Upcoming Education Event

"ARnival" An interactive Technology Education Event from MPIGNY — September 12, 2017

Back to "School" with MPIGNY- Join MPIGNY for our first education event of the year on September 12. Join the Fall "ARnival" a hands-on, interactive education experience exploring the world of Virtual and Augmented Reality and their integration into meetings, events, and hotel and venue sales. This first of its kind education event for MPIGNY will be led by Jim Spellos, a Tech Guru and Past President of MPIGNY.

The entire session will be hands on for you to experience virtual and augmented reality devices, software, and applications at your own speed and interest. Jim Spellos and his team will be there to guide, educate, and answer questions in a Carnival-like atmosphere.

After participating in this session, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Identify and distinguish between how VR and AR can impact your events and marketing.
  2. Experience the latest virtual and augmented apps.
  3. Discuss with your peers how they are using these tools at their meetings and facilities.

THIS PROGRAM IS CEU ELIGIBLE UNDER Domain G - Meeting or Event Design; Skill 17 – Manage Audiovisual and Technical Production.

***Are you a TECHIE or want to be? We need 10 volunteers to help with the technology on this event, please email if interested. Training will be given at approximately 4:00 PM the day of the event***

Did you know that Planner Scholarships are available to every MPIGNY Education event due to the generosity of Kalahari Resorts and London and Partners? Please inquire with .

Our Speaker: Jim Spellos

President of Meeting U, Past President MPIGNY

James Spellos is the President of Meeting U., whose mission is to help people become more productive and comfortable with technology. Jim delivers over 150 seminars annually on how to use technology more efficiently.

Jim is a Past President of MPIGNY and is also an accomplished musician and songwriter and is a proud New York City resident.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

5:30pm: Networking Reception
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Welcome and Education

The Stewart Hotel
371 Seventh Avenue at 31st Street
New York, NY

Registration Fees:
Planner Member - $35.00
Planner Non-Member - $45.00
Supplier Member - $60.00
Supplier Non-Member - $90.00
Student ‎- $25.00

Click here to Register

Thank You to our Education Sponsor: