Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

"Heartland Chapter "OnBoarding: Do You Have Them at Hello""

Presented By PCMA Heartland Chapter

Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64112

April 02, 2015 4:00 PM UTC until April 02, 2015 7:00 PM UTC

PCMA Heartland Chapter & KCSAE are joining forces to bring you a nationally recognized speaker!
"OnBoarding: Do You Have Them at Hello?"
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Registration - 11:00AM
Luncheon & Program - 11:30AM - 2:00PM

The Program 
Two-thirds of attendees at annual meetings are now first-timers which means you have to be constantly educating and facilitating networking for the newcomers. This presents a big opportunity if you can convert them into regulars with a great attendee on-boarding process that engages them at Hello! 

The Speaker 
Sarah Michel, CSP, Vice President with Velvet Chainsaw Consultants, will provide innovative ideas to bring the newbies into the tribe and actually tap them for conference and content ideas. Learn from three successful on-boarding programs who have seized this opportunity and leave with an action plan for your organization.

  • Learn creative and budget-friendly solutions for how to convert first-timers into raving loyal attendees
  • Learn how to deliver on your conference networking promise by intentionally designing for it before, during, and after your meeting
  • Discover how to improve your ROA (return on attendance) for all attendees and facilitate strategic connections for your newbies to improve the value proposition of your meeting.
Conference Connexity: Delivering on Your Networking Promise - Deep Dive 
Connexity is where community and connecting intersect, the two things your attendees are craving! Meetings need to be in the connexity business-making connections and building communities to become the new town square for your global village. Learn how to transform your live meetings to create "watering holes" where your villagers (attendees) can come to foster "Connexity." 
  • Discover creative ways to deliver on the networking promise that your attendees are wanting
  • Learn creative and budget-friendly ideas and solutions to integrate throughout your meeting design guaranteed to deliver connection and community
  • Understand why your attendees are craving connexity, now more than ever, and ways you can respond to deliver what they need
  • Create your own action plan for fostering connexity to become the watering hole for your organization.
Click here to register now

Early bird registration fees available through Friday, March 27th:
Member Planner - $30.00
Non-member Planner - $50.00
Member Supplier - $40.00
Non-member Supplier - $50.00
Student - $20.00

Attention Suppliers! Help us to help you by sponsoring your favorite planner! Many cannot afford to attend our meetings regularly, so you can register a planner when you register yourself and pay their fee!

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We wish to thank Catch Des Moines
for their generous sponsorship of this event.

And our continued appreciation goes out to our
2015 Platinum Sponsors!
Pinstripes Overland Park, Hilton KCI
and the Marriott Downtown Kansas City


Event Type: Industry Event

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