Schedule

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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       
 
Registration

 
 
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       
 
Registration

 
 
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       
 
Registration

 

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..."