Diane Goodman, CMP, brings 40 years of industry experience and deep knowledge. Since she founded Goodman Speakers 40 years ago, Diane has been a guiding force in the meeting industry. She has built an impeccable reputation for trust and integrity by providing consultative service to clients across the United States and throughout the world. In 2009, she was awarded the Women in Business Award from the Hartford Business Journal. She is a founding member of IASB (International Association of Speakers Bureaus) and former President of the CT River Valley Chapter of MPI (Meeting Professionals International) and CT Chapter of the American Marketing Association. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Hartford Convention and Visitors Bureau. In March of 2016, Diane was elected to the Board of Directors of Capitol Squash, a non-profit organization that empowers the youth of Hartford, CT to reach their potential as athletes, students and engaged citizens of character.