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All-Hands Call: MPI Global Coronavirus Response & Chapter Resources - Shared screen with speaker view
Marjie
06:37
Hello from MPI New England!
Miguel Neves
06:45
Hi from Denmark
marjolein
06:51
@Kristie, I can hardly hear you, can you speak louder
Samme Allen
06:58
Hi from the UK :)
Luca Vernengo
07:05
Ciao from Italy
Michael Owen
08:27
Howdy from Sedona
AnaLaura
08:59
Hello from Orange County CA
Carolyn Browning
09:09
Hi from Connecticut!
502-User
09:25
Hi from Orange County, CA
Donna Mulgrew
09:46
Hello from Orange County California
rlwakefield
09:52
Hello from New Jersey!
Ricardo Magana
09:52
Hola from Mexico City
Tara Liaschenko
09:55
Greetings from Florida!
Dave Buckalew, CMP
10:26
Hello Everyone from Orlando, FLA
Christina Bauders
10:44
Hello from Sacramento, CA
Tamara.Jesswein
12:08
@ Meaghan Rhame - could we chat offline following this?
Ann Buhl
12:57
Hello and sending Love from Virginia
Jennifer Rondinelli
13:15
Hello from NYC! Hope everyone is doing well.
sjones
13:17
If you're going to cancel WEC, when would you make that call by? Can that even be known?
Kristi Sanders
14:02
Right now there are no plans to cancel, but I'll ask this question when we get to that section
Tim Whalen
14:08
Any plans to pull back on WEC advertising in these times. Announcing things like opening bands might come across a little tone deaf with what is happening right now.
Donna Mulgrew
14:26
Agree with Tim Whalen
Kristi Sanders
14:36
We have our VP of Brand on the call and he can address those concerns when we get to the communication segment of this call
Arlene Schilke
14:37
agree
Peggy Andersen
15:04
Hello from Atlantic Canada. Didn't understand the GMID guidance.
nbradshaw
15:08
Wondering about timing and extensions for our spring retreats
nkeshler
15:09
We need guidance on GMID as well - what will that look like now?
Kristi Sanders
15:22
I'm writing down your questions
Annette Gregg
15:22
We will address GMID later in the call
nkeshler
15:29
DITTO - how do we handle retreats? Ours is in 2.5 weeks.
nkeshler
15:42
Thanks Annette!
Kristi Sanders
15:45
We will be working with your facilitators to talk about virtual options
Kristi Sanders
15:59
And we will address retreats on this call
Donna Mulgrew
16:06
We need resources and training to quickly pivot to virtual meetings, please
Patrick S. Brochu
16:09
Thank you Paul
marjolein
16:13
How many chapters deal with a lockdown?
Cathy Mason
16:15
Note for WEC: there may be non-essential travel mandates still in place with employers. I had to take personal vacation to attend Cascadia.
Wendy de Jongh
16:17
Thank you Paul!
rlwakefield
16:32
New Jersey is affected
502-User
16:35
Thank you for the update Paul!
Cathy Mason
16:38
Paul, thank you for your message to us all.
Elina Jutelyte
16:38
Belgium is affected
Rachel
16:41
California as a whole
Gary Murakami
16:41
Northern CA has been affected as well
AnaLaura
16:43
OC Ca as of yesterday
Kelly Feeney
16:46
Orange County California cannot have meetings at this time.
Babs Nijdam
16:50
Netherlands as well
Tracy Wallach
16:51
South Florida Chapter is on lockdown
Keith
16:52
Colorado is
Rachel
16:52
Sacramento though as of yesterday
Luca Vernengo
16:53
Italy Lock down at the moment will end on April 3, but might be even longer...
Terry Cochran
16:56
Our members have travel bans and we're being asked to stay home for at least two weeks.
Pieter Allaerts
17:02
Belgium in lockdown!
Merja
17:11
Finland as well...
dlewis
17:11
Washington, DC
Donna Mulgrew
17:18
Easier question would be who IS able to continue meeting
Alessia Comis
17:20
Iberian in lockdown
njeff
17:21
Would love to see some resources and guidance available on the COVID-19 website for Non-US MPI members. We need Canadian (and European, and other region specific resources). At bare minimum a link to Government Public Health sources
Alanna Klomp
17:22
Michigan is on lockdown!
