Fully-hosted for qualified meeting planners
Is your organization experiencing change? Are the professionals in your industry being challenged by new ways of doing business or regulatory changes? Listen-in with Ed Robinson and learn core strategies to dance and thrive through all of the storms in your life, echoing his philosophy of, "You can't wait for the storms to stop, you've got to learn how to dance in the rain."
"Smart Meeting Southwest was an event that modeled excellence in every detail of event planning. The venue was fresh, the speakers were authentic, the hospitality was delightful and the networking was invaluable. "
– Kathy Gase, Alon Brands
Thursday, Nov. 9, 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 Globe Life Park in Arlington
3:30 – 5 pm Networking Meet-Up
The Smart Meeting Experience
"The caliber of all of the attendees and one-on-one appointments were priceless."
– Jennifer Husbands, Meeting Planner, Globauxsource
From Fighting the Storm to Dancing in the Rain
Four Day Weekend
"Yes, And" Listening
In this highly-entertaining performance, you'll learn how to leverage the tenets of improvisation with techniques like, "Yes, And" listening, line building on pertinent information and how non-judgmental acceptance of others' ideas can improve your productivity and bring unity, trust and creativity to the workplace.
Hear riveting tales from the ballpark from IDEA Hall-of-Famer and longtime voice of Globe Life Park, Chuck Morgan!
Complimentary Hotel Stay!
Get your FREE night stay at the exquisite DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Arlington DFW South!
Bring your fave ball cap—long-time voice of the Texas Rangers, Chuck Morgan will be signing autographs!
Earn bragging (and blogging) rights with a complete a full site-inspection of Globe Life Park in Arlington—home of the Texas Rangers!