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CONNECT IN PERSON

Planners, join your "independent" peers and
key suppliers from throughout the U.S. for
vital education, networking and one-to-one
business meetings designed to fulfill the dedicated
needs of this growing industry segment.

Hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s prime brands,
M&C and Successful Meetings, IPEC 2016 will deliver
targeted education and address the business
needs of today’s independent meeting professionals.

Accepted Qualified Planners Will Receive Complimentary:

Airfare
Accommodations
Targeted Premier Education (CMP credit)
F&B and Networking Events
One-to-One Appointments w/Select Suppliers

All networking activities and meals will provide all
groups an unparalleled marketing opportunity to meet
with the most active decision makers.

EVENT INCLUDES:

  • Networking Events
  • One-to-One Appointments
  • Targeted Education
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EDUCATION & EVENT AGENDA

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS:

The Independent Planner Education Conference will feature educational sessions uniquely tailored to meet the needs of today’s independent planners, as well as the suppliers that work with them. All sessions will be eligible for credit towards obtaining the CMP.

2016 AGENDA

SUNDAY – March 20, 2016
Location

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Registration sponsored by Daytona Beach CVB

Prefunction C

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Exhibitor Set-Up

Salon ABC

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Planner Tour of Hotel

Prefunction C

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Opening Reception
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Interior Courtyard (weather b/u = Tejas Dining Room)

8:30pm – 11:30pm

Hospitality Open
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Suite (#TBD)

MONDAY – March 21, 2016
7:15am – 8:15am
Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions 
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Tejas
8:30am – 8:45am

Opening & Sponsorship Remarks 

Room 204

8:45am – 9:45am
Educational Session – Jennifer Nelson
Conf. Room 204
9:45am – 10:00am
Break   
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Salon ABC

10:00am – 11:15am
One-on-One Appointments (5)
Salon ABC
11:15am-11:30am
Break   
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Salon ABC
11:30am – 12:30pm

One-on-One Appointments (4)                 

Salon ABC

12:30pm –1:30pm 

Lunch
sponsored by Naples Marco Island & Everglades CVB

Tejas

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Educational Session – Jonathan Howe

Room 204
2:45pm – 5:45pm

Free Time
Suggested Options on Own:

5:45pm
Gather for 6:00pm departure at TBD
6:15pm – 9:00pm

Offsite Dinner at Rattle Inn for a “Taste of Austin”

9:15pm – 11:30pm

Hospitality Open
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Suite (#TBD)

TUESDAY – March 22, 2016
7:15am  – 8:15am

Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Tejas

8:30am - 9:45am

Educational Session: Michael Dominguez 
Sponsored by TBD;

Room 204
9:45am – 10:00am

Break
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Salon ABC
10:00am – 11:15am

One-on-One Appointments (5)

Salon ABC
11:15am - 11:30am 

Break
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Salon ABC
11:30am – 12:30pm

One-on-One Appointments (4)                 

Salon ABC
12:30pm –1:45pm 

Lunch sponsored by Atlanta CVB

Tejas
2:00pm – 5:30pm

Freetime  or Activities (advance registration required)

  • Music City Tour sponsored by Austin CVB
  • Activity 2 TBD
  • Activity 3 TBD
6:15pm

Gather for 6:30pm departure

Conference Exit (TBD)

7:00pm-9:30pm

Closing Reception/Dinner
sponsored by TBD

Thurman Mansion

10:00pm – 11:30pm

Hospitality Open
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Suite (#TBD)

WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2016
6:00am – 10:00am

Breakfast at Leisure (vouchers provided)
sponsored by AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

TBD
All Day  

Departures

Independent Planner Education Conference

CONTACT

Independent Planners: Don’t miss this event designed directly to your needs.

For More Information Contact:

Planners:

Cindy Binder

Director of Buyer Development

914.400-6648

Suppliers:

Danielle Cirami-Gillis

Vice President, Events and Tradeshows

646.380-6271