"The Central Minnesota lakes region—whenever possible!"—Jane E. Schuldt, CITE, CIS, Founder, World Marketing Group
"My wife and I choose a new International destination each summer. Last year it was Japan, this year Switzerland, next year Jordan or China."—Bhart A. Sarin, CPSM, GTP, C.P.M., Global Procurement, Ingredion
"A weekend away with family and friends at our summer cottage in Door County. Time and on the water and sunsets say summer to me."—Shireen Moore, SVP Marketing, Creative Group, Inc.
"Vail, Colorado"—Todd Zint, CMP, CMM, Vice President, Meetings & Event Strategy (photo by downtowntraveler.com)
"Mauritius. We have great friends there and it is easily accessible from South Africa."—David Sand, CEO, Uwin Iwin
"My home town of Coronado. Since I am on the road so much, it's like a getaway when I am there. It is one of the most beautiful and charming beach communities around!"—Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE, President, Bondurant Consulting
"Anyplace with some sand and turquoise water. This summer it was the Riviera Maya. Very quiet and relaxing."—Ira Almeas, CITE, President,
Impact Incentives and Meetings
"A cool, sunny California beach, sun shining and wind blowing in your
hair during the day and relaxing by a firepit at night drinking fine wine and wearing your favorite sweatshirt"—Deborah Matarazzo, CCTE, Global Corporate Services Meetings and Events, Salesforce.com
"The last two springs I spent two weeks in France and love it. I always start in Paris for six days, then down to a lovely place in the Loire Valley for five days, then off to explore another area of France for five days. Last year it was Brittany and Normandy, this year was the Dordogne region."—Karin A. Milliman, CMM , Meeting & Event Services, Strategy & Implementation Director, PwC
"Lake Tahoe is absolutely my favorite place to be in the summer!"—Lesley Brasesco, Managing Director, Sales Effectiveness-America, Hilton Worldwide
"My backyard. I have a private park-like setting with a great view of Mt. Diablo (shown here). Whenever you ask a road warrior what their favorite place is, the answer is usually home."—Mimi Almeida, Meeting, Incentive and Product Launch Specialist, Meetings Industry Business Consultant, All Performance Associates
"The shores of Maine"—Shari Baron, Manager, Meetings and Events, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (shown here, Portland Head Light)
The beach or the mountains? Or maybe even your own backyard? Members of our corporate advisory board share their favorite summer vacation spots.