30-Minute Mondays is MPI’s fast-paced bi-weekly talk show that brings you the latest industry happenings, insightful discussions and expert perspectives–all in just half an hour. This dynamic online program is tailor-made for event industry leaders who crave up-to-the-minute updates on global topics, all while connecting with their peers in a digital environment. Revolutionize the start to the week with a tour of the hottest developments in the event world followed by special guest interviews. We’ll bring you titans of the event industry, creative minds and game-changers who are transforming the meetings sector and landscape.

Why Attend?

  • Timely Insights: In a rapidly changing industry, staying informed is paramount. 30-Minute Mondays ensures you’re always in the know about the latest developments.
  • Expert Perspective: Gain access to the minds shaping the event landscape. Learn from the best and apply their strategies to your own endeavors.
  • Efficiency: We respect your time. With a concise 30-minute duration, you can squeeze valuable learning into your busy schedule.
  • Networking: Connect with peers who share your passion. The event industry is built on relationships, and this is your chance to expand your network.

Join us every other Monday for information, inspiration and interaction. MPI’s 30-Minute Mondays is your ticket to staying ahead in a vibrant and ever-evolving industry. Mark your calendar and be prepared to revolutionize your week–30 minutes at a time.

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Join us for our upcoming events:

  • 30-Minute Monday | Mental Health in a Non-Stop Industry 05.06.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | WEC Recap 06.03.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Pride x Events- Inclusivity 06.17.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Making the Virtual Experience More “Real” 07.01.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Summer Travels and Hotel Trends 07.15.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Taking Your Meetings Abroad 08.05.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | How Events Help You Upskill 08.19.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Event Tech 09.16.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Make the Most of Your Network 10.21.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Using Social Media to Drive Event Interest 11.04.2024
  • 30-Minute Monday | Positioning Your Event During the Holiday Season 12.02.2024

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30-Minute Monday 5/6/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT | 0.5 Clock Hours

This Week: This session addresses the critical topic of mental health within the events industry, recognizing the unique challenges that event professionals may face. Participants will gain valuable insights into understanding, managing, and supporting mental health in a high-pressure and dynamic field.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Learn to build personal resilience
  2. Learn some self-care and stress-management techniques
  3. Understand the importance of setting boundaries

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 6/3/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT | 0.5 Clock Hours

This Week: Didn’t get to attend WEC 24 or already missing it? Let’s take a look at our amazing week in Louisville! Enjoy a time of session recaps, evaluating what went well, our biggest takeaways from the week, and what we look forward to next year.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Recap what WEC had to offer this year
  2. Share in the excitement of our biggest takeaways and accomplishments
  3. Gain further insight into the world of WEC

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 6/17/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT

This Week: This session is dedicated to honoring Pride Month and exploring ways to create inclusive and affirming events for LGBTQ+ communities. Participants will gain valuable insights into the significance of Pride Month, learn about LGBTQ+ history and activism, and discover strategies for planning events that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Understand the significance of Pride Month in our community
  2. Learn how to establish partnerships with LGBTQ+ organizations
  3. Leave with a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 7/1/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT  0.5 Clock Hours

This Week: This session addresses the evolving landscape of virtual events and provides strategies for creating immersive and engaging experiences. Participants will explore techniques, technologies, and best practices to bridge the gap between virtual and in-person events. This session aims to equip event professionals with the skills and insights needed to make virtual events feel more authentic and impactful.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Learn practical strategies for designing interactive programming that keeps participants engaged and active throughout the event
  2. Develop skills for fostering networking and community building in a virtual environment
  3. Gain insight on how to enhance the immersive nature of virtual events

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 7/15/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT | 0.5 Clock Hours

This Week: This session will provide participants with valuable insights into the evolving landscape of summer travel and emerging trends in the hotel industry. Participants will explore current consumer preferences, sustainability initiatives, and safety measures that are shaping the way people experience travel and hospitality during the summer season. This time aims to equip professionals in the travel and hospitality sectors with the knowledge and strategies to stay ahead.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of consumer preferences and trends in summer travel
  2. Learn how hotels are adapting to new markets and catering to increased guest counts
  3. Leave with a perspective on how to navigate summer travel in the hotel industry

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 8/5/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT

This Week: This session is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully plan and execute meetings and events in international settings. Participants will explore key considerations, cultural sensitivities, logistical challenges, and legal aspects of organizing business gatherings abroad. This will empower event planners and professionals to expand their reach and host impactful meetings on a global scale.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Develop skills for effective logistical planning in foreign destinations
  2. Become aware of cultural considerations and business etiquette
  3. Leave excited about the opportunity to expand reach and host successful international meetings and events

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 8/19/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT

This Week: The powerful role that events play in facilitating continuous learning and upskilling for professionals is crucial. Participants will discover how attending and participating in events can provide opportunities to acquire new knowledge, develop skills, and expand their professional network. We will aim to inspire individuals to leverage events as a valuable platform for personal and career growth.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Recognize the value of gaining insights from industry experts, thought leaders, and subject matter experts
  2. Gain practical skills and experience through hands-on workshops and interactive activities offered at events
  3. Understand how to leverage online events as platforms for upskilling

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 9/16/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT | 0,5 Clock Hours

This Week: This session dives into the dynamic world of event technology, exploring the latest innovations and practical strategies for leveraging tech tools to enhance event planning and execution. Participants will gain insights into cutting-edge event tech solutions, from virtual platforms to attendee engagement tools, and learn how to integrate them seamlessly into their event strategies.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Understand the importance of leveraging event tech for data collection and analysis
  2. Develop the ability to integrate event tech seamlessly into existing workflow
  3. Leave with a refreshed perspective and practical tools to harness the power of event tech

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 10/21/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT

This Week: This session dives into the dynamic world of event technology, exploring the latest innovations and practical strategies for leveraging tech tools to enhance event planning and execution. Participants will gain insights into cutting-edge event tech solutions, from virtual platforms to attendee engagement tools, and learn how to integrate them seamlessly into their event strategies.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Understand the importance of leveraging event tech for data collection and analysis
  2. Develop the ability to integrate event tech seamlessly into existing workflow
  3. Leave with a refreshed perspective and practical tools to harness the power of event tech

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Monday

30-Minute Monday 11/4/2024 12:00 pm CT - 12:30 pm CT

This Week: Explore the power of social media in promoting and enhancing events. Participants will learn how to leverage various social platforms to create buzz, engage attendees, and extend the reach of their events to a wider audience. Through practical tips, this session aims to equip event professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to harness the full potential of social media for event success.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Develop a social media strategy
  2. Understand the importance of creating striking content and engaging with online audiences
  3. Leave with a refreshed perspective and practical tools to leverage social media for maximum impact in evet planning efforts

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