Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

February 26 2016

Canadian Innovation Conference 2016 - Call for Presentations

Khadijah Jamal


Are You Ready to be Far-Out?

You are invited to submit a presentation to the 4th Annual PCMA Canada East Chapter's Canadian Innovation Conference (CIC).

We welcome all ideas, but highest considerations will be given to proposals exploring issues directly affecting our industry. A Session Proposal requires you to be responsible for content and delivery, start to finish. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.


Key Dates
Proposals due: April 7th, 2016 at 5 pm EST
Notification of proposal status:  April 29th, 2016

Conference Streams
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Meeting or Event Design
  • Site Management
  • Marketing
  • Professionalism
Session Topic Ideas
  • Pet Peeves
  • Hidden Fees / Supplier panels
  • Negotiations with venues
  • Designing your own conference
  • Unconventional conventions
  • How to excel in the industry
  • How to live stream an event
  • Innovative event design
  • Behind the scenes best practices
  • Crisis management/insurance
  • Impact of hotel mergers
  • Creativity on a dime
  • Tackling myths of our industry
  • Decoding Human Behaviour
  • Financial planning for conferences
  • How to create and update marketing plans
  • What's new and trending in AV/innovations in technology
  • Sponsorship/Tradeshows
  • Sales/Leadership/Motivation

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