The June 2020 Annual Meeting for MPI New England was unusual because they’ve never had a virtual induction of the new board combined with such a timely message from keynote speaker Michael Dominguez. CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International. Outgoing President Kristy Burns, CMP and President-Elect Ainsley Onstott, CMP, DMCP acted as co-hosts with Past President Mark Bice, CMP presiding over the induction of the new board.
Michael Dominguez eloquently described the experience of 2020 as absolutely been unexpected, uncertain, and devastating in many ways. We now face a world, country, economy, and industry traveling a road much less traveled as we begin to restart our global commerce engine and hospitality industry.
The short-term post COVID19 environment will require our ability to work together, pivot often, and learn as a community. His presentation examined the anticipated experience and industry protocols that will be in place for the remainder of 2020.