IACC Meeting Planner Seminar – Evaluating Venues Through a Social Lens

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JB Duke Hotel, Durham, NC

April 4, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

The Venue
JB Duke Hotel
230 Science Dr, Durham, NC 27708
Maps and transportation

The Schedule
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch + IACC Copper Skillet Competition Finale
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Education Session: Sourcing Venues Through a Social Lens *
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm |  Refreshment break and networking

*This session is approved for 1 clock hour toward the CMP credential.

The Copper Skillet Finale
Enjoy lunch and a show before the educational Session!
Your admission to the seminar includes a ticket to the IACC Copper Skillet finale, where finalists from around the globe compete live to be named top venue chef of the year! JB Duke Hotel will serve up scrumptious food and drink as you enjoy the culinary showdown with fellow meeting planners and representatives from IACC venues throughout the world. What better way to inspire a creative afternoon focused on the future of food and beverage?

Thank you to our sponsors!

About the Session
Participate in this engaging session, where you will learn how to incorporate important social responsibility needs into your RFP’s that you send to hotels and venues. Consider ways that you can align your own organization’s social goals with measurable questions and expectations the venues you ask to bid for your business!

Learner Outcomes
You will consider the current landscape related to Social Responsibility at Events
Understand the important role you play in raising awareness and furthering investment in this important area.
Break down and evaluate each of the categories covering this broad segment.
Learn how to use the IACC supplied template to cut and paste those venue credentials you seek for your future meetings.

Panel Of Experts

Jessie States, CMP, CMM
Meeting Professionals International

Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC
thrive! meetings & events

Jennifer Beam Johnson
The Johnson Meetings Group

Marissa Golison
Compass Group

Dr. Amy Climer
Climer Consulting

Mark Cooper

Refreshments and Networking

Cheers to the future of Food and Beverage! End the day right with a refreshment break and networking.

We look forward to an impactful event and hope you’ll join us!

If you have any questions, please email our team at info@iacconline.org

This session is approved for 1 clock hour toward the CMP credential and organizers of business events are invited to attend. 
Meeting Planner Member Registration Fee: $75.00*

*Your admission fee includes a Lunch and ticket to the IACC Copper Skillet Competition finale (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm), where top chefs from around the globe battle it out in front of a live audience with guest judges.

Register today and secure your place at this exciting industry event.

If you have any questions, please email our team at info@iacconline.org