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Thursday, November 19, 2020

SGMP Webinar: The Way Forward

Start Date: 11/19/2020 1:00 PM EST
End Date: 11/19/2020 2:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Zoom

Organization Name: SGMP

Emily Martin
Email: membership@sgmp.org
Phone: (703) 549-0892 x603

The meetings industry has been severely impacted by COVID-19. Many meeting planners and suppliers find themselves asking what events will look like as they slowly return – will they be virtual, in-person, or hybrid? Michael Dominguez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), will discuss how to re-imagine the entire event experience, including room design, special distancing, food & beverage setup, room amenities for guests and more.

Core Competency: Logistics 

Michael Dominguez serves as the President & CEO for Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI).  ALHI is a Global Sales Organization with a team of nearly 80 professionals located among 26 offices across North America and Europe. ALHI serves a membership group of hotels that are independent hotels & independent brands that are an exclusive luxury collection.  Prior to joining ALHI, Michael served in executive sales leadership roles with MGM Resorts, Loews Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Starwood Hotels and many more.

Michael is actively involved in leadership roles in the meetings and events industry and currently serves as a Past Chairman of the International Board of Directors for MPI.

Michael speaks in the industry often on topics of disruption, the state of the industry, the economy, behavioral lessons. He was recognized in M&C Magazine's survey of top industry speakers and was an invited speaker at South by Southwest in 2018.

Michael’s other industry leadership involvement includes board positions with:  
  • US Travel Association (Executive Committee)
  • Meetings Mean Business Coalition (Executive Committee)
  • ASAE’s Board of Directors 
  • FICP’s Influence Committee
  • APEX Standards Committee
  • GBTA Foundation Board
  • HSMAI Foundation Board
  • Co-Chair APEX Room Piracy Taskforce

Michael has been recognized with numerous honors including:
  • Induction in the EIC’s Hall of Leaders in 2019
  • HispanicBusiness.com’s “50 Most Influential Hispanics in the US.”
  • Successful Meetings Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry 2013 -2015
  • Smart Meetings 2015 Smartest Industry Leaders 
  • HSMAI’s 2014 Top Minds in Sales and Marketing
  • Meetings Focus 2014 Trendsetter
  • MeetingsNet 2014 Changemakers

Thank you to our webinar sponsor, Visit Albuquerque!


Registration/Cancellation Policy
SGMP has opened up some of its live webinars to both SGMP members and non-members at registration fees. These webinars are complimentary for SGMP members and $20 for non-members per webinar, payable only by credit card. Webinar registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. You can register online and a Zoom link will be emailed to you one day prior to the event. For any registration questions, please contact membership@sgmp.org so that we can assist!  

All webinars are recorded for those who cannot attend the live webinar and wish to watch them at a later date.

Sponsorship Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsoring one of SGMP's upcoming webinar, please contact SGMP's Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs, Chris McLaughlin or Mark Richardson. Sponsoring a webinar is a wonderful opportunity to connect with planner and supplier members on the virtual platform.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 11/18/2020 5:00 PM

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