Meeting and event planners are the movie producers of the corporate world. What you do has the power to educate, empower and inspire people. Your work isn’t just a line item, it’s essential to helping your company achieve its organizational objectives. In this session, you’ll learn about the newest technology, team-building, meeting design and food and beverage trends. Learner objectives: 1. Understand the essential steps required for any successful meeting. 2. Discover tech tools that expedite the planning process. 3. Learn how new trends in meeting design, technology, team-building and F&B can be incorporated into meetings & events. Have questions about this presentation? We'll be moderating a LIVE Q&A on Twitter on May 5, 2015 at 1pm CT/2pm ET. Tweet questions to @PYMLive and tag with #IAAPAPW. This presentation was created as a gift to the members of IAAP in honor of Administrative Professionals Week. For more on-demand learning, or to find in-depth sessions mentioned in this presentation, visit http://iaap-hq.org. For more articles on how to plan meetings and events, visit http://planyourmeetings.com - where subscriptions and great ideas are free.