If you’ve been to the Annual Conference before, you know you can count on FICP to deliver informative sessions on areas of interest such as Meeting Planning Trends & Solutions and Strategic Thinking & Impact. Because FICP is a CMP-Preferred Provider, you’ll have the chance to attend sessions that are pre-approved for CMP credit to maintain your CMP certification.

What makes the 2021 Annual Conference particularly relevant for you, as you’re revisiting every aspect of your upcoming meetings and events, is that FICP will also deliver – through presentations and throughout your entire event experience – an opportunity to see how to implement new protocols to safeguard your event attendees. You'll get a glimpse of how to host a engaging and safe event before you even arrive in Phoenix, AZ.

Areas of Interest

Designed to provide a focused and well-rounded experience, FICP education centers around the following areas of interest:

Meeting and Planning Solutions
Meeting Planning Trends and Solutions: Sessions will focus on the day-to-day responsibilities of the meetings professional, highlighting best practices, trends, efficiencies and creative ideas.

Meeting Trends and Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking and Impact: This area of interest will dive into honing critical thinking skills, developing strong meeting goals, and providing a look into the industry now and in the future. 

Professional Growth and Personal Development Professional Growth and Personal Development: Focusing on brain and physical fitness, productivity tools and more, attendees will emerge as more engaged professionals.

Technology Solutions Technology Solutions: Sessions will address two areas: technology to aid meeting planners and technology to enhance events.

Focus On Senior Level Professionals Focus on Senior Level Professionals: Designed to guide senior level professionals, sessions will focus on management skills, corporate navigation, reverse mentorship and more.

Focus On Emerging Professionals Focus on Emerging Professionals: Future leaders will be developed through sessions highlighting professional development, networking and mentorship opportunities.

Financial and Insurance Industry Financial and Insurance Industry: Sessions in this category will provide key insights into the Financial and Insurance industry, helping meetings professionals plan for opportunities and potential changes.