Planners & Suppliers Learning Together to Build Better Events

27 September, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Heldrich
10 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ
Heather Kresge

Do you ever wonder why hotels do not reply to your RFP or why planners did not book your property after an amazing site inspection?  Insight into all these questions, best practices and much more answered by a panel of your peers in this tell-it-like-it-is discussion.  

Saira Banu Kianes, CMP, HMCC - Banu Event Solutions & Training (B.E.S.T)
Joshua Braunstein - iFLY Paramus
Richard Godfrey, CMP - Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center
Dion Magee, PMP, GRCP, CSSBB, CMM, HMCC, SMPP, SSYB, CIS, CTA - Dion Magee & Co.
Jennifer Sena, CIS, HMCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB
Helene Wein - HelmsBriscoe

Program moderated by Kim Cowperthwait, CMP
Read Panel Bios Here

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Learning Objectives:
1. RFP process best practices
2. Effective methods for site inspections and FAM’s
3. How and why relationship building will impact your bottom line
4. Understanding what is important to the other party

Program has been approved for 1 CE from EIC 

Are you a new member or a long term member that wants to get more out of your membership? Then plan to attend our Mastering Your Membership class before the September Education Program at 10:30am.  M2 Design clearbackgrounda

Our Mastering Your Membership session will give you tips and tricks on how to navigate the world of MPI and how to maximize your efforts within MPI New Jersey.
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Community Giveback
MPI New Jersey partners with Kids in Need thru Zappos for Good to collect school supplies for children.  Help make the year of a child with a small donation of a school supply item that will be collected at registration of the September program.  

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Venue Details 
At last, a meeting place which has mastered the art of meetings. The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center presents a unique new luxury destination in the cultural heart of New Brunswick. Just a half hour from Newark Liberty International Airport, this high-tech New Brunswick meeting space is one of elegance, inspiration and innovation.

With 25,000 square feet of ergonomically engineered meeting space in New Jersey is designed to accommodate meetings large to small. 


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MPI New Jersey Chapter Attendance Policy: 

All Essential Level members or non-members are limited to no more than two events in one fiscal year and must pay the Essential Level/Non-member rate.

MPI Preferred or Premier Level members are welcome to attend all chapter events at the Member Price.

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