Monday, October 13, 2008

Retreat Report-Part Two


I can't believe it's over 3 weeks ago that I was on Amtrak on my way to the MMP retreat. We had so much fun over the four days I was there and would love to tell you a little about it. The first night, those of us that had already arrived were able to gather in the hospitality suite (which was available to us the whole trip). This is where we could get together in between all of our planned events.



The first event - Meet and Greet on Friday night. We were given the famous SWAG bags. And we met out on the patio for some amazing desserts and enjoyed the beautiful weather. It was so much fun to guess who was who!




Business Recognition Award set up - Friday night.



Holy cow - I knew we had some talented ladies attending, but these displays were over the top gorgeous. Our lucky winner Eileen of Forget Me Not Dreams has lots of great pics of the displays on her blog. Check them out!


Conference day - Saturday


The conference was amazing - so much information and lots of great food too! I learned so much that day and am still going over all of my notes. Can't wait to see what all of this knowledge is going to do for all of our businesses. My favorite speakers were Lena West of Xynomedia and Alan Thompson our professional photographer. Lena gave us so much info about social media and she is so easy to listen to. I saw her speak in Chicago at the Country Living event and was so excited to hear she was going to be our keynote.

The Extreme Pink Gala - Saturday Night



Joyce - the amazing owner of Make Mine Pink

and Sharon her amazing assistant of C'est Chouette

Katie (Joyce's amazing daughter), Me and Melissa (Joyce's other amazing daughter)

They put so much hard work into this event, making every detail perfect. Thank you girls!

Inka of Inkling's Designs won the Pink Bling t-shirt and tennie contest. Congrats Inka!
Joyce with the Business Recognition Award winner Eileen of Forget Me Not Dreams.

Very emotional! Congrats Eileen!

Congratulations to Joyce and her family for an amazing and very successful First Annual! For more pics from this super event click here.
Can't wait until next year!

*All Photos taken by Alan Thompson

4 comments:

Cathy said...

Dawn,

I was the cutest one there. How come I'm not in ANY of your pictures? Was it my Boston accent that threw you off?

xo Cath

Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

LOL Cathy...you were ONE of the cutest ones there that is true !

Good reporting job Dawn, thanks for sharing.


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Debbie said...

Hi Dawn....great pictures...thanks!

Pink hugs,
Debbie

SweetAnnee said...

AWESOME
teehee
deena
would you send me a link..for October~~MMP
Pink sales for BC research
that I might add to my blog