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Upcoming events

    • December 06, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA

    Monday December 6, 2021

     Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia

    (One day prior to IAEE Expo Expo!)

    Join CSPI for a full day of educational activities and peer to peer networking at the Annual Conference and Sales Summit, mix in a few awards and some great food and you will leave energized and ready to tackle new sales opportunities.

    New Date - New Name -New Location -Reduced Pricing

    Now happening annually the day prior to IAEE Expo Expo!

    Expo Expo! 2021 (myexpoexpo.com)

    For 30 Years, the CSPI Annual Conference has brought together forward-thinking & thought-provoking education to Convention Sales Professionals.  This year as we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we have taken a giant leap forward to create an annual conference that takes everything that makes us great and adds more opportunities to combine business connections with your trip and take all of us to different locations alongside our partners at IAEE.

    • NEW DATE & Changing locations – We will be teaming up with IAEE’s Expo Expo! Each December moving forward.
    • Reduced Conference Pricing understanding everyone’s financial constraints.  This year we dropped back over $200 on registration – CSPI has not had pricing like this since 2014.
    • Connect Reception to include members from local chapters of MPI and PCMA to add customer contact and increase our already amazing networking
    •  Return of Bundle Pricing – Join or renew along with your annual membership and save even more $$

    The past year has brought many changes to all of us in the meetings and convention industry and we’ve all learned something worth sharing about transformationresilience, and the common good. With the best presenters, the best content, and the best networking, CSPI is excited to bring everyone back together face to face in a safe way to discuss their discoveries, grow professionally, and explore solutions to continuing challenges.

    What will our industry look like in the new normal? What lessons have we learned? What innovative strides have been made in our industry during these last couple of years? What do we need to do differently moving forward Will masks be required? What are the social distancing guidelines for an industry that thrives on handshakes and happy hours? And the most burning questions of all: Will virtual meetings and hybrid meetings ever go away?

    Register for this One Day Conference and Reenergize Your Commitment to Creating the Best Convention & Meeting Experiences for Your Clients! 

    2021 Annual Meeting Agenda 

    Click here to view Health and Safety Protocols

    Click here to book your Hotel Room

    Click here for information on CONNECT reception

    Click here for Sponsorship Information

    Click here for Information on IAEE Expo Expo! 

    For any questions please contact CSPI Headquarters  570-871-0818 or email

    • December 06, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Pennsylvania Convention Center


    Join us to Connect @ CSPI Annual Conference and Sales Summit in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Thank you to our Sponsor

Past events

October 21, 2021 CSPI October Town Hall Call - CVB's & Centers
September 16, 2021 Town Hall Call September 2021 - Labor Issues
August 31, 2021 Connect at Connect 2021
June 17, 2021 June 2021 Town Hall Call - GBAC Certification
May 20, 2021 May 2021 Town Hall Call - Digital Hybrid Meetings - Strategies to Maximize Profits
April 15, 2021 April 2021 Town Hall Call - Client Costs & Planner Concerns
March 18, 2021 March Town Hall Call - Reopening for Business - Continuing the Conversation
February 10, 2021 CSPI Virtual Sales Summit
February 09, 2021 CSPI President's Virtual CONNECT Event
January 14, 2021 Town Hall Call - TRENDS 2021 & BEYOND
December 10, 2020 CSPI Virtual HOLIDAY CONNECT EVENT
November 19, 2020 Town Hall Call - All About Hybrid Meetings
October 15, 2020 Town Hall Call - 2021 Marketing & Sales Plan Challenges Discussion
August 10, 2020 CANCELLED - CONNECT Online - August Event - Viva Las Vegas!
July 16, 2020 CSPI CONNECT - Shawna's Virtual Pool Party
June 25, 2020 CSPI Town Hall Call - Ask a Planner
June 04, 2020 CSPI Exploratory Committee Meeting - Regionalization
May 21, 2020 CSPI Town Hall Call - Payment Structuring for Clients
May 19, 2020 CONNECT ONLINE EVENT - Red, White & Virtual Cookout!
May 05, 2020 CSPI CONNECT ONLINE EVENT - Cinco de Mayo
April 16, 2020 CSPI Town Hall Call - Internet & Internet Policies for Meetings
March 19, 2020 CSPI Town Hall Call - For the Love of Politics/Political Meetings
February 04, 2020 CSPI Connect @ Destination Showcase
February 04, 2020 29th Annual Conference and Business Meeting
January 23, 2020 CSPI Town Hall Call - Travel and Trade Show Planning
January 05, 2020 CSPI Connect @ PCMA Convening Leaders
December 04, 2019 CSPI Connect @ IAEE Expo Expo!
November 21, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Booking Policies
October 24, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Working With Third Parties
September 19, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Shared Success Stories
August 10, 2019 CSPI Connect @ ASAE
June 20, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Homelessness the Conversation Continues
May 16, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Concourse Space
April 25, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - Gender & Harmonious Diversity
March 21, 2019 CSPI Town Hall Call - March 2019
February 12, 2019 CSPI Connect at CSPI Annual Conference
February 12, 2019 Annual Conference and Business Meeting
January 24, 2019 CSPI Townhall Call - January 2019
January 06, 2019 CSPI Connect @ PCMA Convening Leaders
December 12, 2018 CSPI Connect at IAEE Expo! Expo! New Orleans
November 15, 2018 CSPI Town Hall Call - November
October 25, 2018 Town Hall Call
September 20, 2018 CSPI Townhall Call: Corporate Social Responsibility
August 19, 2018 CSPI Connect @ ASAE
August 16, 2018 Town Hall Call
July 19, 2018 Town Hall Call
June 21, 2018 Town Hall Call
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