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What is Connections to Careers?

C2C ​offers ​event ​industry ​novices ​the ​opportunity ​to attend the MPI Sunshine Education ​Summit (SES)​ while also engaging in a unique internship experience.  Participants will gain ​valuable ​insight ​and ​on-site experience, ​providing ​newcomers ​a ​real ​world ​breakdown ​of ​the ​growing ​event ​management ​industry ​and ​its ​ever-expanding ​divisions.

2018 Attendees

C2C Group


Who will be attending?

Network with over 300 event professionals including event managers, in-house planners, destination management companies, venue managers, and executives from the largest event companies in Florida!

Our Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor and supporting this initiative to develop the future generation of event industry professionals? Send us your ideas for how we can collaborate or email us with “We’ll Sponsor” and we will send you our sponsorship opportunities.


How will you benefit?


Optimum opportunities for participants and conference attendees to network and forge industry relationships.

Experiential Learning

Actual hands-on experience managing one of the many aspects of the event, culminating in 10-15 hours of experiential learning.

Career Growth

Access to major employers within the events industry and opportunities to network with them.


Participants will hear industry executives speak on the future of event management and how to excel in the industry.


Participants will gain valuable and practical knowledge that can be used during or immediately after the program concludes.


Countless ways to give budding event professionals the hands-on training they need to excel in this industry.