The 12th annual Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show was held at the Colorado Convention Center on March 8, 2012. With a record of 800 meeting and event professionals in attendance, there were breakout sessions, workshops and a lunch featuring Keynote Speaker, Tim Gard and an appearance by Mayor Hancock thanking the group for their economic impact on the Front Range.
The tradeshow was met with equal success, as over 100 suppliers from across the country and Canada came to present their products and services.
The 2011 MIC Leadership Award was presented to Dr. Cynthia Vannucci, Ph.D., CHME, CMP, CHSP, CHE, Professor and Director of Events Management, Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Department Metropolitan State College of Denver. Dr. Vannucci began her career in 1979 and recently received the 2011 Outstanding Teaching Award for the School of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State College.
Next year's 13th Annual MIC Conference and Tradeshow is planned for March 27, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center.