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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The Twin Cities Business Peer Network and Olson Announce September Event “Go Make It Happen” with Kris Finger, International Meeting Planner, Small Business Founder

An inspiring and thought-provoking presentation that begs listeners to capture and reflect upon momentous occasions in their lives and use them to move forward and shape their future. The presentation shares anecdotes from the career of Kris Finger, a director of global accounts for HelmsBriscoe, a global leader in meetings procurement and a significant volume purchaser in the meetings and event industry. With tales of mid-level management as well as building and owning a small business, Kris recounts her journey on how she accomplished her goals and how others can Go Make it Happen.

Kris Finger boasts more than 20 years of experience and has planned over 1,000 meetings and conferences for more than 100 different professional associations. In her role at HelmsBriscoe, she assists meeting planners source conferences at the best facilities in the world--handling site selection, contract negotiation and risk mitigation.  Prior to joining HelmsBriscoe, Ms. Finger founded and operated Nonprofit Solutions from 1996 until its sale in 2010. The company provides administrative, management and support services to nonprofit organizations and professional associations. Initially working out of her home, she built the organization up to a multi-million dollar entity representing more than 30 clients with a staff of 20.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 6 - 8 p.m.

Rooftop Terrace
420 North Fifth Street, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55401