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Spring Education Day and Trivia Night

Wednesday, April 7
Trivia Night




Thursday, April 8
Education Day


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Kalahari Resort and Conference Center
Wisconsin Dells




Questions Answered:

  • Why Meet Now?
  • Attendee Code of Conduct
  • Extra Steps Taken
  • Floor Plan and Seating Preview

Current Roster


Location, Map & Lodging

Registration Information

Community Outreach




PlannerStarburst-noclickGet your education, fun and networking all in one place!  Join us April 7-8 at the Kalahari Resort and Conference center!

We’ll be kicking off on Wednesday evening, April 7th with the always exciting Trivia Night! This hybrid event won’t be the typical Welcome Reception… get ready to test your knowledge on a broad range of topics including partner and sponsor trivia. Get your team of 4 together to play onsite or show your skill and play online!  Cost to attend Trivia Night is only $25. 

(You can be a Trivia Night sponsor as a Table Host or be a Question Sponsor with trivia about your location for only $250!  Click here to download the 2021 Trivia Night Sponsor and Donation Form).

Thursday will feature a full day of in-person education with speakers on event design, negotiation, leadership and tools for a positive outlook to tackle the decade ahead.  We promise a day of education that is full of vision and inspiration.  We are excited to announce we will again be offering complimentary planner member Education Day registration for the fourth year in a row! Thanks to the support of our chapter’s Strategic Partners our Education Day will be easier to attend for our planner members.

Speakers for the day include:

  • Phil Gerbyshak
    Keynote:  Pocket Productivity for Meeting and Event Professionals  
    Breakout:  Leveraging Linkedln for Job Search and Transitioning Professionals
  • Desi Whitney
    Keynote:  How to Create a Safety Plan:  COVID and Beyond
  • Sam Glenn
    Keynote:  Attitude Changes Everything
  • Tech Panel: 
    Breakout: Hybrid Meeting Focus


Community Outreach - Care Bags for Front Line Workers
Help us assemble Care Bags for the Front Line Workers that have helped so many during this time!  Make a cash donation during registration or visit the sign-up link below to see what items are needed.

Click here to view items needed and sign up on SignUp Genius!

Attendee Care and Conduct

Read our full attendee care and conduct policy on our Why Meet Now page.

Click here to view a full image of our spacing and floor plan.




Wednesday, April 7

 2:00 - 4:00

Board of Directors Meeting


 6:00 - 9:00

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Table Sponsors:


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Thursday, April 8



Registration Open 


 7:00 - 8:00

Strategic Partner & Sponsor Set Up


 7:30 - 8:30



Fuel up for the day, visit our partners or join a table for a Convo & Coffee:  a facilitated discussion on the CMP Journey!


 8:30 - 9:45

Morning Keynote:

Pocket Productivity for Meeting and Event Professionals 

Phil Gerbyshak   - 1 CE


 9:45 - 10:15

Break and Networking with Partners


 10:15 - 11:15

General Session:

How to Develop a Safety Plan:  COVID and Beyond


Desi Whitney, Emergency Concierge International  -  1CE


 11:15 - 12:30

Community Outreach - Care Bags for Front Line Workers


 12:30 - 1:30

Lunch and Time to Visit


 1:30 - 2:30

Breakout Sessions:  1 CE

 2:30 - 2:45



 2:45 - 3:45

Closing Keynote:  Sam Glenn


Attitude Changes Everything

Sam Glenn - 1 CE

 3:45 - 4:00

Closing and Wrap Up




PlannerStarburst-noclickEvent Pricing - Reduced Rates for 2021

Free Registration for MPI Wisconsin Member Planners! 

MPI Wisconsin Planner Member registration is being sponsored this year by our 2021 Strategic Partners.   Their year-round support of our chapter allows us to make this offer possible.  Please thank our 2021 Corporate Partners when you see them.

 Early-BirdLate (after March 26, 2021)
Supplier Member:$119   $59$119
Planner Member$0 - Partner Sponsored
Non-Member:$159   $119$159
Student Member:  $45   $19$55   $19
Trivia Night$25 

Pay it Forward Rate:  $0 - Available for Education Day Registration to any current member that is currently "in between gigs" and without industry employment.  Please contact the chapter office to request this rate.

Community Outreach -  Care Bags for Front Line Workers

Make a cash donation in registration or bring any quantity of the items below to the event.  Please contact Maria Peot if you have a quantity of 50 of any of the items below that we can include in the bags.

Click here to view items needed and sign up on SignUp Genius!

- Prepackaged snacks (granola bars, popcorn, etc)
- Water bottles
- candles/tea lights
- soaps/shampoos
- gift cards
- mini wines
- coffee packs
- lotions
- socks
- emery boards/other grooming tools



Location, Map & Lodging


Kalahari Resort
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


Room Rate:  $129

Room block Cut-Off:  March 21, 2021

Reservations: 877-254-5466

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