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November MPI KBC Education Event

November 16, 2017
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Hotel Covington
638 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011


Infusing a Sense of Place to Create Greater Meeting Value

Presented by Bree Brostko

Another meeting in another city in another ballroom? Industry research shows that today's meeting attendees want not only great learning and networking, but also to experience a sense of place. Attendees expect events to incorporate the locale and they want to depart feeling that they not only conencted with business partners, but that they truly experienced the destination.  

This Lunch & Learn weaves information and ideas targeted to meeting and event planners charged with creating a localized experience for attendees with best practices for those hospitality professionals looking to differentiate their property to attract group business.

Learner Objectives:

1) Understand the psychology of meeting participants and how infusing a sense of place is so critical within the meeting industry.

2) Learn how to achieve your meeting's business objectives through strategic planning and key collaborators. 

3) Discover how to strengthen your events through local partnerships, food & beverages programs and innovative services.

*Credits:  1.00 clock hour toward CMP Certification

*CMP-IS Domain:  G, Meeting or Event Design

   *Approved from Events Industry Council


11:00am 11:45am Registration & Networking
11:45am 12:25pm Lunch
12:25pm 1:30pm Educational Session
1:30pm 1:45pm Chapter Announcements & Raffle
1:45pm 2:15pm Optional Hotel Tour





Speaker Bio:

Bree Brostko has spent a decade in the hospitality industry. She started her career as a convention planner and now works with boutique hotels and resorts around the United States helping them market the independent experience to groups and introducing planners to the value of local. Bree was recently named one of HSMAI's Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization. 

Thank You to our Host: Hotel Covington


Hotel Covington stands as a testament to high stakes, high fashion and high ambition. You can feel it in all 114 guestrooms, unique restaurants, intimate lounge spaces and outdoor courtyards. With vintage touches and modern tailoring, the Hotel Covington sings in style, character and comfort.

We invite you to come, sleep, eat, drink and experience all the local flair and flavor that can only be found here, in one legendary location. 

MPI KBC Attendance Policy:

All Essential Level members and non-members are limited to no more than two events in one fiscal year and must pay the Essential Level/Non-member rate. MPI Preferred or Premier Level members are welcome to attend all chapter events at the Member Price.

Meeting cancellation notices received 72-hours prior to the event will receive a full refund.  Cancellation notices received after the 72-hour prior to the event deadline and no-shows are non-refundable.



$35.00 Member
$30.00 Earlybird rate before November 13

$50.00 Non-Member

$15.00 Student