Industry expert Deborah Gardner highlighted an awesome array of speakers and topics at this year’s PEC. Deborah’s sessions on "Talking ‘Bout Our Generations" and "Mapping Your Success to Win!" were a hit with everyone in attendance. In addition to Deborah’s session, topics such as "Human Trafficking in the Industry," "Wi-Fi in the Industry," "Maximizing ROI," and a LinkedIn session and a Kansas City industry update rounded out a packed schedule.
It was a night filled with celebration at the Historical Hotel Phillips for the 2014-2015 KCMPI Annual Meeting & Awards where members, suppliers, venues, caterers and sponsors gathered to be recognized for their outstanding commitment and service to the chapter.
Today, the CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education and a rigorous exam.
Alton Hagen was honored on Friday, June 12, at the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce in its Stories of Success series. Here is what the Chamber had to say about Alton, who also has been a long-time supporter of KCMPI.