Leadership in the Changing World
of the Meeting Professional
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
MPI Platinum Program with Terri Breining, CMP, CMM
This workshop is intended to help those in attendance become more effective leaders and create work environments that are more successful, profitable and enjoyable. This will be a highly interactive session, providing participants with specific tools and techniques that will allow you to thrive as leaders in your business, community and family. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Identify blocks to effective leadership, and how to handle them
• Understand how you can increase your influence
• Enhance your own success by preparing and enabling those around you
• Hold on to good people and get the most from them
Session Length: 90 Minutes
Session Skill Family: Business Management
Session Level: Advanced
8:30am: Registration & Breakfast
9:00am - 10:30am: Program
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Theresa (Terri) Breining, CMP, CMM
is the founder and president of Concepts Worldwide, a meeting management firm headquartered in San Diego County since its inception in 1988. Concepts Worldwide is a recognized international leader in providing ROI measurement, consulting services, and full service strategic meeting management. Terri has been in the meeting planning industry since 1976, and has been responsible for producing meetings around the globe.
Considered by many to be a thought leader, Terri is an activist working tirelessly on the continuous advancement of the level of professionalism in the meeting industry, and has been serving as adjunct faculty for meeting planning programs for universities throughout Southern California for over 20 years. She is a sought after speaker, presenting educational workshops for a variety of business entities, and co-authored a book with Jack Phillips, entitled Return on Investment in Meetings and Events.
She has been recognized professionally many times over the years, including having her company, Concepts Worldwide, acknowledged as a "Best Company to Work for in San Diego". In addition, she was recognized by MPI as their International Planner of the Year in 2000, she has been included several times on the list of “Most Influential People in the Meeting Industry” by Meeting News Magazine, and most recently, she was selected for induction into the Convention Industry Council’s Hall of Leaders for 2010.
|Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY |
235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
The Hilton Garden Inn Troy & the Rensselaer Banquet & Conference Facility
, which is a brand new property (opened August 18), and is the only full service hotel and conference center in the Troy area. It has over 18,000 feet of event space including a 100-seat “green” amphitheatre which was designed and is being built as much as possible with sustainable products.
This 127 guest room facility is within a mile of 787 on route 7 and is easy to get to. Ample parking is available.