On Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 PM EDT, Meeting Planners can learn how to work more effectively with small-meetings departments and create attendee experiences with a big impact. Cathy Mariano, CMP, Bishop-McCann Director of Program Operations and Alison Milgram, CMP, DES, Director of Events at PCMA will be sharing their tips and best practices.
Moderator: Alex Palmer, Deputy Editor, Northstar Meetings Group
Cathy Mariano, CMP
Director, Program Operations
Cathy Mariano brings more than 14 years of industry experience to her role as director of program operations at Bishop-McCann. She’s planned numerous meetings and events, and was the recipient of last year’s Bishop-McCann Challenger Award. Previously working with the Hyatt Hotels Corporation, she is known for building positive, long lasting relationships and for creating memorable experiences in a collaborative and meaningful way.
Alison Milgram, CMP, DES
Director of Events
Alison Milgram collaborates on PCMA’s Convening Leaders, EduCon and the Asia Pacific Annual Conference, working to educate and inform the business events industry through education, networking and experiences. She joined PCMA’s Events team in 2014 to help elevate the organization’s food and beverage experiences, work with the PCMA Foundation team on the Visionary Awards and manage the event logistics for the Global Professionals Conference.