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Michelle Bartolone, CMP
President & CEO
Meeting Sites Pro, Inc. / SM Squared

Michelle Bartolone, President - Meeting Sites Pro, Inc.

"Your rewards in life will be in direct proportion to the value of your service to others."

Ms. Michelle Bartolone, CMP-HC and CEO of Meeting Sites Pro, Inc. (MSP) launched the company in 2000 with an extensive background in coordinating successful worldwide meetings, conferences, and events. MSP executes many types of meetings to include: Worldwide Sales Meetings, Investigator Meetings, Advisory Board Meetings, Consulting Meetings, Symposia, Grand Rounds, Promotional Dinner Programs, Incentive Trips, Retreats and more.  Ms. Bartolone's experience includes over two decades of working in sales and marketing for various hotel chains as well as consulting for Pfizer, Inc. in their Meetings and Conventions Department. This experience paved the ground for Ms. Bartolone to pursue her entrepreneurial passion. In January 2014, Ms. Bartolone launched SM Squared (SM2) a full service worldwide Strategic Meetings Management firm exclusive to the Life Science Industries (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotech, Health Care) sharing expertise in compliance complexities and reporting requirements that face these industries. MSP and SM2 have 2 of the first 54 CMP-HCs to earn the health care specialty certification in meeting management in the world. 

Service is a top priority as Ms. Bartolone stresses its importance saying, “We are passionate about exceeding our client’s expectations and relentless about finding creative ways to increase the value of our service to our partners.”  For that reason, our services are flexible to fit any company's budget and service needs. We partner and integrate seamlessly with our clients other suppliers and act as a professional extension of their team. While many of our clients hire us to manage their entire program from beginning to fruition; we also offer a la carte services.

Ms. Bartolone, a native San Diego resident, received her Bachelor's degree in Business Management from San Diego State University. An advocate for continuing education, Ms. Bartolone has earned the designation as a Certified Meeting Professional Health Care Specialty (CMP-HC), Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), and is proud to have participated in various industry associations as an Advisor, Speaker and Member. For a list, click on Industry Participation. Ms. Bartolone’s accolades include being appointed to the Certified Meeting Professionals Governance Commission by the Convention Industry Council of America in 2015, being the featured cover story in the June 2006 issue of Medical Meeting Magazine entitled “MECCs Walk the Line”, and receiving recognition for the following awards: Women Who Mean Business, San Diego Business Journal, 2009, 2006, 2005; SDWI Susan B. Anthony "Leadership" Award, 2005; SDWI Delores Braswell "Mentoring" Award, 2005; and Meeting Planner of the Year, 2003 - 2006.

As a proponent of community outreach, MSP and SM2 volunteers in many community activities including visiting the terminally ill to sing carols over the holidays at various hospitals, cooking and serving meals to homeless and very-low income women through Rachel’s Women Center, and providing gift basket necessities with a day of mentoring to inspire homeless children at St. Vincent de Paul. Ms. Bartolone has also mentored hundreds through an extensive internship program offered at her companies and through volunteering as a panelist and speaker for San Diego State University, University of California at San Diego, and the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. 

WBENC Certified Woman Owned Small Business
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NAICS #561920
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