Course Overview

The Meeting Planning MasterMind Training is having a special session for Medical Meeting Planners in Kissimmee, FL. All sessions will be presented at the Nicholson Center, one of the top medical training facilities in the world, based in Celebration, FL.

Easy access to and from Orlando International Airport and minutes from world-famous attractions make Kissimmee ideal for any group whether it be a professional meeting, family reunion, military reunion, or faith-based meeting.


MasterMind attendees for all group events and sessions will receive 15 hours of Continuing Education credit, as approved by the Convention Industry Council.  To achieve or renew your CMP, 25 hours over 5 years are required.

Presented By:






Access Presentations & Abstracts


Tom Pasha

President of Contact Planning, Inc.

Thomas Boyd

Director of Corporate Development at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Carl Pfeiffer, MBA

Marketing Manager at AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Michelle Moore, CMP

Director of Sales at Experience Kissimmee



Day 1: Tue, Jul 11, 2017

  • 6:00-8:00 Arrival Reception and Dinner

Day 2: Wed, Jul 12, 2017

  • 8:00 Depart from Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
  • 8:15-10:30 Hotel Essentials: Learn Key Profit Centers for a Hotel, Organizational Chart
  • 10:30 Morning Break Hosted by AdventHealth Nicholson Center
  • 11:00-12:00 Hotel Accounting: Hotels “Live and Die” by the Annual Budget: Learn How Your Business Impacts the Hotel Budget and How You
  • 12:00-2:15 Depart From AdventHealth Nicholson Center and Head to Bohemian Hotel Celebration for Lunch and Tour
  • 2:15-4:00 Negotiation From the Hotel Side: Once You Know How a Hotel Operates and How a P&L Dictates its Success, Here are 5 Immediate Areas You Can Negotiate to Reduce Cost and Increase the Value of Your Meeting
  • 4:15 Depart from Nicholson Center and Head to Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
  • 6:00 Reception, dinner and fun at Disney Springs, hosted by Experience Kissimmee and partners

Day 3: Thu, Jul 13, 2017

  • 8:00 Depart from Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
  • 8:30-10:30 Contracts Session: Examination of a Current Contract and a Workshop on the Best Methods in Negotiations Needed to Receive the Contract Priorities Your Group Requires
  • 11:00-12:00 Advanced Contracts Session: Thorough Examination of Each Phase of a Contract: Date Details, Space Allotments, Reservations, Accounting, In-Depth Session on Clauses, Ranging from Force Majuere to Performance Clauses, Lowest Rates & Relocation Clauses
  • 12:00-12:45 Lunch and Presentation by AdventHealth Nicholson Center
  • 12:45-1:30 Tour of Medical Training Facility & Presentation on How to Plan Your Medical Meeting, From Ordering Tissue, Cleaning Instruments, to Planning for PPE, Walk through the steps with a world renown facility
  • 1:30-3:00 Best Practices in Catering, “From the Hotel Side:” Attendees receive information on ordering Food and Beverage, Menu Matching, BEO’s, Meal Guarantees, monitoring consumption and assuring accuracy


Emabassy Suites By Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South

Emabassy Suites By Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South

4955 Kyngs Heath Road, Kissimmee, Florida, 34746

Room rate for this event is $109 single/double per night (includes daily breakfast and nightly manager's reception). 

Reserve your room

Directions & Parking

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

404 Celebration Place

Celebration, FL 34747

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Celebration Health Location
404 Celebration Place
Celebration, FL 34747

Two parking lots are available on either side of the facility.