With IncentiveWorks just around the corner, have you checked out what sessions you’re the most keen to see? If not, we have you covered! Check out the three sessions that we think you’d be sad to miss at IncentiveWorks ‘18!

1. Event Wars – Extreme Production Challenge

KIMBERLY BEAUNE, Event Storyteller, Creative Twist Inc. | ILEA Toronto
ELIZABETH NUTTING, Director of Events, Production Canada | ILEA Toronto

Tuesday, August 14, 8:30AM – 10:30AM

Trying to add a little pizazz to your next large-scale event? Listen in to this session to learn how you can ensure that multiple vendors are on the same page and can come together to execute your vision on time and on budget! Plus, this session will be packed full of real life examples that attendees can take away and use in their roles right away. Sounds like a win for us!

2. Checking the Pulse of Incentive Travel in Canada

JASON THOMSON, Instigator, Jigsaw
TINA GUNN WEEDE, President, CEO, Peerless Performance
CATE BANFIELD, Sr Director of Event Solution Design & Strategy, BCD Meetings & Events
DON CHAPMAN, Associate Manager of Meeting & Event Management, Canada Life
TERRY MANION, Executive Vice President, Meridican Incentive Consultants
MICHAEL DRAKE, Director of Sales, Meetings and Conventions, Tourism Vancouver PAULA SEIBEZZI, Global Account Executive, Global Sales Organization, Marriott

Wednesday, August 15, 8:30AM – 10:30AM

If you’re looking for the comprehensive update on incentive travel, look no further! Checkout this panel session to learn more on area of growth across the country, factors that are driving purchasing decisions, challenges within the industry, and which Canadian destinations are competing most to win incentive travel groups.

3. Negotiating to Win-Win!

PATTI POKORCHAK, Business Development Strategist, Small Biz Coach | The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Toronto Chapter, Marketing

Tuesday, August 14, 1:00PM – 1:20PM

While it’s only a twenty minute session, this presentation is going to be packed full of useful tips when it comes down to the nitty-gritty of negotiating. Stop by to learn tried-and-true strategies and techniques that you can take away to make negotiating easier for you to get the outcomes that you want, without antagonizing the other party!

When it comes to planning an event, you OBVIOUSLY want people to attend, especially considering how much time and money you’re putting into it. But event promotion is a full-time job in itself! Check out some top tips in our free guide, Event Marketing: Promotional Tactics to Amplify Attendance!