MPI Academy | Community Content

Aug 11, 2022



Sessions

3 Tips to Attract & Keep Next Gen Talent

Companies are struggling to find and keep talent in this highly competitive marketplace. For younger employees, the value proposition is different and they are looking for culture and purpose. Learn three ways to stand out among other companies as you recruit for talent.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn three ways your company can attract new talent
  • Learn what younger talent is looking for in companies
Speaker(s):
Standard: Free
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

A Quick Bite: Improving the Meal Experience

Providing an inclusive meal experience for all attendees often falls to the bottom of our ever-growing to-do list. Ensuring that attendees have nourishing food to eat, and making sure they are aware of such before arriving, drastically improves their on-site experience. Join Lindsay Plath, CMP, Education & Events Manager, AMR Management Services, as she shares tips to improve your meeting's meal experience. 


Learning Objectives:
  • Improve collection of dietary needs before an event
  • Enhance attendee experience through pre-event communication
  • Create an inclusive meal experience for attendees on-site
Speaker(s):
  • Lindsay Plath, CMP, Education & Events Manager, AMR Management Services

Duty of Care, Attendee Health & Safety

The events space continues to work toward restoring something resembling normal, while working through the challenges presented by the lack of clear guidance from many local, regional and national health departments. With the introduction of MonkeyPox and the rise of new COVID variants, how can meeting professionals grasp the ever-changing state mandates and various country entry requirements? How can meeting and incentive planners ensure safe in-person events for their attendees? What is their "duty of care" and liability to their clients and attendees?Health 

Learning Objectives:
  • Health & Safety of Attendees
  • Duty of Care as Event Professionals
  • Potential Liability
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Educating the Next Generation iconEducating the Next Generation

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Educating the Next Generation

Have you ever thought that you have a lot of experience and knowledge that you would love to pass on? Have you wondered why something isn't taught in event management education programs? Thought about dipping your toe, or more, into academia? Want to be called "Professor"? Academia is steeped in mystery and is so varied it's hard to know where to start. This session will break down the barriers to getting a teaching position. It will give tips and tricks for preparing a syllabus and lesson plans, as well as how to sell yourself to a Dean.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the qualifications that you need to be successful in academics.
  • Examine event management programs to choose the one that fits you best.
  • Outline how to create lesson plans and lectures.
Speaker(s):

Five for Gratitude iconFive for Gratitude

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Five for Gratitude

In five minutes, Kathryne invites the viewer to participate in five different ways of experiencing gratitude.

Learning Objectives:
  • Share the three types of gratitude.
  • Invite viewers to experience gratitude.
  • Share how gratitude impacts work efficiencies.
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How to generate ideas to make rememberable events

How do you keep getting new ideas to the small and big things that make an event unforgettable? This mini-session will inspire you how to generate new ideas for making more interesting events and a happier work life.

Learning Objectives:
  • How to use your network
  • How to generate ideas
  • How to communicate new idea to your attendees
Speaker(s):

How to step up your name badge game

Name badges are the first thing your attendees experience at your event, and can be a key part of the networking. This mini-session will inspire your how to make your name badges into an ice-breaker, how to make creative name badges, and what to think about when picking a name badge holder.

Learning Objectives:
  • How to be creative around name badges
  • How to use name badges as an ice-breaker
  • Key things to think about when picking a name badge holder
Speaker(s):

Rebuilding Trust Among Suppliers and Planners

As we enter the pandemic recovery phase, we do so in a new reality.  For years, planners and suppliers have enjoyed relationships built on mutual respect and experience.  In the new reality, many of our partners have left the hospitality world and will not return.  How long will it take before we again are assured that planners and suppliers are working on a level playing field?

Learning Objective:
  • Develop measures to begin to rebuild planner-supplier relationships in the post-pandemic reality
Speaker(s):
Standard: Free
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00

Risk Management Tips & Tricks

So you want to create a risk management plan, the question is where do you start? That is certainly a loaded question, with a lot of answers depending on who you talk too. The Robson Risk Management Model (RRMM) was created to give you guidance on how to create a risk management plan that is personalized to you and customized for your events. This TED-talk style of presentation will present tips for getting started.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify and define your personal perception of risk management
  • Learn how to effectively identify, assess, and apply strategies for a variety of risks
  • Consider potential resources for creating a risk management process
Speaker(s):

Sharpen the Power of Incentives for Driving Result


Properly constructed incentive programs can increase performance, drive desired results and help with top talent retention. Find out how to get started and what you need to know in order to approach your stakeholders about implementing an incentive program.


Learning Objectives:
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to incorporate incentives
  • Incorporate fast-start programs and analytics to gain valuable data
  • Understand how to introduce incentive programs into all types of meetings and do so in a compliant and productive manner
Speaker(s):
  • Taya Paige, CMM, CIS, HMCC, Strategic Advisor, ITA Group