MNAEA Fall 2020 – CANCELLED | Spring 2021 Dates TBD | Columbus, Ohio

The Fall 2020 Meeting originally scheduled for September 16-18, 2020, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 implications.  Watch for details on the Spring 2021 meeting, tentatively scheduled for Columbus, Ohio.

Use the hotel reservation link so that you will get the special MNAEA negotiated rate AND so we can count your room towards our contracted block.   DO NOT use a third-party site (i.e., Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity) as booking outside the registration link will not count towards our agreement with the hotel.

Reserve your room by clicking HERE.

To register for the Spring Meeting in Columbus, click HERE.

Current members are expected to do presentations to the group.  You can present on a variety of topics to include: best sales initiative; organizational structure; incentive plans; creative approaches to winning new business; training and sales development programs; profitable event ideas; and client retention strategies to name a few. Ideas will be judged in two areas — Most Innovative Idea and Best Revenue Driver.  You are encouraged to share anything you are most proud of over the past 6 months.  There is not a specific template you are required to use, but please include detailed information on your slide (success, general information, contact information, etc.).

Members and guests should plan to arrive Wednesday, September 16 and plan to depart after 1:00 pm, Friday, September 18.


Here is the standard agenda for the meeting and festivities:

Evening prior

5:00 pm                               MNAEA Board Meeting (board members only)

7:30 pm                               Optional “On Your Own Dime” group dinner


Day 1                                                                        

8:00 am – 9:00 am           Breakfast

9:00 am – 11:30 am         MNAEA Meeting

11:30 am – 12 noon         Bloody Marys & Margaritas

12 noon – 1:00 pm           Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm           MNAEA Meeting

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm           Break

2:45 pm – 5;00 pm           MNAEA Meeting

7:00 pm                            MNAEA Group Dinner


Day 2

8:00 am – 9:00 am             Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:30 am             Board Meeting

9:00 am – 12:00 noon        MNAEA Meeting