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Successful Event Planning Makes For A Unique & Individual Experience

Pizzazz Meeting & Event Planning Group
Today’s attendee seeks meaningful engagement if they are giving their time and hard-earned money to attend a program.  How do we plan programs that engage and cause participation by attendees?

First define what “success” means to you.

We identify planning guidelines that work for you.

We approach your program holistically, looking at the […]

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Life’s About Learning – Education is a difference maker!

 Tampa Bay, FL –September 16, 2013 – As current President of Meeting Professionals International Tampa Bay, Margaret Williams truly believes that education makes a difference in one’s professional life, and it has always been a focus in her own life. Williams has staked out three top priorities for her term:

1. Quality continuing education for the […]

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Napkin Folding, Anyone? – “I Can Laugh About It Now”

Bishop’s Hat, Bird of Paradise, Candlestick, Fleur de Lis,  Fan are all ways to fold a napkin for your meal functions.  20 years ago who knew there were so many ways to fold a napkin!  I certainly didn’t.  My mom taught me that napkins were folded in half, placed on the left side of the […]

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Facing Meeting Industry Challenges – “I Can Laugh About It Now”

My first corporate meeting for over 300ppl including record industry execs and music artists,  is remembered as a “bath of fire”.  Murphy was riding his high horse during that meeting in Florida.  Let me just brief you on a few of the challenges:  my CSM went missing shortly after we arrived, the lobby and front […]

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Live With Intention

Live With Intention
Mary Anne Radmacher
Courtesy of Simple Truths

Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Laugh.
Play with abandon.
Practice wellness. Continue to learn.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Lead or follow a leader.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is!

Summer is a glorious time of the year because it brings about that feeling of euphoria – the sun […]

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Managing Conference Attitude

Pizzazz MEPG is just coming off of an exciting five-day conference held in Virginia Beach.  Returning home after being gone for almost 2 weeks brought to mind a recent posting on LinkedIn that asked the question “What do you do to keep from being exhausted after a big multi-day conference?”  That one question resulted in […]

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Pizzazz Activity in Full Swing

The entire Pizzazz Team is hard at work putting the final plans in place in preparation for an upcoming client conference — FORUM 2012 to be held in Virginia Beach, VA, April 20 – 25th. With more than 750 attendees scheduled to attend, we are preparing for a very active schedule: more than […]

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Pizzazz Meeting & Event Planning Group President Receives Top Award from Tampa Bay Area MPI

June 3, 2009 — Margaret H. Williams, CMP was awarded the Meeting Professional of the Year award from the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of MPI (Meeting Professionals International)as the chapter celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Ms Williams is the president of Pizzazz MEPG, a full service meetings and events planning company with offices in New York […]

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