WEC 2018 Day 1

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

The OFFICIAL award-winning daily publication of MPI’s 2018 World Education Congress

Opening Night Celebration National a capella group Straight No Chaser performs for attendees at the Opening Night Celebration at White River State Park.

orable experiences with Dustin Garis (Page 12), workplace diversity with MIX Diversity Develop- ers, inspirational event ideas with Michael Cer- belli, creativity with Duncan Wardle, taking smart risks with Mel Robbins and cultivating women leaders with Farah Mohamed. After this morning’s opening pep rally, we’ll open up the all-new WEC Villages, where we will take education out of the meeting rooms and bring it to life with different themes in an open CONT. ON PAGE 6

Two of the most exciting changes are the WEC Pep Rallies and themed WEC Villages. We’ll start and end each day together with WEC Pep Rallies that will get you pumped up with activities and inspiration, featur- ing top speakers from inside and outside of our industry. New perspectives and in- sights will kickstart your day of education and really energize you for each evening. The pep rallies will be hosted by comedian Dena Blizzard (Page 10), making her third WEC appear- ance, and will include insights about creating mem-

PEP RALLIES AND VILLAGES HIGHLIGHT NEW-LOOK WEC FEATURE THE 2018 WORLD EDUCATION CONGRESS offers a completely redesigned education and engagement program unlike anything we’ve done before, in an en- tirely new setting that will ignite new ideas and con- nect you with people you need to meet. We’re taking risks so that you don’t have to.

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Healthy Choices How meeting pros are promoting wellness through events. p6

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Creating an Experience Dena Blizzard: Don’t just talk to your attendees—get to know them. p10

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Make a Profound Impact Dustin Garis: Revolt against routine and create memorable experiences.

Mission: Education Alex Plaxen: If you understand tribes, you’ll understand your audience.

PHOTOS , FACEBOOK & TWEETS...OH MY PGS. 22-23

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