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December 2019 Education in Conjunction with CalSAE

December 17, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Hyatt Regency Sacramento/Sheraton Grand Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
Christina Bauders
Phone: 916.441.3039

MPI Sacramento/Sierra Nevada is excited to invite you to participate in our December Education Program in conjunction with CalSAE. 

Shifting Gears: What Economic Compression Means to Your Meetings Business in California

Are you finding it a challenge to secure your meetings and events at your preferred, historical hotel and favorite locale in California; or just anywhere in California? You are not alone! A thriving economy and hotel consolidation make for a rippling dynamic in our industry. Participate in the conversation and hear from an economic expert along with peer experiences about the effect that economic and hospitality industry changes are having or will soon have on your meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Hotels and Conference Center: New considerations for your venue agreements
  • Meeting Space: Ways to think differently about your conference and tradeshows space
  • Miscellaneous: Room Block Audits, AV, what does an event experience mean to attendees today?


Danielle Casey, CEcD, EDFP
Executive Vice President, The Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Paula Currie, CMP
Director of Business Development & Events, Association of California Water Agencies

Rachel Hickerson, CMP [President, MPISSN]
Meetings & Events Manager, Advocacy & Management Group, Inc.

Sulema H. Peterson
Owner, Sulema Peterson & Associates  

Hyatt Regency Sacramento/Sheraton Grand Sacramento
1209 L St/1230 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814

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