Here's what you missed at 2016 Conclave...

Sessions and times are subject to change

Friday, September 16, 2016

7:00 am–5:00 pm       

8:00 am–11:00 am
Pre-Conference: Exam Development Session 
Breakfast Included

11:00 am–3:00 pm

Community Service Project
Project Homeless Connect

11:15 am–12:15 pm

Pre-Conference/ GMIC Closing Keynote: 
Why Sustainable Meetings Matter: Climate Change As Seen Through the Lens of Photographer
Free for registrants of Conclave & Pre-Conference Workshops

1:00–2:45 pm
Pre-Conference: CMP-HC Session 
Paradigm Shift in HCP Interactions

1:00–2:45 pm

Pre-Conference: Apex Legacy Documents Workshop
1:45–2:45 pm

Pre-Conference: Future CMPs Forum
3:00–4:30 pm
General Session Keynote
Lead with Levity: Strategic Humor for Successful Leaders

6:30–9:00 pm        
Welcome Reception: B&O Railroad Museum


Saturday, September 17, 2016

7:00 am–5:00 pm       

8:00–10:00 am
Breakfast and General Session 
Trends and Shifts in the Hotel Sales Landscape

10:00–10:15 am
Refreshment Break

10:15–11:30 am

Educational Sessions
• It’s Not About the Props: Creative Leadership for More Effective Meetings
• Study Group Session Leaders Informational Session
• What is Sustainability and How Can I Implement It For My Events?
• Cutting-Edge Legal Issues in Today's Meeting and How to Solve Them


11:45 am–1:00 pm
Educational Sessions
• Brain Science of Selling
Myth-busting Millennials’ Impact on the Convention Industry

• Connectivity: Elevating the Bandwidth Conversation
• Be on Your Best Business Behavior

Experiential Learning
Behind the Scenes BCC Sustainability Tour

1:15–3:15 pm

Lunch and General Session
Security Issues for Event Organizers

3:30–4:45 pm

Educational Sessions 
• Anatomy of a Great Partnership
• Negative Brainstorming: Using the Power of the "Pre-Mortem" to Reveal Problems BEfore they Happen
• Don't Tell Adults How to Learn, Show Them
• Meetings in the Crosshairs—Current Legislation and Issues Affecting Your Events
3:15–4:30 pm
CMP Program Review for Study Groups Leaders

4:45–5:45 pm        
Sponsor Meet & Greet Reception 

6:30–9:00 pm   

Conclave Casino Night at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore


Sunday, September 18, 2016

7:00 am–12:30 pm       


8:45–10:00 am

Educational Sessions
• The Importance of Soft Skill Competencies for Meeting Professionals
• Budget-Driven Meeting Planning: Contracts, Expenses, and Your Career
• Meetings Industry or Meetings Profession: What Are We?
• The Wonderful World of Projection Mapping: Creative Uses of Projection That Won't Break the Bank 
• Security in Venues is Everyone’s Responsibility

Experiential Learning
Emergency Planning Session

10:15 am–12:00 pm

Brunch & Closing General Session
7 Keys to Brain-Friendly Meetings and Events


"I had a wonderful time and really took advantage of each minute spent..."