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Happy Holidays from ConventionPlanit

Happy Holidays!

We're thinking of you this time of year, wishing you happiness, joy and cheer.  May all your days be warm and bright, and your nights enhanced by holiday light.  Enjoy your delectable holiday foods, as parties and gifts create holiday moods.  Favorite people play a meaningful part, while treasured rituals warm your heart. -Joanna Fuchs

We offer our thanks for your continued support, and wish you much peace and great joy during this holiday season and throughout the New Year.  

-Best wishes from the Staff


Seaport Boston, MA

As Boston’s most accommodating host, Seaport Meetings & Conferences enables a seamless and productive experience by customizing an array of facilities and services to the unique needs of each guest.  


View Seaport's latest Luxury on Sale Dates.

Gingerbread Martinia

The Gingerbread Man-tini

*1 1/2 oz cirtrus vodka
*1 1/2 oz Hiram Walker Gingerbread liqueur
*1/2 oz dry vermouth
*1/4 oz simple syrup
*lime wedge for garnish


1. Rub lime wedge on rim of frozen cocktail glass. 2. Leave lime there for garnish.
3. Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice.
4. Shake well.
5. Strain into glass and enjoy!

Save the Date

Meetings Quest

The Meetings Quest Tradeshows are the longest running, one-day, educational tradeshow series in the industry.

Upcoming Show:
Boston - December 15

Learn more about
Meetings Quest Tradeshows.


November 30-December 2, 2010
Barcelona, Spain

Learn more about EIBTM.

   Spotlight On: Members Liven Up the Holidays

When it comes to putting on holiday events, nobody beats the hospitality industry.  

Across the nation, hotels, resorts, CVBs, and others are celebrating the holidays with special events and programs.  

Continue hospitality industry events article...
   Feature Focus: Tips to Manage Risk When Liquor is Served
Manage Liability

Lawyers will tell you whether you’re giving alcohol away or selling it at an event, anyone who has control over the facility or the event is typically liable if an intoxicated person causes bodily injury or property damage as a result of the liquor served at that event. 

The good news is, provided the meeting planner isn't pouring the drinks, they normally would not be at much risk of being held personally liable.  Continue tips to manage risk article...  

   Stellar Buzz: Charitable Connections - Step Up for Haiti

This holiday season, you can make a charitable difference at no financial cost - and you'll clean out your closet at the same time. Consider donating your gently used shoes to Step Up for Haiti.

Download a prepaid, self-addressed mailing label from their website and take the box to an authorized FedEx location.  There is no limit to the number of children's, women's, and men's shoes you may donate.  Visit for more information. 

   Solar e-Clip: Office Holiday Memo

To: All Employees
From: FROLIC (the Federal Revelry Office & Leisure Industry Council)
Subject: Office conduct during the holiday season

1.  Do not run aluminum foil through the paper shredder to make tinsel.
2.  Company cars are not to be used to go over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house.
3.  All fruitcake is to be eaten BEFORE July 25.

In spite of all this, the staff is encouraged to have a Happy Holiday.

   Winner’s Circle: Contest Winners Selected

Congratulations to the following winners of our two most recent contests!

Refer a Meeting Professional Contest, sponsored by Kimpton Hotels and Continental Airlines:
Tanya Barrett, CMP with U.S. Pharmacopeia in Rockville, MD

Trivia Quest, sponsored by the Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort:
Paulette Amodeo with Local 1102 in Wesbury, NY

For a chance to win a trip to Puerto Rico, plus airfare, be sure to enter the new Refer a Meeting Professional Contest, sponsored by the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino and Continental Airlines!  


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