Planner and Supplier of the Year

Planner of the Year

The Meeting Professionals International Carolinas Chapter is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for 2016/2017 Planner of the Year Award. The recipient of this award will be announced during the Annual Meeting in May.

The Planner of the Year Award recognizes a planner-member who represents leadership and excellence in the meeting planning profession along with a commitment to the local events community and our chapter.

You are encouraged to review the following criteria for the award and nominate the individual who you feel best meets these guidelines.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Must be an MPI-CC member for a minimum of 3 consecutive years
  • Served or currently serves as a committee member, committee chair or Board member
  • Demonstrated dedication, commitment and involvement in the meetings industry
  • Has not been selected in the past five years

Past Winners:

  • 2017 - April Ferguson, CMP, CMM
  • 2016 - Amelia Hodges, CMP, CMM
  • 2015 - Alison Harding, CMP, GTP
  • 2014 - Diane Weems
  • 2013 - John Cruz, CMM
  • 2012 - Louise Paul, CMP, CMM
  • 2011 - Lori Hedrick, CMP, MHA
  • 2010 - Kathy Norris, CMP, CMM
  • 2009 - Wendy Mooneyham, CMP
  • 2008 - Jean Travers, CMP
  • 2007 - Diane Butzer, CMP
  • 2006 – Nancy Lowe, CMP
  • 2005 - Ginny Fountain, CMP
  • 2004 - Nancy Walborn, CMP
  • 2003 - Marla C. Amann, CMP
  • 2002 - Bonnie Wallsh, CMP
  • 2001 - Tina Whitmore
  • 2000 - Flora Moorman, CMP
  • 1999 - Colleen Schwoerke, CMP
  • 1998 - Catherine Voron, CMP, CMM
  • 1997 - Gail Vanderbeck
  • 1996 - Laura Saeger, CMP, CMM
  • 1995 - Cindy C. Smith, CMP
  • 1994 - Linda Cook Morris
  • 1993 - Marie Long, CMP
  • 1992 - Barbara Tilton, CMP
  • 1991 - Alan Skipper, CMP
  • 1990 - Rick Ghoens, CMP
  • 1989 - Martha Satterfield
  • 1988 - Toni Sylvester, CMP
  • 1987 - Linda Roland Crespino
  • 1986 - Nancy Holder
  • 1985 - Nancy Holder

Supplier of the Year

The Meeting Professionals International Carolinas Chapter is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for 2016/2017 Supplier of the Year Award. The recipient of this award will be announced during the Annual Meeting in May.

The Supplier of the Year Award recognizes a supplier-member who represents leadership and excellence in the meeting planning profession along with a commitment to the local events community and our chapter.

You are encouraged to review the following criteria for the award and nominate the individual who you feel best meets these guidelines.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Must be an MPI-CC member for a minimum of 3 consecutive years
  • Served or currently serves as a committee member, committee chair or Board member
  • Demonstrated dedication, commitment and involvement in the meetings industry
  • Has not been selected in the past five years  

Past Winners:

  • 2017 - Maureen Donovan
  • 2016 - Myron Jones
  • 2015 - Erin Moye
  • 2014 - Molly Johnson, CMP
  • 2013 - Loretta Yingling, CMP
  • 2012 - Malinda Harrell, CMP, CASE
  • 2011 - Corey Bizzell
  • 2010 - Myron Jones
  • 2009 - Scott Moore
  • 2008 - Kay Grant, CMP
  • 2007 - Kathy Flowe, CMP
  • 2006 – Lenore Donaldson
  • 2005 - Scott Crotty
  • 2004 - Linda Isley, CMP
  • 2003 - Andrew D. Schmidt, CHME
  • 2002 - Joe Blake
  • 2001 - Heidi Walters, CHME
  • 2000 - Candy Cline
  • 1999 - Susie Lichenstein, CMP
  • 1998 - Brenda Dempsey
  • 1997 - Judy Green, CHME
  • 1996 - Michael Carrier
  • 1995 - Sandra Hale
  • 1994 - Leslie Dillingham
  • 1993 - Bill Johnson
  • 1992 - Liz Guertin
  • 1991 - Jan Hogan
  • 1990 - Linda Blume
  • 1989 - Bob McCoy
  • 1988 - Lee Dodson
  • 1987 - Vince Chelena
  • 1986 - Bill Caldwell
  • 1985 - Alan Campey