Several BizComm students and faculty members attended the most recent meeting of the Chesapeake chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association. They enjoyed a career panel comprised of professionals in event planning and management, hospitality, and event sales, and included (top photo, l-r) Lindsay Ruocco of Visit Baltimore"; Robyn Hulvey from the Henry Jackson Foundation; Richard Hays, the regional sales manager at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa; Jill Oxendine-Medley, of the Loews Annapolis Hotel; Marci Glavin, the associate regional vice president of HelmsBriscoe; Lesly Rehaut, director of sales for onPeak; Pat Mallak, a senior account executive for Marriott; and Janee Pelletier, COO of Conference & Logistics Consultants, Inc. The panel was followed by a "What's Trending" in the event planning business presentation by two employees of Feats, Inc. -- Petra Compel and Andrew Zill. The students and faculty from Stevenson included (l-r) Professor Stephanie Verni, Nicolette Stoner, Dr. Leeanne Bell McManus, Megan Donahue, Tara Shishmanian, Department chair Chip Rouse, Jackie Cooper and Christine Edwards.