Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Capital Chapter: Evaluating & Implementing Your Risk Management Plan

Presented By Capital

Event Details:

Where: Hilton Old Town Alexandria
1767 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia
When: April 04, 2013 8:00 AM Central Daylight Time until April 04, 2013 11:00 AM Central Daylight Time

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Today is all about you! What keeps you up at night when it comes to risk management? Are you feeling overwhelmed that you may be unprepared if something catastrophic occurs? Or that you may be exposing your organization to potential financial and legal liabilities in the future? Then this session is for you. Together, we will differentiate types of risk management, discuss risk management techniques, identify liability concerns, and review a risk management plan. Be prepared to share your questions and to roll up your sleeves and jump into real life case studies with your colleagues.

After participating in this session, you will be able to:

  • Identify types of risk management
  • Develop risk management techniques
  • Assess liability concerns
  • Determine the impact of current events and global implications on your meetings and events
  • Analyze your own risk management plan


8:00 AM

8:45 AM
Opening Remarks

9:00 AM
Speaker: Bonnie Wallsh, MA, CMP, CMM, Chief Strategist, Bonnie Wallsh Associates, LLC 11:00 AM

Bonnie Wallsh, MA, CMP, CMM, Chief Strategist of Bonnie Wallsh Associates, LLC

Bonnie Wallsh, MA, CMP, CMM is the Chief Strategist of Bonnie Wallsh Associates, LLC, a professional meeting management, consulting and training firm. She has been an instructor at 9 colleges and she worked part-time at the Small Business Resource Center, helping entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses. Together with several partners, she created Experience South Carolina, a street festival showcasing the best that South Carolina has to offer which, by popular request, will be held for the second year in Rock Hill, SC on August 21, 2013, during Labor Day weekend. During her 30 years as a member of MPI, she co-chaired the CMP study group, served on the Executive Board, headed the Dream Team for Charlotte and received Planner of the Year Award and several scholarships from MPICC. In addition, she served on the Executive Board for MPIGNY. She is the recipient of Volunteer of the Year from the Southeast chapter of PCMA, served on the Faculty Task Force, is currently serving on the PCMA Education Task Force, and is a member of the PCMA Southeast Chapter Education Committee. Bonnie is a renowned speaker presenting a wide range of face-to-face programs and webinars for the meetings and hospitality industry. She has written extensive articles and is frequently interviewed for the trade and consumer press.

Sponsored by Choose Chicago and Hilton Old Town Alexandria