Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Capital Chapter: Planner-Only Workshop

Presented By PCMA Capital Chapter

The National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20045

April 22, 2014 8:00 PM UTC until April 22, 2014 10:00 PM UTC

For more info or to register click here

 Tablets, WiFi, & Social Media...oh my!!!

Session Description
The confluence of mobile technology and social media will change meetings more in the next 5 years than technology has in the past 15 years. Meeting participants will continue to have a great say in events and mobile apps will yield a goldmine of data to help planners improve events.This interactive and information-packed session will cover the major technology trends creating these changes and what you can do to prepare for them.

Key learner outcomes
  • Understand the important technology trends including social media, mobile technology, location-based technology, wearable computing, virtual meetings and more
  • Receive lots of links, apps, and ideas that can be put to use immediately
  • Learn steps to prepare for these changes to be able to work more efficiently and effectively



Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP

Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, is an internationally recognized expert on technology. His articles have appeared in hundreds of national and international publications and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today and US News & World Report. He was recently named as one of “The 25 Most Influential People in the Meeting Industry” for 2012 by Success Meetings and MeetingNews magazines, the fifth time he has been so named. Corbin has spoken to groups in 33 countries, on 5 continents in a manner that is engaging, understandable and fun. Corbin is the only person to have received both MPI's International Supplier of the Year and MPI’s International Chapter Leader of the Year award. He can be contacted at his extensive website: www.corbinball.com and followed on twitter.com/corbinball

Registration:3:00-3:30 PM
Workshop: 3:30-5:00 PM

Planner Members: $20
Planner Non-Members: $30 
Student: $20

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors


Event Type: Chapter Event

Continuing Education Credit

0 Credits