MeetingsNet:corporate&incentives is looking for nominations for its annual "Changemakers" list, which will be featured in our June issue: 20 corporate meeting managers who have elevated the meetings role beyond logistics. Perhaps they are advancing their companies' , or getting a handle on . Some Changemakers excel in the area of , while others have become industry educators, mentors, and leaders. Whatever the "change" they have created in their companies and the industry, we would love to hear about it—and them
2012 Changemakers included IBM's Paul Wakelin, who brought his company's SMMP to China; Kati Quigley, who manages Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference (with no less than 15,000 attendees); and Reed Elsevier's Maddy Caliri, who has convinced her company's procurement department “to not just think about savings and mitigation, but also about how we can add value to the business.”
Sound like someone you know? Then e-mail a paragraph on why you think they should make the list to Barbara Scofidio at email@example.com by April 15. The final list will be chosen by our editors and the 2013 Changemakers Advisory Board: Betsy Bondurant, president, Bondurant Consulting; Karin Milliman, CMM, strategy & implementation director, meeting & event services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; George Odom, global meetings manager at Hewlett-Packard; Marybeth Roberts, director, global meeting management, global strategic sourcing compliance, and global procurement operations at Amgen; and Debi Scholar, president, Scholar Consulting Group.
View our 2012 Changemakers here.