Meetings Committee- Roundtable Discussion

Sun. August 12| 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Meeting Room 11A Upper Level

1. What is the Value of Meetings Management?Join us to discuss these questions and the value of Meetings Management programs beyond savings and compliance.

2. Future of Commissions and Subsidization of SMM. Join us to discuss the impacts of commission reductions, strategies to adapt to the changes, and ways to articulate the value of your program, now that you need to request a mid-year budget supplement.

3. Mandate Versus Guardrails.Join us to explore the pros and cons of mandating policy versus establishing guardrails for your employees, and to discuss some of the ways guardrails can be established.

4. Meeting Industry Disrupters: airBNB retreats, group yacht rentals, etc... How can we innovate, understand and find ways to incorporate these disruptors strategically into your meetings program to potentially drive availability in compressed markets and increase the Return on Event (ROE)?

Type: Education Session


Speakers

Bondurant, Betsy

Bondurant, Betsy

President

Bondurant Consulting

Moderator

Avish, Shimon

Avish, Shimon

Principal

Acquis Consulting Group

Panelist

Hunnes, Christine

Hunnes, Christine

Global Category Manager, Meetings & Events

Accenture

Panelist

Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, Gary

Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, Gary

Director, Global Sales

MGM Resorts International

Panelist

Paola, CMP, Anthony

Paola, CMP, Anthony

Managing Director, Meetings & Events

Travel Leaders Corporate

Panelist

Pupa, Nick

Pupa, Nick

Category Manager

DSM

Panelist

Stern, Mitchell

Stern, Mitchell

Director - Global Travel, Fleet and Events

Pearson Education

Panelist