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September 2020

Welcome to the September Digital Edition of The Meeting Professional

Relevant, provocative and award-winning, MPI’s flagship publication highlights planner and supplier members while showcasing best practices, trends, destinations and industry leadership. It does this all through in-depth reporting and creative design.

This issue features the (re)emergence of meetings, the transition from live to virtual, onsite wellness and much more.

 

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From the Editor: Moving the Needle

Our industry has been devasted as a result of this pandemic, and we are still facing a difficult road ahead. But thanks to inspiring meeting professionals like Katie Bohrer and the safe environment presented at Associated Luxury Hotels International’s Back to Business Experiential Forum, we can see the future more clearly now.

 

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From the Editor

 

 

More Than Masks

Onsite Safety: More Than Masks

The physical space of in-person events is perhaps the most apparent asset and threat realized when exploring the safety of participants onsite. Nowadays, a thorough exploration of the space to be used involves learning about HVAC systems, virology and getting creative with event design.

 

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Diversity & Inclusion: Bridging the Gap

How do you learn about different experiences and perspectives? You ask. You listen. Tanida Mullen, co-chair of the MPI Diversity & Inclusion Committee, says without taking the time to inquire from a place of curiosity, you start your journey without a roadmap or idea of how you’ll get there.

 

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Diversity & Inclusion: Bridging the Gap

 

 

WEC Deans Will Help You Navigate Through Change

WEC Deans Will Help You Navigate Through Change

“This is the time to be creative,” says Christine “Shimo” Shimasaki. “I have been inspired by the endless possibilities to solve both small and big problems. It’s been a time for me to teach and be taught.” Learn how Shimasaki and other deans helped to develop WEC Grapevine tracks that will feature meeting strategies for our new world.

 

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