2017 Keynote Speakers

2017 Keynote Session Speakers

You are GEMS! Great Engaged CMP Leaders Manifest Success Pegine Headshot
Pegine Echevarria, CSP

GEMS are unique. GEMS are unique individuals who utilize their individual strengths, leaders who have influence, impact and the ability to inspire others and organizational representatives who are magnetic attracting others to their organizations. CMPs, you can increase your brilliance, uniqueness and enhance your assets by becoming GEMS through:

•   Increasing your expertise
•   Expanding your reach and gaining opportunities
•   Building a positive reputation
•   Enhancing your value to all

There are three aspects of people at work, whether on the front line or in senior management. The three aspects are: you the individual, you the leader, and you the organizational representative. During this program discover your power:  How your authenticity as an individual allows you to shine or not. How you influence others through your leadership and your impact on your work environment. How you communicate to the outside world as the organizational representative attracts business and the best employees.  Walking away embracing your power to think and behave wisely through these three aspects so you have shining success. 

You will leave this session prepared to be clear on your power to influence, your ability to communicate to others the definition of the three aspects of GEMS, tips, tools and ideas to implement a plan of action, and celebration of your own value. 

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Maverick Behavior: Unleashing Momentum in Life & Business
Jade SimmonsSimmons Headshot

Called a "musical force of nature", Jade Simmons uses powerful examples on a concert grand piano to drive her points home. She brings an unforgettable combination of inspiration, information and entertainment designed to activate audiences to walk more passionately and powerfully in their purpose.
Jade will teach you the principles of Maverick Behavior which focus on tangible methods of discovering and harnessing your ordained originality and your unique purpose-based mode of operation to unleash sustainable momentum from the inside out. This includes strategies on cultivating an uncommon attitude of excellence, creating a culture of record-breaking, and techniques on how to prioritize purpose to see more impacting results at an accelerated pace.

Jade helps individuals, companies and organizations discover the urgency behind the solutions they offer and helps them strategize new ways of succeeding by always looking to do things differently, unexpectedly and powerfully. 
How do you get to be named Classical Music's "No.1 Maverick"? By repeatedly defying expectations, delivering riveting performances and combining passion and innovation at every turn. As an Emergence Expert, Jade Simmons coaches and trains Visionaries, Influencers and Powerhouses-in-the-making on how to market their messages, upgrade their modes of operation, elevate their profiles and expand their platforms.

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“Open Mike” with Michael DominguezMichael D.

Michael Dominguez, Chief Sales Officer, MGM Resorts International and our Conclave host and friend of the industry, is a much sought after speaker in our professional communities. He has twice graced our Conclave stage and is always insightful, funny and informative. From better planner/supplier partnerships to trends in the hotel and meetings industry to current events to how to be an effective leader, Mike is a fount of knowledge, and his insights and experience provide audiences with practical advice and solutions. This is the CMP community’s opportunity to have an open dialog with Mike about whatever is on your mind. Come with your questions, and expect Mike’s unvarnished answers. 


CMP EventX

You have heard of Tedx, well this is the CMP spin on a platform to engage, eXchange ideas and connect. We have asked all of our speakers as well as CMP attendees, to submit an idea for a 15 minute session to do just that. During the Conclave we will crowdsource those presentations that will be presented on stage and capture others for future CMP delivery—CMP EventX style. 

Have a concept worth sharing? Send it in and you might be on stage at this year’s CMP Conclave.