MPI Tampa Bay Area February Education Program

February 07, 2018
8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
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Busch Gardens
10165 McKinley Dr,
Tampa, FL 33612


February 7, 2018
11:00AM - 1:30PM

Event Description:  
Luck is not a Strategy: A 5-step Roadmap to SAFER Meetings and Events
Program Overview:

An exploration of major incidents that have negatively impacted large- and small-scale events and venues and 5 steps you should immediately take to reduce your liability and avoid costly missteps before you and your organization experience a catastrophic loss.

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognition/identification of known and foreseeable hazards.
  • Development and implementation of mitigating tactics to address known and foreseeable hazards.
  • Response process for major and catastrophic failures.
Event Schedule: Time
Board Meeting   8:30am - 10:30am
Registration & Networking 11:00am - 11:30am
New Member Orientation 10:30am - 11:00am
Luncheon & Speaker 11:30am -   1:30pm
Education Committee Meeting   1:45pm -   2:45pm


Pricing: Early Bird
by 5pm on Jan 31
after 5pm on Jan 31
MPI Member
Preferred & Premier
$40 $45
Non-Member & Essential $70 $75
MPI Students /Faculty $10 $10
Non-Member Students/Faculty $15 $15
Table Host $40 $40
Raffle Tickets  6 tickets for $5 12 tickets for $10

Event Detail: Link to Parking Map:  Link to Parking Instructions:


10165 N McKinley Drive
Tampa, Florida 33612

Speaker Details: Brian Avery

Brian Avery is Managing Member with Event Safety Services. He is an educator, events practitioner, and experienced risk management professional, advocating safety within the events, tourism, and attractions industry.

With a hospitality career that spans nearly three decades, Brian has had a hand in almost every branch of the business, from service on the front lines to executive stints in staffing and safety management.

Networking Opportunity!

Are you looking for a way to get the most out of your networking opportunity? Sign up to be a table host when registering (available as an add on). For just $40, you'll lead the table discussion, be acknowledged as a host, get a special table in the networking area and provide marketing materials and giveaways to your tablemates! 

 Thank You to our Sponsors!









Thank you to our MPITBA Education Committee 

Meeting Venue Sponsor for the 2017-2018 Year! 

Meeting Attendance Policy: Non-members and Essential level members are welcome to register at the non-member rate only two times during the fiscal year. After attending two meetings we are confident that you are ready to take the next step and become an active, engaged member of the MPI Tampa Bay Area Chapter. 

Please click here to familiarize yourself with MPI's new membership levels. Once you register, please be sure to SIGN IN to your profile before registering in order to get member pricing.



$40.00 Members Only: $24 for 24 Hours
$24.00 Earlybird rate before January 26