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106th Anniversary Education Conference & Annual Meeting

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Name: 106th Anniversary Education Conference & Annual Meeting
Date: March 18, 2019 - March 20, 2019
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Participate in excellent sessions with top-notch speakers and network with other industry professionals from around the region. Don't miss the Hall of Fame induction and the President's Dinner.
 

SCHEDULE


Monday, March 18, 2019
3:00pm - IAAPA Regional Meeting focusing on National and Regional Advocacy and North American initiatives 
 - Presented by John Hallenbeck and Erika Scheffer
6:00pm - Reception Attendees

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:00am - ​NEAAPA Educational Programs

NEAAPA Education Sessions
Zap The Gap: 5 Ways To Retain New Employees
  • How To Keep Employees Motivated Within the First 90 Days
  • Stay Interviews Instead of Exit Interviews
Meagan Johnson
Meagan Johnson, Inc.
Cashless Guest Experiences - The Future Is Here
  • Frictionless transactions
  • Reduce shrinkage while maximizing speed of service
  • Increasing Security and IT infrastructure throughout facilities
Anthony Palermo,
Connect&Go/Park Pass
VENDOR SHOWCASE  
Make Your Marketing Work
  • Get your destination featured on national television, magazines, and online with paying a dime!
  • Stop paying influences and start paying dividends
Taryn Scher
TK PR
Post Labor Day School Start Report and New England Employment Landscape
  • In-depth dive into the "Economic, Fiscal, Labor Market, School Calendar Impact" Report
  • Ways to work with legislators within your region
Henry Veilleux
Sheehan Phinney Capitol
Brian Gottlob
Pole Con Research


12:00pm - Luncheon
12:30pm - NEAAPA Board of Directors Meeting
2:00pm - NEAAPA Vendor Showcase
6:00pm - Cocktail Reception 
7:00pm - Dinner, Annual Business Meeting including election of Officers & Directors, and the Hall of Fame Induction

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
8:00am to 10:00am - NEAAPA President's Breakfast

Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Gold Sponsorship

Annual Meeting Dinner Sponsorship

Educational Sessions Sponsorship

Morning Registration/Break Sponsorship

Annual Meeting Badge Sponsorship

Location:
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel - Springfield, Massachusetts 

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel welcomes you to Massachusetts with contemporary accommodations, friendly service, and outstanding nearby attractions. Located in the heart of downtown, enjoy the region's most popular points of interests, including MGM Springfield, Dr. Seuss Museum, Basketball Hall of Fame, Riverfront Park, and Six Flags New England. Relax and unwind in our spacious, well-appointed rooms and suites, which feature complimentary Internet access and thoughtful amenities. Savor a meal at one of our hotel's two restaurants or keep fit with a visit to the gym and a swim in the indoor pool.

To book your room, go to https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/NEAAPA2019
Date/Time Information:
Monday, March 18, 2019
3:00pm - IAAPA Regional Meeting focusing on National and Regional Advocacy and North American initiatives
 - Presented by John Hallenbeck and Erika Scheffer
6:00pm - Reception for all attendees

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:00am - ​NEAAPA Educational Programs
 
NEAAPA Education Sessions
Zap The Gap: 5 Ways To Retain New Employees
  • How To Keep Employees Motivated Within the First 90 Days
  • Stay Interviews Instead of Exit Interviews
Meagan Johnson
Meagan Johnson, Inc.
Cashless Guest Experiences - The Future Is Here
  • Frictionless transactions
  • Reduce shrinkage while maximizing speed of service
  • Increasing Security and IT infrastructure throughout facilities
Anthony Palermo,
Connect&Go/Park Pass
VENDOR SHOWCASE

 
Make Your Marketing Work
  • Get your destination featured on national television, magazines, and online with paying a dime!
  • Stop paying influences and start paying dividends
Taryn Scher
TK PR
Post Labor Day School Start Report and New England Employment Landscape
  • In-depth dive into the "Economic, Fiscal, Labor Market, School Calendar Impact" Report
  • Ways to work with legislators within your region
Henry Veilleux
Sheehan Phinney Capitol
Brian Gottlob
Pole Con Research



