2017 Education & Business Exchange

September 28, 2017 3:00 PM to September 29, 2017 12:30 PM
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Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Hotel
4500 Marriott Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612
http://www.raleighmarriottcrabtreevalley.com/
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TENTATIVE AGENDA

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH

TimeFunctionLocation
10:00am - 12:00pm Board of Directors Meeting

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12:00pm - 6:30pm Registration

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12:00pm Tradeshow Registration Open

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1:30pm Committee Meetings

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2:30pm - 3:00pm New Member / First Timer Mixer

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3:00pm - 4:15pm

Education: "Conscious Communication for Leadership & Teamwork"

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

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4:30pm - 6:00pm  Business Exchange

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6:00pm - 8:00pm    Welcome Reception 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH

TimeFunctionLocation
7:15am-8:00am Nuts & Bolts

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7:30am Registration Opens

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8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast 

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9:00am - 10:15am                             

Education: "Dealing with Meetings You Can't Stand"

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

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10:15am - 10:30am Morning Break  

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10:30am - 11:30am

Education: "Conscious Communication to Inspire Safety"

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

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12:00pm - 12:30pm CMP Exam Info Session

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EDUCATION

Conscious Communication for Leadership & Teamwork 

Conscious Communication® is based on the belief that good communication skills are the foundation of relationships and the lifeblood of effective leadership, teamwork, and organizational performance. In general, people's leadership and organizational effectiveness are a result of their ability to communicate. The Conscious Communication skills Dr. Brinkman teaches is crosses all industries, educational levels and cultures as evidenced by his bestselling books in 25 languages.

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

 

Dealing with Meetings You Can't Stand 

This program teaches leaders:

  • How to apply the Meeting Jet process for both in-person and virtual meetings
  • Communication techniques that bypass conflict and create an environment where all members listen and are heard
  • Skills to control participation of the domination of aggressive members and encourage participation of passive members
  • A strategy that allows new ideas to evolve in a group process, instead of just being shot down
  • A decision making model that appropriately integrates all members’ opinions
  • The art of the effective agenda that shortens meetings while getting more accomplished
  • A simple method to maintain the groups focus and avoid all tangents

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

 

Conscious Communication to Inspire Safety

You know the importance of safety, but how do you and your safety personnel communicate that to those on the front line who come face-to-face with safety issues every day? Dr. Brinkman will show you how to communicate in a way that makes your safety message stick. With his entertaining, stand-up comedy style, Dr. Rick Brinkman demonstrates compelling communication techniques that will engage your teams, uptick performance, and provide a safer work environment for employees.

 The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit.

 

Speaker

Dr. Rick Brinkman

Dr. Rick Brinkman is best known for his Conscious Communication® expertise conveyed to millions of people via keynotes and trainings, radio, television, print interviews, and numerous award-winning books, videos and audio programs. He has presented over 4,000 programs in 18 countries to top companies, associations and government clients.

He is co-author of the international bestselling book, Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, published by McGraw-Hill and translated into 25 languages. He is also co-author of four others, Life by Design: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Dealing With Relatives, Love Thy Customer, and his latest, Dealing with Meetings You Can’t Stand: How to Meet Less and Do More.

Dr. Rick’s unique presentation style of Educating through Entertainment showcases his acerbic wit and lively storytelling, engaging seven parts of the brain instead of just two from boring facts and figures. This promotes information retention and helps listeners to quickly utilize the communication skills he teaches, leaving his dynamic seminars with                                                                      immediate, memorable takeaways.

Sharing human behavior insights and content-rich communication strategies, Dr. Rick helps organizations improve leadership performance, teamwork, soft skills, risk and meeting management, and teaches sales and service professionals how to apply his principles of Conscious Communication® to improve their bottom line results.

Dr. Rick has received numerous awards including Funniest Speaker of the Year by the Sales Forum and the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) Distinguished Faculty Award. He has been featured as a communication expert in the Wall St. Journal, O Magazine, CNN, CNBC, The New York Times, USA Today, and many others.

His clients include IBM, Intel, Aetna, NASA Astronaut Corps, Xerox, Chevron, Wells Fargo, Princeton University, the Under Secretary of Defense, LucasFilm, Sony Pictures, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, the FBI, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and countless associations.

Dr. Rick imparts sophisticated knowledge with a light-hearted touch. Using everyday situations, and character sketches, he creates a larger-than-life presentation that fills your people with comic and cosmic "shocks of recognition" and insight. In short, his techniques produce results-oriented action for your organization because the substance of Dr. Rick’s content is embedded by humor into memory.


ROOM BLOCK

A room block is being held at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley with a room rate of $159 a night. Book your room before September 1, 2017 to receive the group rate! You can book online here: MPI-CC September 2017 Room Block Page

 

BUSINESS EXCHANGE Event Details

Date: Thursday, September 28
Location: Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Time: 4:30PM - 6PM

Register now to experience this fun, exciting and excellent networking opportunity at our annual Business Exchange. Back by popular demand is the MPI-CC "Traveling Trade Show" format! Here are some of the highlights:

Planners

* 1 hour guided tour stopping off in 4 areas from the East Coast to the West to network with hotel, CVB and event professionals

* Eligible to win a gift basket full of souvenirs from your travels!

* Upon your journey's end you'll be presented with a gift bag full of goodies and info from our exhibitors!

* Returning & new planners: register by August 25th and you will be entered in a raffle for a VISA gift card and a 1-night weekend stay at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree with Breakfast Buffet for 2 people!

Non-member planners can attend and participate in one chapter meeting at no cost.

Exhibitors

* Guaranteed to meet with every planner to showcase all you have to offer

* Simple set-up! Your choice of a cocktail table for a simple display or just bring your pop-up banner and plenty of business cards to hand out.

* Half page ad in the printed "Supplier's Guide" for all participating planners (Must be registered by August 25th)

* Drop off your "swag" prior to the show and we will bag it up and give it to each planner. So easy!

* Returning & new exhibitors: register by August 25th to receive discounted registration prices.

*Exhibitor registration includes (1) full meeting registration for the September meeting

Email a casual, “fun photo” of yourself along with a high-res picture of your property/destination and/or company logo to Sarah Johnson to be included in the passport booklet of participating exhibitors & planners by Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Don’t leave this excellent viewpoint opportunity blank!

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Program Sponsor - $1,000
    Receive podium time prior to the educational program on either Thursday or Friday, sponsor recognition and a complimentary meeting registration. 
    *ONLY TWO AVAILABLE!*

  • Break Sponsor - $500
    Receive sponsor recognition and a complimentary meeting registration.

  • Bag Sponsor - $250 plus the production of bags

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tickets

$475.00 Business Exchange Exhibitor - Member
$575.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$625.00 Business Exchange Exhibitor- Non-member
$725.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$415.00 Business Exchange Exhibitor - Annual Sponsor
$515.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$85.00 Member Full Registration
$100.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$120.00 Non-Member Full Registration
$135.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$60.00 Member Reception Only
$75.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$70.00 Member Education Only
$85.00 after 5:00 pm August 25

$80.00 Non-Member Reception Only
$95.00 after 5:00 pm August 25

$90.00 Non-Member Education Only
$105.00 after 5:00 pm August 25

$55.00 Student
$70.00 after 05:00 pm August 25

$75.00 Spouse / Non-Industry Guest
$90.00 after 5:00 pm August 25

$250.00 Business Exchange Ad Upgrade

$1,000.00 Business Exchange Program Sponsorship

$250.00 Business Exchange Bag Sponsor

$500.00 Business Exchange Break Sponsor