Sue Pelletier

Editor, Medical Meetings/MeetingsNet's mad blogger, Meetingsnet

Sue, who has been with MeetingsNet since 1998, previously wrote for and edited several national and international trade magazines and newsletters for the environmental industry. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, she also helped to plan a technical trade conference and exposition and several smaller meetings for the environmental industry before deciding to stick with what she does best. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and her surrogate child, Mango the Australian shepherd.

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Posts by Sue Pelletier

Airplane aisle
in face2face May 03, 2016

Easy Way to Prevent Air Rage? Eliminate First Class

A new study finds that just being able to see different classes of seating on planes can increase air rage, and walking through first to cattle class....More
Speedometer icon
in face2face May 02, 2016

Time to Rev Up with a Rapid-Fire Panel?

“Rapid-fire panel discussion” sounds sexier than a boring panel discussion, doesn’t it? But what exactly is it?....More
Brainstorming new ideas
in face2face Apr 28, 2016

Do You Need to Reinvent Your Event? 3 Industry Trends Say Yes

Audience expectations, the event landscape, and the experience economy are changing how people want to learn and connect. Are your events keeping up?....More
People sitting at table brainstorming
in face2face Apr 25, 2016

6 Key Traits of a Professional Meeting Planner

It takes a certain type of person to plan a successful conference, meeting, or event. Does this sound like you?....More
Infographic: Global Meetings Industry Day 2016
in face2face Apr 14, 2016

Infographic: 5-Minute Guide to #GMID16

I may be stuck at my desk instead of being out and about touting the benefits—economic, and more importantly, educational and professional....More
Statista chart of social media engagement metrics
in face2face Apr 13, 2016

Is Tweeting for Meetings a Thing of the Past?

Now that Twitter is falling to the bottom of the user engagement heap when it comes to the top social media channels, is it time to reconsider....More
Three businessmen on ladders writing "Strategy"
in face2face Apr 12, 2016

5 Strategies for Planning the Perfect Event

Base your planning around these five core strategies for events that are sure to wow your participants....More
microphone stand on empty stage with yellow spotlights
in face2face Apr 12, 2016

Speaker No-Show: Turning Disaster into Delight

What would you do if your headline speaker didn’t show up for your event?....More
Mad girl looking at laptop
in face2face Apr 10, 2016

Is MPI’s New Certificate a Rip Off, an Insult, or a Good Idea?

Backlash against Meeting Professional International’s latest certificate program hit social media fast and furious. Is it deserved?....More
Un/like on ripped paper
in face2face Apr 04, 2016

What to do When a Speaker’s Alter Ego is Found to Be a Racist?

Organizers of an upcoming coding conference find their decision to use a speaker with a racist alter ego coming under fire....More