Pre-conference sessions

Thursday, 15 November

Sustainability Event Professional Certificate Programme

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 4 CE

Combining active learning and experiential elements, this programme is designed to enable participants to implement their own sustainable events. Topics will include understanding the business value of sustainability for the events industry; practical solutions for improving your environmental performance in areas such as food & beverage, transportation, and supply chain management; and effective methods for achieving corporate social responsibility goals. As part of the programme, the participants will customize a roadmap for their own sustainable event.

Fee: $295 with CMP Conclave registration; $395 without CMP Conclave registration

Pre-registration required. Click here to register now.

Friday, 16 November

CMP Exam Development

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

*By Invitation Only, pre-registration required.

Medical healthcare meetings 

You can attend one or both of the Medical (healthcare) Meetings PreConference Events. The content is different for each! Take your specialized industry experience as CMP working in/with medical meetings and tradeshows a step further with the CMP-HC subspecialty certification. At Conclave, you can obtain the CEUs necessary to apply for the CMP-HC while expanding on your current knowledge and experience. You have the hands-on experience, so get the hours and you’re ready to sit for the CMP-HC exam! 

Taking the Mystery out of Healthcare Meetings (part 1)

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM | 3 CE

The morning session will dispel the mystery around selling, planning, and managing healthcare meetings. This interactive session will provide specific information to increase your understanding of the issues and concerns regarding the various international codes and regulations, definitions of Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), product lifecycles and related meeting types, as well as the unique requirements for the successful selling, planning and operation of regulated healthcare meetings. Included in this session is a lively panel discussion exploring current case studies in selling and managing Healthcare meetings.

Sustainability Event Professional Certificate Programme

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | 5 CE 

Combining active learning and experiential elements, this programme is designed to enable participants to implement their own sustainable events. Topics will include understanding the business value of sustainability for the events industry; practical solutions for improving your environmental performance in areas such as food & beverage, transportation, and supply chain management; and effective methods for achieving corporate social responsibility goals. As part of the programme, the participants will customize a roadmap for their own sustainable event.

Fee: $295

Pre-registration required. Click here to register now.

Medical healthcare meetings

Clarifying the Confusion when Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) are in Attendance (part 2)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 2 CE

The afternoon session will help to clarify the confusion when HealthCare Professionals (HCPs) are attending your meetings in the U.S. or other countries.  We will examine HCP meetings through the lens of the compliance officer. For example, the following questions will be explored and answered through a variety of participatory activities: what are considered compliant venues, what is the expected language and imagery for regulated meetings, where do you send the invitation, what are the consequences of non-compliance and the importance of demonstrating understanding of this complex sector.

The Disaster Experience - A Crisis Management Simulation

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 2.5 CE

Chances are that while you read this, an unexpected disaster is causing an organisation stress and confusion and is affecting their long-term ability to provide products and services to its customers. Is the organisation prepared to handle it? Will it be able to recover? Disasters of every shape, size, look and feel happen all the time, affecting businesses, people's jobs, lives and families, and ultimately, the economy. How would you handled unexpected disruption?

Business Continuity Planning has never been more critical to the long-term success and survivability of organisations than today, regardless of their size, location, industry, or revenue. However, creating and maintaining a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) still remains low on the priority of organisations' leadership: limited resources requires organisations to focus more intently on their core business, not Business Continuity Planning.

Never be caught unprepared again!