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2023 Business Exchange

March 29, 2023
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
JW Marriott Charlotte
600 S College St
Charlotte, NC

Tentative Agenda 

Wednesday, March 29

3pm - 4pm Education: Contracting in 2023 and Beyond
Sponsored by Visit Mooresville
4pm - 6pm MPI-CC Business Exchange and Reception
Bar Sponsored by Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority


Lawyer Matt Villmer will recap the contract hot topics he discussed in his sessions at the Annual Meeting and what we can expect moving forward as we negotiate and write contracts and assess risks.

EIC_logoMPI-CC has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the below-listed continuing education courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit.   Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.



Matt Villmer

Matt Villmer is a business and litigation attorney with Villmer Caudill, PLLC.  His legal practice focuses on new business startup, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property protection, contract drafting, and high-conflict litigation. 

Matt educates meeting and event professionals all around the country on best legal practices.  As a 4-time guest speaker at NACE National Conferences, Matt is nationally recognized for his insight and industry-specific knowledge.  Matt began representing events industry businesses in their lawsuits against BP, when he was the first lawyer to file claims against the oil company after the 2010 BP Oil Spill.  Over the last 13 years, Matt has represented hundreds of event industry businesses in their legal matters, including hotels, event venues, planners, caterers and restaurants, DJs, videographers and photographers, officiants, and others. 

In addition to the practice of law, Matt loves to educate other passionate entrepreneurs.  Currently, Matt teaches the “Level Up” business incubation program, sponsored by the Small Business Administration and Southern Piedmont Community College. 

Exhibitor Fees

There are spots available for 2 reps from each vendor. A shared booth will be a 6ft table unless otherwise requested. This booth is meant for 2 organizations and will have a total of 2 spots for representatives.

  Before 2/7/23 After February 7
Member $500 $600
Non-Member $600 $700
Annual Sponsor $450  $550
Shared Booth $650  $750 

Room Block 

Room block available for this event / GMID:

Residence Inn Charlotte Uptown: $209 with a cut-off date of March 14, 2023
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Venue Details

JW Marriott Charlotte
600 S College St
Charlotte, NC 28202

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