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LEAP Education Day

May 17, 2018


LEAP Speaker Details

9:00 AM Registration, 10:00 AM General Session

May 17, 2018 | Walnut Creek Marriott
2355 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
LEAP (Learn, Engage, Act, Participate)
PCMA NCC, Annual Education Conference

  • 9:00am -10:00am: Coffee and Lite Morning Snacks – Sponsored by Off the Grid Catering
  • 10:00am -11:00am: General Session
  • 11:15am  – 12:00am: Breakout Sessions
  • 12:15pm – 2:00pm: Lunch
  • 2:15pm -3:00pm: Meditation or Hosted Conversation Sessions
  • 3:15pm-4:00pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 4:15pm – 5:15pm: Closing Session
  • 5:15pm-7pm: Happy Hour – Sponsored by Walnut Creek

PCMA Northern California looks forward to visiting Walnut Creek – the Jewel of the East Bay – for our annual LEAP education conference! LEAP will be located at the recently renovated Walnut Creek Marriott, the largest hotel in Walnut Creek. Consider staying after the event to further experience Downtown Walnut Creek and Broadway Plaza – the best shopping in the East Bay!

INCLUSION: Include Wellness. Include Innovation. Include Each Other.
As meeting and event professionals, we are tasked with putting together innovative, engaging events for diverse audiences. Once that big conference or meeting is over, we are expected to be alert and healthy on Monday morning, ready to start planning the next event! Join us for an unconventional day of learning, where we share stories, tackle challenges, and inspire each other. You’re sure to walk away from this year’s LEAP event with information on some of the latest conference trends, ideas for engaging a larger audience, and tips to stay healthy while you work.

Anticipated Learner Outcomes
-Event planners experience peaks and valleys when it comes to the level of physical activity they endure, due to their work. Planners will walk away from this event with tips for balancing health and work.
-Trends in meetings are here and then they are gone. Get inspired to get ahead with talks on current event innovations.
-Does your conference marketing appeal to your ideal attendee demographic? Are your conference sessions inclusive of all attendees? Hear insights from individuals who are making inclusion their mission.

Suggested Apparel:
Spa Chic
This year’s event is a little different, and we want you to be comfortable while you learn! For that reason, we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Always wanted to wear that cute track suit to work? Today you can!





May 17, 2018
Adrienne FisherLEAP Education Day