• Past Events

Have you ever wondered who spoke at a meeting in the past and couldn't remember? Or what property an event was held at? You can find all the archived event agendas here. Plus, check out event photos!

2017

 
January 19  

The Solution Circle
Presented by Tara Liaschenko, CMM


Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield


See event photos here.

Photos courtesy of David LaHaye

Cut-off Date: January 12, 2017
Room Rates: $116
Hotel:  262-792-2900


 
February 9  

Meetings Gone Wild! Getting The Job Done With Less Stress and More Fun!
Presented by Lieutenant Commander Chip Lutz, USN(Ret), MSEd, CSP

Holiday Inn Manitowoc


See event photos here.

Photos courtesy of David LaHaye

Cut-off Date: February 1, 2017
Room Rates: $99
Hotel:  920-682-6000

 
March 16  

6 Keys to Effective Team Building
Presented by Cortney Ihde, ActionCOACH

Carnival Fundraiser


Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West

See event photos here.

Cut-off Date: March 9, 2016
Room Rates:  $89
Hotel:   414-436-2300

Typical registration fees:
- $55  Member
- $75  Non Member 
- $30 Student

 

 


 
 
 
April 12-13  

Audio Visual
Presented by Brandt Krueger


Hotel Julien - DuBuque CVB

See event photos here.

Bus Departs Madison 4:30pm, Wednesday April 12, 2017
Bus Returns to Madison following program on Thursday, April 13, 2017

 

Cut-off Date: 
Room Rates: TBA
Hotel:  

Typical registration fees:
- $55  Member
- $75  Non Member 
​- $30 Student

 

May 17-18
 

Spring Education Day

MPI-WIsconsin 
University


Green Lake Conference Center

See Event Photos Here

Cut-off Date:
  May 17-18, 2017
Room Rates: $110
Hotel:  920-294-7250


Typical registration fees:
- $119  Member
- $159  Non Member 
​- $45 Student


 
June 29-30  
MPI Wisconsin Summer Spectacular

Golf on Friday!

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center
Oshkosh CVB
Oshkosh Country Club

Cut-off Date: June 21, 2017
Room Rates:  $99
Hotel:  920-230-1900

Typical registration fees:
- $99 Member
- $99 Non Member


 
July & August   MPI-WI Summer Socials 


July 19 - Madison

August 3 - Milwaukee

August 16 - Fox Cities


Typical registration fees:

- $0-$20

Click here for location and time information. 

Registration and more information available on our Facebook Page!

 
September 21    MPI Wisconsin Awards Gala

Marriott Madison West

Cut-off Date: September 14, 2017
Room Rates:  $121
Hotel:  608-831-2000

Typical registration fees:
- $60  Member
- $80  Non Member 
​- $45 Student

 
October 19   

Are You on Fire? Reflecting On Your Brand Champions
Michele Wierzgac, MSEd

Holiday Inn Fond du Lac & Lake Winnebago Conference Center
Fond du Lac CVB

Click here to view pictures from the event!

Cut-off Date: October 12, 2017
Room Rates: $99
Hotel:  920-322-8204

Typical registration fees:
- $55  Member
- $75  Non Member 
​- $30 Student

 
November 12-14   

Sheraton Indianapolis City Center
Indianapolis, IN


Check out the photos from GLES 2017!

Click here to view the photos.

Password:   mpi


Photos courtesy of Stephanie Nicole Photography.








 
 
 

2016

 
     
January 21   Topic:  Is There a Difference Between a Great Manager and a Great Leader?
Presenter:  Rick Weaver

Marriott Milwaukee West

Cut-off Date: January 14, 2016
Room Rates: $108
Hotel:  262-832-0833


 
February 11   Topic:  Track & Leverage Meeting Activity & Spend for Maximum Success
Presenter: Robyn Mietkiewicz

 

Marriott Madison West

Cut-off Date: February 4, 2016
Room Rates: $119
Hotel:  608-831-2000

 
March 10   Topic:  Coaching Within the Tornado
Presenter:  Michael Hoffman

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Doubletree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown

Cut-off Date: March 3, 2016
Room Rates:  $109
Hotel:   414-273-2950

 

 


 
 
 
April 14   Global Meetings Industry Day!

