Going Local Certificate Program

Dallas, Texas
Monday, May 07, 2018
Going Local Certificate Program
Monday, May 07, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)

Meeting Professionals International Headquarters
(972) 702-3053
2711 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway
First floor conference room
Dallas, Texas 75234
United States

Map and Directions

This certificate program incorporates best-practice case studies to help planners, venues and destinations leverage a sense of place and create more effective meetings and events. As part of this interactive program, participants will build their own roadmap for “going local.” This will include creating an environment that reflects the destination, selecting local food and beverage, incorporating traditional and evolving expressions of culture, giving back to the community and connecting with local thought leaders to strengthen meeting quality and the local meeting industry. Explore how to overcome some of the challenges of going local, including creating authentic experiences, addressing supply chain issues and educating participants, and discuss how to identify local thought leaders who can bring local expertise to program content and be a catalyst for the development of future meetings and events.

Learner Outcomes

  • Using case studies, learn how showcase local attributes to create a sense of place and attract and engage participants.
  • Customize a “Going Local” Roadmap for your events and destinations.
  • Discover how to identify local thought leaders as prospective meeting hosts and expert content providers.


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • $349 standard rate
    $249 member rate
    MPI members save $100!

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