Position when inducted: Founder, Meeting Encore Ltd.
Current position: Retired
Linda became a pioneer in the field of meeting site selection when she founded her company, Meeting Encore Ltd., in 1990. It filled a huge void by providing clients with a partner whose sole focus was sifting through mountains of hotel and resort information to help them select the best site for their meetings. She also demonstrated to hotel suppliers that third-party companies were not rivals, but allies who would bring new clients to their properties. Linda is now enjoying a much-deserved retirement with her husband Greg, and Meeting Encore continues to build on her legacy under the stewardship of new owners Joe Nishi and Jennifer Glynn.