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Benefits

Monthly Education Meetings

  • Focus on topics suggested by our members
  • Meetings held at various member hotels in the Dallas/Arlington/Ft. Worth area
  • Networking opportunities
  • Guests are always welcome
  • Visit our online listing of our upcoming meetings and register to attend (your first meeting is on us!)

Quarterly Chapter Newletters

  • Inform members of latest chapter news, upcoming events, recap of previous meetings, meeting ideas, new regulations, etc.
  • Read our latest issue online

Regional Educational Conference

  • Known as "Partners in Education" or PIE
  • Brings planners and suppliers together from across the Region for extensive training and personal development
  • Provides excellent educational forum for sharing the latest techniques for coordinating meetings
  • Networking opportunities
  • Next PIE is pending
     

National Educational Conference

  • Known as "National Education Conference" or NEC
  • Brings planners and suppliers together from across the Nation for extensive training and personal development
  • Provides excellent educational forum for sharing the latest techniques for coordinating meetings
  • Networking opportunities
  • Next NEC: June 5-7, 2018 in Norfolk, VA

 

Additional Benefits

Objectives

  • To expand the knowledge and professionalism of government and contract planners and suppliers through formal educational programs.
  • To improve communication, understanding and cooperation between planners and suppliers through regular meetings, discussions and conferences.
  • To aid planners in locating and evaluating commercial meeting facilities and support services by operating a communications link.
  • To provide guidance and advice to planners on all phases of planning, executing and evaluatiing government meetings.
  • To provide guidance and advice to suppliers serving the government market of the latest travel and other government regulations.

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