Meeting at a Glance

** Schedule subject to change **

Sunday, February 24, 2019

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM CESSE Board of Directors Meeting 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sanctuary Lobby
Registration
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM New to CESSE Session for CEOs
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Partner Appreciation Reception (partners and board members only)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau


Monday, February 25, 2019

 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Hawaii Convention Center
 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome and Program Introductions
 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Surviving the Population Shift: Responding to the Coming Change in National Demographics - Supporting partner: The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Morning Break - Hosted by Business Events Toronto
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Avoiding Irrelevance - Supporting partner: Towneley Capital Management
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Megatrend Roundtable Discussions (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Tourism Vancouver
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM You just can't make this S%*&^ Up! Round II Supporting partner - Visit Omaha
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Break - Hosted by Travel Portland 
3:30 PM - 5:00PM  Is There a Burning Issue that Keeps You Up on Sunday Night? - Supporting partner: ConferenceDirect
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Open evening to explore Kiawah Island (on your own)
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Afterglow (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Tourisme Montreal and Ottawa Tourism

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Quebec City Convention Centre
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: Greater Madison CVB
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Mid-Morning Break - Hosted by HelmsBriscoe
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: Advanced Solutions International
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CESSE Business Meeting (CESSE CEOs Only) 
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch & Megatrend Roundtable Discussions (member guests welcome) - Hosted by DelCor Technology & DiMeo Schneider & Associates LLC
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: Visit Salt Lake 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Educational Programming to be announced
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Mid-Afternoon Break - Hosted by McKinley Advisors 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: Community Brands
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Closing Reception and Dinner at the Eleve rooftop of the Grand Bohemian Charleston (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Marriott International

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by: OpenWater
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: Visit Mobile
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Mid-Morning Break - Hosted by Calgary Meetings + Conventions
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Educational Programming to be announced - Supporting partner: dPrism


We're about Trust

The key word that comes up again and again at CESSE is trust.  Our community members meet through our hallmark events, and continue the conversations well beyond.  Whether you are looking for a sounding board to help you work through a challenge, tips and advice on industry practices, or referrals to other people who have a solution you can use, CESSE is here to be, or become, your professional network of choice.

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