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

Pay Here sign
in face2face Nov 20, 2015

10 Most-Despised Travel Fees

You guessed it—Wi-Fi tops the list. What else do today’s travelers most hate getting nickeled and dimed for?....More
Video: Just say no to "on spec" requests
in face2face Nov 12, 2015

The Video to Point People to When they Ask You to Do Something "on Spec"

Independent meeting planners, venues, destination management companies, speakers—even writers—are often asked to provide their services for free with....More
Cat eyeing steak
in face2face Nov 04, 2015

Is Cvent Out to Eat Meetings Industry Associations’ Lunch?

Is the influx of supplier organizations creating new education-packed, face-to-face meetings for planners, mostly in a hosted-buyer format, a threat....More
Lauren Blocker, program coordinator at Cappa & Graham
in face2face Oct 30, 2015

Let's Celebrate the Talents of the Audience

Talent competition at IMEX America is one recent example of something I hope is becoming a trend: Inviting the audience to take a star role at events....More
Demo of MUV Interactive's Bird wearable presentation technology
in face2face Oct 27, 2015

Cool New Wearable Presentation Technology: Bird

Think “Minority Report” in your meeting ballroom—this new device can transform any surface into a multi-touch interface you can control from up to....More
Trade show floor overview
in face2face Oct 27, 2015

How to Fix 4 Common Trade Show Pitfalls

What you can do to avoid some common problems trade show organizers face....More
Tech whiz Brandt Krueger at one of the #IMEX15 campfire sessions
in face2face Oct 26, 2015

5 Things About AV Every Meeting Planner Should Know

Negotiating for audiovisual services is much easier when you know the right questions to ask. Here are a few that will make it easier for meeting....More
business people playing with blocks
in face2face Oct 22, 2015

Getting Playful at #IMEX15

While the main purpose of IMEX America was business, I not only managed to sneak in some play, but I also learned why we should be playing more at....More
in face2face Oct 20, 2015

PCI to Offer Pro Bono Marketing to One Lucky D.C. Area Association

Integrated marketing agency to offer free marketing services to an eligible 501(c) organization in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Here's how you....More
Catchbox reps at IMEX America 2015
in face2face Oct 19, 2015

IMEX America 2015: Notes from an #IMEX15 Newbie

It was big. It was overwhelming. It was amazing. And it was a whole lot more: Here are some of my favorite things from my first trip to #IMEX America....More