Ricardo Magana
17:42
Mexico Chapter is affected, no events here next weeks
Maryna
17:46
Montreal Quebec all the events over 250 guests are not allowed. Everything is cancelled, massive lay off
Meaghan Rhame
17:55
Thank you for all you guys have provided thus far! It has been very helpful.... and these calls are refreshing to be able to virtually see you all during these times of cancellations
Marjie
18:04
New England region has non-essential self-isolation directives. No shelter-in-place directives yet, but Governors are talking about potential in the coming weeks.
Terry Cochran
18:12
We cancelled all April events.
Moira Pellerine
18:29
Nova Scotia says 150, but also to social distancing.
Moira Pellerine
18:41
So we will need to cancel our GMID
Marjie
18:44
MPI NE postponed Spring Meet-up and turned March Board Meeting virtual.
Melanie Volkers
18:49
AZ currently has a ban on all events of 50 ppl or more through May 10th
Deanne's Phone
19:06
is there a uniformed message we are to use at the Chapter level or at we ok to deviate our chapter messaging?
Cathy Mason
19:08
Oregon: No events with 25 or more for 1 month
v.holveck
19:10
France in lockdown and for 2 weeks minimum
wibbenmeyer
19:20
The 6 Educational offerings is a concern for St. Louis.
joannewinter
19:30
AZ also closed all restaurants and bars until further notice…
Maryna
20:00
Do you have any predictions when this crisis might be over?
wibbenmeyer
20:11
So we can have our retreat after June 22 if need be? We are concerned that once we can meet, that those of us left with a job will need to be onsite with our jobs.
Moira Pellerine
20:20
Same as Canada - all restaurants, libraries, museums, schools, bars are closed
Gary Murakami
20:25
Compliance Documents - is there any conversation about having it extended?
Anne Seeberg
20:27
Legislation in Denmark is currently enforcing max 10 ppl both private and public. Only supermarkets and takeaway is open.
davidtikkanen
20:30
British Columbia - no gathers over 50 people, All bars, restaurants and casinos closed. K-12 schools closed (perhaps till the end of the year). University classes moved to online.
Perla Valdez
20:35
Mexico stills in stage 1.I work in a convention centre and we are closed for 3 weeks from yesterday. All our events are postponed and we have no cancelations so far, And all the administrative people are doing home office.
Merja
20:39
Now we could really show our members the strength of belonging to a global network of meeting professionals. All possible virtual education should be open to all members rather than those of the chapter only.
Luca Vernengo
21:03
Italy: We have cancelled or postponed March and Early april Events,,,We are planning an all hand Italian Chapter call on March 30, Organize a virtual GMID on April 14 and still planning the annual convention in Turin on July 3 to July 5
jen
21:13
can you have them due July 1
nkeshler
21:20
So consensus is talk to facilitator and decide how to handle retreat?
Tracy Wallach
21:21
@Merja, completely agree! Live-Steam or Zoom conferences are the way of the future
jen
21:25
that way the board would have them done before new term
Reggied65
21:41
Wisconsin has banned all gatherings, public and private, over 10 people.
sjones
21:54
MPI Tennessee is following the CDC recommended 8 weeks no larger than 10 people. Additionally, we've cancelled our May 14th Awards Gala which also holds our largest fundraiser. We've had sponsors pull out due to their financial struggles, and we didn't want to put stress on our board or other sponsors to get it all pulled together.
nkeshler
22:11
Who's zoom account do we use?
Stephanie Sadri
22:37
will we also been giving leeway if we do not hit our budget?
Liz Hogan
22:49
MMB Just sent out an email that GMID is postponed
Joe Martin
22:54
we are thinking of doing our retreat virtually and then meeting in July to bond for a weekend. thoughts on that model?
judy.bagrowski
22:58
Can we extend the renewal promotion? With so much uncertainty, Members may not feel comfortable renewing when they do not know the future of their role.
Steven Foster
23:33
Facilitators are on the call. We are working on a virtual retreat plan. Please contact your facilitator this week to discuss your options.
Dave Buckalew, CMP
23:50
bring back interest free membership payment plan
Maryna
23:51
Where can we find those presentations?
