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Wednesday, August 13

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Topic

Location

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Appointment Show (Private)
Powered by Visit Florida
Florida Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 4:45 pm Education Session:
Building Hands for Those Who Cannot Afford Prosthetic Devices (Limited Attendance)
Clock Hours: 1.75
Todd Demorest
Key West
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Education Sessions:
How to Network & Build Your Personal Brand
By Christine Pallesen
Mobile Revolution
Clock Hours: 1.75
By Matthew Donegan-Ryan
Amphitheater

Biscayne
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm First Timers Reception
Sponsored by Play with a Purpose
Society Lounge
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm VIP Sponsorship & Hosted Buyer Reception (By Invitation Only) Spa Pool
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome Reception Rainforest Poolside
Thursday, August 14

Time

Topic

Location

6:00 am – 7:00 am Yoga in 60 – Class will systematically work the entire body, toning your muscles, reducing stress and increasing your overall vitality. You will flow through poses and hit all the key areas, incorporating strength, balance and flexibility. This class focuses on opening the shoulders, hips and spine as well as strengthening core and upper body. You will leave class with a warm heart and a cooler, calmer, peace of mind. Good for all levels. aLaya Spa
7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
7:30 am – 8:45 am Education Breakfast:
TechNETiquette: How to Maximize Your Income by Keeping Technology from Ruining your Networking Skills!
Clock Hours: 1.0
By Sam Simon
Society Lounge
7:30 am – 8:45 am Networking Breakfast:
Schmooze, Talk, Entertainment
Sponsored by Visit Sarasota County
Florida Ballroom
9:00 am – 10:30 am Opening Session with Keynote Speaker:
“Write Your Story – Change History”
By Brad Meltzer
Grand Ballroom
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
Sponsored by Sonesta Ft. Lauderdale
Pre-function Corridor
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Education Sessions:
Getting Organized with Microsoft Outlook
By Audrey Thomas

Going Green: International Sustainability Standards – A Review
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Karl Pfalzgraf

I Know What to Do, So Why Don’t I Do It?
By Nicholas Hall

Leadership on the Big Screen
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Delatorro McNeal

Wild Adventures in Strategic Partner Relationships
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Stacey Barabe, CSEP & Sandy Pizzarusso

Communication 2064
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jessica Levin
Sponsored by Greater Miami CVB

Amphitheater

Everglades/Naples

Coral Springs

Biscayne

Marathon/Sanibel

Key West

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch & Tradeshow
Sponsored by Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB
Global Ballroom
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Education Sessions:
Meeting and Event Trends
By Veronica Seaman

Elevate Your Meeting Content & Attendees’ Experience
By Matthew Carson

Driving Innovation:Accelerating The Green Meeting
By Dina Belon

March at the Millennium
By Joanne Corby

Productivity Tools
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jessica Levin
Sponsored by Greater Miami CVB

Amphitheater

Biscayne

Marathon/Sanibel

Coral Springs

Key West

4:30 pm – 5:45 pm Happy Hour/Free Time Florida Ballroom/Bonaventure & Spa
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Shuttles depart for Offsite Dinner World Map Foyer
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Offsite Dinner – Taste of Ft. Lauderdale
Sponsored by Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB
Riverside Lawn, Las Olas Boulevard
9:00 pm – 11:30 pm Offsite After-party – Shhhhhh! speakeasy
Sponsored by Stache – a 1920′s Drinking Den
Stache, Downtown Ft. Lauderdale
Friday, August 15

Time

Topic

Location

6:00 am – 7:00 am Bonaventure Boot Camp – This 60-minute high intensity and total body resistance class incorporates body weight exercises with interval and strength training, combining cardio drills and muscle conditioning exercises to provide you with the ultimate circuit workout. In this inspiring class expect to sweat a ton and walk out feeling better than you did walking in. aLaya Spa
7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
7:30 am – 8:45 am Education Breakfast:
Battle of the Stars: The Meeting Professionals’ Version
Clock Hours: 1.0
By Gary Hernbroth
Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment
Society Lounge
7:30 am – 8:45 am Networking Breakfast
Schmooze, Talk, Entertainment
Florida Ballroom
9:00 am – 10:45 am General Session with Keynote Speakers:
Meetings Mean Business
Clock Hours: 1.50
By Roger Rickard
Sponsored by Discover Palm Beach County


The Conference Innovator’s DNA
By Jeff Hurt
Grand Ballroom
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
Sponsored by Sonesta Ft. Lauderdale
Pre-function Corridor
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Education Sessions:
Personal Safety for Meeting Professionals
By Tracy and Charley Vega

Destination Communication
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Nina Obier

