• Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    1. Luther Villagomez and Gabe Garza, MPI-HAC president.

    1. Luther Villagomez and Gabe Garza, MPI-HAC president.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    2. Blended Beauty Entertainment/Live Photo Wall by J&D Entertainment.

    2. Blended Beauty Entertainment/Live Photo Wall by J&D Entertainment.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    3. James Brown, dynamic emcee for MPI-HAC.

    3. James Brown, dynamic emcee for MPI-HAC.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    4. Luther Villagomez, 2018 ANATS honoree, CEO of Houston First Corporation and manager of George R. Brown Convention Center, alongside his wife, Karen Villagomez of Visit Houston, and their family.

    4. Luther Villagomez, 2018 ANATS honoree, CEO of Houston First Corporation and manager of George R. Brown Convention Center, alongside his wife, Karen Villagomez of Visit Houston, and their family.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    5. President-Elect of MPI Houston Area Chapter, Christy Spisak of Cosmo Cool Concepts Inc. with Dan O’Brien, co-owner of J&D Entertainment.

    5. President-Elect of MPI Houston Area Chapter, Christy Spisak of Cosmo Cool Concepts Inc. with Dan O’Brien, co-owner of J&D Entertainment.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    6. Lounge furniture provided by CORT Event Furnishings and event design and production by iDesign Meetings.

    6. Lounge furniture provided by CORT Event Furnishings and event design and production by iDesign Meetings.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    7. Floral design sponsored by Blooms Design Studio.

    7. Floral design sponsored by Blooms Design Studio.
  • Event Snapshots: MPI Houston's A Night Among the Stars

     
    FROM THE Winter 2019 ISSUE
     

    8. Incoming 2018-2019 Board of Directors for MPI Houston Area Chapter. Bottom row, from left: Juliana Wathen, Cosmo Cool Concepts; Ilde Salazar, The Woodlands Resort; Lori Roberts, CMP, Hilton Houston Post Oak; Christy Spisak, Cosmo Cool Concepts; Gabe Garza, Marriott Marquis Houston; Linda Hampton, CMP, Norris Conference Centers; Megan Flowers, VisitPearland; Shannon Smith, Boys and Girls Country. Top row, from left: Elizabeth Brazil, independent meeting planner; Thuy Pham, The Four Seasons Hotel Houston; Ursula Sloan, Steak48; and Niki Wade, Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria.

    8. Incoming 2018-2019 Board of Directors for MPI Houston Area Chapter. Bottom row, from left: Juliana Wathen, Cosmo Cool Concepts; Ilde Salazar, The Woodlands Resort; Lori Roberts, CMP, Hilton Houston Post Oak; Christy Spisak, Cosmo Cool Concepts; Gabe Garza, Marriott Marquis Houston; Linda Hampton, CMP, Norris Conference Centers; Megan Flowers, VisitPearland; Shannon Smith, Boys and Girls Country. Top row, from left: Elizabeth Brazil, independent meeting planner; Thuy Pham, The Four Seasons Hotel Houston; Ursula Sloan, Steak48; and Niki Wade, Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Houston Area Chapter hosted the third annual “A Night Among the Stars” awards gala at the newly opened Marriott Marquis Houston. The 2018 honoree was Luther Villagomez, CEO of Houston First Corporation and manager of the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Chef Stephan Pyles brings his famous Modern Texas Cuisine to Allen.

 

Sponsored by Visit Lubbock

Betenbough Companies, the parent company of Betenbough Homes, felt called to include a training and equipping center for their Kingdom At Work movement in their newest building on the expansive Betenbough campus known as The Grove; The Willows Event Center was created out of that calling.

 

Sponsored by Visit Plano

Hotel bars have quickly become chic city hotspots and in Plano, these properties are no exception. Even locals find themselves visiting hotel bars for their trendy atmospheres and excellent drinks and bar bites. Whether or not you’re staying at the hotel, make sure to stop by one of these swanky spots for happy hour or an after-dinner drink.