Meetings Technology Visionary Corbin Ball joins Conferon Board
Twinsburg, OH, September 5, 2000 - Speaker, author, columnist, and consultant Corbin Ball, CMP, has joined Conferon's Board of Directors. Ball's participation was announced by Board Chairman Bruce Harris, Conferon President and CEO, during the firm's Annual Meeting in Tampa last week. Ball rounds out the board's roster, which includes Conferon's Executive Vice President David Lutz, and Andrew Strauss, Vice President, and Stewart Kohl, Managing General Partner from equity investor The Riverside Company.
Ball, president of Corbin Ball Associates, is a consultant, writer and speaker focusing on meetings technology. With 20 years of experience running international citywide technology meetings, Ball helps clients worldwide use technology to save time and improve productivity. He is the technology columnist for five publications and serves on numerous hotel and association boards. He is 1997 Meeting Professional International's (MPI) "Chapter Leader of the Year" and was named one of "The 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry" by MeetingNews magazine in July 2000.
"We are very pleased to add Corbin and his technological insights to our Board," said Harris. "His participation will be invaluable as we continue to advance Conferon as the leader in developing and providing leading edge solutions to our customers today and in the future."
Conferon is celebrating its 30th year as the world's largest and most respected independent meeting planning firm. Conferon was the first to provide support services designed to assist associations and corporations with the management of their meetings. Conferon provides management services to over 400 clients each year, assisting with over 700 individual meeting or convention events, including the negotiation and purchasing of over 1.5 million hotel room nights annually. Conferon's headquarters are located in Twinsburg, Ohio, with regional service centers in Chicago, Denver, St. Louis , and Washington, DC. Current Conferon news releases may be accessed at www.conferon.com.
For more information contact Marian R. Calvin, Conferon, 330-425-7002