Topic:  The Planner Supplier Rumble!
Presenter:  Shawna Suckow

 

Sheraton Madison

Cut-off Date: April 6, 2016
Room Rates: $99
Hotel:  608-251-2300

 

May 18-19
 

Spring Education Day

Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan

Cut-off Date:  May 11, 2016
Room Rates: $99
Hotel:  920-452-2900


June 22-23   MPI Wisconsin Summer Spectacular

Lake Lawn Resort, Delevan

Cut-off Date: June 15, 2016
Room Rates:  $99
Hotel:  262-728-7950


July & August   MPI-WI Summer Socials 

July 13 - Madison
August 11 - Milwaukee
August 24 - Fox Cities - Neenah

 
September 14    MPI Wisconsin Awards Gala

Lambeau Field, Green Bay

See event photos here.

Photos courtesy of David LaHaye

October 13    Topic:  Engaging Attendees Through Savvy Social Media

Harley Davidson Museum - Meeting
Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee Downtown - Sleeping Rooms

Cut-off Date: October 6, 2016
Room Rates: $99

 
     
November 13-15   

Midwest Regional Conference with MPI-Indiana and MPI-Michigan

Kalamazoo, MI

 

     



2015

     
January 15   Creating Meaning, Finding Happiness, Building a Legacy
- Coleman, CMM

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club
1 W Dayton St.
Madison, WI 53703
P: 608-257-6000

Property Website

Cut-off Date: January 8, 2015
Room Rates: $109.00


February 19   Topic:  Navigating the Turbulent Waters of the Meeting Profession
- Chris Heeter

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 W. Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Phone: (414) 276-1234
Property Website

Cut-off Date: February 12, 2015
Room Rates: $79.00

March 19   March Education and Fundraiser

The WOW! Experience - 
education with Theresa Syer
Dueling Pianos

The Osthoff Resort
101 Osthoff Avenue
Elkhart Lake, WI
Phone: (855) 671-6870
Property Website

Cut-off Date: March 8, 2015
Room Rates: $99.00 or $135 for Two Bedroom Suites

 

 


 
 
March 28   Chairman's Challenge 5k Fun Run/Walk

Courtyard By Marriott - Madison West/Middleton
2266 Deming Way

More Information...
 
 
April 16   Topics:  It's App-tastic:  75 Apps in 75 Minutes  &
Social Tsunami: How To Drink from the Information Fire Hose Using a Straw

Tundra Lodge Resort and Conference Center
865 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54304
Phone: (920) 405-8700

Cut-off Date: April 5, 2015
Room Rates: $89.00

 

May 5-6
 

Spring Education Day

The Pfister
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 273-8222

Cut-off Date:  April 15, 2015
Room Rate:  $109

Champion Sponsor:
June 11   Golf Outing and Summer Getaway

Chula Vista Resort
Wisconsin Dells, WI

 
July & August   MPI-WI Summer Socials 

Madison
Oshkosh
Milwaukee

 
September 10   MPI Wisconsin Awards Gala

Wilderness Resort
Wisconsin Dells, WI

Photo Gallery

October 15   Topic:  Hackathon Theory-How You Can Implement in Your Next Conference

Metropolis Resort
Eau Claire, WI

 
November 15-17  

Midwest Regional Conference with MPI-Indiana and MPI-Michigan

Wisconsin Hosts in 2015!

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

 
 

2014

 
       
January 16  

  The Solution Circle   •   Tara Liaschenko, CMM
  CMP-IS Domain: Meetings/Event Design;   Clock Hours: 3

February 13   

  Overcoming Destination Misperception  •   Eli Gorin, CMP, CMM
  CMP-IS Domain: Meetings/Event Design;   Clock Hours: 1.75

Photo Gallery - Courtesy of David LaHaye Photography

March 20  

Continuing The Conversation – The Hotel Business Model in Today’s Economy  •  Michael Dominguez, Chairman of the Board, MPI
CMP-IS Domain: Financial Management    Clock Hours: 2.5

Photo Gallery - Courtesy of David LaHaye Photography

April 17  

The Disaster Experience  - Presented by Bob Mellinger
CMP-IS Domain: Risk Management         Clock Hours: 3 Hours

