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
Barbeque: The KC Story 
In the early 1920s, a man named Henry Perry, "Father of KC Barbecue," moved inside a streetcar barn at 19th & Highland in Kansas City and started barbecuing in an outdoor pit
Volunteers Run the Show—and Save the Budget—for Lutheran Women’s Missionary League 
More than 500 volunteers manage every aspect of the biennial Lutheran Women’s Missionary League meeting.
Five Tips for Working with Volunteers 
Perhaps our representatives in Congress can learn from a religious meeting
The Power of Religious Meetings 
Tough economic times have put a damper on faith-based meetings, but RCMA's member survey shows that religious conferences continue to be a strong component of U.S. meetings
Catholic Conference Grows with Change 
The economy may still be putting a damper on meetings business, but many religious conferences are seeing strong and steady growth
Back of the House at RCMA: Why Religious Meetings Are Important 
Every planner worth his or her salt knows the bottom line for a meeting isn't about numbers, such as registration fees, room rates, attendance, etc. It's
Ottawa’s New Center: High-Tech, High Design 
Canada’s capital city celebrated the opening of the new Ottawa Convention Centre.
New RCMA Board Members Step Up 
The RCMA board of directors has announced the nomination of four new board members, who will begin serving a three-year term
Back of the House: Learning by Doing 
As we walked into the ballroom, we each received a blue piece of paper with a diagram showing a room with a variety of setups. We were a group of 20
10 Things Not to Do at RCMA’s Expo 
With hundreds of exhibitors at the 2011 RCMA, are you ready to maximize this opportunity? Here are 10 things not to do
What Goes Around Comes Around 
Hard for me to believe, but it was 29 years ago that I started writing about meetings and conventions as an editor with Successful Meetings. Indeed, it was while covering an industry meeting (National Association of Exposition Managers, now the International Association of Expositions and Events)
Giving Back 
Community service is a hallmark of many religious meetings. Learn what made a successful program for the United Church of Christ
What Goes Around Comes Around 
Hard for me to believe, but it was 29 years ago that I started writing about meetings and conventions as an editor with Successful Meetings. Indeed, it
Beating the Attrition Blues 
More and more religious groups are dealing with onerous attrition penalties
Coping with Attendees Who Book Outside the Block at Religious Meetings 
Learn lessons from the National Association of Free Will Baptists Inc. regarding managing room blocks

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