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2015 ESPA Annual Conference
Event Service Professionals Association
Nicole Lauzon, Membership Coordinator
What will you experience?
✓ Education catered to the unique and challenging role that Event Service Managers play every day. We want to help you be the best CSM that you can be.
✓ Continuing Education credits – Our program will provide you with these valuable credits towards your CMP requirements. The CMP approved section is listed next to each topic.
✓ This year will feature new, engaging and fun NETWORKING environments – like you’ve never experienced before at ESPA.
✓ Learn from leading meeting planners
✓ Engaging opening and closing keynote addresses from presenters who will inspire you.
Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
Lanyon (PCMA’s Registration Partner)
Convening Leaders provides cutting-edge education and real networking opportunities for all meetings industry professionals, including planners, suppliers, faculty and students.
Related professionals such as marketing managers, tradeshow/exhibit managers, facility operations managers and C-level professionals can also benefit from the premier education and networking event of the year that allows you to network with industry leaders, discover innovative solutions to save time and money, enhance your performance, and explore how world issues impact the meetings industry.
Jan. 13 - Panel Discussion "CMP Healthcare is Here: What’s it Mean for You?" (Gayle Dahlman, Certification Director)
The 3rd Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit
The boutique-like Summit gathers senior pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and healthcare meeting executives for empowering ROI-driven conversations about the industry’s biggest opportunities. Those conversations are amplified in a way no other event can be through ongoing networking and shared best practices.
As usual, World Congress commits to a 50/50 or better ratio of Meeting executive and Solution Providers.
Feb. 12 - Panel Discussion "Update on the CIC’s CMP-HC" (Gayle Dahlman, Certification Director)
Pharma Forum 2015
Juliet Nelson, Registration Specialist
Backed by a decade of delivering the most compelling and comprehensive meeting management event for the life sciences industry, Pharma Forum convenes more than 650 key stakeholders to address the most critical trends affecting the meeting management industry. With powerful educational and networking opportunities, this is the can’t-miss conference of the year for learning and engagement.
Topics On Tap for 2015:
-Menu innovation and meal caps
-HCP dispute resolution
-Global compliance and reporting
-Risk in Strategic Meeting Management (SMM)
-Preferred vendor requirements
Session - "Prove You Know How to Manage Healthcare Meetings – A Focus on the CMP and CMP-HC" (Gayle Dahlman, Certification Director)
The Timothy S Y Lam Foundation Announces CMP Scholarships
November 20, 2014
CIC Council Heralds New Board and Greater Global Presence
November 12, 2014
The Ebola Outbreak and Meetings
October 22, 2014
CIC Honors 2014 Hall of Leaders Class & Pacesetter Award Winners
October 16, 2014
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