Photo Gallery - Courtesy of David LaHaye Photography

May 14-15  

LEAD Green - Spring Education Day
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Madison, WI

 

June 12-13   June Golf and Summer Getaway
Minocqua Chamber of Commerce
Minocqua, WI
Summer Socials   Summer Networking Events
Madison
Fox Cities
Milwaukee
September 11   2013-2014 MPI-Wisconsin Awards Gala
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center
Oshkosh, WI
October 9   Playbook for Learning: Engage, Rulebreak, Shake-It-Up!  -  Presented by Sharon Fisher
Potawatomi Casino Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
November 16-18   

MPI Great Lakes Education Summit

Radisson at Star Plaza (www.radisson.com/merrillville)
800 E 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN
219-769-6311
Rate: $109.00 + tax
Cutoff: October 25, 2014

 

2013

       
January 10  

  OpTEAMize – Getting More From Your Team   •   John Chen
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: Human Resources;   Clock Hours: 3
 
    Photo Gallery

MPI Wisconsin Geoteaming's OpTEAMize Team Building


 
February 7     From Logistics to Strategy: A Journey into the Mind of the Ultimate Decision Maker   •   Michael H. Hahn
 
    Photo Gallery
March 14     The Champion's Code: Life Lessons of Value & Integrity from the Sports World to the Business World   •   Ross Bernstein
 
    Photo Gallery
April 11     Mobile Applications for Meetings and Tradeshows: How Smart Phone and Mobile Devices are Revolutionizing Meetings  •   Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: Strategic Planning;   Clock Hours: 3

    Photo Gallery
 
May 9     MPI-WI May Education Day Sessions:

Keynote: Meetings 3.0: Enough’s Enough! No More Fluff or Boring Stuff  •  Shawna Suckor, CMP
CMP-IS Domain: Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1

Flashpoint with National Speakers Association   •  
  •   Wendy Narrup – Believe in Yourself
  •   Matt Booth – It's an Attitude Thing
  •   Jason Kotecki – Adultitous
  •   Wayne Breithbarth – LinkedIn Strategy
CMP-IS Domain: Stakeholder Management; Clock Hours: 1.25

Up Close & Personal   •   Cindy D’Aoust

Planners are from Saturn, Suppliers are from Venus: Interpreting the Strange Languages and Habits of Two Alien Species   •   Shawna Suckow, CMP
CMP-IS Domain: Stakeholder Management; Clock Hours: 1.25

Afternoon General Session: Creativity Plus: Using Music, Art, and other media to expand your range  •  Bonnie Mattick
CMP-IS Domain: Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1

Flashpoint with National Speakers Association   •  
  •   LCDR Chip Lutz, USN – UNCOMMON SENSE for the UNCONVENTIONAL LEADER
  •   Phil Gerbyshak – Networking Superhero
  •   Susan Farrell, MBA – Don’t Act Like Prey!
  •   Kinza Christensen – Laugh for the Health of It
CMP-IS Domain: Human Resources; Clock Hours: 1.5

Being Significant! What is Your Can?   •   Patty Hendrickson, CSP

Hands on workshop with Creativity Plus: Using Music, Art, and other Media to expand your range   •   Bonnie Mattick
CMP-IS Domain: Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1.5

    Photo gallery

 
June 20  

  June Golf and Summer Spectacular  •   Education Roundtables
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: —;   Clock Hours: —

    Photo Gallery

 
September 5  

  MPI-Wisconsin Chapter Awards Gala   •   Creating Win-Win Relationships to Guarantee Unforgettable Events!   •   Jenna Weber
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: —;   Clock Hours: —

    Photo Gallery

 
October 17     Advanced Negotiation Techniques for Meeting Planners and Suppliers ~ Naomi Angel
      CMP-IS Domain: B Project Management
      Clock Hours: 1

  Legal Issues Affecting Emerging Technology ~ Naomi Angel
      CMP-IS Domain: C Risk Management
      Clock Hours: 1

    Photo Gallery
 
November 21  

 MPI Wisconsin Fall Education Day 

Click here for speaker and CEU information.

 

 

 

2012

     
January 05     Mock Trial   •   Jonathan T. Howe, Esq.
 
