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Sessions

Signs of the TimesSigns of the Times

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Signs of the Times


Credits: None available.

Proposed .5 Clock Hours Domain A: Strategic Planning

For years, meeting professionals have used event signs for directional and informational purposes, helping participants navigate event spaces and the experiences therein. Increasingly, however, they’re leveraging these signs to transform meeting spaces into brand experiences, to create a sense of place and to achieve education or networking objectives. Review best practices in sign design and production and identify trends that can create a real wow for attendees around the world. Consider traditional uses, sense of place, sign strategy, the science behind signs and a roadmap for sign success.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Discover best practices around leveraging signage at your events to benefit the attendee experience
  • Learn the science behind color selection and sign placement
  • Find examples of sign usage that will inspire your imagination

Please
note: This 30-minute webinar is available free of charge to everyone. To receive unlimited free on-demand education, join Meeting Professionals International. Learn more here.

Speaker(s):
  • Lori Pugh, CMP, CMM, HMCC, Lead Manager, Event Programs & Production, Meeting Professionals International
Free

“Project Management” – Working the System!


Credits: None available.

Member Level Price
Premier $0
Preferred $0
Essential$0
Non-member$34.99

Sponsored by Aventri


Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain B:  Project Management

Event success relies more heavily on effective planning than it does on execution. With key principles of effective project management tools and communications strategies in play, you’ll not only assemble the right team, but you’ll communicate effectively, keep them motivated, stay on track, and working in sync. Join us for an interactive facilitated discussion about principles, people, productivity, planning, and practical tips to create a system you can implement.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the key principles of project management and steps involved
  • Understand how people and resources influence the plan
  • Learn how to apply easy-to-use cloud tools to work more efficiently
  • Implement new communications methodologies and strategies to your next project

Speaker(s):
  • Lisa Meller, CMP, CIS, CED, Director of Global Sales & Events, Meeting Expectations
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

Understanding and Eliminating Workplace Harassment


Credits: None available.

The Events Industry Sexual Harassment Task Force presents its first webinar. The webinar is sponsored by AWE, IMEX, MPI and SITE, content support is provided by MPI and is hosted by Martin C. Lowery of OpusVertex International, LLC. In the wake of the MeToo movement, addressing workplace harassment has never been more important or more timely. The webinar defines workplace harassment with an interactive session, reviewing different types of sexual harassment and giving participants a chance to make judgment calls on a variety of scenarios and mini case studies. The webinar also covers strategies for curating events and work environments to mitigate issues of harassment in the workplace. Follow the conversation on social media using hashtag MeetingsToo.

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Speaker(s):
  • Martin Lowery, Leadership Consultant & Executive Coach, Opusvertex International, LLC
Free

Understanding The Silver Tsunami and In-Person Gatherings


Credits: None available.

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain D:  Financial Management

Meeting and event planners are searching for ways to reach and engage the 110 million people over 50 in the US. While the generation control 70% of disposable income and represent 50% of consumer purchases, they are often left out of traditional marketing and advertising targets. To understand this huge audience Next For Me publishes a weekly newsletter and has been hosting events across the country to discuss work, finance, and what’s next.

In this webinar Next For Me founder Jeff Tidwell discusses what they have learned in the past year and how it can be applied to your business.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the issues facing this large market segment and how to apply those findings to your marketing mix
  • Learn techniques for getting their attention in a noisy market environment
  • How to lead with work, community and next stage aspirations

Speaker(s): Speaker(s):
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

How to Market Yourself and Communicate Your Value Effectively


Credits: None available.

Member Level Price
Premier $0
Preferred $0
Essential$0
Non-member$34.99

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain I:  Marketing

Mastering winning skills in marketing yourself and communicating your value as an event planner is the key to your success and growth in the meeting planning industry.  Value needs to be articulated, framed and communicated effectively, as part of a purposeful relationship management with senior leadership and C‐Suite.  Learn practical and effective strategies for marketing yourself, branding your value and communicating the value of the meetings you plan. 

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the power of winning value communication strategies
  • Explore the powerful impact of communicating our value on our overall growth and success
  • Master using the VALUE model toward effective communication of your value
  • Discover the three steps of purposeful relationship building with senior leadership and C-Suite

Speaker(s):
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

STRENGTHEN Everything You Write


Credits: None available.

