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Educational Summit & Expo
Thursday, March 09, 2017, 8:00 AM to Friday, March 10, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Educational Summit & Expo

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Agenda:

Thursday, March 9, 2017   
8:30 a.m. Bus departs Harrisburg from Radisson Hotel Harrisburg 
11:00 a.m. New Member Orientation  & Lunch with the Board of Directors (invitation only) 
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Marketplace  
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. New Member & First Timers Hangout 
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. Opening Session: Click With Your Customer 
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Break  
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Session 1: Strategic Planning without the Migraine 

Session 2: Is Your Marketing Plan Effective?

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Break  
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 1: Mutually Effective Volunteering, Part 1: You Say Adhoc, I Say Micro 

Session 2: Preparing the Event for a Crisis

5:15 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception  
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Laurel Awards Dinner and Program  
 
Friday, March 10, 2017   
7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Culinary Challenge  
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Session 1: Mutually Effective Volunteering, Part 2: Embracing the New Volunteer 

Session 2: Joint Roundtable for Meeting Planners & Suppliers

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Break  
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Session 1: Techniques and Tips for Managing Difficult and Irrational Employees 

Session 2: Preparing the Event Planner for a Crisis

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Keynote Presentation: Improvised Innovation! How to Unleash Creativity and Leap Ahead of the Competition! 
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Roving Lunch in Exhibit Hall  
2:30 p.m. Closing Announcements  
3:00 p.m. Bus departs Kalahari Resorts and Conventions 
5:15 p.m. Bus arrives in Harrisburg  

For more information about the 2017 EXPO sessions and speakers, click here!

 

2nd Annual Laurel Awards Gala:

In our mission to honor excellence in the association industry, we will be hosting our second annual Laurel Awards Gala. Join us on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions for dinner as we recognize PA's leaders in the association industry.

Tickets: $75 per person, $500 per table (seats 8)  

Credits:

As a CAE Approved Provider educational programs related to the CAE exam content outline, the Educational Summit & Expo educational sessions may be applied for the specified amount of credits towards your CAE application or renewal professional development requirement. 

   The programs identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meets the requirements to receive up to 6.25 continuing education (CE) credits for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential.  

Note: This progam is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the Convention Industry Council or the CMP Program. Applicants may receive CE credit for attending any program that meets eligibility requirements of the CMP Program. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs. 

Overnight Accommodations:

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is offering a group rate of $129, plus tax, per room, per night. (Please note, the resort fee has been waived.) In order to receive the group rate, please make your reservation by calling the hotel directly at 877-525-2427 or 570-580-6000 and ask for the PASAE Educational Summit & Expo group rate. 

Registration Fees:

Attendee Pricing: Registration fee includes all events except for the bus transportation, the Laurel Awards and culinary challenge.

Early Registration - registration and full payment submitted on or before January 10, 2017:

$150 - PASAE Members
$250 - Non-Members

Regular Registration - registration and full payment submitted on or before February 21, 2017:
$175 - PASAE Members
$275 - Non-Members

Late Registration - registration and full payment submitted after February 21, 2017:
$200 - PASAE Members
$300 - Non-Members

Additional Fees:
Bus Transportation from Harrisburg - $20 per person
Culinary Challenge - $20 per person
Laurel Awards Gala - $75 per person or $500 for a table of 8


Attendees Register Here!

 

Exhibit Pricing: Exhibit package includes (1) 6' draped table, one complimentary convention registration badge per table, one entry to the Marketplace and company listing in the official PASAE 2017 Educational Summit & Expo Program.

Early Registration - registration and full payment submitted on or before January 10, 2017: $400 - PASAE Members $600 - Non-Members

Regular Registration - registration and full payment submitted on or before February 21, 2017: $500 - PASAE Members $700 - Non-Members

Late Registration - registration and full payment submitted after February 21, 2017: $600 - PASAE Members $800 - Non-Members

Additional Fees:
Bus Transportation from Harrisburg - $20 per person
Culinary Challenge - $20 per person
Laurel Awards Gala - $75 per person or $500 for a table of 8
One additional name badge per table - $99 for company representative or $199 for representative from another company.