January 30, 2019
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February 13, 2019
iConnect 2019
iConnect is the innovation conference presented by the MPI Minnesota Chapter. Come experience innovation across all aspects of the meeting industry and connect with people to build your professional network.
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iConnect

 

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About iConnect:


iConnect is the innovation conference presented by the MPI Minnesota Chapter. Come experience innovation across all aspects of the meeting industry—including food and beverage, space and technology—and connect with people to build your professional network.

Save the Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Venue

Hilton Minneapolis Hotel, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE HILTON TODAY!

Registration Information

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EIC Clock Hours

iConnect is applying for clock hours and will notify participants when sessions have been approved.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities will be announced Fall 2018. Past sponsors and exhibitors will be notified by email.

 

2019 Speakers

 

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KEYNOTE
Trust Personality Style, & Conflict
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GDPR Moving Forward
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The Future of Meetings & Events

Brett Cooper

President of Integris Performance Advisors

 

Brittany Beniak

Data Security & Privacy, John Wiley & Sons

 

Rene Rodriguez

CEO of Volentum

 

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BREAKOUT SPEAKER
Event Sustainability
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Medical Meetings: Trends & Changes
BREAKOUT SPEAKER
Innovations in Event Technology

 

Erica Shonkweiler, CMP

Lecturer at Indiana University
Former MPI Indianapolis President 


Pat Schaumann, CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC

Senior Director of HCP Compliance, Maritz


Devin Henderson

PSAV Area Manager



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 EMCEE 
 

Stefanie Simmons, CED, DES, CTA

Former Vice President of Leadership
MPI Dallas / Forth Worth

 

 


2019 Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 AM

 

Pre-Registration & Breakfast for Hosted Buyer Participants

8:00 – 9:00 AM

 

Registration & Light Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 AM Coffee Chat Begins

9:00 – 9:30 AM

 

Welcome | Speaker: Stefanie Simmons

9:30 – 10:30 AM

 

Opening Keynote | Speaker: Rene Rodriguez

10:30 – 11:00 AM

 

Break & Food/Beverage

11:00 – 12:00 PM

 

General Session | Speaker: Brittany Beniak

12:00 – 12:30 PM

 

Break & Food/Beverage

12:30 - 1:15 PM Breakout Session #1
1:30 - 2:15 PM Breakout Session #2

2:15 – 2:45 PM 

 

Break & Food/Beverage

2:45 – 3:45 PM

 

Closing Keynote  | Speaker: Brett Cooper

3:45 – 4:00 PM

 

Closing Remarks 

4:00 – 5:30 PM
 

Reception, Food/Beverage & Networking

 

 

 

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