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May MPI KBC Lunch & Learn

May 17, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:45 PM
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The Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208

In the events industry, we plan events for various cultures and religious groups.  Each group has certain cultural norms and business practices that we should be aware of and adjust to in order to best serve our companies, clients and event participants.   


Please join us at the May Lunch & Learn where Meredith Commender, CSEP of Significant Events of Texas presents:

Cross-Cultural Connections:  Understanding Various Multicultural Norms for Crafting Events

For the past 11 years, Meredith Commender, CSEP has been the owner and Lead Event Coordinator & Designer at Significant Events of Texas - an event coordination firm based in Dallas.   Meredith and her team produce an average of 50 events each year including charitable events, corporate events, weddings and social events for various cultural, ethnic and religious groups.  She is a regular speaker for various Event Industry organizations in North America as well as at Event Industry Conferences.  Meredith is also a former International Judo Referee and spent 20 years of her life traveling around the world refereeing the sport of Judo.

Learner Opjectives:

1.) To understand cultural norms of a variety of cultures we encounter in the events industry

2.) To gain more understanding about food and beverage for various cultural groups

3.) To be aware of how various cultures influence contracts, event logistics and event timelines


11:00am - 11:45am Registration & Networking
11:45am - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm Educational Program
1:30pm - 1:45pm Chapter Announcements & Raffles
1:45pm - 2:15pm Optional Venue Tour



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MPI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter is a CMP Preferred Provider.  The program identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meets the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential.  The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Course logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session.  For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit


MPI KBC ATTENDANCE POLICY:  All Essential Level members or 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 after the 72-hours prior to event deadline and no-shows are non-refundable.

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$50.00 Non-Member

$15.00 Student

$35.00 Member
$30.00 Earlybird rate before May 15