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MPI Potomac's January Educational Event & Copper Skillet Competition


Join MPI and IACC as we consider findings from recent global research into meeting surroundings; look at the latest food and beverage trends and challenges planners are having in relation to allergens and dietary requirements.

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn how different meeting room environments support learning outcomes and help maximize meeting ROI.
  • Develop a better understanding of how technology can help build multi-way communication in the room and for virtual participants.
  • Consider the latest trends in food and beverage and how they can enhance the meetings experience for your delegates.
  • Consider the different venues types and non-traditional room layouts that help foster connections between and among delegates.

You won’t want to miss the exciting culinary competition taking place onsite: The Copper Skillet! The Copper Skillet Competition is designed to highlight the artistry and skills of IACC-member conference venue chefs from around the world! Experience first hand the amazing things these culinary masters can do to transform your next conference F&B experience!


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This session is approved for 1.5 CE Credit in
Domain G: Meeting or Event Design
by the Event Industry Council


ATTENTION MPI Potomac Chapter Planner Members:

MPI Potomac Planner Education Jackpot


Getting There

Metro: Due to construction at the NOMA station, the best metro stop to use is Union Station (red line). A complimentary shuttle will be provided by our sponsors, RMA Worldwide from Union Station, running approximately every 15 minutes, based on the below schedule. The shuttle will pick-up from First Street, just outside and across the street from the Union Station Metro stop. The shuttle van will have a sign in the window featuring both IACC and MPI logos.

 shuttle schedule

Driving: Please click here for driving directions.

Parking: There is a daily garage located on campus, on the backside of the Kellogg Conference Hotel. Parking for event attendees is complimentary. You must display a special parking permit on your dash 
Click Here to download the Parking Pass

  • When

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Where

  • Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University
    800 Florida Ave NE
    Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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