Meeting Planners Symposium 2017
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Meeting Planners Symposium

This one-day Symposium is all about innovating meetings and creating engagement. Learn why and how to create engaging experiences for your attendees. Plus, discover new meeting formats, behind the scenes learning, AV, sponsorship and tech resources to do your job better, meet leading industry speakers, participate in quick 30-minute micro sessions, get competitive and more!! Plus, earn 4.5 CAE credits.


  • Keynote speaker Roger Haskett, who was recently awarded ChangeMaker 2017
  • Engagement workshop on how to make these ideas work in your association
  • Focused tracks on learning engagement, technology and designing meetings
  • 30-minute micro sessions and more!


“I love the fact that Associations North provides customized content like this event, helping us think 'disruptively' about how we run our businesses and our events. This was a great event and well worth the time and cost” – Matt Gruhn, MRAA

“This event just keeps getting better and better. Easily the best 8 hours of professional development I've spent this year because of the focused content with a room of peers that do exactly what you do.” – Tara Owens, PLUS

What's New?

  • Shark Tank Idea Pitch - Win $$
  • BONUS webinar to transition these ideas into your own meetings (12.6 at 1 PM)
  • Breakfast Breakthrough to get solutions to your challenges
  • Behind the Scenes F&B Tour
  • A Hotel & Planner Debate



DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place

1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55416