Hello, I am Jim Louis, MS CMP CAE. (He/Him) I am a Renaissance man, looking to help your organization achieve its goals!

Jim Louis's Bio:

Jim Louis, MS CMP is the President of Best Meetings Inc.  We plan meetings and events for both corporate and nonprofit clients.  In addition we do association management for nonprofits.  Jim has helped organizations who are facing financial issues with their meetings and memberships turn it around and increase their assets by 280% over three years.  Jim is a public speaker, does event photography, acts, programs applications, an enriches the lives of others. 

Jim Louis's Experience:

  • Marketing Director at Fearless Comedy Productions

    Responsible for marketing all of Fearless Comedy Productions' shows and increasing brand awareness.

  • Meeting Planner at cf.Objective() Conference

    Help plan the cf.Objective() Conference.

  • Conventions/ONTO Program Manager at Minnesota Jaycees

    Help manage the state conventions and ONTO participation

  • Membership Development Director at Shakopee Jaycees

    Help run projects that deal with membership retention, membership growth, new chapter development and chapter activities.

  • Various at Sears

    I held various positions with Sears, including management of an auto center.

  • President at Best Meetings Inc

    I am responsible for all technology concerns at Best Meetings Inc and help plan meetings for our clients.

  • Founder at Meetings Community

    Meetings Community (MeCo) is an online home where vibrant, dedicated and motivated meeting professionals converge to learn, job search, network, discuss and exchange ideas about our fascinating industry. This cyber community acts as a resource for individuals involved in all aspects of meeting planning, including meeting, convention, incentive and trade show professionals and suppliers.

Jim Louis's Education:

  • Walden University

    Master of Science (M.S.)
    Concentration: Organizational Psychology and Nonprofit Management
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato

    MS (ABT)
    Concentration: Psychology, Speech Comm and Educational Foundations
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato

    Concentration: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Jim Louis's Interests & Activities:

Charity, Renaissance Festivals, Photography, Volunteering, and Reading.