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Budget Phobia: Try These Simple Tips

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Budget Phobia: Try These Simple Tips

Jan 1, 2010 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2010 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain B: Project Management 

In this challenging economic environment, it is crucial that you do not have budgetphobia. After all, it is just math!

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The Right Buyers

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The Right Buyers

Jan 1, 2010 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2010 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain F: Stakeholder Management 

Part 2 of a 4-part sales and marketing series. How to chase business in proactive, pleasant ways that close the deal.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify who you want to see, and who you don’t
  • Determine quick, pleasant ways to access the buyers
  • Understand how to use your contacts to access their contacts
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Think You're the Business Answer and They Will Too (e.g., The Right Mindset)

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Think You're the Business Answer and They Will Too (e.g., The Right Mindset)

Jan 1, 2010 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2010 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain I: Marketing 

Part 1 of a 4-part sales and marketing series. How to chase business in proactive, pleasant ways that close the deal.

Learning Objectives:

  • Focus on the value you bring, not how great you are
  • See yourself as uniquely placed to help
  • Overcome your internal objections, so you can overcome the buyers’ objections
  • The L’Oreal effect: how to know you’re worth it
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The Meeting Architecture Process

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The Meeting Architecture Process

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

This presentation helps meeting planners with tools and language to get more involved and eventually be seen as the go-to person for the design of meetings.

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Top Meeting Tech Trends

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Top Meeting Tech Trends

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

See what technologies are impacting the meeting industry in the near future.

Learning Objectives:

  • Use the guidelines provided to evaluate technology choices available.
  • Improve your business process for meetings through technological advances.
  • Identify which tools best satisfy your current needs.
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  • Corbin Ball, CMP CSP, DES, MS, President , Corbin Ball Associates
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Transform Your Sessions With These Participation Techniques

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Transform Your Sessions With These Participation Techniques

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain G: Meeting or Event Design

Your delegates don't want to passively listen to presenters at face-to-face events. They can do that online. But how can you encourage participatory learning? Experience and learn how and when to use participatory techniques such as small group discussions, human spectrograms, fishbowls and affinity grouping -- that will improve and transform your conference sessions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Experience and discuss different techniques for encouraging participation
  • Understand the appropriate use of these techniques and the appropriate time to use them
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20 Minutes Can Change Your Career

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20 Minutes Can Change Your Career

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Do you want to convince your executives of the strategic value of meetings and events? Would you like to have a ready-made presentation that shows them how your function can produce eye-popping business value? Then join this essential webinar designed and facilitated by award-winning author and Meeting Strategist Mary Boone. The webinar will provide you with specific, hands-on instruction on how to address your key executives on this important topic. And there’s a bonus…MPI funded a major research project to investigate how SAP Inc. created and executed one of the world’s largest, most strategic hybrid events to date. Held simultaneously on two continents and reaching over 50,000 people, this amazing experience not only transformed the company’s brand, but is still having a major impact on the company’s culture. In this webinar, you’ll learn about SAP’s results and how to incorporate them into a compelling executive presentation. You can view the case study at https://www.mpiweb.org/sap2010.

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APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards

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APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Wherever you live and work around the globe, three things are certain: sustainability is a hot topic, here to stay, and you have the opportunity to make a huge impact. Now, with the recent announcement by the CIC (Convention Industry Council), we also have reason to celebrate: the anticipated APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards are here! These standards are like a roadmap, helping you see where you are, identify your intended direction, plot your path, understand how to get to where you want to go, and celebrate your successes of your sustainability journey. If you already know about the standards, you realize how they will help event professionals – planners and suppliers alike – work together as we advance in our sustainable journey. If you’re just hearing about the standards, you’ll be glad to learn they are a check-list style that our industry will be able to use to make choices that are right for your organization, venue and events. Join this webinar to learn more about the standards, how they are structured, and how you’ll benefit from incorporating them into your daily work. You’ll hear how they were developed and what they can do for you and your stakeholders. You’ll also learn where to obtain a copy of the standards, and the next steps to integrating them into your event management, venue, and supply chain. Join your colleagues around the world as we discuss what the standards mean for each of us, our industry, and for your boss, your client, your delegates, and your suppliers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the standards format and structure, so you can use them to your advantage
  • Understand how the standards will benefit you, your organization, and your stakeholders
  • Grasp how to use the standards to your advantage and identify your next steps
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The Neuroscience of Effective Events

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The Neuroscience of Effective Events

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

In order to create an effective event strategy you go past generic demographic knowledge and truly understand your audience and how they think, learn and socialize.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create a baseline understanding of the human brain and biology that impact and affect our work as event professionals
  • Applying social and neuroscience principals to increase effectiveness of social networking, information transfer, and motivating and inspiring attendees
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Why Sustainability Reporting is Here to Stay

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Why Sustainability Reporting is Here to Stay

Jan 1, 2011 12:00pm ‐ Jan 1, 2011 1:00pm

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Reporting has become a predominant feature in corporate sustainability and responsibility platforms. In the next wave, reporting is moving from corporations to large events and meetings. To better understand the need for reporting and its benefits, this session will offer a broader perspective: who reads reports, and why? What purposes does reporting serve? And how can leading organizations leverage reporting to create value, advance sustainability, and become part of a global transformation?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the context behind sustainability reporting Learn how sustainability reporting will become a component of events
  • Identify the types of information to include and look for in event sustainability reports
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