Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Capital Classroom: Key Tools To Enhance A Successful Meeting

Presented By Capital

Event Details:

Where: Hotel Palomar
2121 P Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
When: August 14, 2013 until August 14, 2013
Join us on August 14 for three incredible roundtables designed just for you, whether you're an emerging planner or a seasoned planner.

Working Smart/Useful Apps

Are you tired, bogged down, or overwhelmed with carrying numerous binders at your meetings? Then this session is for you! 

We promote working smarter, not harder, and in the session we will have a discussion on meeting friendly apps that will increase productivity and save you time while on-site at your meetings. Bring your tablet or smart phone, and be ready to download and share!

After participating in this session, you will be able to: 
• Identify mobile apps that will increase daily productivity
• Transition into a paperless conference binder
• Identify the best apps for on-site management
Deborah A. Brice, CMP, Senior Meetings Manager, OSA – The Optical Society

Effective Attendee Marketing

With the rapidly changing environment, budget challenges, technology advancements, and the pressure for organizations to increase attendance, how effective is your marketing message?

After participating in this session, you will be able to: 
• Identify new approaches to attract new attendees and bring back core members
• Understand how to use direct mail and its relevance
• Incorporate social media and email marketing to help increase your presence and reach non-traditional audiences
Kim Echols, CMP, The Reserve Officer's Association (ROA), Manager, Meetings & Events

Non-Traditional Revenue Generation and Sponsorship Opportunities

Times are tight, and now more than ever exhibitors and sponsors are looking for a higher return on investment. In this session, we will work together to identify new and innovative opportunities for sponsorships, and explore the opportunity of working with vendor/venue partners to help generate new revenue streams. 

After participating in this session, you will be able to: 
• Incorporate new technology trends into your marketing and sponsorship plans
• Generate new revenue streams through working with partner suppliers
• Gather new strategies and tips for generating new revenue streams
Ann Parnow, CMP, Manager, Special Events, United Service Organization (USO)

Attendees will earn 0.2 CEUs (2 Clock Hours). 

Attendee will have the opportunity to participate in each roundtable. 

Thursday, August 14, 2013
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration: 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Program: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Reception: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Hotel Palomar
2121 P Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037

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