July 27, 2017

How to Choose the Right Exhibit Display for Your Next Trade Show

Since I started working in the meetings and events industry, I have been fascinated with the trade show industry, specifically with exhibit displays. This week, I interviewed Bob Heck, a 30-year industry veteran and owner & CEO of Steel City Displays. Bob talked with me about his company, the trade show industry, and shared excellent …

May 25, 2017
Sunny Sumter

The Secret to the DC Jazz Festival Success: Strategic Partnerships and a True Passion for Music

The Annual DC Jazz Festival will be held June 9-18, 2017 with 125 performances in over 40 venues throughout the city. CMP had the opportunity to interview Executive Director, Sunny Sumter, who has been with the Festival since 2008. She talks about this year’s lineup, sponsorship strategies, volunteer management, her main achievements, and the festival’s …