Member Spotlight: Megan Buzzetta

For the April Member Spotlight, we are featuring .

Founded by Megan Buzzetta in 2000, Global Planners, Inc. (GPI) is a full-service meeting and event planning company, providing experienced, professional staff, in the sourcing, planning and on-site phases of meetings and conferences.  From site review and selection, vendor negotiations and terms of contracts, through registration and planning, all the way to onsite meeting management, Global Planners pilots the way.  While GPI specializes in corporate meetings and events, primarily business-intensive trainings, educational seminars, and incentive trips, the company also have vast experience in various corporate events including golf tournaments, fundraisers, company picnics/parties, corporate retreats, new product and service introductions, and award banquets. In 2011, Megan also launched a subsidiary, to GPI, BUZZ Registration, a company solely focused on providing event registration and administrative support to meeting planners.

Do you have a business tip or tool that has helped you in your business to share?
Don’t go it alone!  Recognize and maximize your strengths and embrace your weaknesses.  Running a successful business takes a team of talent.  Having the right talent in the right place minimizes some of the bumps along the way.  Embrace the bumps, it’s part of the process and prepares you for what’s next.  Don’t take yourself too seriously, it’s ok to have fun on the journey.

Do you have a quote to share and inspire other members?
We can all be a little hard on ourselves.  This quote has helped me keep things in perspective throughout the years:
“Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order.”  Anne Wilson Schaef

Do you have a go to business, mindset or productivity book that has helped you in your life and business to share?
My go to tool has always been my mentors.  Having like-minded people in your corner willing to share their experiences really pulls you forward when you need it most.  That and lots of praying!
Please tell us about your next upcoming business event so that we can share it with our members and followers:
As a certified women-owned business, we are excited to be participating in the upcoming WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Las Vegas, June 20-22, 2017. Visit our booth and social media pages for more info on this tradeshow and other industry events!

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