Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:00am - 1:30pm

Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens
9500 W River Rd
Minneapolis , MN 55444

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11:00 AM Registration, Networking, Lunch

11:45 AM  Start time for MPILive! streaming

12:00 PM  Program

1:30 PM   Adjourn


Early Bird Registration Rates
(Closes at 11:59pm CST on Sunday, September 10, 2017)
$40 MPI Preferred or Premier Members
$60 MPI Essential Members
$30 MPI Student Members
$0 MPI Past Presidents
$60 Nonmembers


Regular Registration Rates
(Begins at 12:00am CST on Monday, September 11, 2017 & Closes at 11:59pm CST on Sunday, September 17, 2017)
$50 MPI Preferred or Premier Members
$70 MPI Essential Members
$40 MPI Student Members
$0 MPI Past Presidents
$70 Nonmembers


On-Site Registration Rates
(Wednesday, September 20, 2017)
$60 MPI Preferred or Premier Members
$80 MPI Essential Members
$50 MPI Student Members
$0 MPI Past Presidents
$80 Nonmembers


In the spirit of attendee engagement, we’ll be offering 3 unique programs to our membership, who will then vote on their favorite. Voting closes on August 11th. Find the poll on social media by searching #MPIMNSept. You can see a breakdown of each topic below. 


Digital Marketing: Getting your organization prepared for Marketing accountability through metrics. Whether your organization has never used marketing metrics or you have real-time & transparent KPI dashboards for all stakeholders, in this interactive session Tyler Olson will facilitate a dialogue of best practices related to marketing metrics and showcase examples and case studies of what's possible and why accountability in marketing is valuable for everybody.


Social Media: Social Media Event Marketing Best Practices: Have you always wanted to have social media more effectively integrated into the events you plan? Do you want your organization's events to stand out from the rest and do some really cool things with technology? In this presentation Tyler will walk through many examples of social media usage within events, trade shows, and festivals. Feel free to take lots of notes and borrow any ideas you want for your events! Whether you want technology to help you generate more attendees, more engagement during the event, or more effective feedback and follow-up after an event, Tyler will cover it all. 


Cyber Security: The Accelerating Evolution of Cyber Security-What you need to know to protect you and your organization-In recent years - Sony, Morgan Stanley, Uber, and even the IRS have all been hacked. Now more than ever, organizational leaders need to know, understand, and fight against Internet Fraud by learning how to protect themselves. In this enlightening presentation by entrepreneur and online security expert, Tyler Olson, you will be shown how these attacks occur and what you need to know to feel secure against common forms of internet fraud.

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Tyler Olson

When Foursquare needed help integrating itself across the Internet, they called upon Tyler Olson, Chief Executive Officer of SMCpros and a nationally recognized speaker. Tyler is an accomplished entrepreneur and SMCpros is his seventh business venture. With over 100 social media speaking engagements in the last two years in front of over 10,000 people, Tyler is one of the most experienced social media presenters you will find. He is one of the most dynamic, data-driven, and experienced Gen Y speaker on social and digital media, Tyler will ensure that any audience leaves with new insights.

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The Premier Event Venue on the Mississippi River, Leopold's Mississippi Gardens is located on the bluffs of the beautiful and historic Mississippi River. Family owned and operated by Former NHL defenseman Jordan Leopold and his family. Combining serenity and privacy with a beautiful state-of-the-art event space, Mississippi Gardens will create spectacular events remembered for a lifetime.

Education Committee:

Nicole Coon, CMP, VP of Education
Caitlin Goskowicz, Director of Education
Jackie Darsow, Chair of Speaker Logistics

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Cancellations received by the office at least two business days prior to the event are eligible for a refund of the registration fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received fewer than two business days prior to the event. No-shows will be billed for any unpaid registration fees.