Midwest Means Business.
Connect Midwest is an education conference and appointment-only trade show. The event brings together the most active planners, suppliers and experts in association, corporate and specialty meetings and events based in the Midwest for two days of career-boosting education, preset appointments and quality networking.
Connect Midwest, is the business marketplace where RFPs are placed, dates are secured and relationships are developed for future business.
Subject to Change
|Monday, Oct. 28|
|Tuesday, Oct. 29|
Presented by Glen Guyton
Hear real life stories from a seasoned event planner and how his group has survived it all. The crisis management plan has allowed his event to weather everything from ice cream shortages, to tornadoes, to protest groups, to boycotts, to assault. Risk management and security go beyond the onsite communication plan. Many risks can be mitigated before your event even begins.
Presented by Terri Woodin
Hotel contracts are complicated, but are a must to define responsibilities and make mutual obligations perfectly clear. In the Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) landscape, hotel contract risk mitigation has become an important metric. In this interactive workshop, attendees will discuss a multitude of topics on methods to negotiate contracts that assure added meeting value, cost savings and risk mitigation, including dispute resolution.
Presented by Darrell Hammond
When was the last time you did a personal value evaluation? Do you invest in upgrading your ability to create/bring value? Join us for a deep dive into traits, values, behaviors, habits and perspectives that make us indispensable.
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