IMEX America

ICCA Sessions at IMEX America

Important note: you can only access the sessions with your badge!

"Finding the Front of the Line with Disruption & Personalization Leading Event Change"

Date: 9 October 2017
Time: 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: Casanova 506, Level 1 Venetian|Palazzo Congress Center
Speakers: Gary Schirmacher, CMP - Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company
                 Brian Strickland CASE - Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company

Global Event Organizers are being challenged more than ever to enhance the experience at their events for a globally diverse and demanding audience each year. How can planners embrace disruptors and use them to leverage an enriching attendee experience that fosters raving fans who return year after year? Disruption and experience Design can be aligned through some easy to activate tools and strategies. Today's audience wants to feel special and enjoy a conference experience that appeals to the things that matter to them both professionally and personally.

Take Away Outcomes: 
1) Learn about the companies that are today's most popular conference disruptors
2) Disrupt your content and understand how organizers are taking content to new and leading edge levels
3) Saving money by engaging disruptors for the event as well as those that attend

"Crisis? What Crisis! The Yin and Yang of Crisis Management"

Date: 9 October 2017
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Casanova 506, Level 1 Venetian|Palazzo Congress Center
Speaker: Andy Williams - Safehotels Alliance AB

In a recent ICCA/IMEX association survey on safety and security issues within the association community we found a staggering amount of associations have not updated their crisis management standard operating procedures yet many new threats have surfaced over the past year. Join our interactive crisis management and duty of care awareness session to find out more about the survey and how to update your crisis management SOPs. The session will include highlights from the re-launched 'ICCA Crisis Management Guidelines' , downloaded by ICCA Association members over 1500+ times in the last two years. A presentation on duty of care learning, a group workshop exercise, feedback from the ICCA members survey on Crisis Management priorities now and in the future, an open Q&A session with moderators with direct experience of resolving major crisis incidents for companies and corporations involved in the travel industry. 

Take Away Outcomes: 

1) Increased knowledge of crisis management, duty of care and best practice best practice solutions.
2) Expanded knowledge and links to additional crisis management and duty of care resources.
3) Meet, network and interact with fellow association and industry members interested in Crisis Management and Duty of Care compliance. 


IMEX America Association Evening

Date: Monday 9 October 2017
Titian Ballroom, Level 2, The Venetian| The Palazzo Congress Center 

The evening function is open to exhibitors who are members of one of the organising associations (ICCA, AIPC, IAPCO, DMAI, IAEE, PCMA, ESAE, IACC and ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership). Due to the popularity of the event, a maximum of 2 people per company may register. Registration is free of charge and will be available through the associations.
Registration is open to exhibitors who are members of one of the organising associations, so please keep your stand number handy when registering.

To register please click here.

For more information please contact the
ICCA Events Department.