Basics Boot Camp 1: Meeting Planning Sourcing & Strategy

Date: March 7, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 01:00PM

You must be registered to participate!

Developed in partnership with InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG)

Proposed 3 Hours Domain A: Strategic Planning

Basics Boot Camp 1: Meeting Planning Sourcing & Strategy is a three-hour program designed for people who are responsible for planning meetings and events but may not have any formal training. Basics Boot Camp will give you a strong foundation of core skills needed to plan your next meeting or event. Basics Boot Camp is divided into two parts each 3 hours in length. A certificate will be issued for those who attend both.



Part 1: What You'll Learn


  • Define meeting goals and SMART objectives
  • Identify meeting stakeholders
  • Develop a meeting budget
  • Create a meeting blueprint
  • Manage the RFP process
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Assess potential risks
  • Select vendors
  • Develop contracts

Speaker(s):

  • Jessie States, CMM, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International