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Event Leader Q&A Webinar: Michael Shannon

May 23, 2018 at 11:00 am12:00 pm PDT

Michael Shannon Event Leadership Institute

Event Leader Q&A Webinar Series

Introducing Event Leader Q&A webinar series! We’re providing event professionals the opportunity to participate in an intimate webinar with an event or meetings industry expert. With a maximum of 25 attendees per webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our chosen event leader your most burning questions whether it’s how they got their start in the industry, what they would do in a given situation, or anything your heart desires!

To make the webinars as engaging and effective as possible, you’ll be able to ask your questions personally using your microphone or through web chat.

Don’t wait to sign up! Registration is first come first serve and there are only a limited 25 spots available! ELI’s paid subscribers receive priority access.

Can’t make the webinar?

Paid subscribers can watch all the past session recordings in our on-demand video library!

* Important: Please log on to the webinar platform early to ensure your microphone and speakers are working correctly. Q&A will start right away, so in order to get the most out of the webinar, please come with some questions prepared.


May 23, 2018


11:00 a.m. PST   |   2:00 p.m. EST

Guest Speaker

Director, Business Development, Northeast US
Business Events Canada


President & COO
Event Leadership Institute





This webinar is restricted to 25 attendees. While this webinar is open to anyone to attend, our paid subscribers get priority access. 

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

Director, Business Development, Northeast US, Business Events Canada

Michael Shannon, CMP, is Director, Business Development, Northeast for Business Events Canada, a division of Destination Canada. His responsibilities include promoting Canada for meetings and events to the Northeastern US covering all market segments.

A thirty+ year veteran of the hospitality industry and graduate of the University of Denver, School of Hotel and Restaurant Management, Michael has spent his career in a variety of hotel operational and sales & marketing positions. Michael has worked for MGM Resorts International, Westin Hotels & Resorts and the Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau. In addition, Michael spent over eight years on the intermediary side of the business in a meeting & event planning company.

Active in Meeting Professionals International since 1994, he served on the board of directors and is a Past-President of the New Jersey Chapter. Michael has also Chaired several MPI International Committees and served a three-year term on the International Board of Directors. Honors from the New Jersey Chapter include Chapter Supplier of the Year as well as the recipient of the Meeting Professional of the Year.

Michael has been published in The Meeting Professional, and has presented programs on topics such as: Starting your own Business; Negotiation Skills; Everyday Ethics for the Meeting & Sales Professional and How to Achieve Work Life Balance. Michael has been a speaker at MPI International Conferences and served on faculty for MPI’s Institutes program.

Michael resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children and their beloved dogs.


May 23, 2018
11:00 am12:00 pm
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