Mentors - $500-$999

Paul Mears III

Robin Lockerman

Leslie Thornton Milsten

Mary E. Power, President & CEO​ Council of BBB

Al Rickard

Susan Sarfati

Jayne Ayers

​Jeff Morgan

Eduardo Chaillo Ortiz​​

​Senior Hospitality Industry Professionals

​David McAuley

Kevin McCord

​Kati Quigley

Without the support of these individuals and corporation, TheMeetingsIndustryFund would not exist. Let them receive the appreciation of the entire meetings industry.

The Meetings Industry Fund is a Washington, D.C. nonprofit organization exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is very much appreciated and tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

Contributors - $50-$249

Maureen Buckley

Liz Jackson

Christine Smith

Megan Powers

Virginia Quintero Rosell

Richard Green

Gary LeBranche

Carrie Ferenac

Lenay Gore

Gay Holden

Jack Chiasson

Kelly Coates

Sally Slater

Mary Patton

Cara Tobias Ingram


Anne Roth

Joyce Paschall

Maura Gast

Andrew Ortale

Donna Clementi

Natalie Fleet

Alexander Lyon

Fred Shea

Terrance Donnelly

Peggy Lamberton

Mary Higham

Mary Gallagher

Debbi Bassett

Kristin Foldvik

Shannon Burke

Emogene Mitchell

Elizabeth Bair

Carl Winston

Karl Ely

Chrissy Ward

Philip Nathan

Founding Sponsors - $10,000+

IMEX America

Patrons - $250- $499

​​Paul Mears

Mark Dorsey

Al Rickard

Jeff Morgan

Michelle Mason​

Gary Schirmacher

Danielle Stumpf

​Ray Benoit

Gold Sponsors - $2,500-$5000


​Simple View

Tim & Carla McGill

TravelPort  -  Ron Cole

In Memory of Glenn Petrini, by Gay Holden.

​Dawn Sweeney


Endorsing Organizations


Our Supporters

Silver Sponsors - $1,000

Joe Popolo

Travel Portland

Moana Surf Rider

The Expo Group

Johanne Belanger


Three City Alliance! Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Portland

​Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau​​