The (WE)Con 2020 Annual Conference in Santa Barbara, CA from February 20-22, 2020. Workshops are offered on Friday & Saturday at various times between 9:30 AM and 5 PM.
Our monthly educational programs occur in August, October, January, March and May.
2019/2020 TOPICS FOR (WE)Con and our MPISCC Educational Programs INCLUDE:
Contract negotiation, legal issues for event plannersMaximizing revenue, recession proofing, managing new commission structuresOrganizing festivalsEmergency preparedness, risk managementEvent technology, cyber securityMusic licensing/trademarksFood & Wine PairingFloral Arrangement WorkshopDietary trendsCannabisMotivation, inspirationTransportation in the age of Uber & LyftPersonal productivity, creativityHow to manage the changes in commission structures**Other topics are welcome**
(WE)Con Workshops will be offered on Friday & Saturday at various times between 9: 30 AM and 5 PM.
CONDITIONS FOR SELECTION Preferential consideration is given to presenters who participate in exchange for benefits (such as complimentary marketing with our Chapter Membership) versus an honorarium.
Speakers must provide their own transportation to/from the event. A one-night complimentary guest room may be offered in some cases. Certain meals throughout the event are provided for all event attendees. Additional travel and meal stipends are not available for this conference.
Speakers must agree to having their presentation recorded for our Virtual Pass offering.
All workshops should be interactive, engaging and 60 minutes in length.
All workshop proposals must be submitted via the online form. No handwritten or mailed proposals will be accepted.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR (WE)Con 2020 SubmissionsAbstracts Accepted: July 1- August 31, 2019 Review Process: September 1-15, 2019 Speakers Notified: September 16-25, 2019 Draft of Presentation Due to Committee: January 5, 2020
CONTACT Amani RobertsMPISCC, VP of Education(424) 244-1443