Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience. For example, at PCMA’s most-recent Education Conference, a hackathon explored how the events community can combat homelessness. Challenge your education team and/or program committee to make wisdom the goal when developing tracks or breakout sessions. What kind of challenges can you give your education leaders to make wisdom the goal of your session outcomes?

The top educational meeting format

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post The top educational meeting format appeared first on Conferences That Work. What’s an Ideal Meeting? April 2018, Meetings and Conventions Magazine Do you incorporate participatory sessions into your events?

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Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting

Velvet Chainsaw

Most meeting organizers invest a significant amount of time creating the educational programming for their annual conference. As part of continuous improvement efforts for an education program, organizations are looking for ways to improve quality filters and overall fairness to all who participate in the submission process. The post Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

Something is rotten in the state of meeting industry education

Conferences that Work

I’ll illustrate with the area where I have most experience: providing education at these meetings. In my opinion (and many other event professionals with whom I’ve spoken) the “educational” content at the national meetings these days is sub-par, perhaps because the processes for choosing it are seriously flawed and completely opaque. Our industry conferences are the obvious places to provide this education.

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

Four Personalization Strategies Conferences And Associations Can Adopt From Education

Velvet Chainsaw

They have to ask the tough questions that any vendor makes,” says Bart Epstein, CEO, Jefferson Education Accelerator, a University of VA network of researchers, educators and entrepreneurs. And how does personalized learning impact adult education programming such as conference education? The post Four Personalization Strategies Conferences And Associations Can Adopt From Education appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

2018 Education Conferences: The #1 Education Events Guide


One of the best ways to network and learn about the latest trends in education is to attend an educational conference. Here's a look at some of the top 2018 education events. This conference directory features over 60 must-attend education conferences located all around the world in a wide range of fields including higher education, education administration, education management and education tech. 2018 Education Conferences.

Eventprofs Book Club Boosts Connection and Education, Virtually


EST. The post Eventprofs Book Club Boosts Connection and Education, Virtually appeared first on Smart Meetings. Strategy Trends #eventprofs book club award best book books break Canada club coronavirus covid-19 educating eventprofs guests hobbies home inspiration lab leadership linkedin listener meetings Planners read recommendations recs relaxing remote smart Speakers stay story tip Tips tools top virtual winner women work from home workshops

Live From The World Education Congress, It’s #EventIcons 170!

Endless Events

All the way from Toronto, we bring you the World Education Congress! If you’ve been paying attention, you know the World Education Congress just took place. Bringing together opportunities for networking and education, the MPI WEC is a perfect nest for industry professionals. Follow our iconic guests live from the World Education Congress: Bob Vaez of EventMobi. Did you have the chance to attend the World Education Congress?

Virtual Education Fairs – the next big trend for Universities and Students

Hubilo Blog

The rise of Virtual Education Fairs. The higher education sector has found sweeping ways of functioning post detrimental halt due to the pandemic. From cutting-edge online teaching methods to interactive webinars, the rise of ed tech has also seen proliferating demand for virtual education fairs. Students who have been aspiring to pursue international education have begun to seek a plethora of opportunities through virtual education fairs.

EventMB & TISOH to Bring You the Best Education for #eventprofs


We are excited to announce an exclusive partnership with our friends at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) to bring you the best education in the event industry. Since I started this blog ten years ago, ‘Where should I get my education?’ The post EventMB & TISOH to Bring You the Best Education for #eventprofs by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event Management career education EventProfs event students students

Higher Education and Alumni Events: Needs, Challenges and Solutions


Every industry has different event planning needs, and some of the most unique ones can be found in the world of higher education. The post Higher Education and Alumni Events: Needs, Challenges and Solutions by etouches appeared first on [link]. Trends & Event Ideas #eventtech event technology technology alumni events higher education eventsThis is a sponsored post written by Lauren Mumford, Content Marketing Associate at etouches.

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

Endless Events

It’s the oldest dilemma in history – education vs experience. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight? If you want to become an event professional, should you invest in education first? And with the rise of offers in higher education institutions, the lines seem to get even more blurred. But thankfully enough, this week’s Event Brew is ready to tackle the topic of education vs experience.