Food for Thought: Sustainable Practices in Food & Beverage – A Panel Discussion
By Dina Belon, Moderator

The Value of the Meeting Professional
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Roger Rickard

Looking at Legal Issues from Both Sides
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Tyra Hilliard

Type Casting: Personality Marketing to Reach Today’s Planner
By Susan Southerland

Marathon/Sanibel

Biscayne

Key West

Everglades/Naples

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm 2015 SEC Kickoff Lunch
Sponsored by Visit Tampa Bay
Global Ballroom
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Education Sessions:
Culture that Rocks
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jim Knight

Building Your Brand through Social Media
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jennifer Lee

How to Land Corporate Event Sponsors
By Michelle Villalobos

Risk Management and a “Look Back” at 2013-2014 – A Panel Discussion
By Tyra Hilliard, Moderator

Move Their Bodies, Move Their Minds – An Exercise in Delivering Creative Brainstorming
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Tara Liaschenko, CMM & Jeanette Davidson

Creating Brain-Friendly Conferences
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jeff Hurt

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

Biscayne

Key West

Key Largo

Everglades/Naples

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tiki -A- Break Sales Entrance
Porte Cochére
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Education Sessions:
Engaging the Senses: An Adventure in Wine, Food & Daily Life
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Lyn Farmer

Personal Safety for Meeting Professionals
By Tracy and Charley Vega

Improving the Process of Buying & Selling: A Learning Lab
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Gary Hernbroth
Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment

Getting Past Good Enough
By Fred Moore

Society Lounge

Marathon/Sanibel

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Happy Hour*/Free Time Florida Ballroom/Bonaventure Resort & Spa
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Closing Dinner & Live Auction
Sponsored by Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Grand/Global Ballrooms
*Cash Bar
Saturday, August 16

Time

Topic

Location

9:00 am – 10:15 am Education Sessions:
OK, it’s Time to Finally Get Started – Bring Your Device. A Real “How To” Session on Top Social Media Sites
By Victor Bao

Goal Setting Doesn’t Work – Dare to Be Different
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jan Spence

Tawk Amongst Yourselves: Bring Your Coffee and Let’s Share Best Practices!
By Renee Radabaugh, Facilitator
Everglades/Naples

Key Largo

Biscayne
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Time

Topic

Location

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 – “Own Your Adventure: Let’s Get Started”
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Appointment Show (Private)Powered by Visit Florida Florida Ballroom C
3:00 pm – 4:45 pm Education Session:
Building Hands for Those Who Cannot Afford Prosthetic Devices (Limited Attendance)
Clock Hours: 1.75
Todd Demorest
Key West
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Education Sessions:
How to Network & Build Your Personal Brand
By Christine Pallesen

Mobile Revolution
By Matthew Donegan-Ryan
Amphitheater

Biscayne
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm First Timers Reception
Sponsored by Play with a Purpose
Society Lounge
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm VIP Sponsorship & Hosted Buyer Reception (By Invitation Only) Spa Pool
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome Reception Rainforest Poolside
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - “Own Your Adventure: Ready, Set, Go”
6:00 am – 7:00 am Yoga in 60 – Class will systematically work the entire body, toning your muscles, reducing stress and increasing your overall vitality. You will flow through poses and hit all the key areas, incorporating strength, balance and flexibility. This class focuses on opening the shoulders, hips and spine as well as strengthening core and upper body. You will leave class with a warm heart and a cooler, calmer, peace of mind. Good for all levels. aLaya Spa
7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
7:30 am – 8:45 am Education Breakfast:
TechNETiquette: How to Maximize Your Income by Keeping Technology from Ruining your Networking Skills!
By Sam Simon
Society Lounge
7:30 am – 8:45 am Networking Breakfast:
Schmooze, Talk, Entertainment
Sponsored by Visit Sarasota County
Florida Ballroom
9:00 am – 10:30 am Opening Session with Keynote Speaker:
“Write Your Story – Change History”
By Brad Meltzer
Grand Ballroom
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
Sponsored by Sonesta Ft. Lauderdale
Pre-function Corridor
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Education Sessions:
Getting Organized with Microsoft Outlook
By Audrey Thomas

Going Green: International Sustainability Standards – A Review
By Karl Pfalzgraf

I Know What to Do; So Why Don’t I Do It?
By Nicholas Hall

Leadership on the Big Screen
By Delatorro McNeal

Wild Adventures in Strategic Partner Relationships
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Stacey Barabe & Sandy Pizzarusso

Communication 2064
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jessica Levin
Sponsored by Greater Miami CVB

