Jackie is a founding mentor for the FastForward 15 initiative supporting women in the events industry and is VP for Education on the Board of Directors for MPI UK and Ireland. Jackie has led major global studies on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Meetings and Hospitality Industry, the Future of Meetings and Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) for MPI. Jackie is undertaking doctoral research on participant experience in the meetings industry and is a regular contributor to trade media and live events internationally. Jackie has shared her knowledge on how we can professionalise the industry, moving from logistic to strategic understanding, different certification programs, how to get the profession to be valued more and about MPI UK and Ireland bootcamp.
To get in touch with Jackie, go to mpiuki.org