Physical Education: See Inside Barry’s Bootcamp's College-Theme Party


The fitness brand’s event included a locker room, quad, library, beer pong, and fun surprises

Rethinking Adult Education Experiences

PCMA Convene

Educators have been talking about Bloom’s Taxonomy, critical-thinking skills, executive functions of the brain and HOTS — higher-order thinking skills — for more than five decades. However, those foundational learning principles have not transferred to most adult education experiences. Compare and contrast the current delivery system of education vs. the discovery system of education: Delivery System of Education. Discovery System of Education.

The Meetings Show reveals education programme to assist delegates wherever they are

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show ’s education programme has been unveiled and is set to assist event professionals to navigate the challenging times, no matter where they are. Detail of the full education programme can be accessed here. .

Chocó to Dance: Learn How to Dance (for Real) and Support Youth Education


I’ve been with Eventtia for more than four years, and during all that time, we’ve launched a series of exciting initiatives. Many thanks to the co-founders for putting up with all of my crazy marketing ideas!

15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience


The post 15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience by Christina Green appeared first on [link]. Event Management visual personalization event content event education Learning styles cognitive learners event learning Auditory Kinesthetic crowdsourcing event contentPersonalization is essential to a successful event. It’s quickly becoming an attendee expectation. But how do you personalize learning outside of tracks in a way that scales?

Smarten Up Your 2020 Plans With Continuing Education

Event Leadership Institute

That’s why continuing education–in the classroom, online, or at professional conferences–plays a critical role in qualifying you for more and better opportunities. Here’s why continuing education should be part of your 2020 plans. Continuing education is flexible.

The Story Behind the Redesigned World Education Congress – #EventIcons Episode 155

Endless Events

Today we are diving into MPI’s World Education Congress. The World Education Congress (WEC) is a gathering where both MPI members and non-members alike come to gain education, network and more. In 2018 MPI’s World Education Congress had a complete overhaul. The World Education Congress went through the event design canvas process, where all stakeholders needs were considered and the event was completely redesigned to be in line with what their needs were.

[Webinar] INFLUENCE 2020, National Speakers Association Virtual Experience

Velvet Chainsaw

Hybrid & Virtual adult education community connections Education netowrking virtual conference webinarMeet the brains behind the design of the highly successful National Speakers Association’s INFLUENCE 2020 Virtual in August.

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What Event Organizers Can Learn From a Beer Tour Company About Virtual Education

PCMA Convene

The company offers what he calls “education-first craft brewery tour experiences” in 11 cities spanning from Portland, Oregon to Washington, D.C. When the COVID-19 pandemic began to hurt its business, City Brew Tours got crafty by offering online brewing and beer pairing classes.

PCMA & CEMA announce strategic alliance to support, educate & grow audiences

Event Industry News

The agreement, which started on 1 st January 2020, calls for collaboration and cross promotion through educational initiatives to help increase brand presence and membership. “PCMA has a commitment to bringing its members access to leading edge education and content that helps them deliver economic and social transformation through business events,” said Sherrif Karamat, CAE, PCMA’s president and CEO.

Backstage Academy wins prestigious Educate North Award

Event Industry News

Backstage Academy, the leading live event production educational facility,has picked up a prestigious Educate North Award. Judged by an independent panel, the Awards celebrate best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North of England, and after previously being shortlisted, Backstage Academy’s successful nomination came in the Business/Industry Collaboration – HE/FE Sector.

The Meetings Show calls for education papers

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show , the UK’s leading event which brings together the world’s meetings and events community for unrivalled opportunities, is calling on professionals to submit papers for its 2020 education programme. Erica Keogan, conference producer for The Meetings Show, said: “We’re excited to start the search for ideas for sessions for The Meetings Show 2020’s insightful education programme.

A Higher Meetings Education: Future-Proof Your Career


Today’s intense focus on key performance indicators, event-tech stacks and designing brilliant experiences has made the need for advanced education—from a university, association or DIY commitment—almost a requisite for getting hired…and for thriving.

Educational Webinars. A Textbook Post.


Educational webinars are another effective way to generate interest. Educational webinars are designed to help attendees increase their knowledge of a particular subject or to learn how to perform a task or process.

Event Tech Buyer’s Guide: Inject your audience with a shot of engagement with Educational Measures

Event Industry News

Transform your distracted delegates into engaged, involved participants with Educational Measures’ Array®. Educational Measures is the leading global provider of interactive event technology and intelligent meeting analytics. Event Technology Featured News educational measures ETBG ETBG2020 Event Tech Event Tech Buyer's guide 2020Its Array® technology captures and keeps audiences’ attention from the moment they walk into your meeting room. Want to learn more?

