Sunday, November 5 10 am - 5 pm Registration
Registration gift hosted by San Diego CVB; refreshments by Landry & Kling
1:30 - 3:30 pm Site inspection(s) of The Broadmoor
3 - 4 pm Planner First-Timer Orientation
4 - 5 pm HP First-Timer Orientation
7 - 9 pm Sponsor Recognition Reception: Planners and spouses have a special opportunity to meet with the Hospitality Partner sponsors (by invitation)
Monday, November 6 7 - 8 am Buffet Breakfast hosted by the Las Vegas CVA
8:15 - 9:45 am General Session; Keynote Speaker: Michael Shannon, cofounder, President and CEO, KSL Recreation Corp.
9:45 am Break sponsored by Atlantis - Paradise Island Resort and The Nassau - Paradise Island Promotion Board
10:15 am - Noon "Industry Trends in the 21st Century" - A panel of key executives from Marriott Corporation, Patti Roscoe & Associates and others
Noon Lunch hosted by Quebec City Tourism CVB, Tourism Montreal, Quebec City Conv. Centre and Tourism Quebec 1:30 - 5 pm ICPA Planners Annual
Business Session - board candidate interviews; board member election; committee reports; announcement of the Forum 2001 site; members' "Issues & Answers" session
1:30 - 3:30 pm HP Business Session "Issues & Answers" - Chairperson John Jeffrey with committee members Denise Dornfeld, Isabel Mahon, Michael Murphy, Nancy Rosolino, and Lynda Richardson.
Industry Guest Speaker
7 - 9:30 pm Explore Colorado! Welcome reception and dinner
Tuesday, November 7 7 - 8 am Breakfast Meetings: "How to earn your CMM or CMP" (signup required) and "Life Insurance Continuing Education Credits" (sign-up required)
8:30 - Noon (A continental breakfast will be provided in each of the following workshops. At press time, we have the following sponsors: LaFayette Travel, the French Government Tourist Office and The Cloister & The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club)
Workshop Discussion Groups - We are offering a total of six breakouts; you may participate in two breakouts. Sign up as soon as you get your registration information. Each 75-minute workshop will include a presentation from an industry leader with a Q & A period following.
Meeting Planning in a Wired World - Competition for attendees is fierce. Attention spans are short. Hold focus using the latest interactive media. Learn how to use Web-based invitations, online registration, and on-site interactive communication to attract your audience, market your event, and build an online event community.
Trends in Food & Beverage - The Broadmoor Chef and F&B Director tell you what's hot and what's not.
Partnering with Domestic and European DMCs - Kathy Fort Carty of Destination Services of Colorado and Tom Joyal of Lutheran Brotherhood on working together to make your program a resounding success! Then, Ernie Tsouros, consultant with Chubb Life and long-time ICPA member who has done it all when it comes to international meetings, will join a representative from a Europeanto talk about partnering for successful international meetings.
Crave the Wave - Shari Wallack of World Wide Cruise Associates, and a representative of Norwegian Cruise Lines discuss taking your meetings to sea.
Are You Ready for Medical Emergencies? Allen Holmes, M.D., tells you how to keep your meetings safe.
Les Clefs D'Or Learn how this internationally renowned organization's members can help your meetings.
11:45 am Plated lunch hosted by the Austrian National Tourist Office and Vienna Convention Bureau
1:30 - 3:30 pm General Session - An Interactive Response Session by Meridia
3:30 pm Break host: Opryland Hotels
5:45 - 7 pm Marketplace reception hosted by World Wide Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Radisson Seven Seas, Holland America and EuropAmerica Cruises
7 - 10 pm Colorado Rocks! The World Arena will be transformed into a festival atmosphere. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Rugged Rocky Mountains while sampling our unique culinary fare. Your primary host is Destination Services of Colorado, with entertainment provided by Bill Hopkins Productions.
Wednesday, November 8 7:30 - 8: am Breakfast hosted by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
8 am Speaker: "Beyond the Limits" with Stacy Allison, the first American woman to climb Mount Everest; presented by The Diane Goodman Speakers Bureau
9 - Noon Marketplace Tradeshow Refreshments hosted by Walt Disney Resorts & Disney Cruise Lines
Noon Box lunches; backpacks by JPdL Destination Management, Montreal
Afternoon Colorado Networking Adventures, coordinated by Destination Services of Colorado
Activity choices include: 18-hole golfon the property's famous East Course, hosted by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts; two-hour horseback ride from stables located 30 minutes away, hosted by Camino Real Resorts; two-hour mountain bike ride on the Gold Camp Road, hosted by Camino Real Resorts; two-hour moderate hike in the national forest surrounding The Broadmoor, hosted by Camino Real Resorts; two-hour guided mountain Jeep tour through the backcountry; bus tour to three Colorado Springs attractions: Air Force Academy, Garden of the Gods, and Olympic Training Center; photography workshop at the Scenic Garden of the Gods, hosted by Hotel del Coronado; Colorado artistry workshop, to learn an age-old colorization process, hosted by Hotel del Coronado; shopping tour of Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs, hosted by Hotel del Coronado; Broadmoor site inspection tours
7-7:45 pm Reception at The Broadmoor
7:45 - 11:45 pm "Minerals & Millionaires: The Broadmoor at the Turn of the Century," hosted by The Broadmoor and Destination Services of Colorado with "Flash Cadillac" sponsored by Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa and the Colorado Springs CVB; close of the Annual Meeting; 2000 Annual Meeting highlight video
Thursday, November 9 5 - 7 am Early-bird departure coffee
7 - 9 am Departure breakfast hosted by Fiesta Americana Hotels