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. 

Articles by Sue Hatch
Hackathon Crowns Meeting Software Winners
#HackMPI, a 48-hour hackathon to create meetings-related technology tools, organized by the Chicago Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, drew 58 developers and resulted in six interesting tools
Unraveling the Mysteries of Event Planner Pricing 3
A new white paper, published by the Event Leadership Institute, looks at how independent meeting planners price their services.
Web Site Lists Hundreds of Offbeat Event Venues in U.S. Cities
An online tool for researching and booking one-of-a-kind venues, Eventup, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and its expansion into the Washington, D.C., market.
Planners Launch Meetings Industry Radio Show
Event Alley, a live, 30-minute Internet radio show for the meetings industry is now on the air every Tuesday afternoon.
George Aguel Leaves Disney to Lead Visit Orlando
Long-time Disney sales executive, George Aguel, has joined Visit Orlando as president and CEO.
Weekend Hackathon to Code Meeting Solutions
A 48-hour meetings industry “hackathon” will be held February 15–17 in conjunction with MPITechCon.
Fiorentino Named Partner at Empire Force Events
Michael Fiorentino, CMP, CHME, has joined Empire Force Events.
Hotels Face the ADA’s Pool Accessibility Deadline
January 31 is the deadline for hotels and resorts to make their pools and spa facilities compliant with new Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
HSMAI Honors Dow and Feiertag with Lifetime Awards 1
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International has announced that Roger J. Dow and Howard Feiertag, CHME, CMP, CHA, will be honored as lifetime achievement award recipients.
New Leadership, Big Birthday at ACTE
It’s going to be a banner year for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives.
A Meeting App that’s All About Networking 1
A new meeting app, Topi, puts the focus on attendee interaction.
New Digital Event Certification Has First Applicants
The Virtual Edge Institute's new certification program has its first 50 applicants.
Pinterest as a Tool for Planner-Client Collaboration
Social media is hot, but can it help you plan a meeting? The answer from MotivAction's Beau Ballin is an enthusiastic “yes.”
Try This: The “Grain in Maine” Teambuilding Experience
A sneaker company takes its designers on a surfboard-building team retreat.
GBTA Foundation’s Launches Sustainability Awards
The Global Business Travel Association Foundation has a new awards program for sustainable business travel and meetings.

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