Plan.Meet.Repeat March April 2019 Issue book meet repeat march april | Page 2

Letter from the Editor Spring is almost here! Like many of you, I will be so glad when this crazy weather stops! We’ve had a lot going on here, many podcast interviews, new clients, new events, etc. It seems this year has brought some change to the meeting planning industry, attendee retention has created a lot of buzz. Our feature interview covers just that! In this issue, we interview Jonathan Sprinkles. Jonathan shares his story of how he got started as a Speaker and offers many tips to make your next event stand out, especially with Attendees making connections. Check out our columns in this issue, they are stellar! Wishing you continued success, *only available for meeting planners. In this Issue….. 3 P.M.R. Podcast Episodes 5 Increase brand awareness with public relations 7 Feature Interview: Jonathan Sprinkles 10 Event Safety Corner 14 Speaker Spotlights 15 Keep it simple, make it beautiful, have fun! Plan.Meet.Repeat Magazine [email protected] Toll Free: 844-222-9740 Credits •Kerry Heaps •Andrea Pass • Sharon DeFelices 2 Plan Meet Repeat Magazine March/April 2019 •Pete Canavan