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 Capsules Sep 22, 2004

Docs balk as relicensure moves to maintenance of certification

According to this article in AMNews, some physicians are less than thrilled with the increased cost and hassle of testing under a maintenance of....More
in face2face Sep 22, 2004

Wrinkle-free, no Botox required

Ever feel like injecting your rumpled businesswear with the clothing equivalent of Botox as you shake it out of your suitcase after five days on the....More
in face2face Sep 21, 2004

Talk about paranoia

According to an article on USAToday, a Midwest flight was cancelled because a passenger found "Arabic-style writing" on the in-flight magazine. So....More
in face2face Sep 21, 2004

Are Houston hotels getting ahead of themselves?

Houston, Texas, has doubled its number of hotel rooms in the past year—to 5,200. And some hoteliers are wondering if the convention business will....More
in face2face Sep 21, 2004

Three-year-old boycott losing steam?

Despite a lingering boycott of Cincinnati conventions, started in 2001 following the shooting of a black man and resulting riots, the city says it’s....More
in Capsules Sep 21, 2004

Interesting discussion of new book blasting pharma

Just wanted to point you toward a very interesting article and discussion going on at DB s Medical Rants. When I posted a while back about this book....More
in face2face Sep 21, 2004

What they thought PCs would look like in 2004

I love this one--a vision from the past of what PCs would look like in the year 2004. Via Jim Carroll, who always comes up with the most unusual....More
in face2face Sep 20, 2004

RevPAR’s rising

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ latest forecast, revenue per available room is going to go up 6.3 percent in 2004, the biggest leap in 20 years....More
in face2face Sep 20, 2004

Silliness and nerdbashing

Ever have one of those days where the IT guys get all smug about what you did wrong that ended up crashing your system and losing that database of....More
in face2face Sep 20, 2004

Good can come from bad...

For your "awww" of the day, check out this article about how the way the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall, Jamaica, handled itself during hurricane Ivan may....More