|1:30 p.m.||General Session wraps|
|1:30 - 2:30 p.m.||Sponsor Tradeshow and Dessert Reception|
|2:30 - 3:15 p.m.||Breakout Sessions|
|3:20 - 4 p.m.||Breakout Sessions|
|4 - 5 p.m.||Reception|
|5 p.m.||Event Concludes|
Keynote Speaker: CMP-IS Domain: G. Meeting and Event Design, 1.00 CE credit
Breakout Topic #1: CMP-IS Domain: F. Stakeholder Management, .75 CE credit
Breakout Topic #2: CMP-IS Domain: C. Risk Management, .75 CE credit
More information listed below under "Additional Event Details"
Early Bird Registration Rates
(Closes at 11:59pm CST on Sunday, April 1, 2018)
$40 MPI Premier and Preferred Members
$60 MPI Essential Members
$0 Past Presidents
Regular Registration Rates
(Begins at 12:00am CST on Monday, April 2, 2018 & closes at 11:59pm CST on Sunday, April 8, 2018)
$50 MPI Premier and Preferred Members
$70 MPI Essential Members
$0 Past Presidents
Onsite Registration Rates
(Thursday, April 12, 2018 )
$60 MPI Premier and Preferred Members
$80 MPI Essential Members
$20 Past Presidents
About the Presentation
Global Meetings Industry Day – Minnesota – Overview
Thursday April 12th - Location – InterContinental St. Paul –11:00am – 5:00pm
Our “satellite” version of GMID is taking place on Thursday April 12th at the InterContinental Hotel in St. Paul, MN. Supported by our industry colleagues from the local chapters of National Association of Catering Executives (NACE), Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP), Senior Planner Industry Network (SPIN), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).
Meetings Mean Business is an industry-wide coalition to showcase the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. By rallying industry advocates, working with stakeholders, conducting original research, engaging with outside voices and more, the coalition brings the industry together to emphasize its importance. Comprised of over 60 members, the coalition unites the meetings industry with one strong and powerful voice.
On April 12, 2018, leaders from across the meetings and events industry will come together to support the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). GMID events will be held across the globe to demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies, and communities.
Additional Event Details
|Keynote Topic: Fun Is Good – Create a Work Culture Where Creativity, Innovation, Collaboration & Partnerships Thrive!
What does fun have to do with better creativity, partnerships and collaboration? EVERYTHING! During Fran’s keynote presentations, he will help audience members instill a culture of fun and trust within their work environment for leaders, individual contributors and vendors. He will show that every good idea starts with innovative, creative and many times totally outrageous suggestion. Audiences will laugh but will also be challenged to get out of their comfort zone and into an environment where beneficial partnerships and engaged employees leads to increased profits and outstanding customer service!
CMP-IS Domain: G. Meeting and Event Design
1.00 CE credit
|Breakout Sessions (Available at 2:30 and 3:20pm)
Breakout Topic #3: Social Media Marketing Best Practices for Events
Cancellations received by the office at least three 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 three business days prior to the event. No-shows will be billed for any unpaid registration fees.