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MPI Names 2002 Meeting Professional Award Winners
International Planner and Supplier of the Year awards recognize individual contributions to the meeting industry
"TORONTO – 21 July 2002 – Underscoring efforts to recognize meeting professionals who make significant contributions to the industry, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced today the recipients of its 2002 Meeting Professional Awards. Dana Nickerson-Rhoden, CMP, CMM, was named International Planner of the Year, and Corbin Ball, CMP, is International Supplier of the Year."
"The Committee selected Ball, CEO and owner of Corbin Ball Associates, for his international and chapter participation, industry speaking presentations, article contributions, community service and previously garnered industry recognition. This award recognizes Ball, a 12-year MPI member, for career involvement, commitment and achievement. During the past five years, Corbin has spoken to hundreds of groups on five continents and has published or been featured in more than 200 articles. Additionally, Ball is one of MPI’s founding Chancellors, a brain trust of seven industry visionaries who serve as resources and mentors for MPI members."
Meeting Professional October 2002 Supplier of the Year Article