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May 2022 Chapter Annual Meeting

May 18, 2022 - May 19, 2022
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Omaha Marriott Capitol District
222 N 10th St
Omaha, NE
MPI Heartland Chapter

MPI Heartland Chapter 2022 Annual Meeting
on May 18-19 in Omaha, NE
Discover the Possibilities, Embracing New Roots and Routes

This year's event will take place downtown at the
Omaha Marriott Downtown at The Capitol District!

 We have planned an awesome day of education and speakers to keep you informed and motivated as we Discover the Possibilities: Embracing New Roots & Routes!

This year we will be doing the Dine Around on May 18 at 4:30pm in Omaha's trendy new area, The Blackstone District and visiting the bridge that connects Iowa and Omaha! Space is limited, so register early!

Don't forget - raffle tickets are available for a chance to win amazing prizes at this year's annual meeting!

The room block at Omaha Marriott Capitol District is SOLD OUT.

Overflow Room Block
Hilton Garden Inn Omaha Downtown/Old Market Area
1005 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Click here or call 402-341-4400

Check out this amazing agenda!

Dine Around - Wednesday, May 18, 2022
*Note that this was a prepaid event and registration is closed as we are at capacity. If you have not signed up, make plans to join us next year in Des Moines! 

3:00 p.m.
Optional ICAN Conference tour at CHI Health Center. Please contact Missy Berg if you have any questions or are interested in attending! 

4:30 p.m.

Depart from Davenport Street behind Marriott Omaha at the Capitol District on Ollie the Trolley, sponsored by Catch Des Moines & Markey's

5:00 p.m.
Drop off by Ollie the Trolley at Mula
Welcome Tequila Shot
Salsa Flight & Chips

6:00 p.m.
Short 5-minute walk from Mula to Early Bird
Drink Tickets (×2)
Signature Brunch Menu

7:00 p.m.
Short 3 Minute Walk to Scriptown Brewing Company/Kaufmann Room
Coneflower Creamery 
GF, Dairy & Signature Blackstone Butter Brickle

8:00 p.m.
Depart Scriptown Brewing Company/Kaufmann Room on Ollie the Trolley

8:15 p.m.
Arrive at BOB The Pedestrian Bridge with Ollie the Trolley, which connects Omaha & Iowa!

8:45 p.m.
Return to Omaha Marriott at the Capitol District with Ollie the Trolley!

Kindly notify if require Handicap Accessible Seating at the Dine-Around 

Annual Meeting - Thursday, May 19
Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District 
Capitol Rooms 3&4

8 a.m.

9 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

9:15 a.m.
Opening Keynote - Heather Hansen O'Neill
3 Secrets to Unleash Your Possibility

10:10 a.m.
Visit Exhibitors!

10:30 a.m.
Saikou Camara
Make Yourself a Promise

11:15 a.m.
Bonnie Carlson
Global Industry Trends in MPI

11:45 a.m.
Exhibitor Break

12 p.m.
Lunch Break

12:45 p.m.
MPI Annual Meeting/Awards

1:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Industry Trends

1:45 p.m.
Snack Break
Raffle Closes

2 p.m.
Closing Keynote - Mary Mack

3 p.m.
Raffle Drawing
Closing Remarks

Note all events will take place on the second floor meeting space
of the hotel in Capitol 3 & 4

Raffle Tickets
Tickets will be available for purchase onsite at Registration or via Venmo @Heartland-Chapter
1 Ticket for $7
5 Tickets for $30

Cancellation Policy
The MPI Heartland Chapter charges full registration fees for no-shows at events. Cancellations must be received 72 business hours prior to an event in order to be considered cancelled. Cancellations should be sent to Emergencies will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Is there parking at the hotel?
Yes, there is paid parking and valet.

What should I wear?
Business casual is recommended.

What should I bring with me?
Your business cards to network and of course your appetite!

Are there any Gluten Free or Vegetarian options?
Yes, if you have a dietary restriction, please email We will make sure to accommodate your request.

Are there any COVID-19 guidelines I need to follow?
MPI Heartland will observe all posted guidelines at businesses we will be visiting.

If you need additional information or have any questions, please contact:
Julie Kronlage at 
Kelsey Packer at

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