February 09     Strategic Meetings Management   •   Barbara Taylor Carpender, CMM, CHSC
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: Strategic Event Planning Process;   Clock Hours: 3   CEUs: 0.3
March 15     Meet Like a Mouse: Apply Theme Park Methodology   •   Lenn Millbower
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: Meeting or Event Design;   Clock Hours: 2.25   CEUs: 0.22
April 14     Risky Business: Planners and Suppliers Plan Together for Contingencies©   •   Joan Eisenstodt
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: Risk Management;   Clock Hours: 3   CEUs: 0.3
May 10     MPI-WI May Education Day Sessions:

Keynote: Meeting Architecture (MAP): An Overview  •  Maarten Vanneste, CMM
CMP-IS Domain: A. Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1.5

MAP Deep Discussion   •   Maarten Vanneste, CMM
CMP-IS Domain: A. Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1.25

MAP Tool Box   •   Maarten Vanneste, CMM
CMP-IS Domain: A. Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1.25

Marketing and Technology   •   Nick Bauer
CMP-IS Domain: I. Marketing; Clock Hours: 1.25

    Photo gallery

June 13-14     MPIWI/WSAE Golf Outing & Summer Spectacular   •
    Photo Gallery
July 18     Madison Summer Social   •   Concert on the Square
August 23     Milwaukee Summer Social   •   Jazz in the Park
    Photo Gallery
September 20     MPI-Wisconsin Annual Awards Gala   •
    Photo Gallery
October 18     “What Time is The Noon Lunch?” Maintaining Your Sanity in the Wonderful World of Meetings   •   Todd Hunt
 
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: A. Strategic Planning;   Clock Hours: 1.5

  Finding, Hiring and Working with Professional Speakers   •   Todd Hunt
 
  CMP Blueprint Topic Area: G. Meeting or Event Design;   Clock Hours: 1.75
November 14-15     MPI-WI Fall Education Day Sessions:

Keynote: Flashpoint

1A. Naked Negotiating: Who has the Power Within Today’s Hospitality Profession   •   Deborah Gardner, CMP
CMP-IS Domain: B. Project Management; Clock Hours: 1.25

1B. Advanced Social Networking   •   Jessica Levin, MBA, CMP, CAE
CMP-IS Domain: I. Marketing; Clock Hours: 1.25

1C. The Knowledge Connection   •   Panelists: Jenn Mell, Jill Schroeder
CMP-IS Domain: —; Clock Hours: —

2A. Overcoming Overload: Balancing Personal and Professional Life   •   Ann Kerian
CMP-IS Domain: —; Clock Hours: —

2B. Stakes are High … Communicate Like a High Roller   •   Deborah Gardner, CMP
CMP-IS Domain: —; Clock Hours: —

2C. AV Survival Skills   •   Midori Connolly
CMP-IS Domain: A. Strategic Planning; Clock Hours: 1.25

    Photo gallery

 

2011

 
     
January 06     Special Events - Marketing for Success   •   Richard Aaron, CMP, CSEP
February 10     Today's Trends   •   Bill Geist
  Escape Adulthood: Living and Working With Less Stress and More Fun   •   Jason Kotecki
March 17     Green Eggs and Ham is More Than Just a Dr. Seuss Story   •   Katja Morgenstern, CMP
April 14     How to Stick the Landing on Hybrid Events: Blended Event Basics and Beyond   •   Erica St. Angel, Sonic Foundry
May 12     MPI-WI May Education Day Sessions:

Keynote: COMPETE BETTER NOW – A Winner’s Image  •  Deborah Gardner, CMP

CMP Panel  •  Michelle Johnson, CMP; Carmen Smalley, CMP; Janet Sperstad, CMP

Naked Negotiations for the Advanced Meeting Professional  •  Deborah Gardner, CMP

Resume Your Search with Your Brand New Rιsumι  •  Debra Wheatman

How Do I Conduct Business in a Multicultural Environment  •  Eric Rozenberg, CMP, CMM

Independent Business Opportunities in the Meetings Industry  •  Panel

Resume Your Search with Your Brand New Rιsumι  •  Debra Wheatman
 

June 23     MPIWI/WSAE Golf Outing & Summer Event   •
August, 2012     MPIWI Summer Networking Events Event   •
October 20     Open Space – The Future of Meetings and the Meetings Industry   •   Terri Breining, CMP, CMM