Renee Radabaugh Recognized as Meeting Planner of the Year

The South Florida Chapter of Meeting Professionals International Holds Annual Gala in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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Renee Radabaugh and Steve Parker, President of MPISFL
Renee Radabaugh and Steve Parker, President of MPISFL
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - July 11, 2016 - PRLog -- Renee Radabaugh, Managing Director and President of Paragon Events, has been awarded 'Meeting Planner of the Year' by the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) South Florida Chapter. The 'Meeting Planner of the Year' honor recognizes an active MPISFL member who has demonstrated leadership and excellence in the meeting planning profession, and has contributed to the growth and professionalism of the industry. The award was presented to Radabaugh by the 2015-2016 MPISFL Chapter President, Steve Parker, CMP, at the Westin Beach Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, where over 100 attended the annual gala on June 30, 2016. Recipients of the award were nominated by peers and voted on by the MPI board.

Previously, Renee has also received MPI South Florida's annual award for Program of the Year. She has over 30 years of experience in the planning and event marketing industry. Paragon Events, founded by Renee in 1989, has evolved into a multifaceted, award-winning organization that provides complete marketing solutions, association management, and strategic meeting management. Renee also leads an award-winning internship program, and most recently, has been bringing meetings and travelers to Cuba with her latest endeavor, Cultural Explorations Cuba.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries. For additional information or to join, visit

About Paragon Events:

Paragon Events is a full service strategic meetings management, association management, and marketing firm headquartered in Delray Beach, FL with offices in: Orlando, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Richmond, VA; Washington, D.C.; Pittsburgh, PA and Philadelphia, PA. For over 25 years, Paragon Events has been trusted by companies around the world to conceive, plan, and execute meetings and events of all sizes and caliber. Paragon Events: Where Imagination Meets Ingenuity.

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The Paragon Events Mission: "To deliver a knowledge-based professional staff to support, improve and inspire its clients. Partnering with our client companies, we are wholly committed to enhancing the client's mission and providing innovative and quality services."


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