Articles by Terry Mathews-Lombardo, CMP

Terry Matthews-Lombardo, CMPI have learned a lot during a lifetime of planning meetings and events. Mostly that, contrary to popular opinion everywhere else, you always sweat the small stuff in this industry. (Some other things, too, like never run out of chips before dip — or was it Mom that said that? — and don’t ever assume that your company executive can give a good keynote speech just because he’s paid a whole lot of money to run the company.)

During my journey covering 30+ years as a flight attendant, trip director, international meeting planner, wife, mother of two and caretaker to "it’s not my dog," i've logged a few miles around the world and made it a lifelong mission to be a student of the universe, one lobby bar at a time. Feel free to email me at