Being mentored is something that can have a huge impact on growing one’s talent and carving out a real developmental route in our exciting industry. These were the reasons, five years ago, that prompted Fay Sharpe, now Vice-President BCD Meetings & Events, to launch the Fast Forward 15 mentoring programme, a not-for-profit initiative for women in the events and hospitality industry.Read more
MPI Hosts Women in Leadership Series
Women in Leadership Berlin
Meeting Professionals International in collaboration with Hilton, is hosting a series of MPI Women in Leadership Afterwork Meetups in Germany. At the meetups, female leaders will serve as panelists and share their stories of executive leadership, as well as tips for overcoming gender biases and succeeding in the workplace. Attendees also will have the opportunity to network with other female professionals who are focused on advancing their careers.
The Panelists at Berlin event will include Gisela Munchgesang, General Manager, Hilton Berlin, Jeannine Koch, Director, re:publica, Annett Polaszewski-Plath, Managing Director, Eventbrite and Angeles Moreno, MPI Strategic Development Senior Advisor in Europe.The Event will take place on 30 January at Hilton Berlin.
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BestCities Global Alliance announced the appointment of new Managing Director, Lesley Williams, as of January 1, 2020. Lesley has been serving as Market Development Director for the past two years. This move follows the recent decision of BestCities to award extending the management contract to GainingEdge.Read more
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