Michael Owen
23:53
Thanks, Steven
nbradshaw
24:05
What if we did not have a facilitator due to budgets. Can we also receive the virtual retreat guidance?
Tracy Wallach
24:07
This is great! Thank you
Dan Bickerton
24:09
With the hospitality industry struggling right now, we are unsure about how to approach financial sponsors for our chapter - how do you recommend we do this? Is global looking into ways to support chapters financially in order to operate through the next few months without telling us to to dip into our chapter reserves?
nkeshler
24:11
CAROLINAS LOVES YOU STEVEN! THANKS!
Donna Mulgrew
24:13
Annual Survey deadline is today — does that deadline stand?
Tara Liaschenko
24:46
If you don't have a facilitator due to budget, I can help you to put your retreat together.
Caitlin Gaborow
25:02
Breaking news just sent to our Upstate NY chapter admin: GMID is postponed, per Meetings Mean Business
Gary Murakami
25:03
Shouuld WEC move forward, would MPI Global be open to considering additional resources to support chapter leaders to get to WEC to come together to provide additional support, training, etc
Alanna Klomp
25:08
How do we coordinate with EIC to get our members credit for the chapter sessions?
Monika Dymacz
25:11
how about website fees, we’d appreciate relieving us from any costs as long as we cannot have any revenue
Joe Martin
25:45
Can you explain the assistance plan for members who are losing jobs and how that works with their membership (or direct us where we can find that info)
Alanna Klomp
25:50
Tara is awesome!! :-)
Arlene Schilke
25:59
Edmonton Alberta close to 50% of our membership has been laid off or are under extreme financial strain
Patrick Colomer
26:00
Any word on GMID? Will it be postponed to a date in the fall? Or cancelled all together for 2020?
Tracy Wallach
26:29
Will these call slides be available to us post call today
Tracy Wallach
26:40
Thanks for answering!
Peggy Andersen
27:26
Is the zoom.us platform available in Canada?
Annette Gregg
27:32
Yes, this session is being recorded and slides will be available
Theresa
27:32
Many MPI Members in Upstate NY are losing their jobs. For example, our Chapter AV sponsor just laid off 50 people on Tuesday.
JoEllen
27:42
What about chapters that this could potentially bankrupt? Has global thought about giving a higher percentage of member back to the chapters?
JoEllen
28:19
member fees
Cathy Mason
28:27
It would be great for you to compile these Questions and put in a FAQ document. Thank you all for this call!
Melanie Volkers
29:08
The sooner we can know what, if any financial assistance is available from Global would be beneficial as we are entering the budget planning season.
sjones
29:53
Is there a mobile app/ way to easily access these chat rooms without having to log into the website?
Stephanie Sadri
29:53
will our budgets be reconsidered and/or given some leeway on the metrics?
Marjie
30:29
Any thought about evolving membership payment plan instead of on-time payment required?
Theresa
30:36
Can you provide a list of resources in one document that we can provide to our members.
Beth
31:03
Can we offer the MPI webinar programs (on last slide) as FREE offerrings to our members?
Ainsley Onstott
31:03
Is there any plan to help with members whos membership renewal is due this month or next month or extending the 60 day grace period? Understanding that they may be in a hard financial place even if not unemployed that companies are on a spending freeze?
nkeshler
31:06
If we could get some docs to share that unemployment stuff it woild be great
Katie MacWilkinson
31:09
Would there be dicussion to extend MPI memberships for chapter members for current members?
Donna Mulgrew
31:26
Unemployment policy is one year … possibiility of extending?
Bice
31:33
ALL facilitators are able to assist those chapters who have financial restrictions to retreats
Michelle Johnson
31:46
Suggestion to create a Chapter Leader Facebook page to share knowledge. Example like MPI TN they have one for their chapter members and it’s a wonderful tool to communicate!
Alyssa from San Diego
31:56
Yes please! Can you put together a one-sheet or some sort of concise document that we can push out to our members so they know we're thinking about the reality of this situation and the hardships that are likely to follow
Terry Onustack
32:02
Worried about members who were already job searching when this happened. Some already have exhausted their unemployment benefits and now finding a job is going to be impossible.
Terry Onustack
32:53
And gig workers....
