Your Thought Leadership is Your Competitive Advantage
    Meeting professionals are continually challenged to design better meetings and events. With more and more on your plate, are you making the time to find new inspiration and invest in yourself and your team?


    January 16, 2019
    5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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    The Curtis Atrium
    601 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    http://www.thecurtisatrium.com

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    January Education Event & Bosses Night

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    5:00PM - 8:30PM


    "Your Thought Leadership is Your Competitive Advantage"

    Meeting professionals are continually challenged to design better meetings and events. With more and more on your plate, are you making the time to find new inspiration and invest in yourself and your team? Your company’s upper management is relying on your skills to lead the organization in creating the most successful event experience for all stakeholders. Let’s look at what MPI resources you can tap into that will fuel both you and your team’s growth.


    Learner Outcomes:

    In this session you will learn:

    --How to create a development plan for yourself and your team.

    --What resources are available through your MPI membership at no additional cost to you.

    --New trends affecting our industry and the training available to keep you ahead of the competition.


    Speaker Profile:

    Lori Pugh Marcum, CMP, CMM, HMCC

    Manager of Global Education and Event Production

    MPI Academy, Meeting Professionals International

    Lori Pugh has 14 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the planner and supplier side of the business. As Lead Manager, Event Programs and Productions with Meeting Professionals International she is responsible for managing meeting and event production along with speaker and session management, as a part of MPI’s global events live event portfolio. Lori and her team are responsible for education at conferences such as MPI Smart Monday at IMEX America, MPI World Education Congress, MPI Sunshine Education Summit, and MPI European Meetings and Event Conference. 

    She spent 6 years at Jacksonville’s PRI Productions as both an Event Producer and manager of the Event Producer Department. Prior to her role at PRI Productions, she was also Special Events Manager for the AAA Five-Diamond resort, Ponte Vedra Inn and Club as well as Events Manager for the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) focused in Communications and Advertising from University of North Florida. Lori was honored as Meetings and Conventions Magazine’s 22 Millennials to Watch in 2016


     
    This program is pending approval for CE credits.

    Venue:

    The Curtis Atrium

    601 Walnut Street

    Philadelphia, PA 19106

     


    Parking:

    There are several parking garages with in close proximity to the Curtis Center.  Please click here for specific information.

     

    Agenda Time: Activity:
      5:00PM
    Registration Opens
      5:30PM - 6:30PM
    Reception
      6:30PM - 8:00PM
    Program
      8:00PM - 8:30PM
    Dessert Reception
         

     

     

    Early Bird

    through Jan 2, 2019

    Regular

    Jan 3 - Jan 15, 2019

    Late/Onsite

    after 5pm, Jan 15, 2019

    MPI Member - Preferred & Premier $40 $50 $60
    Non-Member & Essential $65 $75 $85
    MPI Student & Faculty $15 $15 $15
    Non-Member Student & Faculty $15 $15 $15

    Register your boss with the code: BOSS19

    LOOK WHO'S COMING!!

     # First Name Last Name Company
    1 Lauren Curtolo Jack Miller Center
    2 Leanna DiPrato SPiN Philadelphia
    3 Wanda Ford American Board of Internal Medicine
    4 Alayna Gardner Richard Sandoval Restaurants
    5 Amber Grier University of Pennsylvania
    6 Linda Jones Pennsylvania Convention Center
    7 Gretchen McHale Live Nation
    8 Julia Saunders Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City
    9 Kristin Szaro  

     

     

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