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Learning to Adapt at the March Educational Program & Reception

As meeting and event planning professionals, it is critical we stay up-to-date on the emerging technologies and trends that can make-or break-an attendee’s event experience. On Tuesday, March 13, 123 GMC PCMA March Educational Program & Reception attendees joined John Nawn, former executive with PCMA and CEO of The Perfect Meeting Incorporated, at The Kimpton Gray Hotel, to learn key strategies on the topic.

Nawn’s best-in-class presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events” helped set an approach to regaining control over technology, outlined the preparations needed to implement emerging technologies into upcoming events and meetings, and investigated the future of technology.

“I valued learning about where technology will take us in the near future and how our landscape is changing” – GMC March Educational Program attendee.

“John made me think about the rapid changes in technology, and what I need to do to adapt.” -GMC March Educational Program attendee.

Following the presentation and raffle, attendees networked over drinks and hors d’oeuvres. The Kimpton Gray Hotel venue provided a modern and comfortable atmosphere.

“The networking reception was great! The food was very nice, and they had a great wine selection.” – GMC March Educational Program attendee.

As a result of our March Educational Program & Reception, attendees gained more confidence and insights into their individual applications and strategies surrounding event technology.

“A key takeaway was to not stress about technology. That I don’t have to change for the sake of change. Be strategic.” – GMC March Educational Program attendee.

“I learned technology is moving fast, and you need to be aware of what’s happening around you to be aware of competition within in-person meetings.” – GMC March Educational Program attendee.

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Erin BerggrenLearning to Adapt at the March Educational Program & Reception