Sue Hatch



Sue edits MeetingsNet interactive magazine tablet app, and oversees the annual CMI 25 project. She began her career in the meetings industry in 1984 with positions at Business Travel News and Successful Meetings, and has authored a Frommer's guidebook on New England Beaches. 

Quiz! Do You Speak AV?  1
Take our 10-question quiz to test your knowledge of the audiovisual lingo your suppliers expect you to know.
6 Ways to Green Your Expo
Jeff Chase of Freeman and green business consultant Tom Bowman share strategies for making trade shows more sustainable.
What Meeting Execs Look for in New Hires 
How to get hired in the meetings industry. Organizations are looking for these 8 qualities in entry-level applicants.
What Do Meeting Majors Do? Eight Recent Grads Tell Their Stories 
What can you do with a degree in meetings and events? Here are eight recent grads who are putting their meeting degrees to good use.
Millennial Planners: Here They Come! 
Colleges are preparing the next generation of meeting execs.
Quiz! Are You a Word-Wise Meeting Professional? 
How meeting savvy are you? See if you can pick out the definitions of these 10 meetings industry terms., a New Face in Event Management
The fast-growing event software recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.
Meeting of the Green Meeting Minds
The Green Meeting Industry Council drew 275 people to its annual Sustainable Meetings Conference April 15–17 in San Francisco.
Perfect Pairing: Food and Meetings 
From locally sourced appetizers to bite-size dessert, get excited about planning your next memorable menu with these new ideas.
MPI Backs Down on Some CMM Changes

Meeting Professionals International has announced it is backing away from some controversial changes in its Certificate in Meeting Management program.

New Workgroup to Research Poachers, Educate Planners
The Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) has formed a new workgroup focused on poaching.
The CMP Quiz: Test Yourself!  35
Do you think you could pass the test for the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional?
On the Scene/winter 2014 
Our gallery of winter events from around the meetings industry
Active’s Meeting Tools Merge With Lanyon
Active Network Business Solutions, the division of Active Network that provides event management and registration software, has split from its parent company and merged with Lanyon.
MPI/GBTA Take Heat for Less Rigorous CMM Requirements
The relaunch of Meeting Professionals International’s Certificate in Meeting Management has met opposition from constituents who disagree with the new eligibility requirements and changes in the branding for the program.