• Chapter Education March 17, 2011

It’s our “Lucky” day to be at Potawatomi to enjoy a “Charm”ing time!

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.
                          ~Irish Blessing

Attending the March Program? Help drive the content for the program!
Our speaker, Katja Morgenstern, CMP, wants to hear from YOU! Submit the questions and comments you would like addressed during our program by March 14th. Submit them today at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011MarchPreEducation.


March 17, 2011
Potawatomi Bingo Casino
Milwaukee, WI

— AM —  
11:00-1:00 Board of Directors Meeting
Potawatomi Casino, Wild Earth Room
— PM —  
1:00-2:00 Registration
Potawatomi Casino, Woodlands Room
2:00-5:00 Program:   Green Eggs and Ham is More Than Just a Dr. Seuss Story
Katja Morgenstern, CMP
Potawatomi Casino, Woodlands Room
5:00-6:00 Reception
Potawatomi Casino, Tribal Room
6:00-8:00 Dinner and Silent Auction
Along with many fun items for the Raffle, the Silent Auction includes over 20 overnight stays, wine baskets, spa gift baskets, and a Woman’s Leather Jacket! Enjoy a beverage of your choice along with hand passed hors d’oeuvres while you shop the silent auction followed by an Irish inspired menu that the Chef is creating!
Potawatomi Casino, Woodlands Room
10:00 Shuttle for hotel guests returns to Crowne Plaza
Compliments of the Crowne Plaza and Potawatomi Bingo Casino
11:00 Shuttle for hotel guests returns to Crowne Plaza
Compliments of the Crowne Plaza and Potawatomi Bingo Casino

Event Pricing

Member: $55 ($65 after 3/11/2011)
Non-Member: $75
Spouse Special: $65
Student: $25 ($65 after 3/11/2011)

Green Eggs and Ham is More Than Just a Dr. Seuss Story

Katja Morgenstern, CMP
Katja Morgenstern, CMP

One of the fastest growing food and beverage trends is creating a sustainable menu for your meeting. But what does creating a sustainable menu really mean? And why is that so important? How can creating a sustainable, green menu really impact the rest of the environment, it’s just one meal?

Learner Outcomes

  • Take-Away 1: Discover resources and products available; each attendee will have the opportunity to touch and feel some of these products. Each attendee will be provided with a resource list.
  • Take-Away 2: Defining sustainability, farm-to-table; and ways to measure and consider your food’s Carbon Footprint
  • Take-Away 3: Discover what other venues are doing to be sustainable. Ten venues across the country that are or already have sustainability programs will be highlighted. Examples of a sustainable menu- discover how flavorful they can be.

Speaker Bio:   Katja Morgenstern, CMP
Katja works for a dynamic, full-service meeting company, Meeting Consultants, Inc., as a Senior Project Manager. Meeting Consultants is a pioneer in the meeting and event management industry, and has been serving clients worldwide for 30 years. With Meeting Consultants, Katja manages the Food and Beverage portion of conferences and events. She is responsible for maintaining the client's budget, developing menus and working closely with venues to make sure all aspects of the food and beverage are as the client requested. Prior to joining Meeting Consultants, Katja spent over seven years as an independent planner and consultant in Charleston, South Carolina, before she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 2005. After moving to Atlanta, she worked for the Georgia World Congress Center where she became familiar with the supplier side of the hospitality industry. Her time with the fourth largest convention center in the U.S. gave her a unique perspective on the industry and how it responds to emergencies. Katja was nominated for "Who's Who of Entrepreneurs" in 2002 and the Phoenix Awards Rising Star Award in 2008, and was cited in the Charleston Regional Business Journal (2001, 2003), Post and Courier Business Section (2001), USA Today-Money Section (2004). She is an active member of Meeting Professionals International, Georgia Chapter (GaMPI), where she is the assistant editor and a contributing writer for BreakOut Magazine. She also served as co-chair for the MeetDifferent 2009 Hospitality Committee. She is an active speaker in the hospitality industry, and is currently writing a book on risk management in the meeting and event industry.


Location, Map, and Lodging

Potawatomi Bingo Casino
1721 West Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
P: 1-800-PAYSBIG
Property Website

Crown Plaza Milwaukee – Wauwatosa
10499 Innovations Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
P: 414-475-9500
Property Website

Room Rate: $89.00
Cut-off date: March 1, 2011