Amphitheater

Everglades/Naples

Coral Springs

Biscayne

Marathon/Sanibel

Key West

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch & Tradeshow
Sponsored by Greater Ft. Lauderdale CVB
Global Ballroom
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Education Sessions:
Meeting and Event Trends
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Veronica Seaman

Elevate Your Meeting Content & Attendees’ Experience
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Matthew Carson

Driving Innovation:
Accelerating The Green Meeting
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Dina Belon

March at the Millennium
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Joanne Corby

Productivity Tools
By Jessica Levin
Sponsored by Greater Miami CVB

Amphitheater

Biscayne

Marathon/Sanibel

Coral Springs

Key West

4:30 pm – 5:45 pm Happy Hour/Free Time Florida Ballroom/Bonaventure Resort & Spa
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Shuttles depart for offsite Dinner World Map Foyer
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Offsite Dinner – Taste of Ft. Lauderdale
Sponsored by Greater Ft. Lauderdale CVB
Riverside Lawn, Las Olas Boulevard
9:00 pm – 11:30 pm Offsite After-party – Shhhhhh! speakeasy
Sponsored by Stache – a 1920′s Drinking Den
Downtown Ft. Lauderdale
Friday, August 15, 2014 - “Own Your Adventure: Kick it Up a Notch”
6:00 am – 7:00 am Bonaventure Boot Camp – This 60-minute high intensity and total body resistance class incorporates body weight exercises with interval and strength training, combining cardio drills and muscle conditioning exercises to provide you with the ultimate circuit workout. In this inspiring class expect to sweat a ton and walk out feeling better than you did walking in. Alaya Spa
7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Registration Desk 1
7:30 am – 8:45 am Education Breakfast:
Battle of the Stars: The Meeting Professionals’ Version
By Gary Hernbroth
Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment
Society Lounge
7:30 am – 8:45 am Networking Breakfast:
Schmooze, Talk, Entertainment
Florida Ballroom
9:00 am – 10:45 am General Session with Keynote Speakers:
Meetings Mean Business
By Roger Rickard
Sponsored by Discover Palm Beach County

The Conference Innovator’s DNA
Clock Hours: 1.50
By Jeff Hurt
Grand Ballroom
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
Sponsored by Sonesta Ft. Lauderdale
Pre-function Corridor
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Education Sessions:
Personal Safety for Meeting Professionals
By Tracy and Charley Vega

Destination Communication
By Nina Obier

Food for Thought: Sustainable Practices in Food & Beverage – A Panel Discussion
By Dina Belon, Moderator

The Value of the Meeting Professional
By Roger Rickard

Looking at Legal Issues from Both Sides
By Tyra Hilliard

Type Casting: Personality Marketing to Reach Today’s Planner
By Susan Southerland

Marathon/Sanibel

Biscayne

Key West

Everglades/Naples

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm 2015 SEC Kickoff Lunch
Sponsored by Visit Tampa Bay and Event Show Productions
Global Ballroom
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Education Sessions:
Culture that Rocks
By Jim Knight

Building Your Brand through Social Media
By Jennifer Lee

How to Land Corporate Event Sponsors
By Michelle Villalobos

Risk Management and a “Look Back” at 2013-2014 – A Panel Discussion
By Tyra Hilliard

Move Their Bodies, Move Their Minds – An Exercise in Delivering Creative Brainstorming
By Tara Liaschenko, CMM & Jeanette Davidson

Creating Brain-Friendly Conferences
By Jeff Hurt

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

Biscayne

Key West

Key Largo

Everglades/Naples

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tiki -A- Break Sales Entrance
Porte Cochére
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Education Sessions:
Engaging the Senses: An Adventure in Wine, Food & Daily Life
By Lyn Farmer

Personal Safety for Meeting Professionals
By Charley Vega

Improving the Process of Buying & Selling: A Learning Lab
By Gary Hernbroth
Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment

Getting Past Good Enough
By Fred Moore

Society Lounge

Marathon/Sanibel

Coral Springs

Amphitheater

5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Happy Hour/Free Time Florida Ballroom/Bonaventure Resort & Spa
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Closing Dinner & Live Auction
Sponsored by Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Grand/Global
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - “Own Your Adventure: You’re On Your Way!”
9:00 am – 10:15 am Education Sessions:
OK, it’s Time to Finally Get Started – Bring Your Device. A Real “How To” Session on Top Social Media Sites
By Victor Bao

Goal Setting Doesn’t Work – Dare to Be Different
Clock Hours: 1.25
By Jan Spence

Tawk Amongst Yourselves: Bring Your Coffee and Let’s Share Planner Best Practices!
By Renee Radabaugh, Facilitator
Everglades/Naples

Key Largo

Biscayne
*Cash Bar

SEC-2012

Cort