International Meetings: Preparation Is Key

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
1:00 PM EDT
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Meetings Webinar Club Planning to take a meeting outside of the familiar environment of the U.S. presents a raft of logistics, cultural and political challenges, so being on top of your game is even more critical. And with the global economy growing by leaps and bounds, there's no better time than now to start getting prepared. Even if you don't currently plan meetings internationally, that time may be fast approaching.

Join Meetings Focus and one of the top international meeting and event planners in the industry, Charles Massey, owner of SYNAXIS Meetings & Events, for this free one-hour educational webinar detailing what you need to know before you need to know it—which sometimes is too late!

By participating in this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the similarities and differences between domestic and international meeting planning procedures
  • Understand the impact of cultural differences as they effect conducting a meeting in another country
  • Understand how to manage the needs and expectations of international inbound delegates
  • Identify specific challenges and "opportunities" that may occur during the pre-planning process and on-site
  • Identify resources to help build a local support network
  • Develop guidelines for choosing the appropriate overseas venue, based on your specific group demographics
  • Develop tools to assist your domestic delegates with outbound international travel and when they return home

Earn CEUs: This webinar is worth up to .1 point toward the initial CMP application and up to 1 point toward recertification through the Convention Industry Council.

 

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