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Webinar: What is “Digital for Events"?
Donny Neufuss and Sourabh Kothari outline how event managers can get started with “digital” tools for events, dispel myths about digital, and remove barriers holding you back from delivering successful event experiences.

Webinar: What is “Digital for Events”?

G. Meeting or Event Design
Webinar: 30 Revenue-Generating Ideas in 40 Minutes
Join us for a fast-paced dive into 30 great revenue-generating ideas for your meetings. Whether it’s a completely new concept, or an update to an old favorite, you’ll find something here you can quickly implement and cash in on.

Webinar: 30 Revenue-Generating Ideas in 40 Minutes

G. Meeting or Event Design
Main Stage: Disrupt, Defy, Differentiate: Three Keys to Planning for Disruption
Find out how companies deliberately build a culture of disruption that keeps them on the cutting edge decade after decade. Gary Magenta, SVP and Chief Change Architect of change consulting company Root Inc., unveils the secrets to disruptors – both new entrants and existing companies.

Main Stage: Disrupt, Defy, Differentiate: Three Keys to Planning for Disruption

CMP Submission Pending
Closing Main Stage: How to Elevate the Customer Experience to Win over Consumers
In her keynote presentation, renowned expert and author Bridget Brennan (“Why She Buys”) will inspire you with winning strategies and best practices for increasing sales by elevating the customer experience.

Closing Main Stage: How to Elevate the Customer Experience to Win over Consumers

B. Project Management
Main Stage: Finding Opportunity in Change and Disruption
In this case study-rich session, Peter Sheahan will challenge you to find opportunity in this massive disruption. Wherever you sit within the business events value chain, it is crucial for you to leverage change and disruption to create more value because organizations don’t change, people

Main Stage: Finding Opportunity in Change and Disruption

B. Project Management
Matter: Create More Value and Become the Obvious Choice
Following his mainstage session, Peter Sheahan will unpack the results of a multi-year, multi-industry study of companies that have become the obvious choices of their most important stakeholders.

Matter: Create More Value and Become the Obvious Choice

F. Stakeholder Management
Designing Events to Engage All Demographics While Looking to Future Audiences
In today’s multigenerational health care workforce, millennials have a growing and meaningful footprint in healthcare organizations. Regardless of the size or budget of your event, this session will provide you with tools you need to engage younger-yet-qualified clinicians of all levels. We'll explore various ways

Designing Events to Engage All Demographics While Looking to Future Audiences

CMP Submission Pending
Who’s Leading YOU? Elevate Your Team by Learning to Lead Yourself
This session also focuses on how your implicit bias shifts your view of yourself and others. Learning to lead yourself reveals your interests and values. Choose the direction that elevates you and use your discovery to amplify and grow your team.

Who’s Leading YOU? Elevate Your Team by Learning to Lead Yourself

A. Strategic Planning
Inside the Reinvention of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
After a period of stagnation, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame museum in Cleveland, Ohio, has seen significant growth in recent years. Following a new engagement strategy, the Hall has bloomed to become a major international attraction, while generating an annual record of $199

Inside the Reinvention of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

CMP Submission Pending
DEI: Secrets to Increasing Reach of Your Events
What if you could amplify your reach and double the audience for your next event? It’s possible to attract more industry press, new F2F attendees, and target audiences, and to extend your global reach. Hear real-world examples from professionals who already have traveled the digital

DEI: Secrets to Increasing Reach of Your Events

CMP Submission Pending
Using Technologies to Build Fan Club and Enhance Your Conference Design
Attendees and sponsors expect a high return on their investment and demand an impactful, sustained and useful learning experience. This session will explore IoT and other technologies that amplify the conference experience.