Joe Martin
33:04
Nice job to the senior leadership at MpI for really looking at everything! this isn’t easy, so thank you. ❤️
marjolein
33:04
That is the help for the members but what about the help to the Chapter? When the Chapter goes down, you loose a lot of members.
Kristi Sanders
33:38
editor@mpi.org
jen
34:39
postpone don’t cancel. the industry needs it and your vendors need it. a lot of our venues and vendors are small business and need us!
CindyP
34:54
When you are talking about assistance to members, what is covered? Dues for membership? Event registrations? Assistance for businesses or personal finances?
Michelle Johnson
35:09
There are so many questions on here from many of the leaders. Are you able to download the text portion of this chat room and find a way to navigate the answers that need some resolution?
Donna Mulgrew
35:16
Guidance on how much and how often to communicate COVID-19 information to our audiences and members, please
Kristi Sanders
35:18
We are looking at all of that and hope to have a comprehensive statement
Carolyn Browning
35:33
Thanks Kristi!
Kristi Sanders
35:43
We will be able to save this chat and review internally - the hope is that anything we couldn't answer on this call we can answer on the March 30 call
Michelle Johnson
35:51
Thank you
Donna Mulgrew
36:39
Email signature art is needed in Toolkit, please
Tim Whalen
36:40
Thank you for keeping the non-US chapters in mind!
Valentina, MPI Finland
37:25
How can we use the digital badges?
Gary Murakami
37:48
Kudos to MPI for thinking of all these things given the current changing nature of what is happening - is it possible to set more regular update calls possibly? more for a platform to keep communication lines open as I see a lot of engagement amongst leaders here
Rick Weaver
38:23
The Crisis Communication Tips are AMAZING!!! Thanks for sharing that!
Carolyn Browning
39:01
agreed!
Pieter Allaerts
39:10
For all EU chapters - if there is anything the EAC can do for you please let us know. #strongertogether !
Samme Allen
39:33
Is there any research that MPI are conducting across the globe in terms of impact. For advocacy with government? Lots of surveys independently being sent country by country and region by region. Might be worth a concise global research that could be disseminated by each chapter for their own use?
Donna Mulgrew
39:54
I like IMEX's #wewillmeetagain
CindyP
40:20
Can Global share your email calendar for the next few weeks? I am concerned that we all may be overlapping messages and emails which can annoy members.
Anne Seeberg
40:35
what Samme said! that would be great to get government support and press.
Theresa
41:13
We appreciate everything you are doing however many of us are dealing with these exact same issues at our full time jobs. We are currently overwhelmed with putting fires out every hour.
Donna Mulgrew
41:22
Need lots more social media copy please!!
Donna Mulgrew
42:11
Twice a week beyond our usual communications?
Erika Biddix
42:12
From an advocacy standpoint, would love some focus or direct messaging for independent planners as it appears that segment of our community may not be eligible for most government assistance
Cathy Mason
42:32
Oregon President sent letter to all members expressing support, concern importance of staying together. We have established Board call every 2 weeks to evaluate and are creating a smaller group to reach out to members directly #wecare
AnaLaura
42:34
twice a week is too much
Carolyn Browning
42:42
Amen Erika!
Donna Mulgrew
43:54
YES CindyP!!
Samme Allen
44:14
Thanks guys - It’s going to take time to see what effect this has long term. Each day is changing the world. Thanks for your support team MPI!
Ainsley Onstott
44:19
Will this slidedeck be available somewhere? In the MyMPI Board Community?
davidtikkanen
44:24
The Presidents of the BC Chapters of MPI, PCMA and ILEA sent out a joint statement called “Stronger Together” as a message of support to all of us in the event industry
sjones
44:44
Don't forget to care about your people!!!! The more your messaging sounds robotic, the less it will be paid attention to and hit home. As leaders, we care about budget and membership numbers and retreats, but right now, our members don't. Don't forget the heart in your membership, and our members won't forget who cared about them when they were down.
Alyssa from San Diego
45:15
YES sjones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Steven Foster
45:28
Its a Heart Thing - ALWAYS.
nkeshler
45:34
YES SHANNON! Preach. I think we need to focus on heart... not budget/selling/membership dues/sponsorships. Just we are here! Together!
