Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Greater Midwest: June Educational Program

Presented By Greater Midwest

Presented by: GMC-PCMA

Event Details:

Where: Hyatt Regency
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois 60606
When: June 16, 2014 1:00 PM Central Daylight Time until June 16, 2014 5:00 PM Central Daylight Time
2014 GMC PCMA June Educational Program & Live Webcast
Monday, June 16, 2014
Hyatt Regency O'Hare



(or Register for the FREE Live Webcast)

Topic: Master Mind Conference Hacker: Revolutionizing Your Conference
Speaker: Jeff Hurt, Velvet Chainsaw

The program has been approved for 0.2 Continuing Education Units

Schedule
12:30 - 1:30 pm Committee Meetings 
1:00 - 2:00 pm Registration & Networking
2:00 - 4:00 pm Interactive Educational Presentation 

FREE Live, Interactive Webcast - 2:00-4:00 pm
For those viewing from another location, Jeff is prepared to take the audience through an interactive experience that will promise educational results. Through an in-room moderator, the remote audience will have a voice and will actively participate in the event. This is not your momma's webcast! You can access the Webcast as an individual or via Viewing Pods with your local colleagues. Register here. 

Meet Minneapolis Watch Pod 
Meet Minneapolis Offices in the Minneapolis Room 
250 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401 
Time: 1:30 pm CDT (webcast is 2:00-4:00 pm CDT) 
To join the Watch Pod, select the option when you register.

Visit Indy Watch Pod 
Location and details will be sent to attendees once registered. 
To join the Watch Pod, select the option when you register.

Description
The traditional conference is in dire need of creativity, innovation and reinvention! It has been stuck in an ancient, out-dated rut for too long. What happens inside of conferences is going to change. It has to in order to be successful. And, especially now that the Web connects us to information and people the way that it does. We need to rethink our conference experience. We need to create some conference hacks. In other words, anything that helps our attendees create attitude, behavior and skill change in unique ways. Discover some compelling conversations around six big disruptive conference changes and their hacks:

1. The Role Of The Customer
2. The Attendees’ Experience
3. The Function Of Content 
4. The Job Of The Speaker
5. The Process Of Education
6. The Task Of Technology

After attending this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Identify and assess six big conference disruptors.
2. Discuss the effective function of content in association education programming.
3. Explore the evolving role of a speaker in 21st century education.

Additional Information 
Complimentary daily self-parking is available.

Our Sponsors
Come early, network with your peers and visit with our sponsors 
to learn what they can do for you! 

A special thank you to our June Program sponsors...




Live Webcast
The program is also available as an interactive, live webcast, from 2:00-4:00 pm CDT. Register here. 
Live Webcast
The program is also available as an interactive, live webcast, from 2:00-4:00 pm CDT. Register here.