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October 2022 Chapter Meeting

October 19, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
The Summit
5345 Medpace Way
Cincinnati, OH
MPI Ohio
Phone: 513-563-8674

Cheap & Cheerful: Restoration Hardware on Ikea Budgets Event Design

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Chris Gasbarro

Stop wishing you had big budgets and use that energy to create stunning designs for your own meetings. In a world of Amazon Prime and Hobby Lobby, there are numerous resources and approaches to improve meeting aesthetics that drive the success of your event. Hear some tips and resources from Ember, a firm that does more with less for brands like Saucony, Keds, Footjoy, Titleist, Bauer Hockey and Hanover Insurance.

Program Takeaways:

  • Fundamentals of Event Design
  • A live event problem solving/group-think moment
  • 50+ “Cheap & Cheerful” ideas you can implement

Chris Gasbarro finalABOUT THE SPEAKER:
With 20 years in the meeting & events industry, Chris energizes some of North America’s most unique and powerful meetings. As Owner of Ember, a forward-thinking gathering agency, he helps to influence the meeting and event portfolios for wicked awesome brands that include Costa Sunglasses, Saucony, Footjoy, Titleist, Bauer Hockey, Wolverine Worldwide Inc, Hanover Insurance, and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. From a humble beginning as a touring guitar tech, Chris now focuses his time on events like shutting down Wall Street for an IPO event or collaborating with Taylor Swift, Keds, and Nordstrom to launch a new shoe for her 1989 Tour. Chris has been lucky to assemble and lead a team of some of the best meeting and event producers in the industry. Ember is a boutique creative gathering agency based in the small seaside city of Newburyport, Massachusetts who exists to amplify brand passion through extraordinary gatherings.
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The Summit 
5345 Medpace Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

11:00 am - 11:30 am:  Networking
11:30 am - 12:15 pm:  Lunch 
12:15 pm -   1:30 pm:  Program and Q&A

MPI Ohio 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 CMP Precheck logoPreferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.
This program has been approved by the Events Industry Council for 1 hour under Domain G: Meeting or Event Design.   

Members (Preferred & Premier): $40
Non Members & Essential Level Members: $80
Students: $15

Sunday, October 16, 2022
To receive a refund, you must cancel by Friday, October 14, 2022. No shows will be billed!

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