AnaLaura
45:35
SJones, you're right on point.
AnaLaura
45:54
Phone, not email !!!
Melanie Blanche
46:11
That's why Shannon Jones is MY President <3
nkeshler
46:36
So - can we speak to GMID again... has it been cancelled/postponed/moved to virtual?
Alyssa from San Diego
47:15
YES Steven!! SD is worried about what our members are worried about right now - their jobs and their health and safety. we're communicating to members with that top of mind. Things are virtual or are being canceled/postponed
Annette Gregg
47:16
MPI is still planning a day of virtual content on GMID, will address soon
Alyssa from San Diego
47:38
Annette - SD is very interested in virtual offerings for GMID
Donna Mulgrew
47:49
Are incoming board members in the private leadership communities?
Ainsley Onstott
48:30
Regarding GMID - This was sent out today but through MMB not MPI To: GMID MMB <gmid@meetingsmeanbusiness.com>Subject: GMID 2020 PostponedDear GMID Hosts,We hope this finds you well, safe and sound during this time of uncertainty. In light of COVID-19 and its developing impact on face-to-face gatherings, we will be postponing Global Meetings Industry Day. We greatly look forward to the moment when everyone who wants to participate in GMID can do so safely and confidently. The coalition is still here to help and is leading the industry’s effort to promote fact-based decision-making and awareness of the industry’s commitment to serving the public. Please do not hesitate to reach out for guidance or more information.To view our full statement on GMID in 2020, please click here. Many thanks for your patience, support and continued advocacy.Best,Team MMB
Maryna
48:35
Will your presentation be available? and where we can access it?
Samme Allen
48:50
Link to Eric R’s webinar here guys https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_smJBabErSrqiI9wxTZaKJg
joannewinter
48:52
I just saw a post on FaceBook that MMB has postponed GMID.
Maryna
49:25
Where it will available (your presentation)?
Kristi Sanders
49:29
today
Beth
49:34
how far out are chapters cancelling events?
Vince Chelena
50:01
Would like to see a report on Foundation assets and plans to deploy it. March 30?
Ciara Feely
50:04
My workshop is free folks - if you are a leader of team, need to re-strategize in the hotel, CVB or Agency business - do join me. I'm here to help. https://confconv.pages.ontraport.net/covid19
patricka
50:04
Are we able to share the resources for virtual meetings along with the codes to our members for their professional use? Or are those for MPI chapter use only?
Liz Hogan
50:09
Email recieved from MMBDear GMID Hosts,We hope this finds you well, safe and sound during this time of uncertainty. In light of COVID-19 and its developing impact on face-to-face gatherings, we will be postponing Global Meetings Industry Day.We greatly look forward to the moment when everyone who wants to participate in GMID can do so safely and confidently.The coalition is still here to help and is leading the industry’s effort to promote fact-based decision-making and awareness of the industry’s commitment to serving the public. Please do not hesitate to reach out for guidance or more information.To view our full statement on GMID in 2020, please click here. Many thanks for your patience, support and continued advocacy.
Kristi Sanders
50:25
mpi.org > log in and go to Chapter Leader Resources > Messages from Global
sjones
50:25
Beth, Tennessee has cancelled through Mary 14th.
sjones
50:37
*May
CindyP
50:38
Beth, Connecticut has postponed to June and hoping as we plan June will still happen. Our motto should be Plan, Pivot, Plan!
Kristi Sanders
50:45
ksanders@mpi.org
Beth
50:53
thank you ..
Carrie Shen
51:13
San Diego is canceled through April.
Miguel Neves
51:41
If you’d like to be part of a virtual GMID experience, please take a look at this grassroots initiative: https://gmidgoesvirtual.com/
tiffanyhiggins
51:54
AZ is through April
Donna Mulgrew
52:08
Not realistic that bosses are going to approve WEC first week of June, even if we are back to business (maybe especially if we get back to business).
Deanne's Phone
52:08
is there a good resource page for FB Live Parties? can you have up to 4 hosts in different locations with a standard FB account?
Michael Owen
52:15
Some of us (me) were Chapter Presidents during 9/11. A very different kind of crisis, but the concerns and questions here are so familiar. Chapters = community/comfort /support/professional home. It's all about the members. Necessity is the mother of invention. I'm available if anyone wants to talk about what was done, or how we survived as chapter leaders, I am available.
