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The Professional Development Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Marketing
Conference: March 29 - April 2, 2020             Exhibit Hall: March 30 - April 1, 2020             Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
 THURSDAY  3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Track: Planning & Execution, Core Knowledge
R264 45 Minute Session:
Simple Practices to Maximize Meeting Effectiveness
Many of us dread meetings-and yet, they are a necessary component of event and trade show planning. The secret to making your meetings as streamlined and effective as possible is to establish protocols of inclusion and business etiquette. Join us as we review common courtesies for hosting meetings and presentations-whether they are face-to-face; by phone; computer assisted-or a combination of these. Learn to:
 •  Draft an effective meeting agenda
 •  Identify host responsibilities and expectations
 •  Set attendee responsibilities (yes, responsibilities) and expectations
 •  Ensure technology helps (and doesn't hinder) you from achieving your objectives

J. Kismet Mikos, CTSM Gold, trade show manager, Nordson Corp.
When I was first hired by Nordson Corporation, an industrial manufacturer based in Ohio, I knew they were involved with community affairs. I learned they had donated 5% or their North American profits back to the community since they were founded in 1954. This charitable giving has evolved to include multiple charities - both national and local. As a brand ambassador, I am constantly looking for new ideas to promote our brand in face-to-face experiences.

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Additional sessions presented by J. Kismet Mikos:
R307 Pay It Forward: Integrate Cause Marketing into Your Trade Show Marketing Program