Sue Hatch


Corporate Meetings & Incentives, MeetingsNet

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. 

Five Tips for Effective Networking
Networking is often a critical skill for a successful career, and meeting industry veteran Susan Sarfati, CEO of High Performance Strategies, shares five quick tips for making the most of your networking opportunities.
GenieConnect Wins EIBTM Tech Prize for Data Analytics Tool
GenieConnect’s MarketingConnect data analytics tool has won the 2013 technology prize from EIBTM.
Group Purchasing Organization Launches for the Meetings Industry  5
Concord Strategic Partner Group is a new group purchasing organization, or GPO, which works to get discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of its meetings industry members.
Rent-a-Slope: The Ultimate Winter Group Buy-Out
Vermont’s Suicide Six Ski Mountain is allowing corporate groups to rent the entire ski area.
Cancun’s Moon Palace Adding Huge Arena
Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort, Cancun, is at work on a new 140,000-square-foot meeting facility that is expected to open by the end of the year.
Hilton Lake Las Vegas: Third Time’s the Charm
Early summer 2013 saw the opening of Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, a reflagging of the Ravella at Lake Las Vegas.
CMI 25 Reception 2013: Party at The Palms
MeetingsNet's annual CMI 25 reception honors the largest independent meeting planning companies working in the North American corporate market.
Active Network to Roll StarCite into New Smart Events Cloud
The Active Network Inc., which offers a suite of Web-based technologies to manage meetings and events, has announced a major upgrade and integration of its toolset.
Pathable Upgrades Mobile System, Adds Revenue Opportunities
Meeting technology company Pathable is launching a new version of its Web-based “Event Experience Platform”
Hotel Rep Firms ALHI, Krisam See Leadership Changes
Krisam's Jim Schultenover has been named president at Associated Luxury Hotels International.
The 2013 CMI 25 
Congratulations to the 25 largest meeting and incentive companies working with corporations in the U.S.
Meetings & Incentives Worldwide Inc.: Sister Act
Meetings & Incentives Wordwide Inc., owned by the sister team of Jean Johnson, CMP, partner, president and CEO, and Tina Madden, CPA, partner and CFO, isn’t an all-women operation, but the Y chromosomes in the Caledonia, Wis.–based company are few and far between.
Event Gallery: 2013 CMI 25
The 2013 CMI 25, our listing of the largest meeting and incentive companies focused on the North American corporate market, runs events across the globe. Here are snapshots of the work of many of the CMI 25 companies, from incentive travel special events to sales meetings to gala dinners. Debuts at ASAE
bxb Group's debuted August 5 with its first network focused on B2B events.
6 Tips for Quality Client-Buyer Events
Global Events Partners has been designing effective client events for 14 years. Here’s what experience has taught.

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