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January 2019 Educational Program

Jan 23, 2019
Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport
17338 International Blvd
Seattle, WA
Organizer
MPIWSC

Please note that we are hosting this program on a Wednesday, this is not a typo.

Agenda

Morning Session 
9:00 am - 9:30 am - Registration
9:30 am - 11:00 am - Morning Session

Lunch Program
11:00 am - 11:30 am - Registration
11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Lunch Program

Registration Fees
Morning Session ONLY
EARLY BIRD RATE: Save $10 if you register by Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $1, Supplier Members: $25,  Non-Members: $40,  Past Presidents & Students: $23
REGULAR RATE: If you register by Friday, January 18, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $1, Supplier Members: $35,  Non-Members: $50,  Past Presidents & Students: $33

Lunch Program ONLY
EARLY BIRD RATE: Save $10 if you register by Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $1, Supplier Members: $40,  Non-Members: $55,  Past Presidents & Students: $23
REGULAR RATE: If you register by Friday, January 18, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $1, Supplier Members: $50,  Non-Members: $65,  Past Presidents & Students: $33

BOTH - Morning Session & Lunch Program
EARLY BIRD RATE: Save $10 if you register by Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $2, Supplier Members: $60,  Non-Members: $95,  Past Presidents & Students: $46
REGULAR RATE: If you register by Friday, January 18, 2019
Planners (Members & Non-Members): $2, Supplier Members: $85,  Non-Members: $105,  Past Presidents & Students: $66

Online Registration Closes on Friday, January 18, 2019.

ONSITE REGISTRATION RATE is available on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Morning Session:  Members: $35, Non-Members: $50; Past Presidents & Students: $33
Lunch Session:  Members: $55, Non-Members: $70; Past Presidents & Students: $38


Join us January 23 for the first educational program of the 2019 with one of our most popular speakers Jim Spellos!
Based on feedback from our members we are offering an expanded program in the morning (program only) followed by the regular program during lunch. Come for just the morning program, lunch program or attend both.

Morning Session
The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts To Use Technology More Effectively - So you’re at your computer, or on your mobile device all day long. But did you know that there are dozens of ways to save you time using the tools that dominate your computer day...as well as new tools that you need to know about. From Windows and MS Office tips & tricks to information portals, social media shortcuts to the latest time saving applications, this session will save you and your organization valuable time & money.


Lunch Program
Your Meetings Will Never Be The Same: Hot Technologies 2019 - How are you keeping up with the technological advancements that impact your job and career? Do you find that you’re barely able to keep pace with the latest developments within the hospitality industry? This session reviews what’s new and way cool in technology within the meetings industry in this fun, fast-paced look at what’s here for us to use now and what’s coming in the near future, including the latest information about virtual & augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and other important tech trends.

CEU Credits 
Pending, but we expect both to be approved.

About our Speaker
Jim Spellos
Jim Spellos is the President of Meeting U., whose mission is to help people become more productive and comfortable with technology.  Jim delivers over 150 keynote and educational sessions annually on how to use technology more efficiently. In 2015, Jim was named one of the Meeting Industry’s trendsetters by Meetings Focus magazine.  He is a faculty member at New York University, teaching in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies since 1990. He has been honored with both their Award for Teaching Excellence and their Outstanding Service Award.

Special Room Rate
The Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport is offering anyone that would wish to stay the night before the program or the night of the program a special rate of $89.  Please call Lindsay at 206-428-2104 and she can book your room for you.

Crowne Plaza Exterior Crowne Plaza guestroom Crowne Plaza meeting room

Experience our beautifully appointed hotel offering guests contemporary design with a boutique feel. The Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport offers 260 upscale guest rooms and suites, with 80 rooms with two queen beds. The new design allows each hotel guest to feel completely connected within the many intimate work spaces throughout the contemporary boutique lobby, Restaurant & Lounge. We are the closest hotel to the Seattle Tacoma International Airport & the cities new Light Rail System that connects all the way to the University of Washington!

 

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