Introducing Transforming Meetings Summit Aug 10-11 in Palm Beach

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PGA National Resort & Spa will host the Transforming Meetings Summit in August.

Prevue’s newest Summit comes to PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach August 10-11. This experiential conference will focus on the major factors shaping meeting design, from aligning your event with your organization’s message to overcoming your design assumptions to integrating interactive technology, CSR and wellness into the experience.

The Transforming Meetings Summit will also include an optional half-day experience on board Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas while docked in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, August 12.

Th event kicks off with an Opening reception featuring Punjammies PJ Bar (benefiting victims of human trafficking in India) and a SOAP Project CSR activity benefiting women at risk.

Educations sessions include:

• Sharon Fisher, Play With a Purpose: Start the Day by Erasing Your Assumptions—First, attendees will identify their assumptions about how to plan meetings. Then, they will turn them inside out. This highly interactive roundtable session will kick off the tone for the day.

• Jeannie Power, Power Event Group: 3 Apps That Enhance the Attendee Experienc—Three must-haves for your event app and how they drive meeting engagement

• Eric Rozenberg, Swantegy: Drive Strategy by Figuring Out What the Boss Really Wants—This industry veteran will share success stories from his new book about identifying meeting strategies and approaches alongside dozens of C-level executives. (Attendees will receive a free copy!)

• Hallie Sculler, Happy Being: Integrate Wellness Into Your Meeting Today!—Wellness isn’t just about hard-core fitness and strict nutrition. Hallie Sculler, CEO of Happy Being, will offer techniques for the power of a positive mindset to relieve attendees’ stress, spark engagement and inspire innovative solutions. Experience tools from her own toolkit, from aromatherapy to Tibetan singing bowls.

Space is limited to 30 planners, so apply now.

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Barbara Scofidio is editor of Prevue and heads up the Visionary Summits, our exclusive conference series targeting senior-level meeting and incentive planners. In 25 years of covering the industry, her articles have spanned topics ranging from social media to strategic meetings management. She is currently the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee and was the first member of the media ever to be invited to sit on a committee by GBTA, where she spent three years on the Groups and Meetings Committee. She has also been an active member of Site, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. A familiar face at industry events, Barbara often leads panel discussions or speaks on topics close to her heart, such as green meetings or how the industry can help combat human trafficking. She is also on the board of ECPAT USA, the human trafficking organization. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.