Meeting planners got a crash course in corporate social responsibility, the power of un-conferences and emerging meeting technologies at last month’s Meeting Professionals International Professional Education Conference – North America (MPI PEC-NA). “Meet Different” was the theme; and the conference’s planners rose to the challenge.
Don’t take the time out of your busy schedule and spend money to attend an expo, conference or any networking event only to stay in your comfort zone. Move around, introduce yourself to new faces, and pleeeze don’t sit with friends and colleagues from your company or association. At the recent MPI World Education Congress […]
Todd Whalley, the director of sales for Louisiana’s Northshore Tourist & Convention Commission, was in Atlanta in February for a PYM event and gave us an update on New Orleans. He also told us a touching story from MPI’s Professional Education Conference (PEC) in New Orleans, Jan. 20-24, 2007, and we asked him if we could share it with our readers.