Contributor Profile

Jessie States

Job TitleCMM, Head of Meeting Innovation

Company NameMeeting Professionals International (MPI)

About

Jessie States, CMP, CMM, oversees learning design and delivery for the MPI Academy across delivery channels—from live events and webinars to online learning and chapter programs. She acts as an educational advocate for MPI, designing, creating and sourcing education for MPI and its partners and chapters. Jessie received the 2018 Pacesetter Award from the Events Industry Council, an honor that recognizes emerging leaders and industry supporters who exhibit individual excellence based on innovation, impact, vision, leadership, influence, collaboration, courage, perseverance and other achievements. In 2017, she earned a place on the list of 25 Most Influential People in Meetings and Events (Successful Meetings magazine) and the title Trendsetter (Meetings Today magazine).

Conference Sessions

  • Meetings Outlook: A Deep Dive into the Latest Business Trends

    Tuesday12:00 - 12:3027-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Take a moment to preview the future based on MPI's most recent Meetings Outlook research, published quarterly in The Meeting Professional magazine. Discover wha...

    • Language: English
  • Leadership Skills for MICE Women

    Tuesday13:00 - 13:3027-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Discover what skills help women ascend to executive leadership roles in the meeting and event industry, and what challenges hold them back from reaching their c...

    • Language: English
  • Risky Business: Keeping Participants Safe in an Unsafe World

    Tuesday14:00 - 14:3027-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Risk management plans are living documents that need to be updated and shared on a regular basis. How can you ensure that your policies and procedures are curre...

    • Language: English
  • Extraordinarily Inclusive: Events that Embrace Everyone

    Tuesday15:00 - 15:3027-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Discuss the different ways people differ from each other, discover next practices in welcoming diverse audiences and creating inclusive experiences and brainsto...

    • Language: English
  • It’s an Emergency: What Will You Do When Everything Goes Wrong?

    Wednesday10:30 - 11:3028-11-2018
    Knowledge Theatre 3

    Join us for this choose-your-own adventure experience as we navigate the onsite impromptu planning process of an event where everything that can go wrong, actua...

    • Language: English
  • Learning to Measure Your Learning Experiences

    Wednesday13:00 - 13:3028-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    A learning event is an experience that facilitates gaining knowledge, skills, attitudes and/or behaviors. This session provides a best fit, pragmatic approach f...

    • Language: English
  • A Master’s Degree in Meeting and Event Management, Oh My!

    Wednesday14:00 - 14:3028-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Be among the first to learn about the first of its kind master’s degree programme in meeting and event management, co-created by MPI and San Diego State Univers...

    • Language: English
  • Making an Impact: The Art of Social and Environmental Responsibility

    Wednesday15:00 - 15:3028-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Learn how meeting professionals across the globe are embracing social and environmental practices in new and unique ways, and discover easy things you and your ...

    • Language: English
  • Inclusive XP: Designing Incredibly Welcoming Experiences

    Thursday11:00 - 11:3029-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Discover recent findings from research conducted by MPI in association with the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality and e...

    • Language: English
  • Your Future-Ready Career

    Thursday12:00 - 12:3029-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    PwC estimates that, in 15 years, 38% of all jobs will be lost to automation. Likely to go first will be those that rely on set procedures, routine and repetitiv...

    • Language: English
  • The Business Value of Meetings and Events

    Thursday13:00 - 13:3029-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Meeting professionals must understand the value of the events they deliver in order to ensure that they successfully achieve business goals and objectives, just...

    • Language: English
  • Meetings Outlook: A Deep Dive into the Latest Business Trends

    Thursday14:00 - 14:3029-11-2018
    MPI Stand K90

    Take a moment to preview the future based on MPI's most recent Meetings Outlook research, published quarterly in The Meeting Professional magazine. Discover wha...

    • Language: English

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