Congratulations to our Managing Director and President, Renee Radabaugh, for being named ‘Meeting Planner of the Year’ by the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) South Florida Chapter! The ‘Meeting Planner of the Year’ honor recognizes an active MPISFL member who has demonstrated leadership and excellence in the meeting planning profession, and has contributed to the growth and professionalism of the industry. The award was presented to Renee by the 2015-2016 MPISFL Chapter President, Steve Parker, CMP, at the Westin Beach Resort Ft. Lauderdale, where over 100 attended the annual gala on June 30, 2016. Recipients of the award were nominated by peers and voted on by the MPI board.
Previously, Renee has also received MPI South Florida’s annual award for Program of the Year. She has over 30 years of experience in the planning and event marketing industry. Renee also leads an award-winning internship program, and most recently, has been bringing meetings and travelers to Cuba with her latest endeavor, Cultural Explorations Cuba.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries.