All posts in "Spring 2016"
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Hackett Hot Wings: Satisfying Joplin since 2003

March 11, 2016

 Article By Solana Shellner Living in Memphis, Jacqueline Hackett and her husband, Floyd, saw hot wing restaurants all over town. Like Starbucks in Seattle, it seemed as if there was one on every corner. But during a trip to Joplin, Mo., for a family reunion, Floyd noticed there were no hot wings restaurants in that […]

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Jason Jaggard: A window into the world of a professional speaker and coach

March 11, 2016

 Article By Julia M. Johnson As a meeting professional, you know choosing the right presenter can mean the difference between life and death for an important event.  A keynote speaker can spark your guests’ emotions and fire their imaginations, or have them scanning the clock and planning an exit strategy. At MM&E, we try to […]

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From Every Angle: Andre’s takes the complexity out of your most detailed events.

March 11, 2016

 Article By Julia M. Johnson It may sound cliché to say that an event venue is a “one-stop shop” for all the services and equipment you need to stage a gathering.  But that is actually, uniquely the case with Andre’s Banquet Facilities and Catering in St. Louis.  Andre’s is a portfolio of meeting venues that […]

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Top Golf:  Not Your Ordinary Course

March 11, 2016

 Article By Solana Shellner   Golf has always been a sport of leisure and relaxation. Many golf courses have country clubs attached to them, with restaurants, locker rooms, even spaces to hold small events. Topgolf, a new Overland Park entertainment venue that’s part of a national chain, has revamped the concept of the traditional course […]

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Off the well traveled path: Gather outside the norm at this entrepreneur’s event hideaways.

March 11, 2016

Article By Julia M. Johnson Jonah White is far from business as usual.  He suits up for many important roles – husband, dad, company owner, manufacturer, lodge operator, motivational speaker, conservationist, survivalist, mentor, descendant of Native Americans… but he’s none of those things in a conventional way. White owns property in Calhoun County, about two […]

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“Dissecting a Force Majeure Provision”

March 11, 2016

 Article By Barbara F. Dunn O’ Neal, Esq. One of my strangest school memories comes from my junior high life science class.  We were required to dissect a frog.  My friends and I decided that the smell of the preserved frog smell was so bad, we would spray the inside of the frog with Love’s […]

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A Shout out to “Green” Volunteer

March 11, 2016

 Article By Laura Allers-Lowry This article is dedicated to the gracious people who show up, work hard, do whatever is asked of them, and make a huge difference at events everywhere. They are the saviors and wind beneath the wings of all event planners, and are positively angels on earth! I am talking about the […]

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