12:00pm - Luncheon
12:30pm - NEAAPA Board of Directors Meeting
2:00pm - NEAAPA Vendor Showcase
6:00pm - Cocktail Reception 
7:00pm - Dinner, Annual Business Meeting including election of Officers & Directors, and the Hall of Fame Induction

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
8:00am to 10:00am - NEAAPA President's Breakfast
Contact Information:
Ed Hodgdon, NEAAPA Secretary
Fees/Admission:
Registration Options
 
NEAAPA Education Conference & Annual Meeting Dinner and IAAPA Regional Meeting - March 18-20, 2019
Participate in the IAAPA Regional Meeting on Monday, March 18 followed by a reception that evening, and attend the NEAAPA Education Conference and Annual Meeting Dinner on Tuesday, with breakfast on Wednesday. Includes meals and networking events (breakfast on Tuesday and Wednesday; lunch on Tuesday; dinner and receptions on Monday and Tuesday)
​IAAPA & NEAAPA Members and State Government Officials: $299.00 per person
Non-members: $349.00 per person

Annual Meeting Dinner including Cocktails / Hors d'oeuvres on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 only
Attend the NEAAPA Annual Meeting Dinner and Reception
​IAAPA & NEAAPA Members and State Government Officials: $149.00 per person
Non-members: $174.00 per person

Sponsorship Opportunities

Annual Meeting Badge Sponsorship (Limited to one):     $250 SOLD OUT
This includes name / logo on all attendee badges as well as signage at registration area acknowledging sponsors name with logo. On screen recognition will also be given during the Annual Meeting Dinner and mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Morning Registration & Morning Break Refreshments Sponsorship:  $400
During morning registration and the first educational session, attendees will be able to have a refreshment consisting of a light snack and coffee. Sponsors will be featured on signage adjacent to the registration / refreshment station as well as a verbal mention by the speaker prior to the start of the first educational session. On screen recognition will also be given during the Annual Meeting Dinner and mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Afternoon Meeting Break Sponsorship: $400
Between the afternoon sessions, attendees will be able to have a refreshment consisting of a light snack and coffee. Sponsors will be featured on signage adjacent to the refreshment station as well as a verbal mention by the speakers prior to and immediately after the break. On screen recognition will also be given during the Annual Meeting Dinner and mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Educational Sessions Sponsorship: $600
All educational session attendees will receive information from the sponsor about their products and/or services. Sponsors will be featured on screen at the beginning of each session. On screen recognition will also be given during the Annual Meeting Dinner and a mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Cocktail Hour Sponsorship: $800
Prior to the 106th Anniversary Annual Meeting, guests will be treated to a cocktail hour featuring an open bar, and hors d’oeuvres stations. This social networking event is the most attended event in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. Sponsors will receive signage in the cocktail area, appropriate sized signage on the bar, on screen recognition, logo placement on promotional materials and verbal recognition by the President during the Annual meeting and mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Annual Meeting Dinner Sponsorship: $1000
The Annual Meeting Dinner offers Sponsors a chance to spend quality time with the attendees. Sponsors will receive signage in the dinner area, availability to place materials at each attendees seat, on screen acknowledgment and multiple verbal recognitions by the Association President during the Annual Meeting Dinner, mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide, table tent logo placement, and four Annual Meeting Dinner tickets.
 
NAARSO Training Sponsorship: $1000
All NAARSO attendees will receive information from the sponsor about their products and/or services. Sponsors will be featured on screen between sessions. On-screen recognition will also be given during the Annual Meeting Dinner and a mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide.
 
Gold Sponsorship: $1500
Can’t decide on which opportunity is best for you? The Gold sponsorship includes a full page ad in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory and Buyer’s Guide as well as signage placed at every event throughout the two days, on screen acknowledgment and multiple verbal recognitions by the Association President during the Annual Meeting Dinner, mention in the 2019 NEAAPA Directory & Buyers Guide, table tent logo placement, and one ticket for all NEAAPA events. Includes Annual Meeting Dinner & Cocktail Reception (Tuesday) and breakfast (Wednesday).
 
 
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