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Full Schedule – Concurrent Education Sessions

Join us for a complimentary day of education on Monday, October 9, before IMEX America officially begins. Complimentary cutting-edge professional development is open to all IMEX America buyers and sellers. MPI will feature nearly 30 education sessions covering topics such as risk management, medical meetings, contracts, strategic communications, and behavioral science. The majority of the education sessions are aligned to the CMP International Standards and are eligible for clock hours.

To see the full Smart Monday schedule of events, sessions and activities, click here.

Monday, October 9

8:30AM-9:30AM   Purposeful Meetings – Driving Deeper Meaning and Insights
10:00AM-5:00PM CMP Master Class: Preparing for the Exam and Applying it at Work (Additional Fee & Registration Required)
10:00AM-11:00AM Setting the Pace for Sustainable Events
What's really happening in that headset?
Meeting Safety & Security—Every Little Thing
Cyber safety: is your head in the cloud?
Fishbowl: Solutions to What’s Keeping You Up at Night?
Visioneering the Meeting Room of the Future
11:15AM-12:15PM Spectrogram: Trends in Meeting Design, Food & Beverage and Negotiation
Wellness and CSR in Events – 30+ ideas for Creating A Win for Everyone!
The Art of Networking and Selling at Trade Shows
SITE Index: The Incentive Travel Industry Annual Forecast
PCO/Meeting Planner and DMC - What's Happening?
Rx for Events – Culinary Session
1:00PM-5:00PM Women in Leadership: Executive Leadership Skills (Additional Fee & Registration Required)
1:45PM-4:30PM Addressing "Uh-oh" Situations in Your Contracts
Purposeful Meetings - Theory to Application
Recovering VAT in Europe: What Organizers of Association and Corporate Events Should Know
Crisis? What Crisis! The Yin and Yang of Crisis Management
What's Keeping Hospitality and Meeting Planners up at Night
3:30PM-4:45PM Move Over Kale! Successful Tastes & Trends
No One Said There'd Be Math Involved
Driving Destination Sustainability, Performance and Competitiveness
A Closer Look at Travel Bans and Boycotts
Creating A Culture Of Innovation
Finding the Front of the Line with Disruption & Personalization Leading Event Change

Tuesday, October 10

8:30AM-9:30AM   Activity is Not Productivity

Wednesday, October 11

8:30AM-9:30AM   Prosperity Ahead – or Not?

Thursday, October 12

8:30AM-9:30AM   From Relatable to Down the Rabbit Hole. Win with Surprise and Delight