SEI Meetings & Incentives collaborated with a leading technology company to produce its 7th annual Customer and Partner Summit in New York City. Under the umbrella of promoting thought leadership, this event was designed to draw attendance, transfer corporate knowledge to a network of resellers, and increase usage and sales for direct customers. Each day featured general sessions and breakout sessions, hands-on lab training, special events, a sponsor pavilion, and key messaging reinforced through hired talent.
The opening speech from company executives generating interest and engagement by previewing the key takeaways the attendees could expect from this robust summit for the days ahead.
Gary Gulman is one of only a handful of comedians who have performed on every single late night show, and was a runner-up on two seasons of from Last Comic Standing. Gary sparked the crowd with thought-provoking humor.
Joe Theismann, selected the NFL’s Man of the Year in 1982 and winner of the league’s 1983 Most Valuable Player Award relayed how a brief but powerful career in football, combined with a positive outlook on life and unstoppable inner warrior, gave him the roadmap for a long term career in the business world.
Ed Viesturs is the only American to have climbed all fourteen of the world’s eight-thousander mountain peaks, and the fifth person to do so without using supplemental oxygen. Relevant and inspiring, Ed recounted his climbs to the world’s tallest summits. His message focused on how the wisdom to respect the hard truth, such as turning back 300 feet from a weather-threatened summit, and the dedication to keep trying, is what it can take to realize your dreams.
Rock n’ Roll pioneer Joan Jett has had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles. With her band the BlackHearts, this originator and musical innovator literally shook the rafters of the Edison ballroom as the super charged finale to three days of networking, information, future vision, and fun. She showcased her “Bad Reputation” in all the right ways!