Sue Hatch

Sue
Hatch

Corporate Meetings & Incentives, MeetingsNet

shatch@meetingsnet.com

Sue Hatch contributes to Corporate Meetings & Incentives magazine, including its annual CMI 25 project; edits the weekly MeetingsNet Extra e-newsletter; and serves as managing editor for MeetingsNet’s online content. 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. 

Articles
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.
Attend.com, a New Face in Event Management
The fast-growing event software Attend.com 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.
The M3 Road Trip: Montréal to Boston for PCMA
1 bus, 4 CEUs, 22 meeting pros, 600 miles...
Virtual Meetings: Test Your Knowledge
Take this quiz to check your digital event IQ
U.S. Hotel Openings 2014: Meeting Properties to Watch
Here are 15 properties opening in 2014—new construction and major reflaggings—that meeting planners will want to keep an eye on.
RadiOAUG: Going Live From the Show Floor
The Oracle Applications Users Group drove traffic to its booth with RadiOAUG—a live Internet radio show.
How Marketing 3.0 Influences Meeting Design
David Peckinpaugh, president of Maritz Travel, discusses “marketing 3.0,” or community-to-community marketing and how that trend is influencing meeting design.