• 22nd Annual MIC Conference: March 1-2, 2022

     
    POSTED January 6, 2022
     
    Photo credit: All Digital Photo & Video
  • 22nd Annual MIC Conference: March 1-2, 2022

     
    POSTED January 6, 2022
     
    Photo credit: All Digital Photo & Video
  • 22nd Annual MIC Conference: March 1-2, 2022

     
    POSTED January 6, 2022
     
    Photo credit: All Digital Photo & Video
  • 22nd Annual MIC Conference: March 1-2, 2022

     
    POSTED January 6, 2022
     
    Photo credit: All Digital Photo & Video
  • 22nd Annual MIC Conference: March 1-2, 2022

     
    POSTED January 6, 2022
     
    Photo credit: All Digital Photo & Video

First conference under leadership of new association managers Kinsley Meetings

The Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference & Tradeshow returns to a fully in-person gathering at Colorado Convention Center in Denver on March 1–2, 2022. The annual MIC conference attracts more than 1,000 participants, including approximately 350 meeting and event planners along with suppliers and others who attend from around the country.

Schedule at a Glance

Registration is now open and the general schedule announced, with more details available soon.

Tuesday, March 1

1:00 - 4:30 pm: Educational Sessions

4:30 - 6:30 pm
: Opening Reception in Trade Show

Wednesday, March 2

7:30 - 8:30 am
: Breakfast in Trade Show



8:30 - 9:30 am
: General Session



9:30 - 10:30 am
: Trade Show/Break



10:30 am - Noon
: Educational Sessions 



Noon - 1:15 pm
: Lunch and Awards



1:15 - 2:45 pm
: Educational Sessions



2:45 - 3:30 pm
: Trade Show/Break



3:30 - 4:30 pm
: Closing General Session      

New Association Management

Kinsley Meetings, a meetings and events management firm based in Littleton, became MIC’s new association management company effective July 1, 2021. Kinsley Meetings has been involved in a volunteer capacity since the early years of the conference, and Allison and Steve Kinsley have both served on the council. The Kinsley meeting architect team, led by Vice President Andrea Brennan, will plan and manage the annual MIC Conference, Serving Up Hope, and MIC’s engagements during Global Meetings Industry Day. 

MIC Background

MIC was officially established in 2000 and is a coalition of 13 professional meetings industry-related organizations with chapters or headquarters in Colorado. To find out more and register for the conference, visit mic-colorado.org. 

Sun Outdoors, with more than 175 resorts and campgrounds across the United States and Canada, is collaborating with Outdoor Afro to provide the organization with a variety of year-round experiential activities, events and opportunities, including leadership conferences and fundraising events.

 

Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) hosted A Bite of the Ballroom on March 24 in Seawell Ballroom to introduce the facility’s six new catering partners over creative cocktails and tasty hors d’oeuvres and to showcase what theatrically trained event managers can do with the ballroom’s Broadway-quality lighting and sound systems. 

 

Being environmentally friendly is more important than ever with 83% of organizations taking sustainability into account when planning gatherings according to the 2022 Global Meetings and Events Forecast produced by American Express Meetings & Events.