Meetings Industry Recovery Resource Center

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Watch here for the entire recording of Reconvening for Recovery, including education sessions and valuable insight from top meetings industry experts. Click here to view the video's timestamps, to help navigate the content.

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Speaker Sessions

Below is a list of speakers along with timestamps to find the speaker in the above video. Some speakers made their slides available as well. 

  • 0:00-8:00 Welcome, Event "Housekeeping"David Blansfield, Executive Vice President, Northstar Meetings Group
  • 8:00 – 16:20 Mohegan Sun Overview: Welcome, How Pandemic Response Has Been Made Manifest at Mohegan Sun — Jeff Hamilton, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun
  • 16:20 - 32:00 How Meetings Suppliers Can Help Planners Visualize and Plan Events — Safely and Effectively — John Washko, VP, Expo & Convention Sales, Mohegan Sun
  • 32:00 – 56:00 How to Facilitate the New Normal for Hybrid Events, including live and virtual Q&A — Hope Holm, Regional Sales Director, PSAV ( Download presentation slides)
  • 56:00 – 1:07:30 Camille Schrier, Miss America, 2020, interviews Angela Cox, Senior Director, Meetings & Events, Northstar Meetings Group, and Dana Lambersky, Director of Convention Services, Mohegan Sun, on how they planned the event.
  • 1:07:30 – 1:37:00 Virtual Panel Discussion: Meeting Design NowElizabeth Warwick, Vice President, Meeting Management and Event Strategy, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group; and Allison Kinsley, CMM, CMP, CED, Chief Meeting Architect, Kinsley Meetings; Amy Calvert, President and CEO, Events Industry Council Business Recovery Task Force; Mike Dominguez, President & CEO, Associated Luxury Hotels International
  • 1:37:00 – 1:59:49 Essential Considerations for Safely Reopening Exhibitions and Event — David Dubois, President and CEO, International Association of Exhibitions and Events (Download presentation slides)
  • 2:00:00 – 2:07:40 Camille Schrier, Miss America 2020, discusses her experiences and perspectives as a meeting attendee
  • 2:07:40 – 2:26:15 Breaking Free: How to Release the Chains of Covid to Move You, Your Career, and the Industry Forward — Heather Hansen O'Neill, President, Find Your Fire (Download presentation slides)
  • 2:26:15 – 2:47:11 Sports Event 'Bubbles' Case Study: Bellator MMA and Showtime Championship Boxing — Michael Mazzulli, Director of the Mohegan Tribe Athletic Department; Mike Kogan, Bellator MMA (Download presentation slides)
  • 2:53:01 – 3:01:33 Expo Center as Learning Village — John Washko, VP, Expo & Convention Sales, Mohegan Sun
  • 3:01:33 – 3:05:38 Maui Jim Sunglasses Sponsor Message
  • 3:05:38 – 3:29:15 Remaking Your Business, Changing Perception and Culture Within a 100 year Organization: Miss America as Case StudyCamille Schrier, Miss America 2020

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Safe Meetings Toolkit

Forms, pamphlets, information and visual tools that you can implement at your future in-person and hybrid meetings to better ensure the safety and surety of all parties and participants involved.