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MPI Tampa Bay Area Chapter continues to focus on providing best-in-class educational opportunities for member and non-member industry professionals. We are offering a unique educational opportunity – a half day- event providing valuable educational and networking opportunities in a condensed format for meetings and events industry professionals. Meetings Academy Empowerment Summit will begin with a luncheon and will feature nationally known industry experts James Hogg, Lenn Millbower, Deborah Borak, as well as an interactive Leadership Facilitated Forum. Meetings Academy will culminate with
outstanding keynote speaker, Jennifer Gilbert, Author, Entrepreneur, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Save the Date.
At 22, Jennifer Gilbert survived a horrific random attack At 29, she was named Ernst & Young's first female and youngest Entrepreneur of the Year and is a recipient of Working Woman magazine’s Entrepreneurial Award of Excellence. Today, the company generates close to 30 million dollars in business each year. Her first book “I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag. A Memoir of Life Through Events – the Ones You Plan and the Ones You Don’t” is an inspiring tale of survival, renewal and transformation. Jennifer’s presentation will be followed by a book signing and reception.
For more information about Meetings Academy or to register for Jennifer Gilbert’s Empowerment Seminar please visit www.tampabaympi.org. The registration fee for the half day event is $49.00 for members, $65.00 for non-members and $25.00 for students and includes lunch, the full day of education and Jennifer Gilbert’s keynote address.