The North Florida Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (NFMPI) has done focus groups in Tallahassee for several years and, based on the feedback of meeting planners, has developed session content to meet those needs. CEU credits will be available for those pursuing their CMP certification. All XSITE attendees, Planners and Suppliers are invited to attend the Breakouts. Planners will be given first priority seating.
XSITE is pleased to announce that we have an outstanding speaker leading our educational sessions: Michael Owen
There’s no business that’s not show business. But show business is no place for the faint of heart. With decades of experience as a provider of entertainment services, Michael shares a wealth of knowledge gained through his career in this unique and often-mystifying industry-segment. His company, EventGenuity, LLC, produces business events throughout North America, providing Event Production, Corporate Entertainment and Destination/Meetings Management capabilities to corporate and association clients.
A meetings Industry activist, Michael has served on MPI International Board of Directors, TNSAE Board, as Past President of the Tennessee Chapter of MPI, Chair of MPI’s Chapter Advisory Council, MPI Leadership Development Task Force, MPI Global Paragon Awards Committee, and MPI Award and Recognition Task Force. He currently serves as a member of Convention Industry Council APEX Standards Committee, Reed Exhibitions AIBTM Advisory Board and on the PCMA Global Advocacy Task Force.
Michael has published articles in Convene, Plan-It Tennessee, The Meeting Professional and Successful Meetings magazines and as a guest columnist for The Tennessean and The Nashville Business Journal. He is also a frequent presenter at industry meetings and learning institutions offering workshops, facilitations and panel presentations on topics such as, , Small Business, Leadership, Strategic Planning, High Speed Internet Access, APEX Today, Meetings Industry Overview, and Entertainment for Meetings and Events.
High Speed Internet Access (HSIA)
What you need to know when free is not an option.
It is hard to believe that the first iPhone was released barely five years ago, followed by Android, and then the iPad which has only been around since 2010. With these tech milestones, device adoption rates have skyrocketed along with increased consumer demand for better connectivity and faster access. Internet access has gone from an amenity to a necessity both for event attendees and meeting professionals.
In this session, you will learn how to :
This program was developed by and is delivered under the auspices of the CIC APEX Standards Review Council and its Bandwidth and Connectivity Workgroup.
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