Using Technologies to Build Fan Club and Enhance Your Conference Design

G. Meeting or Event Design
Walking the Talk: Developing Event Experiences that Deliver on Your Brand Promise
This session will start with an overview of effective (and not so effective) approaches to developing a compelling event brand promise and then move into an ideation workshop using participants’ events and industry examples to come up with possible on-site experiences that deliver on that

Walking the Talk: Developing Event Experiences that Deliver on Your Brand Promise

CMP Submission Pending
2018 PCMA Education Conference: Embrace the Shake Collaborative Art Experience
Phil Hansen provides a hands-on experience that brings the audience together to create a stunning and unexpected work of art. This fun, engaging and collaborative project furthers the experience of embracing challenges through teamwork and demonstrates the power of how our individual roles make up

2018 PCMA Education Conference: Embrace the Shake Collaborative Art Experience

Inspiring Employees to Use Their "Superpower" at Work Every Day
Everyone has a superpower – something they’re better at than anyone else. Helping employees discover and use their superpowers allows the company and its employees to thrive. Jodi Berg, PhD., knows this firsthand, both through her leadership of blending equipment manufacturer Vitamix and through her

Inspiring Employees to Use Their “Superpower” at Work Every Day

CMP Submission Pending
Sponsorship Strategies to Finance Your Events
When you plan on hosting an event, one of the first questions that often comes to mind is how to fund it. This session is designed to help you navigate the give-and-take relationship that is necessary to attract the right sponsors for your events.

Sponsorship Strategies to Finance Your Events

CMP Submission Pending
The 4 Es of Engagement: How to Create Content that Moves Your Audience to Action
In this session, digital marketing expert Zontee Hou shares case studies that demonstrate the four types of content that engage your audience, and she shows how to translate that engagement into business results. Learn key takeaways that will allow you to start planning and deploying

The 4 Es of Engagement: How to Create Content that Moves Your Audience to Action

G. Meeting or Event Design
Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities
Success, especially in today’s fast-changing business environment, depends on our ability to make "creativity and innovation" a continuous process. Leaders want to know how their teams can rise above any challenge and succeed no matter what comes their way. Whether it’s to embrace change, overcome

Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities

G. Meeting or Event Design
Medical Industry Maze: Reacting to Regulatory Changes
Government regulations, enforcement, privacy and compliance are among the leading issues in the medical meeting management process. This session goes beyond legal analysis to basic understanding of how to resource and react to change.

Medical Industry Maze: Reacting to Regulatory Changes

B. Project Management
Use Your Story to Inspire Audiences to Action
Stories move people—not only to feel an emotion but to take action. When you use a well-crafted story in your presentations and pitches, you sell more effectively, get more commitment, cultivate greater camaraderie, inspire deeply and have more fun.

Use Your Story to Inspire Audiences to Action

A. Strategic Planning
Remove Implicit Bias to Improve Interactions
What is all the talk about implicit bias? Through a mixture of presentation and interactive discussion, participants will explore the sources and impacts of unconscious biases as well as some concrete steps for reducing them.

Remove Implicit Bias to Improve Interactions

A. Strategic Planning
Business School: The Power of Influence in Negotiating
The goal of this program is to get you to think about negotiating differently, improving your negotiating skills by using the three Cs: convince, collaborate and create. This highly interactive program is designed to teach you how to apply these skills to everyday dealings both

Business School: The Power of Influence in Negotiating

CMP Submission Pending
Beyond Professionalism: Channeling Vulnerability
Vulnerability often has a negative connotation. This session will explore the different shapes vulnerability can take and will provide ways that employees and managers alike can create environments where people can bring their whole selves to work.

Beyond Professionalism: Channeling Vulnerability

CMP Submission Pending
Designing our Events as Experiences
Join Charlotte Blank, Chief Behavioral Officer of Maritz, to learn about the psychological framework of the three types of experience utility, and how to apply behavioral insights to design memorable moments for the anticipating self, the experiencing self, and most importantly – the remembering self.

Designing our Events as Experiences

G. Meeting or Event Design
Business School: Pitching Perfect: Secrets to Persuasive Arguments
In this session, Miami University professor of entrepreneurship Chris Sutter will outline the key elements of a pitch and share underlying principles that make a pitch more effective.

Business School: Pitching Perfect: Secrets to Persuasive Arguments

A. Strategic Planning
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