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain I: Marketing

Meeting planning professionals spend lots of time communicating, often in written form. Poorly written messages can be hurried or unclear, cause a need to double back too often. Beware! Mistakes in writing can affect your reputation and credibility as well as your productivity.

This webinar with Barbara McNichol serves as an insightful refresher for using fundamental writing skills well. Fun and interactive, you’ll focus on specific techniques to improve everything you write.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Write more clearly with fewer words: Whack Wordiness
  • Employ a planning tool to set objectives
  • Tap into the Power of 3 in your writing
  • Use parallel structure to add rhythm and cadence
  • Punctuate and proofread with fresh eyes before sending it out
  • Differentiate between commonly misused words: Word Trippers

Plan to come away with easy-to-apply techniques that will maximize your time, prevent embarrassing mistakes, and strengthen everything you write. And you’ll reap the benefits every day (not everyday)!

Speaker(s):
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

How to Keep Up with Change in the Meeting Industry


Credits: None available.

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain A:  Strategic Planning

Change is constant in all industries, which is reflected even to a greater extent in the meeting industry.  Knowing how to deal with change effectively and purposefully is a critical skill toward success.  Learn the science behind change resistance, and effective strategies for overcoming obstacles and improving change management skills and agility in a fast-paced market. 

Learner Outcomes:

  • Learn what science has to say about resistance to change
  • Identify and crush potential obstacles in a change saturated environment
  • Master the CHANGE model for powerful change management strategies
  • Master powerful strategies for maintaining and increasing motivation of self and others in a change saturated environment

Speaker(s):
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

Meetings Outlook: A Deep Dive into the Latest Business Trends 8/18


Credits: None available.

Sponsored by MGM Resorts and IMEX Group

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain A: Strategic Planning

Meeting professionals are so over-taxed in the present, they often forget—or don't have the time—to look ahead. Take a moment to preview the future based on MPI's most recent Meetings Outlook research, published quarterly in The Meeting Professional magazine and then discuss the trends that are most affecting you and your peers. Brainstorm ways to start planning for the uncertain future with case studies and best practices from around the globe.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Review the forecast for events in the coming year, including budget, attendance and business conditions
  • Deep dive into trends that matter and discuss next steps with your peers
  • Learn how these trends affect you and the future of your meetings

Speaker(s):
  • Jessie States, CMM, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International
  • Bill Voegeli, President, Association Insights
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

Technology: Fad or New NormalTechnology: Fad or New Normal

Preview Available

Technology: Fad or New Normal


Credits: None available.

Sponsored by Explore Asheville

Explore Asheville


Proposed .5 Clock Hours Domain A: Strategic Planning

Meeting professionals see many challenges as they look to the future of events, and one of the biggest is how to make better technology decisions in the face of so much choice. Discover a framework to refer to when considering and investing in technology. From virtual reality and telepresence to RFID and near-field communication make sure you making the best technology decisions based on a system that prepares you for the future and the technological changes that come with it.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Discover the advantages and disadvantages of leasing and buying.
  • Learn how to manage technological risks by asking the right questions and finding the best options.
  • Find out how to move forward with confidence when investing in technology.


Please note:  This 30-minute webinar is available free of charge to everyone.  To receive unlimited free on-demand education, join Meeting Professionals International.  Learn more here.

Speaker(s):
  • Jessie States, CMM, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International
Free

EMPLOYMENT LAW SERIES: Immigrant Workers in Hospitality and Service Organizations


Credits: None available.

Proposed 1 Clock Hour Domain E: Human Resources

Generally speaking, about 20 percent to 30 percent of hospitality and service industry workers are immigrants. As the Trump Administration moves to reduce immigration, explore the potential impact on the hospitality and service industry with legal experts from employment law firm Campbell Litigation.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Learn legal options for immigrants to continue working in the hospitality and service industry
  • Consider the impact of the Trump administration’s push to reduce immigration
  • Develop a better understanding of how hospitality and service organizations rely on immigrants to fill their workforce

Speaker(s):
Standard: $34.99
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00