MPI | SEC 2015 Has Named the Conference’s Featured Speakers and Added an Appointment Show!

Don’t miss out on great speakers at this year’s MPI Southeastern Education Conference, including:

Also, we have added an Appointment Show, powered by XSITE!

Take a look around the website and check out all the great things we have in store for you at MPI | SEC 2015, and don’t forget to Register, so you can Unlock YOUR Ingenuity!

Sarah CrockerMeet Our Featured Planner

Sarah Crocker, CMP, Training Events Manager

SQE Training

As a planner, I am involved with the 2015 MPI Southeast Educational Conference because… as a Florida resident, it’s a great opportunity to get education, CEUs and lots of networking close to home.

I Unlock My Ingenuity by… working on a great team with others who inspire!

Holly J. YoungMeet Our Featured Volunteer

Holly J. Young, CMP, SFR, Realtor / Market Analyst

CENTURY 21 Beggins Enterprises

As a volunteer, I am involved with the 2015 MPI Southeast Educational Conference because… volunteering is the most efficient and fun way to engage with other like minded industry professionals. I am a firm believer that getting involved on the local level is the most rewarding way to expand your network and create opportunities.

I Unlock My Ingenuity by… connecting and creatively collaborating with people that challenge and stretch me.

Lisa Chamberlain - Visit Tampa BayMeet Our Featured Sponsor

Lisa B Chamberlain, CMP

Visit Tampa Bay

As a sponsor, we are involved with the 2015 MPI Southeast Educational Conference because…we’ve many beneficial relationships through our involvement with SEC – plus we get to showcase our amazing destination this year – Tampa Bay!

I Unlock My Ingenuity by… Collaborating! Collaboration with clients, partners and even internally at Visit Tampa Bay – it’s the ‘key’ to being innovative in our goal to bring the best meetings & events to Tampa.

Midori ConnollyMeet Our Featured Speaker

Midori Connolly

AVGirl Productions

As a speaker, I am involved with the 2015 MPI Southeast Educational Conference because… for many, many years I have been impressed with the SEC and have always wanted to participate in the innovation first-hand. I can think of no better way to be a part of such a cool event than by sharing my knowledge and passion for technology with other attendees. After a decade of exploration and adventure (sometimes misadventure) in the event technology sector, I am excited to be able to share all the tips, tricks and shortcuts for A/V, webcasting/streaming, mobile apps, wifi/bandwidth and other event tech that I’ve acquired over the years.

I Unlock My Ingenuity by… being a pioneer. I’ve never accepted the status quo as absolute. Though it may seem reckless to push boundaries, when it’s grounded by research, learning and asking about a million questions, it really becomes more of a scientific process. I accept that occasionally failure will happen, and I’ve learned that it’s ok as long as a lesson is gained from the experience. When it comes to technology, a bold and adventurous spirit is the best way to get the most out of an experiment. Don’t adhere to the old tenets of science and technology being for a geek in a lab coat and embrace the adventure…not only for the end, but for the journey along the way!

Our Most Recent Blog Post

Game on! Dispelling the Myths of Gamification

Tara Liaschenko

(Written by guest blogger, Tara Liaschenko)

SEC Attendees you better get ready…get set… and game on! If you haven’t yet heard about gamification, you’re about to embark on a journey that will turn your meetings and events upside right. For those of you that have heard about gamification, you may be caught up in the misconceptions or preconceived notions.

So let me go on record to dispel all that jazz and get you on the gamification band wagon.

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