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

in face2face Aug 27, 2014

How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel?

First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.25 billion, with more likely in....More
in face2face Aug 26, 2014

To Recline or Not to Recline—Is that Really the Question?

After a United flight had to be diverted due to passengers feuding over a seatback’s position, sadly, it may be....More
in face2face Aug 25, 2014

Why Don't We Take All of Our Paid Vacation Time?

We know that taking time off to rest and recharge is not only good for us, but also will help us do our jobs better. And yet we can't seem to pry....More
in face2face Aug 20, 2014

Conference Crashers (aka Lobby Rats) Redux

More thoughts on lobby rats/lobbyconning, plus the NFL's interesting proposal to get halftime acts to pay....More
in face2face Aug 19, 2014

What's Your Meeting's "Ice Bucket Challenge"?

What meeting managers can learn from the "ice bucket challenge" that's sweeping the country in a wave of shivery viral goodness for the ALS cause....More
in face2face Aug 14, 2014

Conference in Jeopardy Due to Ebola Outbreak: What Would You Advise?

We recently got a plea in a comment on an attrition and force majeure-related article about a summit in West Africa that's losing attendees due to....More
in face2face Aug 07, 2014

Whole Earth Calculator Gets Nod from the White House

The Obama Administrations names the Whole Earth Calculator, developed by the meetings industry's own Meeting U in conjunction with Rock and Wrap it....More
in face2face Aug 06, 2014

Random thoughts from MPI WEC 14

Some of the many things that struck me at this year's Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress....More
in face2face Aug 05, 2014

My Sad Smartphone Saga

How I went cold-turkey on my smartphone addiction (by accident, of course! Who would do that on purpose?)....More
in face2face Jul 30, 2014

Why Do Some Think Meetings Have to Be Boring to be Effective?

Some still view fun at meetings as frivolous, not as the learning tool it actually is....More

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