Independent Planners Mean Business.

Enhance your skills, network with industry leaders and drive more business at Connect Independent Planners—the event for independent planners and suppliers focused on national association, corporate and international meetings and events. Experience three days of general sessions, roundtables, preset appointments and networking.







Connect Independent Planners is the business marketplace where RFPs are placed, dates are secured and relationships are developed for future business.



2018 Agenda

Subject to Change

Tuesday, Dec. 4
6-9 p.m.Regiception
Wednesday, Dec. 5
8:30-10 a.m.Opening Session
10:30 a.m.-noonMarketplace Appointments
Noon-1:30 p.m.Giveback Luncheon
1:45-2:45 p.m.Education Sessions
3:15-4:30 p.m.Town Halls
4:45-5:45 p.m.General Session
Thursday, Dec. 6
9-11 a.m.Marketplace Appointments
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Lunch & Closing Session




2018 Town Halls

Subject to Change

Topics include contracting best practices, IRS regulations, advocacy and industry partnership best practices.

Wednesday, Dec. 5
3:15-4:30 p.m. | Town Halls

Town hall session for planners only.

Town hall session for suppliers only.

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