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Member Spotlight Elizabeth McGlinn

MS_ Elizabeth McGlinn

By: MPINJ | Aug 6, 2019

Name: Elizabeth McGlinn
Occupation: Director/ GM of One Atlantic Events
Planner or Supplier: Planner/ Venue
Member Since: 2015
Current Employer: One Atlantic Events

How did you get your start in the industry? 
I started in food and beverage at the age of 11 years old, at the Chalfonte Hotel in Cape May, NJ.

How many years have you been in the industry?

I have been in the industry for 54 years.

What is your favorite thing about our industry? 
The people I meet, and the relationships formed    

What is the best career advice you’ve received?
Always work with integrity and passion

What is the most memorable event you have planned or client experience you have had?
The most memorable event was when the electric went out during a televised event that we were hosting.

If you were not in this industry, what would you be doing right now?
I love what I do, I can not imagine ever not doing it.

Where did you grow up? 
New England - Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Vermont

What is your favorite city to travel to and why?

Paris, because of the architecture and ambiance.

What is your favorite book? 
Conversations with God

If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose and why?

A cat – I’m a Cat Lady

Which three words describe you best?
Positive, Energetic, Spiritual

What is your all-time favorite movie?
Forrest Gump

Describe your perfect day off? 

What’s a day off?  My days are always full with family, business and travel 

What do you love about MPI NJ?
Networking

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