Safe Pledge Cleaning Crowne Plaza

The Greater Lansing region wants you to be healthy and safe while visiting. Our hotels, restaurants and attractions have taken the Greater Lansing Safe Pledge for your health and well being. Please visit our Safe Pledge page for details.

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Mary Chris Hotchkiss
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Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA

Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA is the Convention Sales and Services Manager with the Greater Lansing CVB.

Contact | mchotchkiss@lansing.org | (517) 377-1414
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So Proud to be a CMP!

The Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) program was launched in 1985 to enhance the knowledge and performance of meeting professionals, promote the status and credibility of the meeting profession, and advance uniform standards of practice. The Event Industry Council proudly reports on their website that the CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam…

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Authenticity is My Favorite Sales Tool

In any profession there are numerous challenges and different elements of the job people don’t enjoy. Sales certainly isn’t for everyone but after doing some reflection on my over 21 years in the hotel and meetings business, I came away with some potential insight that has not only helped me be successful in this industry, but be a happier person overall…

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