Jill Huber
52:40
does anyone else have any concerns of attendance dropping for events starting back up in June because people just aren't comfortable being back in a room with a ton of peole?
Katherine Overkamp
52:59
D/FW cancelled through April.
Michael Owen
53:03
Will do.
Rachel
53:19
California Governor said yesterday schools wont even re-open until maybe fall..... is something to make us nervous for anything else in person.
Steven Foster
53:45
OldSchoolLeadership @Michael Owen
CindyP
53:51
We are hesitant to register for CBS/WEC. Most of us in CT are on full travel restrictions and if by chance our employers don't lift those restrictions we will lose that Chapter money. Thoughs?
Maryna
53:53
We hear from our customers that they will be afraid to come to the event but also due to budget cuts might reduce their purchases
marjolein
53:54
All big events are already cancelled until June here
Tuula-Westlake
54:22
Going forward we should plan on offering hybrid meetings.
Michelle Johnson
54:27
Might global offer any support for Chapters to have their individual chapter zoom accounts? To keep Board Meetings, Committee meetings and just face to face virtual conversations.
Theresa
54:42
Great idea Michelle!
Erika Biddix
54:46
@Jill - we’ve taken a fairly aggressive approach with cutting our budget for the rest of the fiscal year, and for our budget next year. We are planning and budgeting for much lower numbers.
Maryna
54:49
Yes we will implement cleaning stations at all the upcoming events
sjones
55:06
We are more concerned about people not being able to afford it or sponsors not able to participate.
Wendy de Jongh
55:09
This morning in NL-call with sister associations, some said it will probably be difficult till august...
Marjie
55:11
In addition to unemployment support, are there any plans from global to change the membership payments to a payment plan instead of one-time payment? That may be easier for some to remain part of the tribe.
Beth
55:13
are individual chapters refunding registered paid attendance or crediting to future events?
sjones
55:32
Beth, we've refunded.
nkeshler
55:33
Carolinas refunding for march chapter meeting registrations
wibbenmeyer
55:49
MPISTL refunded registration for March education event.
Beth
55:51
thank you
Jennifer Carlson
56:04
MN is currently fully refunding our GMID event registration fees. Cvent has offered fee-free refunds if we "cancel" the event.
Erika Biddix
56:06
Also, we’re looking at what we’ve “always” done as far as our educational luncheons - maybe we make changes to the time we do meetings so that our out of pocket costs are lower, or sponsorship needs are less if they’re not during a meal time. Back to the drawing board :)
Terry Onustack
56:19
Zoom - 1 month = $19.99 USD
Alyssa from San Diego
56:22
SD refunded everyone or offered to hold monies for future events.
joannewinter
56:31
AZ fully refunded out Mach Mixer registrations.
amaniroberts
56:47
Yes, can MPI work with Zoom to get the Pro account that allows for 300 people in a specific virtual meeting for unlimited time. Great idea.
Erika Biddix
57:36
Also, any suggestions from Global for how to handle boards that lose members due to unemployment/inability to maintain membership or so many other reasons during this
Donna Mulgrew
57:36
Zoom has removed phone call in fromheir free membership due resources being overwhelmed due to the crisis
Marjie
57:38
thank you
Joe Martin
58:10
we are offering refunds upon request but since we postponed we are going to credit it to the new event
Emily Reed
58:12
Can we have a one-sheeting about the payment plans that we can share with our members on social media? Or include in emails?
Carolyn Browning
58:16
The payment plans, etc. should be published as opposed to having to call membership - wouldn't it be proactive/showing that we care to have that easy to find and part of #wecare?
Terry Cochran
58:21
We are issuing refunds for our April event since it will not be rescheduled.
Colleen Fifield
58:54
Ottawa refunded GMID registrations
Michelle Johnson
59:06
Some Facilitators with active retreats for this spring have been working on a virtual model and will share with you when we have some ideas on best practices for it.
sjones
59:06
It's giving us the opportunity to reinvent our chapter and get back to basics. The "because it's always been done this way" excuse no longer stands. When you startt o look at it as an opportunity and not a hinderence, great things can happen.
