Innovate! Visionary Summit Wraps Up in Palm Beach

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Networking at the Innovate! Summit, left to right: Lylliam Lacayo, Celebrity Cruises; Robert Cao, Hurtigruten; Jackie Morris, Royal Caribbean Intl. Photo: Regina Baraban

A top-tier group of meeting and incentive planners gathered with industry sponsors for two days of  education and idea sharing June 27 to 28 at the fabulous Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan, Fla. for the Innovate! Summit, a Prevue Visionary Summit.

From networking to education and from F&B to speaker presentations, every aspect of the Innovate! Visionary Summit unfolded with keen attention to detail. Many thanks to all our sponsors: Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas; The Biltmore; Casa de Campo; Celebrity Cruises; Discover Dunwoody; Discover the Palm Beaches; Embassy Suites by Hilton St Augustine Beach; Explore Asheville; Harrah’s New Orleans, Caesars Entertainment; Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa; Hurtigruten; Naples, Marco Island Everglades; Royal Caribbean International; St. Augustine Beach Resort; St. Augustine Ponte Vedra & the Beaches; and Visit South Walton.

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View from a guest room balcony at Eau Palm Beach. Photo: Regina Baraban

The gorgeous, five-star Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, host hotel for Prevue’s Visionary Summit, rolled out the red carpet for our guests. The hotel has more than 30,000 square feet of flexible event space, including a 9,680 square-foot grand ballroom that divides into three equal salons. There are also two additional ballrooms, 10 meeting rooms and outdoor event space.

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Prevue Editor Barbara Scofidio and Amanda Schleede, CEO, Vital Circle. Photo: Regina Baraban

Many thanks to the Summit Partners: Amanda Schleede, CEO of Vital Circle (above), who managed our risk management and “proximity tracing” to keep every attendee safe and healthy, along with Your Social Mask, My Cigar Roller, International Gifting Company and SpeakInc. 

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Speaker Nicole Osibodu, Co-Founder & President, Haute Dokimazo. Photo: Regina Baraban

The Visionary Summit is grateful for all our wonderful speakers, who kept the audience engaged with creative activities and innovative insights: Sharon Fisher, CEO & chief Idea Sparker, Play with a Purpose; Nicole Osibodu, Co-founder and president, Haute Dokimazo (above); Susan Robertson, innovation thought leader and Harvard lecturer; Stephen Shapiro, innovation evangelist and author; and Scott Varland SVP, head of Jack X, North America, Jack Morton.

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A beignet break hit at the spot. Photo: Barbara Scofidio

Chefs at Eau Palm Beach served up an array of delicious food. Warm, freshly made beignets that melted in the mouth delighted attendees during a break.

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Katie Couvillion, Director of Event Operations, IGC. Photo: Regina Baraban

The next Prevue Summit will be Meet Well, September 8-9 at The Wigwam in Phoenix, Ariz.