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Woman in Events: The Importance of Educational Events for Professional Development

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Woman in Events: The Importance of Educational Events for Professional Development. . Our latest content article comes from a woman working in the event industry talking about the value of continued education. The truth is, we didn’t learn it all in college, and as we grow within our careers, we need the continued education to stay relevant. From hosting educational events primarily for women, I can tell you one thing I know for certain: professionals crave education.

Planner-Education Conference Addresses Disinfected Venues, Safe Meetings


This year’s Pharma Forum is focused on pressing topics that resonate beyond the medical-events niche. To open the virtual version of the annual Pharma Forum conference aimed at medical-event planners, two general sessions on Monday, June 15, focused squarely on the elephant in the room: the modified cleaning and social-distancing protocols hotels will use once in-person meetings and events resume.

Empowering Conference Registrants To See Learning As A Journey Not A Finish Line

Velvet Chainsaw

Or do your conference education sessions motivate participants to see the finish line? You promote collecting continuing education units (CEs) over life-long learning. Participants attend your education just to collect CEs to gain or maintain certification requirements. Participants attend education with the goal to discover quick easy-to-implement DIY ideas. Professional learning is more than just participating in education sessions.

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Why Rémy Martin Launched a Tour to Educate and Entertain


Educational Measures will be at stand 1211 at Event Tech Live!

Event Industry News

Educational Measures® (EM), the live events engagement company, is debuting as an Event Tech Live exhibitor this year. What does Educational Measures do? Event stakeholders can capture every click and action – from scoring slides to taking notes – to analyse the rich engagement data in Array Hub – Educational Measure’s cloud-based analytics platform. This content is sponsored by Educational Measures.

5 Edgy Ideas for Educational Seating

Connect Your Meetings

Just as educators are constantly looking for better ways to communicate, p lanners are always looking for new educational seating ideas. 5 New Educational Seating Ideas. Jeff Hurt , executive vice president of education and engagement at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, says successful seating leads to transformational learning. The post 5 Edgy Ideas for Educational Seating appeared first on Connect Association.

Shifting from Delivery to Discovery Conference Education

Velvet Chainsaw

Educators have been talking about Bloom’s Taxonomy, critical-thinking skills, executive functions of the brain and HOTS — higher-order thinking skills — for more than five decades. However, those foundational learning principles have not transferred to most adult education experiences. Compare and contrast the current delivery system of education vs. the discovery system of education: Current System of Education: Delivery. Better System of Education: Discovery.

A Medical Event Goes Virtual During COVID-19 to Avoid an ‘Education Recession’

PCMA Convene

With COVID-19 forcing the cancellation of many events, fears of “an education recession” have arisen, Kenes Group wrote in a recent report, especially in the scientific and medical events sector.

Leading on-demand industry education

Plan Your Meetings

In your search for online professional development that provides continuing education credits and/or specialized certification, two excellent sources jump to mind. The MPI Academy, launched in 2015, is a central depot for the well of education and learning experiences available from the world’s largest meeting and event industry association. The post Leading on-demand industry education appeared first on Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International.

Paradigm-Shifting Ways to Put Your Educational Content Online

PCMA Convene

More than half said they captured the sessions on video in order to leverage their educational content by making it available online. The post Paradigm-Shifting Ways to Put Your Educational Content Online appeared first on PCMA Convene. Photo credit: Adobe Stock.

Mastering the Art of Online Education

PCMA Convene

The program at the American Distance Education Consortium 2016 EdFuture Conference, held at the University of California, Los Angeles in September, revolved around the challenges of online education—from the opening keynote presentation, “The Increasing Importance of Knowing How to Learn—On-Line and Off-Line,” to the closing keynote, “Re-Setting the Fulcrum—Access, Personalization, and Success in the Age of Educational Technology.” .

Sneak Preview of the Action at Education Conference

PCMA Convene

Los Angeles will host PCMA’s 2019 Education Conference June 25–28, (Shutterstock). But PCMA will pick up and carry Convening Leaders’ theme to the West Coast for its annual Education Conference without skipping a beat. As we reviewed the feedback from Convening Leaders, we recognized that the theme of ‘Disrupt and Deliver’ extends beyond a four-day program,” said Kara Brockman, CAE, DES, education manager at PCMA. “We