Mike McAllen and Jon Trask talk about Smart Monday, all the networking opportunities at IMEX America this week.
Smart Monday powered by MPI and supported by other association partners kicks off IMEX America tomorrow Monday, October 13. Smart Monday provides attendees a full day of education in various learning formats and cutting-edge career development open to all IMEX attendees. As IMEX America’s strategic partner and premier education provider MPI brings more than 30 concurrent and deep dive education sessions earning meeting and event professionals the clock hours they need for certification or recertification of their CMP. MPI is proud to be involved in IMEX America for the fourth year and bringing education to you via Smart Monday powered by MPI.
Education sessions are free for all to attend at no cost. Please register your interest in attending Smart Monday when you complete your online registration for IMEX America.
IMEX Show floor The number of special IMEX America networking events on the show floor is up this year, and popular celebrations, like the Euro Party, continue to grow. Year after year, we see many more booths across all sections organizing great events and novel ideas that give everyone a chance to mingle while sampling snacks and libations with unique local flavor. Take in the fun and all the opportunities to meet top-level suppliers, buyers and industry leaders at these booth events and parties.
October 12th is the CIC Hall of leaders Convention Industry Council and the Hall of Leaders Gala is very fulfilling because this event pays tribute to those individuals who have had a significant and lasting impression on the Meetings & Events industry,” Our friend Patti Shock is being honored.
CEIR golf Classic– Monday –During IMEX America, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) will hold its first annual CEIR Golf Classic on Monday, 13 October in Las Vegas at the Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev.
Association Evening- Monday October 13 (part of the conference within a conference- Association Focus)Attendees must be a member of one of the following organising associations: ICCA, AIPC, ASAE: the Center for Association Leadership, DMAI, IACC, IAEE, IAPCO, PCMA and Association Forum of Chicagoland.
Site Nite North America Monday, 13 October is one of the most coveted tickets in town. Join 1000 Site members and industry professionals for a fantastic evening of conversation and connections. SITE Nite North America has now sold out! 2014 • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Light Nightclub, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casin
Fresh dinner- Tuesday October 14th from 6pm to 9pm hosted by Maarten Vanneste | Meeting Design Institute (AVforPlanners is also a sponsor)
Keep Memory Alive Event Center Start: Tuesday, 14 Oct 6-9pm http://www.amiando.com/FRESHDINNERLV.html It is without a doubt, the coolest and most creative dinner and it is now happening in the coolest and most creative venue in town… the Keep Memory Alive Event Center.
DMS Network and Ovation Talent search. The DMC Network and Ovation Global DMC will once again join forces to create a very special ‘Talent Search’ event on the Tuesday of IMEX America in The Bank NightClub at Bellagio. If last year’s performances are anything to go by, guests will be in for a show-stopping, talent-laden night. To gain entry to this exciting event, stop by our stand on Tuesday to meet with our team. Doors open at 9.30pm with the first act performing at 10pm. www.dmcnetwork.com www.ovationdmc.com
MPI Foundation Rendezvous October 15th 10pm-1am Drai’s Beach Club and Nightclub, Rendezvous — ticket sales will help the MPI Foundation fund important educational grants, scholarships, and pan-industry research benefiting the meeting and event industry.
Tweetup for all you tweeters head over on Wednesday 15thV Bar – 3355 S Las Vegas Blvd – Las Vegas Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
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