T.M. Enterprises, A Conference Management Company T.M. Enterprises is a division of TM Conference Services, LLC. We offer conference management to organizations seeking a professional consultative relationship. Our company objective is to help companies and organizations plan and implement their conferences by offering hospitality to everyone who is associated with the conference.
We specialize in working with non-profit organizations that provide continuing education to the following market areas: religious, health care and automotive.
Conference proposal and description of services
T.M. Enterprises is designed to provide conference and event management that is tailor-made to the needs of each client.
Our conference proposal provides a listing of our standard services. After consulting with each client, we are able to create a personalized contract, that only compensates for the services that are needed.
Since 1990 some of the conferences that we have worked on include:
Catholic Press Association (2015-2019)
Faith Formation Conference, San Jose, CA (2012-2016)
Diocese of Las Vegas Conference (2017-2018)
NCCL Conference (1995, 2007-2016)
The Gulf Coast Faith Formation Conference, formerly known as the Johannes Hofinger Conference sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans LA (through 2005) (2012-2016)
Form/Reform: The Conference on Environment and Art for Catholic Worship (1992 – 2008)
The first Mid-Atlantic Conference (2012)
The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Catechetical Conference (2009, 2011)
NCEA Conference - (2010-2012)
Call to Holiness Evangelization Conference, Houston, TX (2009)
The first University of Dallas Ministry Conference (2007)
The Great Lakes Ministry ASSEMBLY (2003, 2004, 2005)
The USCCB Sponsored Campus Ministry Programs - Campus Ministry Leadership Institute and Frank J. Lewis Institutes for Campus Ministry Orientation
The Aurora Illinois Deanery- Liturgy & Catechesis Conference
The Catholic Collation on Preaching (1995, 1997, 1999)
The Springfield (IL) Diocesan Adult Education Conference
The Small Christian Communities Convocation- 2002
North American Forum International Convocation (1992, 1997, 2002)
North American Forum on the Catechumenate annual seminars (2000 - 2003)
The Marianist Interpovincial Assembly - Society of Mary (Marianists)- 2000
The Great Lakes Pastoral Ministry GATHERING (through the ending in 2000)
The Heartland Conference (through 1996)
The Wisconsin Liturgical Conference (through 1996)
Currently working on 3 new conference models with clients - details will be posted when available.
In addition to several other conferences have hired us for registration and exhibit services.
We have also worked with:
IL-IADA Association (2014-2015)
The Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) Annual Conferences (1998-2004)
The Worksite Wellness Council of Illinois- 2003 Well Workplace Reception & Fundraiser
The ARB Meetings and Events of New Orleans, LA for a 2006 Emerging Data in the Management of Hepatitis C Dinner Meeting.
The Pharmacy Benefits Conference (2008)
Terry Wessels, President, Owner of T.M. Enterprises, a division of Rockford Management Services, LLC. T.M. Enterprises was established in 1996, 5 years after starting with Conference Services by Loretta Reif, to continue the conference service management for contracts that were serviced by the soon-to-be retiring Loretta Reif.
In addition to the conference management work, Terry served from Feb 2000 - Dec 2008 as the Executive Director of the Catholic Book Publishers Association, providing professional management services to over 100 Publisher, Service and Individual members. She continues to work with the Association of Catholic Publishers as the Event Manager for the 1st Annual Mid-Atlantic Congress for Professional Leadership - March 8-10, 2012 in Baltimore, MD.
Terry is a member of RCMA and is a past member of PCMA. She has also attended continuing education conferences such as RCMA and Rejuvenate as well as other professional development seminars and conference that address all aspects of event management. As an avid reader she received publications such as Convene, Meetings Mid America, Meetings West, Corporate & Incentive Travel, Connect, Successful Meetings, Association Meetings, MC (Meetings and Conventions), Meeting News, along with several Catholic publications that are both in print and also digital subscriptions.
Terry has served in the past as a volunteer, board member and officer of several organizations, including St Rita's Catholic School, Friends of Atwood (Rockford Park District) and co-chair of the Boylan Catholic High School Friends of the Fine Arts. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science in 1979. She enjoys taking continuing education classes in areas from building design and construction to computer programming and website development.
Jacki Giacone, is the Exhibit Coordinator and Associate Director of T.M. Enterprises. Along with her conference work, she is a liturgist/musician for several parishes in Rockford, IL and serves as part-time choir director for St. Rita Church-Rockford, IL; she has a BA in Music Ed, with an emphasis in piano and voice. She taught elementary music at both public and parochial schools-including the Macomb, IL School District, St Rita and St James in Rockford, until 2002 when she "retired" from teaching to join Terry Wessels in her conference management company.
Involvement in choral and liturgical music has continued since "retiring" from teaching. She has presented workshops at 2 national conferences and cantor workshops, and has cantored at several national conferences. She is a singing member of Elysian Voices in Rockford, IL., and occasional accompanist for Second City Chorus (Men's Barbershop) and performs frequently in local music theater productions. Contact Information: P: 815-509-7158 F: 815-332-3476 E:exhibits@TMConferenceServices.com and TMEnter4@aol.com
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