Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 2 p.m. EDT
Creating an inclusive gathering starts with ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table. This requires meeting planners move from an afterthought approach to DEI, to an 360-degree, always-on process, where diversity and inclusion are woven into the event plans from day one.
In this session, industry experts will share their tips for bridging the gap between DEI goals and action. Topics covered will include:
- How to add DEI into vendor contracts;
- The value of diversity certifications in creating a culture of inclusion; and
- Key KPIs for measuring DEI progress.
Earns 1 Hour of CMP Credit
Senior Associate Editor
Northstar Meetings Group
Elise Schoening is Senior Associate Editor with Northstar Meetings Group. She joined the editorial team in 2019 and covers everything from the latest news in the Northeast region to the rising importance of sustainability and DEI. In addition to daily news coverage and social media management, Elise oversees publication of Northstar Meetings Group's biannual Convention Cities Index.