
McGee

Editor, Religious Conference Manager

rmcgee2125@verizon.net

Regina McGee is a long-time journalist and editor in the meetings and conventions field. She started her career as an editor with Successful Meetings, was the lead editor for Association Meetings magazine for 14 years, and in 2006 moved on to manage the successful launch of a new publication for the faith-based meetings market. In October 2009, she became the editor of Religious Conference Manager, the official publication of the Religious Conference Management Association. She is working closely with the association's new leadership to take the publication to the next level in both the print and digital realms. Over the years she has won 10 editorial awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She lives in Central Massachusetts with her husband and two children.

Articles
Diversity by Design: 5 Leaders on the Evolution of Inclusive Meetings and Events
Conversations on the challenges, rewards, and solutions for making meetings and conventions more welcoming.
A Blueprint (and a Stick) for Inclusive Meetings
“Associations cannot afford the risk to their reputations of doing business in jurisdictions that are perceived to be discriminatory,” says John Graham, IV, FASAE, CAE, American Society of Association Executives.
Shrinking the Gender Gap at Science Meetings
“At the end of the day, the meeting is the message," says Kirsten Olean, American Society for Microbiology. "Our convention must reflect our membership.”
Making a Space for LGBT Meeting Professionals
Seeing an “underserved” need, David Jefferys this summer launched the first association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender meeting planners and those who plan LGBT events.
Breaking Through Barriers
Julie Coker Graham, Philadelphia CVB, says of diversity: “We’ve made progress but it’s not enough. We have to have conversations about why that is.”
Getting a Grip on Unconscious Bias
“Don’t leave diversity to the diversity officer. Diversity is everyone’s job,” says Annette Gregg, CMM, Allied PRA.
Room Blocks and Red Flags: Exclusive Hotelier Survey 
MeetingsNet’s exclusive survey of hotel sales and marketing executives reveals how and why hotels are changing the way they evaluate meetings business and allocate room blocks.
Room Blocks and Red Flags: Exclusive Hotelier Survey 
MeetingsNet’s exclusive survey of hotel sales and marketing executives reveals how and why hotels are changing the way they evaluate meetings business and allocate room blocks.
On Location: The Lodge at Primland
Virginia's Primland luxury lodge provides off-the-beaten-path experiences for small groups.
CLA Conference Builds Year-Round Connection
How Christian Leadership Alliance strategically positions its national conference to help members throughout the year.
IBM Takes Its SMMP to China 
An inside look at how the technology giant took its strategic meetings management program into the most populated country in the world.
Next Steps for SMMPs 
Streamline sourcing of AV, F&B, DMCs, and more
Bahamas Site Visit a Joint Success for RCMA Members 
Seventeen faith-based planners traveled to the Bahamas in October on a first-ever joint venture to explore the country as a destination for religious meetings and events.
RCMA's Emerge 2013 to Feature John Cassis as Keynote 
The Religious Conference Management Association reveals its keynote speaker for Emerge 2013: John Cassis.
Tutorials for RCMA's Emerge 2013 Target Specific Niches 
RCMA's Emerge 2013 will offer educational sessions tracked for the beginner, intermediate, and veteran meeting planner, as well as sessions that are specifically for suppliers.

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