Marjie
59:46
I agree Carolyn. That process could evolve for this time
Jeff Rasco
59:47
We have Google G Suite and Hangouts free as a 501(c)(3), but would be great to have a full Zoom account at a discount for larger virtual meetings
Deanne's Phone
59:52
our organization is doing full refunds because our counties hav shelter in place with no meeting.
Michael Owen
01:00:02
Exactly, sjones.
nkeshler
01:00:15
Shannon - you are reading my mind. Love it!
tiffanyhiggins
01:00:19
I agree, jones!
jen
01:00:55
yes get creative! go virtual, discount registration, etc..
Michelle Johnson
01:01:10
Go jones!!!
Stephanie
01:01:17
Will it be required to go to CBS? With events being cancelled our Chapter budgets are tight and this may be one place to cut.
Kimberley Worrell
01:02:20
Will you have virtual options for CBS and WEC? Several companies have eliminated non-essential business travel through June 30.
Erin Scholes
01:03:07
MPI San Diego is planning to divide our member list and call every single member to chat in person. This is part of our “Personal Outreach” membership campaign and crucial now more than ever! We recommend other chapters do the same. We can’t meet face to face but we can connect voice to voice.
Carolyn Browning
01:03:27
Love that Erin!
Carrie Shen
01:03:32
yes, Erin! love this!
jesu_e
01:03:39
can you explain again what's happening with gmid?
Kate Copeland
01:03:53
Great idea, Erin. Some people are going to feel very isolated being stuck alone at home and this personal outreach is crucial!
Donna Mulgrew
01:04:11
Weekly call for now
Joe Martin
01:04:12
do we have a time for the GMID global summit? (we are planning our own virtual discussion)
Samme Allen
01:04:20
Keep the I in MPI. People in self isolation are having their mental health really affected. Help our members by reminding them we are “awake” 24/7 as MPI members. Use the chat zone to reach out anytime :) #weareMPI
Kelsey Packer, CMP
01:04:22
Weekly, as everything is so fluid
Korina
01:04:23
weekly this is changing so rapidly!
amaniroberts
01:04:25
A chapter leader private Facebook group would be a great addition in my opinion!
CindyP
01:04:30
weekly would be great
Marjie
01:04:52
weekly then bi-weekly after virtual GMID would work
Wendy de Jongh
01:04:53
Well spoken Samme!
nkeshler
01:05:04
What about LinkedIn?
Terry Onustack
01:05:05
weekly, preferably not at 7 am PT!
Gary Murakami
01:05:08
I think weekly would be great just as a touch base
sjones
01:05:24
MPI Tennessee has started a members only facebook group page, and it's been very well received. Lots of positive messaging, job leads, etc.
Marjie
01:05:41
definitely concerns with FB but understand if that's the only method
Tara Liaschenko
01:05:46
Can you make sure facilitators are included in the mympi group?
Patrick S. Brochu
01:05:52
Off to another Covid call. Bye all.
Jeff Rasco
01:06:05
and admins
Donna Mulgrew
01:06:10
We should be modeling for our members by using the MyMPI communities
joannewinter
01:06:12
Great idea Erin Scholes!
Gary Murakami
01:06:18
most of us are homebound and this is a great way to create community amongst our leaders - a consistent time each week
rlwakefield
01:07:02
Great call! Thank you for all the information!
CindyP
01:07:16
Thank you, Global for keeping us together as a group and for trying to keep us all sane as we navigate this new terrain!
Beth
01:07:25
thank you MPI for your leadership & guidance!
Tracy Wallach
01:07:29
Thank you Global, this was a great call!!!
Tanida Mullen
01:07:45
This call was great! Thank you all for showing up with good energy! It helps!
Margaret Binns
01:07:48
Thank you for your guidance and leadership!
amaniroberts
01:07:48
thanks to global for all of your hard work. I know it isn’t easy!
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01:07:50
Thank you GLOBAL, grea call. Working hard here in AZ.
wibbenmeyer
01:07:54
Thank you everyone. I like seeing these creative ideas on what chapters are doing now.
Tess Nuñez
01:08:01
MPI Mexico Meeting planners discussed together strategies yo continue working together and Face adversity times with employees. we need to be stronger than ever