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MPI NF September 2019 Educational Luncheon

September 10, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1 World Golf Place
St. Augustine, Florida
Unted States

headshot 2018Topic: Event Design for Well Being

Milione, CMP, CPCE

Session Description: 

Everyone seems to be talking about adding mindfulness, wellness and wellbeing to their events. This session will define what this means and identify why it’s important to consider how to positively impact your participants’ wellbeing. Melissa will share ideas on how to fuel and power your guests, how to reduce anxiety and make them feel emotionally centered for your meetings.

About our speaker:  Melissa Milione, CMP, CPCE, is Corporate Director of Events for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. She supports all of the professionals who sell and coordinate catering and conference services for all of Hyatt’s full service hotels in the Americas. In addition, she is responsible for developing and executing all training, delivering innovative technology to support events and developing talent for the hotels. She leads Hyatt’s National Event Planning team.  A graduate of Virginia Tech’s Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management program, Melissa has 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in all areas of F&B management, hotel sales and convention services.  As a Director of Catering her teams have twice been named Catering/CS team of the Year for Hyatt Hotels and she was named Director of Catering/CS of the Year for large hotels in 2008.

Melissa is an active member of NACE and MPI. She is a trainer for NACE’s On-line CPCE Study Course and MPI North Florida’s CMP Study Group. She is a Past President of MPI North Florida and remains active in the chapter on committees. Melissa has been recognized by MPI North Florida as Supplier of the Year (2012) and received the distinguished Presidents Award (2011). Active in her community, Melissa volunteers in local schools and is Chairperson of the Professional Advisory Board for Virginia Tech’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

This program has been submitted to the Events Industry Council for CMP Preferred Provider review.

Guest & Member Pricing:
Member Registration
Non Member Registration
Student Registration
$10 late fee after September 5th.

MPI 101

Registration & Networking

Lunch & Education Session

Optional Venue Tour & MPI 101

Host Venue:
World Golf Hall of Fame
1 World Golf Place St. Augustine, FL 32258

At the Hall of Fame you’ll find a variety of elegant, intimate and unique spaces to hold your most memorable event.The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum offers a multitude of event spaces ideal for your next corporate function. Dine among the legends of golf and their stories in our Museum Hall or host an intimate luncheon or reception in one of our many private and exquisite spaces.

Meeting Location: Inside the Museum
 Self parking is complimentary. (1)

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your registration for any reason, cancellation must be done 24 hours or more prior to the event date. If cancellation is not received 24 hours prior all payments will be forfeited and cannot be applied towards a future event.

Meeting Attendance Policy: Non-members and Essential level members are welcome to register at the non-member rateonlytwo times during thefiscalyear. After attending two meetings we are confident that you are ready to take the next step and become an active, engaged member of the MPI North Florida Chapter! Please click here to familiarize yourself with MPI's new membership levels.

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