Many planners understand the importance of technology, but few understand the impact it has made to date and how it will shape the industry, and their careers, moving forward. This session with Dan Berger will challenge what planners think they know about the impact of technology on meetings and show how they can better leverage it to create more strategic programming.
Educational Learner Outcomes:
- Describe the growth of technology over the last 10 years and how that will influence future trends
- Integrate technology into all stages of the meeting planning lifecycle
- Prepare for the technological trends that will impact the meetings industry
Dan Berger is the Founder and CEO of the Washington, DC-based event planning software company, Social Tables. Social Tables’ award-winning platform has been used to source, plan and execute over one million meetings and events since 2011. The company has over 3,500 customers in over 150 countries.
Dan has been recognized as an industry leader by several industry publications including Successful Meetings. He serves on Convention Industry Council’s APEX committee and on the Philadelphia CVB’s CAB.
Prior to Social Tables, Dan was a human capital consultant, ran an association, worked for a Member of Congress, and owned a web design firm. Dan has a BA from Hunter College and an MBA from Georgetown. He grew up in NYC and lives in DC.