Annette Gregg, CMM, MBA has an extensive background in the meeting and hospitality industry, serving in executive level positions for corporations, associations and non-profits. Since 1995, she has also taught at several universities and is currently Program Advisor for San Diego State University’s Meeting and Event Certificate Program, one of the most successful professional programs in the university’s history. Annette has delivered hundreds of keynotes and workshops on a variety of topics such as communication skills, branding and marketing, negotiation, and professional development. She was elected Instructor of the Year at San Diego State University in 2009, and inducted into the Center for Business Intelligence’s Circle of Excellence for her training and speaking. She currently serves on the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Board of Directors. In 2016, she was named to the MeetingsNet Changemakers list, and awarded Planner of the Year for Meeting Professionals International, San Diego.