St. Louis Regional Expo 2016 at the DoubleTree
by Hilton Hotel St. Louis – Chesterfield
May 23-24, 2016
Experience TWO days of valuable networking, education, food, entertainment, great prizes and all your business resources in one place! Earn credit hours and CEUs while learning from the industry’s best!
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor setup
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm Registration
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Educational session: Planning Healthy: Make Nutrition the Centerpiece
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Educational session: The Risky Business of Insuring Your Events
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Planner reception hosted by DoubleTree Hotel. This reception is for planners only. Includes food, drinks, and a VIP tour of the venue and meeting space. Remember to bring copies of your RFP for a more accurate proposal.
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Missouri Meetings & Events Opening Reception, and Meet® Business Exchange. The Meet® Business Exchange offers planners face-to-face appointments with seven suppliers. Register early – space is limited. Enjoy a night of food, drinks, business networking, and entertainment. Chef Martin – Smart Healthy Drinks
7:30 am – 8:15 am Registration and breakfast
7:30 am – 9:00 am Exhibitor setup and planner check-in
8:00 am – 9:15 am General session St. Louis Business Travel Association
9:00 am – 10:30 am Exhibit area open. Prize drawings and networking.
10:30 am – 11:30 am Three concurrent educational sessions, including;
Trending Healthy: Incorporating Best Health Practices into your Events.
The Risky Business of Insuring Your Events
Having a Website is Not Enough in Today’s Digital Economy
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Exhibit area open. Prize drawings and networking.
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Luncheon keynote speaker David Peckinpaugh, CMP, president of Maritz Travel Co.
Closing remarks, farewell reception and grand finale prize drawings.
ACCOMMODATIONS & DIRECTIONS
Click HERE to Reserve a Room
Click HERE for booth application and current list of exhibitors.
FOR: MEETING / EVENT PLANNERS
SPEAKERS & TOPICS
Sherry Farmer – Emcee
David Peckinpaugh, CMP –The health of the meeting industry: National and international trends, forecasts, projections for growth
Gayle Rose – Trending Healthy: Incorporating Best Health Practices into your Events
Marilyn Disch, MD – Trending Healthy: Incorporating Best Health Practices into your Events
Sam Visintine – Do the past 30 years forecast the future?
Jack O’Neill – Do the past 30 years forecast the future?
Norv Beffa – Do the past 30 years forecast the future?
Jim McMullan – Do the past 30 years forecast the future?
Roy Reichold – The Risky Business of Insuring Your Events
Frank Spohr – Having a website is not Enough in Today’s Digital Economy
More details coming soon…
Stay tuned to mme.meetmags.com/expos for up-to-date information.