What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

By Matt Swenson, December 14, 2015

Princess Leia: Planner

No one takes charge quite like Princess Leia. Heck, she even took orders while captive on the Death Star. Her take-no-prisoners attitude perfectly mirrors how the most successful planners operate in the field.

1214_CL_web_HanHan Solo: Attendee

For all his charm and smooth moves, Han Solo is not one to be left in charge of a major operation. But the rogue pilot would be a master networker and a rock star during off-site events like target practice and card games (remember, that’s how he won the Millennium Falcon from Lando Calrissian).

1214_CL_web_LandoLando Calrissian: CVB Chief

Speaking of Calrissian, the owner and operator of Cloud City knows how to wine and dine people (presumably with Colt 45s). His ability to work both sides is just what CVBs need to strike deals between planners and venues to bring events to town. Plus, the guy wears a cape—how cool is that?

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