Thought Leaders Summit

Become a part of some of the most important ideas in the meetings industry.

October 20 - 22, 2019 | The Langham Hotel | Pasadena, CA
Minimum 7 clock hours

Event Design Canvas


The MPI Thought Leaders Summit delivers access to the ground-breaking meeting design methodology, Event Canvas ™. Engage in executive-level education powered by the MPI Academy and become a part of a bold-thinking future for the MPI Foundation and its portfolio of fund-raising events.

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FEATURED EDUCATION

The MPI Thought Leaders Summit delivers access to the ground-breaking Event Design Canvas meeting design methodology. Explore the canvas journey while working on real-life case studies and prototyping and learn how a revolutionary ideology could reshape your future events. Discover executive-level education powered by the MPI Academy and become a part of a bold-thinking future for the MPI Foundation and its portfolio of fund-raising events.


ABOUT ROEL FRISSEN

Netherlands-based Roel Frissen, CMM, will lead our program. He has extensive experience in the meeting industry and has previously been a member of the MPI International Board of Directors. Frissen has studied Hotel Management at Stenden University, the Netherlands and is also visiting lecturer at a number of universities, such as San Diego State University, Stenden University and the University of Amsterdam. He is founder of the Event Design Collective GmbH (the event design consulting & training firm) with Ruud Janssen aimed at creating a common language for Meetings & Events.


PROGRAM DETAILS

An exclusive event for up to 80 Industry Thought Leaders benefitting the MPI Foundation.

  • All attendees will be active participants in Event Canvas learning labs.
  • The summit features executive education in an intimate setting. Additional program speakers to complement the experience.
  • Network, learn and workshop vital topics with MPI’s elite strategic partners and fellow industry thought leaders.
  • Diverse recreation experiences daily post-learning sessions.
  • Participants will receive EDC Level 1 Certificate.
  • Two attendees will be selected to attend a future EDC Level 3 program. The participants submit a project for review and become a Certified Event Designer.
  •  Minimum 7 clock hours
  • Each attendee will receive their own personal graphic visualization of the final canvas concept to help guide in their own future event design journeys.
  • By Invitation only. Please register your interest in this program by September 20, 2019.

AGENDA OVERVIEW

October 20:

    • Arrivals
    • Welcome reception event courtesy of The Langham

October 21:

    • Morning: Education Sessions
    • Afternoon: Site tours or area Recreation options
    • Evening: Rose Bowl NFL Football viewing followed by Supplier host private entertaining/dining

October 22:

    • Morning: Education Sessions
    • Afternoon: Site tours or area Recreation options
    • Evening: Graduation @ California Tech faculty club “The Athenaeum”

October 23:

    • Morning: Departures

More information on speakers and activities to come!

PROVIDED WITH SUPPORT OF OUR PARTNERS

 

 

Langham Hotel

 

 

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

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Visit Pasadena

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