Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

POWER Chapter: The Art of Advocacy! "Engage and Activate"

Presented By POWER

Event Details:

Where: Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 East State Street
Columbus, Ohio
When: February 15, 2013 10:45 AM Central Standard Time
How do we create the influence needed to support the long term viability of the meeting and hospitality industry? How can we engage and activate people around us to support our activities? How do we shrink the influence that elected officials, regulators, and media have in opposition to our industry goals? With a united voice – We can make difference!

Our presenter, Roger Rickard, is founder of Voices in Advocacy, a proven leader in empowering people to make a difference. Roger is a highly acclaimed speaker and the author of 7 Actions of Highly Effective Advocates.

This highly interactive program, customized for all meeting and hospitality industry professionals, raises advocacy awareness to engage and activate you. The objective is to make one aware of successful advocacy strategies that enable you to influence policy makers and garner support for projects beneficial to your organization, your industry and your profession. You will leave with the tools needed to communicate with a stronger voice advocating the value of meetings and the hospitality industry.

Learner outcomes:
Identify key issues that affect the meetings industry
Identify best practices for advocacy and influence at the regional level
Understand the 7 Actions of Highly Effective Advocates
Depart with a plan to advocate for your job, your company and your industry

10:45 am – Registration open and Reception
11:30 am – Lunch begins
12:15 pm – Program begins
1:45 pm – Program ends

This is a Joint sponsored program between the PCMA POWER Chapter, OSAE, HSMAI and MPI Ohio.

RSVP here by Wednesday, February 13, 2013.