Resilent Together Live Summit Resilent Together Live Summit

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

- EDT
Peer Discussion Group - Event Operations & Logistics

Join colleagues for a Q&A and group dialogue regarding Event Operations & Logistics.  

- EDT
Peer Discussion Group - Marketing
Kevin McNulty
Kevin McNulty
Netweave, President & CEO

Join colleagues for a Q&A and group dialogue regarding Marketing Best Practices for Events.  Moderator Kevin McNulty will start the discussion with a few tips on engaging your audience.

- EDT
Peer Discussion Group - Sponsorship
Teresa Stas
Teresa Stas
Green Cactus LLC, Director

Join colleagues for a Q&A and group dialogue regarding Sponsorship Best Practices for Events.  Moderator Teresa Stas will start the discussion with a few tips on keeping sponsors happy.

- EDT
Opening Reception

Visit with FFEA Members, planners and suppliers for networking. Beer, wine, water and soda will be included. Menu is listed below. All menu items will be individually served to attendees by hotel staff with masks and gloves.

ANTIPASTO

  • Cubed Domestic Cheese,
  • Sliced Ham, Salami,
  • Pickles, Olives, Marinated Vegetables
  • Sliced Breads and Baguette

MACARONI AND CHEESE BAR

  • Smoked Chicken and Brie
  • Wild Mushroom with Herbs with White Cheddar
  • Italian Sausage and Pumpkin

TERES MAJEO BEEF – CARVED TO ORDER

  • Freshly Grated Horseradish
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Silver Dollar Roll

DESSERTS

  • Brownies
  • Pecan Bars
- EDT
Fireworks Display by Pyrotecnico

Would it be an FFEA Conference without Fireworks?! Our partners at Pyrotecnico will put on an amazing display lakeside at the Cypress Courtyard. After hours hospitality will open once the display is over. 

- EDT
Cocktails & Conversation - After Hours Hospitality

Physically distant...Socially Connected! We will be outside so feel free to dress casually for the warm weather. Self serve beverages from our grab and go coolers include:

  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Stella Artois
  • Bud Light Seltzer
  • Wine
  • Margaritas
  • Mojitos
  • Cosmopolitans
  • Soda
  • Water

Thursday, August 20, 2020

- EDT
Opening Remarks

Breakfast will be served. Coffee, water, grab and go muffins and breakfast pastries, yogurt and whole fruit. 

- EDT
Digital Marketing - Growing and Strengthening During a Crisis Climate
DeAnna Miller
DeAnna Miller
82 South, Managing Director
Dominick Corona
Dominick Corona
82 South, Strategic Marketing Manager

There’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach to marketing your business or event, especially during a crisis climate. It’s more important now than ever to strategize and communicate your brand values. We’ll show you where you need to be focusing, what you need to be doing, and who you need to be partnering with to maximize your digital impact.

- EDT
Live Event Risk Mitigation in the Time of COVID-19
Dennis Freeman
Dennis Freeman
Freeman Enterprises, Special Event Producer
Erin Regrutto
Erin Regrutto
Freeman Enterprises, Senior Event Manager

In this session, industry veterans Dennis Freeman and Erin Regrutto will review how to analyze all aspects and elements of your event in order to create a safe experience for your patrons and staff. Session topics include: Conducting a thorough analysis of every element of your event, Working with local government officials regarding current and future rules, regulations and safety protocol, How to create a Risk Impact/Probability Chart, How to mitigate risks identified through the two previous steps and The “Go – No Go” decision process.

- EDT
Supplier Showcase Luncheon

Come hear from our supplier members on the latest products and services for safer, stronger events!

Lunch includes:

  • Florida Mixed Greens with Tear Drop Tomatoes and Assorted Vegetables, Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Seared Chicken Breast, Tomato and Horseradish Fondue, Summer Vegetable Risotto
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Coffee, Tea, Water
- EDT
Creating & Selling Activations that Sponsors Love
Teresa Stas
Teresa Stas
Green Cactus LLC, Director

Feel like your event is doing the same thing over and over for sponsorships? Wondering how you can land sponsors with bigger budgets? In this session Teresa Stas, Director of Green Cactus sponsorship agency will break down how to develop enticing activations for sponsors and show case studies of successful activations.

- EDT
Learning Roundtable - Drive-In Events & Social Distancing Event Trends
Ivan Marin
Ivan Marin
Complete Ticket Solutions, Vice President & COO
Nick Toutoungi
Nick Toutoungi
Epic Outdoor Cinemas / Twilight Features, CEO
- EDT
The Future of Events
Vivian Belzaguy
Vivian Belzaguy
Ascendance Sustainable Events, Owner
Brian Riha
Brian Riha
82South, Chief Experience Officer
Maiken Stefany
Maiken Stefany
EventFest, Inc., Vice President | Events + Development

What does the future look like for events? Join our panel as we talk sustainability, event production and the impact of the pandemic on our industry - now and moving forward. 

- EDT
Closing Session & Awards Presentation

SUNsational Awards have been submitted from across the state and today we will award the winners! This is your opportunity to celebrate the "Best of the Best" and get ideas for your event!

- EDT
Cocktails & Conversation - After Hours Hospitality

Physically distant...Socially Connected! We will be outside so feel free to dress casually for the warm weather. Self serve beverages from our grab and go coolers include:

  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Stella Artois
  • Bud Light Seltzer
  • Wine
  • Margaritas
  • Mojitos
  • Cosmopolitans
  • Soda
  • Water