Elizabeth Zielinski, CMM, is a seasoned meeting professional with more than 20 years of experience in corporate, association and independent planning roles. For her clientele, she has planned a wide variety of meetings and special events worldwide, and has conducted performance audits, done strategic planning, and delivered customized research and training programs.
She obtained her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 1994, and graduated from the inaugural North American class of the Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) program in December 1998.
Ms. Zielinski has served in several volunteer roles within the meetings industry, including the International Board of Directors of Meeting Professionals International, and in 2004 was named MPI's International Planner of the Year. She has published articles in numerous trade publications relative to meetings management issues, and draws upon her extensive experience to present educational programs for a variety of industry organizations and audiences worldwide.