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Member Spotlight Megan Black

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By: MPINJ | Mar 16, 2021

Name: Megan Black
Occupation: National Sales Manager
Planner or Supplier: Supplier
Member Since: 2021
Current Employer: Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau

How did you get your start in the industry?
Studied Hospitality Meeting Management at Johnson and Wales University (Bachelors Degree) and then got a Masters in Hospitality Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University

How many years have you been in the industry?
23 years

What is your favorite thing about our industry?
Seeing the client happy with their event

What is the best career advice you’ve received?
Go the extra mile when you can

What is the most memorable event planned or client experience you have had?
Booked the NCAA Tournament in Newark

If you were not in this industry, what would you be doing right now?
Fashion buyer or designer as I love fashion and coordinating styles for people

Where did you grow up?
Howell, New Jersey

If you could live anywhere on this planet and take everything that you love with you, where would you choose to live?
Naples, Florida

Which three words describe you best?
Friendly, hard-working and loyal

Describe your perfect day off?
Spending it with my 3 year old son, Shane and husband, Eddie at the beach or a theme park.

How long have you been a member of MPI?
Just a few months

What do you love about MPI NJ?
The ability to network with people in our industry

What are you most excited about in joining MPI NJ?
Getting involved, growing in the industry and leveraging new business.

 

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