The 2022 FICP Annual Conference provided abundant networking opportunities in a balanced, meetings professional-to-supplier environment — more than 23 hours of scheduled networking time over 3 days. Networking events offered attendees time to connect and form relationships with peers and partners.

Below is a high-level view of the scheduled networking opportunities.

Agenda subject to change. All times below are noted in EST.

Sunday, November 13

2:00-2:45 p.m. First Connection
(meetings professionals & hospitality partner events held separately; by invitation only)
4:30-5:45 p.m. Networking Activity
6:30-7:00 p.m.

Rising Professionals Happy Hour

Prior to the first evening event, meetings professionals and hospitality partners early in their career (10 years or less) are invited to kick off the night by getting to know their fellow rising professionals at this welcoming happy hour.

Hosted by the Rising Leaders Working Group 

7:00-9:30 p.m.

Evening Event at Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport


Monday, November 14

8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast
10:45-11:30 a.m. Networking Break
12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00-2:30 p.m. Networking Break
2:30-3:45 p.m.

HP-Only Session

Annual Business Meeting and Meetings Professionals Exchange
7:00-10:00 p.m.

Evening Event at The Westin Copley Place, Boston


Tuesday, November 15

8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast
10:15-10:45 a.m. Networking Break
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch
3:00-3:30 p.m. Networking Break
7:00-11:00 p.m.

Evening Event at Big Night Live


Wednesday, November 16

8:00-11:00 a.m.

Closing Experience