James Cook CMP, CMM, CIS

President, COO, , Strategic Meeting, Ltd.

Jamie Cook is the President & COO of Strategic Meetings, Ltd., a full-service planning company focusing on corporate meetings & incentives formed in 1999. Strategic Meetings, Ltd is excited to be celebrating 20 years of planning unforgettable meeting and incentive programs. Jamie has her Certified meeting planner (CMP), the Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) and the Certified Incentive Specialist (CIS) designations. She graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a degree in Speech Communications and is active in MPI and has served as President of the AZ Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International. Jamie began her career as a sales manager for a few hotels and then joined a client as the Western Regional Meeting Coordinator for Tennessee Associates International – a training company, was Special Events Director for the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Manager of Meetings at Bowers Meeting & Incentive Division and Managing Partner of Strategic Meetings & Incentives for 18 years. Jamie provides expertise in the pre-planning logistics, creative special events inclusions, the big picture strategic value of each project and the onsite execution for a one of a kind program. She has been married for 29 years to Doug and they have a 24-year-old daughter, Tonie.


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