For 31 years, the Pacific Northwest Meeting Planners Guide has been promoting and increasing advertiser’s meeting and event business by going directly into the hands of 5,000+ meeting planner decision makers. We provide them targeted information on locations they are seeking, utilizing the FULL PAGE format they prefer in a perfect bound professional, beautiful magazine. The printed guide is published in March of each year. We now offer extensive online information as well.


Mark LovellPublisher, Director of Sales and Marketing

Mark has spent his entire life living and working in the Pacific Northwest. For over 30 years Mark has created and managed marketing programs for resorts, hotels, restaurants and other hospitality venues. He also has experience in publishing, radio station management, meeting & event planning and commercial audio and video production. Mark brings his years of experience to help bring meeting planners and venues together for the perfect meeting or event.


Eric ColleyFireshoe Productions Owner

Eric is a director, producer, actor, and editor at Fireshoe Productions. Eric directed the WWII feature film The Last Rescue and the thriller Last Seen in Idaho and recently was Executive Producer on Cuba Gooding Jr.’s directorial debut Louisiana Caviar. Additionally, Eric has directed over one hundred commercial, multi-media, and web videos, including TAPCO Credit Union’s 2010 Spectrum award-winning commercial campaign. Eric also brings over twenty years of website design and marketing experience, providing clients with services such as SEO and Adwords management. 


Hallie Shepherd
Fireshoe Productions Owner
Hallie is a writer, producer, actor, and editor at Fireshoe Productions. She loves working on projects of all sizes, from web videos to feature films. Most recently, she produced Cuba Gooding Jr.’s directorial debut Louisiana Caviar. Hallie works closely with clients to coordinate all logistical, financial, and creative aspects of projects. She enjoys working with meeting planners and venues to help them achieve their marketing goals. Hallie is also an on-camera and voice-over talent for clients such as Realogics Sotheby's International Realty.


Edie Bushnell
Creative Director
Edie has 30 years of design and marketing experience and still finds the creative process challenging and exhilarating – she can’t imagine doing anything else. From her early years as a public relations coordinator to marketing project manager, her experience encompasses many disciplines and markets including commercial printing, building brands and, now building digital artwork to video production. Edie brings a wealth of design and printing experience to the Pacific NW Meeting Planners Guide and is excited to be part of this highly creative, skilled team.