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Getting Your Foot in the Door: The Value of Community in Meetings and Events

April 16 @ 3:30 pm6:30 pm MDT

Join the Rocky Mountain chapters of PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) and MPI (Meeting Professionals International) for an enriching panel discussion that delves into the core of networking, collaboration, and community building within the meetings and events industry. This collaborative effort, including insights from MIC (Meetings Industry Council), promises an evening filled with invaluable insights, real-world examples, and actionable strategies to leverage community for career and business growth.

Event Overview:

After a concise introduction to PCMA, MPI, and MIC, our panel will explore the undeniable benefits of collaboration and the art of creating and nurturing communities within our industry. As an open forum with audience participation highly encouraged, we will dive into real-life examples of how being part of a community benefited these individuals. We will then go over strategies to keeping your community alive and different ways you can use these resources to grow your career or business. We will also look at different types of collaboration in the meetings and events world and how collaborating is beneficial. We will end with a Q&A session and enjoy beverages and light bites at our joint cocktail reception. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding the Career Benefits of Professional Communities: Delve into how being an active part of a professional community can open new doors, provide essential support, and accelerate your career development.
  2. Strategies for Nurturing and Growing Your Communities: Learn effective methods to engage, sustain, and grow your professional networks. Discover the tools and tactics that can help you build a thriving community.
  3. Exploring the Benefits of Collaboration: Uncover the advantages of collaboration within the meetings and events industry. Understand how working together can lead to innovative solutions, enhanced experiences, and successful outcomes.

Highlights of the Evening:

  • Real-Life Success Stories: Hear firsthand how community involvement has created opportunities for professionals in the industry.
  • Community Engagement Strategies: Learn how to keep your community vibrant and engaged with innovative engagement strategies.
  • Collaboration in Action: Examine different types of collaboration and understand why it’s beneficial for achieving greater success.
  • Interactive Q&A Session: Pose your questions to experienced panelists to gain tailored insights.

Networking Opportunity:

The evening will conclude with a joint cocktail reception, offering a perfect setting for informal discussions, forging new connections, and enjoying the company of fellow industry professionals. Refresh yourself with our selection of beverages and light bites, and make the most of this opportunity to network with leaders and peers from the Rocky Mountain meetings and events community.

Who Should Attend:

Event Planners and Managers
Convention Organizers
Hospitality Professionals
Marketing and Communication Specialists
Anyone looking to enhance their career or business through community involvement and collaboration

Join Us:

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the power of community, collaboration, and networking with some of the most influential figures in the Rocky Mountain meetings and events industry. Whether you’re looking to grow your career, expand your business, or simply find inspiration among like-minded professionals, “Getting Your Foot in the Door: The Value of Community in Meetings and Events” is the event for you.

We look forward to welcoming you!

Sheraton Downtown Denver
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
3:30 PM-4:00 PM Registration
4:00 PM-4:30 PM Opening Remarks
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Panel
5:30 PM-6:30 PM Reception

Registration Information

Secure your spot by registering through our website. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged to ensure your participation in this must-attend event.

Member: $55
Non-Member: $75
Student: $15


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April 16
3:30 pm– 6:30 pm
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PCMA Rocky Mountain Chapter
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