AGENDA

Monday, August 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Regiception
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker Showcase: Roger Dow & Dana Young, Santiago Corrada, Will Seccombe
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening Reception
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Hosted Breakfast (Invite Only)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marketplace Appointments
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Trade Show Floor Hours
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
New Rules of Engagement: Proper Etiquette IRL and Virtual, powered by MeetingPlay
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker Showcase: Hotel Comeback
Plan & Think Before You Ink
ReThinking & ReDesigning Event F&B
11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Data Driven Marketing for Global Event Experiences
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
WTF are NFTs and How do They Affect Events?
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Speaker Showcase: Captain Sandy
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Planning & Designing Forward Thinking Events
Workplace Appreciation
Culinary Comeback: F&B Negotiation as Events Are Coming Back LIVE
Status of the Industry Panel
From Experience to Experiential Powered by EGA
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Speaker Showcase: Maurice Ashley
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Marketplace Appointments
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
7:00 AM
COVID Memorial
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marketplace Appointments
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Trade Show Floor Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ADA: Whats Food & Beverage Got to Do With It?
AV 101 & AV Hygeiene in a Post-Covid World
Re-Igniting Sales & Customer Experience
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Speaker Showcase: Natalie Fikes
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
#BTS on Event Design: an interview with Kristin Banta
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Reimagining Customer Service in a Post-Covid Environment
Meaningful Conversations with Event Experts
AV 102: Next Level AV for Planners & Contract Negotiations
Plan & Think Before You Ink: Strategic Contract Negotiations
1:10 PM - 1:20 PM
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: Bring the Drama with Kristin Banta
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: Actionable Ways to Implement DE&I with Andrew Roby
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: Intentional Design for the Optimal Attendee Experience with Bob Russo
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: Engagement Hacks with Nick Borelli
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: The Global Attendee Experience and Cultural Engagement with Stephanie Jayko
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: A Note From The Editors on How to Get Published With Ashton Pike & Claire Hoffman
10 Ideas in 10 Minutes: Stunning Catering Presentations with Thomas Whelan
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Speaker Showcase: Derreck Kayongo
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Marketplace Appointments
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
A Moderated Conversation With Former First Lady Michelle Obama
7:00 PM
Closing Cocktails