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SPEAKERS

Scott Friedman, CMP - Chief Celebration Officer at Friedman & Associates
Scott Friedman, CMP - Chief Celebration Officer at Friedman & Associates

Scott Friedman, CMP, is COO (Chief Celebration Officer) with Friedman & Associates. He is a master of employee innovation and engagement, customer experience and how to create a happier, healthier workplace. He is also the author of numerous books, including Celebrate! Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Admired Organizations, and A Celebration a Day! 365 Ways to a Happier, Healthier Workplace. You will learn: - How to engage audiences using humor - How to stage an instant celebration—and why you would want to

Joy Earle - Turn Your Life into an Adventure
Joy Earle - Turn Your Life into an Adventure

Joy Earle is a humorist who has been making people laugh since she was too young to remember. Today, she helps audiences around the country connect more deeply by laughing at themselves and just about everything else. You will learn: - How to take stories from everyday life and turn them into hilarious adventure - How to diffuse difficult situations - How to network with a laugh.

The Power of Finding the Funny in Every Day
Debra Fine - The Fine Art of Cultivating Connections: Face-to-Face and Virtually
Debra Fine - The Fine Art of Cultivating Connections: Face-to-Face and Virtually

Bestselling author, keynote speaker and trainer Debra Fine began her career as an engineer. Now a long time member of the National Speakers Association, she teaches conversation skills and business networking techniques that help in developing business relationships, gaining visibility and building rapport. Debra’s bestselling book The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills—and Leave a Positive Impression (Hachette) has been translated and published in over 2 dozen countries and her media appearances include The Today Show, CNN, New York Times, and CBS Sunday Morning.

The Fine Art of Cultivating Connections: Face-to-Face and Virtually

OUR SAFETY EVENT PROTOCOLS

AGENDA

Day 1 /Sunday/ May 16, 2021

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm White Glove Welcome: Guest Registration & Check-In
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm VIP Gathering
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Step up your Smarts: Keynote Speaker: Scott Friedman
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Explore the Floor: Property Tour
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Kick off Celebration: Reception & Dinner

Day 2 /Monday/ May 17, 2021

6:30 am - 7:30 am Seize the Day:Wake Up Activity
7:45 am - 8:30 am Ms. B’s Breakfast Social: Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am - 9:45 am Instant Start to Smart: Keynote Speaker: Joy Earle
10:00 am - 11:30 am Meet Your Matches
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Refresh & Rejuvenate: Morning Break
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Meet Your Matches … Continued
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Luncheon
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Build & Bond Brilliantly: Team Activity
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm #MeTime
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ms. B’s Bright Bash: Offsite Dinner

Day 3 /Tuesday/ May 18, 2021

6:30 am - 7:15 am Seize the Day: Wake Up Activity
7:45 am - 8:30 am Ms. B’s Breakfast Social: Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am - 9:45 am Keynote Speaker: Debra Fine
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Meet Your Matches ...Continued
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Seal the Deal Feast: Luncheon
1:45 pm - #MeTime

FAQS

Smart Meeting events are 100% complimentary for qualified meeting planners. Hotels and destinations, please contact your sales rep at salesteam@smartmeetings.com for your best available rate.

We use a sophisticated software to custom match our planners with premier properties that fit your region, budget and venue preferences. As the event nears, planners and suppliers will have the opportunity to select their appointment preferences to ensure their highest attendee satisfaction.

Yes! Planners are welcome to attend one regional event and one national event each year. Hotels and destinations may attend unlimited events.

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