Award winning submissions

Award winning submissions

I’m a longtime volunteer judge for an industry trade association annual awards program.  Members submit entries detailing their best events in a variety of categories for the opportunity to be recognized for their accomplishments with a prestigious award. This past year a client who oversees meetings, incentives, and trade shows for a multinational company, decided…

Welcome signing hanging on post

IMEX Blogs

Between January 2010 and December 2020, as the Western Region Marketing Consultant for IMEX America part of my role included creating blogs. Writing throughout my travel industry career, this was a great opportunity to research and learn more about other aspects of the meetings and events industry. Some of the blogs were created from podcasts,…

Incentive Magazine columns

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability are special passions of mine. After having created, planned, and managed multiple “give back” projects in the early 2000s, I undertook studies at UC Irvine, taught extension classes at UCSD and, for three years in the mid-2000s, was a contributing strategy expert writing a monthly column for Incentive Magazine. …

Hen Zen

Hen Zen My name is Petunia and I am a Green Queen.  If you Googled me, you would think I’d be mostly white and produce green eggs; life is, however, not always as you plan it. My chick fluff turned into iridescent black-green feathers with not a trace of white.  And my eggs – I’m…