MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 16

Innovate.Together.
at

ACE 2018

Where were you 30 years ago when
Ronald Reagan was president, George
Michael's "Faith" was topping the charts
and Eddie Murphy starred in "Coming
to America"? The year is 1988, and it
was this same year that MPINCC's
Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) was
born. Hit fast-forward (remember this
was an actual button on a VCR in 1988?)
and you are celebrating in 2018 at the
largest West Coast hospitality industry
conference of its kind! Happy 30th ACE!
Innovate.Together. Two powerful,
standalone words that were combined as
the theme for the 2018 conference. With
educational workshops using both virtual
reality and interactive collaboration, all
bases were covered for meeting planners
to gain valuable insight and expertise for
their future programs.
The MPI Foundation Wellness Event
brought an innovative twist to wellness
- prior to the excitement of interacting
with with industry colleagues and
turning your brain on "full speed," a
guided meditation session, complete
with personal headphones, was hosted
by Nicki Clark. Together, we cleared our
thoughts, quieted our minds and were
ready to take on the day truly refreshed.
New and innovative by default, the
Tech Playground set the stage for event
professionals to come together and learn
about the latest event tech inventions.
This hands-on experience gave planners
the opportunity to touch, hold, try out
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - Spring 2018

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
Innovation Corner
Marijuana Tours & Events: Challenges & Perceptions
MPINCC’s 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
Wine Country Open for Business
Corks & Forks: A Culinary Art Experience
Meetings Minute
Member Spotlight
MPINCC New Members
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Intro
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover1
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover2
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 4
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 5
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - President’s Message
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Innovation Corner
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 8
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Marijuana Tours & Events: Challenges & Perceptions
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 10
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 11
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 12
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 13
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 14
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 15
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - MPINCC’s 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 17
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 18
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Wine Country Open for Business
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 20
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Corks & Forks: A Culinary Art Experience
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Meetings Minute
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 23
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 24
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 25
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 26
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - 27
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Member Spotlight
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - MPINCC New Members
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - cover4
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert1
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert2
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert3
MPI Perspective - Spring 2018 - outsert4
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