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New England Means Business.

Enhance your skills, network with industry leaders and drive more business at Connect New England—the event for planners and suppliers focused on national association, corporate and international meetings and events in New England. Experience a quality packed day of general sessions, roundtables, preset appointments and networking.







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



2019 Agenda

Subject to Change

Wednesday, May 8
2-2:45 p.m.Registration
3-6 p.m.Marketplace Appointments
6:30-8:30 p.m.Opening Reception
8:30-10 p.m.After Glow
Thursday, May 9
8:30 a.m.Maple Breakfast
9-10:15 a.m.General Session 1: "Strategies for Using Tech to Maximize Productivity"
10:15-11:30 a.m.General Session 2: "How to Make Your General Session a Polished Production"
11:30-12:30 p.m.Farmers Market Lunch
1-3 p.m.Optional Offsite Tour—Ben & Jerry's (Preregistration Required)
Transportation will be provided. Preregister here.




2019 Education

Subject to Change

Thursday, May 9
9-10:15 a.m. | General Session 1

Presented by Liz Caruso

Overwhelmed by the number of apps that can help you stay organized or book your flight? Need a primer on how to use your phone for more than checking email and catching up on Facebook? With all this technology at your fingertips, learn how to maximize your use of the tools available to make you a more informed and efficient employee, especially when it comes to managing meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • - Discuss different apps to help increase your productivity.
  • - Identify new pieces of technology that can help you manage your meetings more efficiently.

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10:15-11:30 a.m. | General Session 2

Presented by Scott Frankel

Anyone can add projection screens, a sound system and put up a stage wash but if you wish to polish your general session and make a notable difference in quality and professionalism, this session will teach you what you need to know. Learn production company tips from one of the best in the industry.

You don’t need to be a technical person for this session but you will definitely learn what to ask for and why it will make such a difference. The best part is that many of these secrets won’t cause you to blow up your budget.

Including Topics Like:

  • - Music selection, implementation and rights.
  • - Transitions and announcements.
  • - Coordination, planning and logistics.

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