Fully-hosted for qualified meeting planners
"A very well-managed and productive day. Smart Meetings manages to keep it "fresh" by making each event different by introducing new networking activities, suppliers and technologies. "
– Malla Wedberg, Principal, GroupAcme Management
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
5:30 – 7 pm Networking Reception
Thursday, July 20, 2017
8 – 8:30 am Registration & Welcome Breakfast
8:45 – 10:00 am Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
10:15 – 11:30 am One-on-One Business Appointments
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Morning Refreshment Break
12 – 1:30 pm One-on-One Business Appointments Continue
1:30 – 3:00 pm Lunch and Educational Keynote
3:00 – 3:30 pm Tour of Lansdowne Resort & Spa
3:30 – 5 pm Networking Meet-Up
The Smart Meeting Experience
"The education sessions were very interesting. The one-on-one appointments were quick, but I was able to get a lot of information. I definitely will attend another Smart Meeting."
– DeShonna Brown, Meeting Planner, Eminent Events LLC
Wine, dine, dance and play—alfresco! Delight in a Virginia Farmer's Market-themed pre-party as you listen to live bluegrass beats and indulge in tasty eats!
Stop focusing and worrying about what you don't control and shift your energy to what you do control! Speaker extraordinaire, Brian Biro, teaches you the difference between your character and your reputation and to focus on your effort, energy and attitude. With Brian's help your character and your reputation will become one!
Controlling the Controllables
Planning meetings in today's ever-changing global economy has become a huge financial, logistical and educational challenge. ROI is scrutinized by corporate accountants in a way that it never was before. Come on a virtual safari with Kivi Berhnard and discover six critical leadership strategies that will exponentially change your meeting outcome!
The Hunt for Meeting Excellence:
Critical Lessons from the African Leopard!
Picnic Perfect Pre-Party
Say farewell as you indulge in a luxurious champagne sendoff with a refreshing glass of bubbly and sample tempting dessert bites.