National Florida Experience
Welcome to a world of elegance, excitement, and entertainment. With a recent $100 million resort-wide renovation, luxurious accommodations, all-new restaurants, legendary golf, world-class fitness facilities, a renowned spa, exceptional activities and attractions, and a distinctive selection of venues — including an array of outdoor options — your attendees will say, “Yes!” to coming to PGA National Resort, again and again.
COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT
PGA NATIONAL RESORT GALLERY
Daryl Cronk, Director of Hospitality Analytics, CoStar Group
Trends & Forecasts for the Hospitality Industry Take a deep dive into the hotel industry and gain insight on how you can navigate your meetings to ensure your events are prosperous. From the hotel supply and demand challenges to the variances in the recent rise of the transient and group segments and how meeting professionals and hoteliers work can work together for shared success.Learn More About CoStar Group Here
Neen James, Author and Motivational Speaker
The Luxury Mindset In this engaging and interactive keynote, join trusted advisor to luxury brand executives (and luxury lover!) Neen James to discover how to translate the amazing experiences (and things!) you offer into the words and concepts your clients and customers care about most.Learn More About Neen Here
Sunday, August 27, 2023 - All Times Eastern Daylight Savings Time
|12:00 pm - 3:00 pm||White Glove Welcome: Guest Registration & Check-In|
|3:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Welcome Reception: Meet & Greet|
|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm||General Session & Keynote Speaker|
|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm||Explore the Floor: Property Tour|
|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm||Kick off Celebration: Reception & Dinner|
Monday, August 28, 2023 - All Times Eastern Daylight Savings Time
|6:30 am - 7:15 am||Seize the Day: Wake Up Activity|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Ms. B’s Breakfast Social: Breakfast Buffet|
|8:30 am - 10:00 am||Instant Start to Smart - Keynote Speaker|
|10:15 am - 12:30 pm||Meet Your Matches|
|12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||Luncheon|
|2:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Build & Bond Brilliantly: Team Activity|
|4:00 pm - 6:00 pm||#MeTime|
|6:00 pm - 8:30 pm||Ms. B’s Bright Bash|
Tuesday, August 29th, 2023- All Times Eastern Daylight Savings Time
|7:30 am - 9:00 am||Ms. B’s Breakfast Social: Breakfast Buffet|
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm||Morning Welcome & Meet Your Matches|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Seal the Deal Feast: Luncheon|
|1:00 pm- 5:00 pm||#Departures|
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Smart Meeting events are 100% complimentary for qualified meeting planners. Hotels and destinations, please contact your sales rep at email@example.com for your best available rate.
We use sophisticated software to custom-match our planners with premier properties that fit your region, budget and venue preferences. As the event nears, planners and suppliers will have the opportunity to select their appointment preferences to ensure their highest attendee satisfaction.
Yes! Planners are welcome to attend one regional event and one national event each year. Hotels and destinations may attend unlimited events.
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