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. The post 5 Edgy Ideas for Educational Seating appeared first on Connect Association.

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

Event Manager

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?’

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Mastering the Art of Online Education

PCMA Convene

That’s because while online education has exploded—according to some estimates, the e-learning industry has grown 900 percent since 2000—there’s still much to learn about the best ways to connect with and teach an online audience.

Four Lessons from MPI’s World Education Congress

Smart Meetings

To be more accurate, a lot of parties took place up and down the Las Vegas Strip when Meeting Professionals International gathered there for its annual World Education Congress June 19-22. The post Four Lessons from MPI’s World Education Congress appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Back to School for Trade Show Organizers: Build In More Ways to Learn and Connect

Velvet Chainsaw

In this column, we’ll focus on the preferences influencing education as a motivator (from Part One of the reports). That begs the question: Where are these attendees getting their industry trends if not in conference education programming?

We Must Stop Promoting Conference Fast-Track, Artificial, Butt-In-Seat, Surface Learning

Velvet Chainsaw

We’ve got to confront the ineffectiveness of our conference education approaches! How Does Your Conference Education Compare? If you promote audience response polling systems in your conference education sessions to assess understanding and application of important content….

Meet Today’s Overwhelmed, Distracted, Impatient Modern Learner [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

Education & Adult Learning adult learning InfographicView original here. The post Meet Today’s Overwhelmed, Distracted, Impatient Modern Learner [Infographic] appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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What If Attendees Remember Nothing From Your Event?

Velvet Chainsaw

Conference Planning adult learning adult learning principles adult learning strategies conference educationYes, what if they remember nothing from your event?

20 Things Event Planners Say and What They Really Mean

Event Manager

Lifestyle communication education event management Transportation Venue volunteersAs an event professional here are 20 things you have probably said many times over and what you actually really mean. Being an event planner comes along with many highs and lows.

How to Improve Your Call for Presentations Process

Velvet Chainsaw

Widely used by associations as a tool for crowdsourcing the meat-and-potatoes education content for annual conferences, the call for speakers and sessions doesn’t need to be an arduous process.

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11 Ideas for Shifting Your Event Career Path

Event Manager

Tips business career education event management Networking social mediaAre you feeling pigeon-holed into a specific career path and want to realign? Or feel that your services offered are too broad and need focusing more clearly? Either way, here are 11 ways to get on track.

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How Is Your Association Using Learning Technologies?

Velvet Chainsaw

Education & Adult Learning Event Technology adult learning digital meetings event technology hybrid meetingsImproving digital learning and amplifying conference content to a larger audience is a high priority for many clients we consult with.

Re-Imagining Medical Education for Tomorrow’s Doctors

PCMA Convene

” First, Dell’s team-based approach to medical education, which emphasizes students working in groups to solve problems as opposed to operating at the center of a doctor-focused hierarchy. There’s a lot of education happening around that now.”

3 Hands-On Ideas to Steal from National Art Education Association

Connect Your Meetings

Hands-on activities are a great way for attendees to roll up their sleeves and do something they might not ordinarily do at home,” says Krista Brooke, visual communications and creative strategies manager at National Art Education Association.

New Board Members and Best Ideas Recognized During 2016 DMA West Education Summit

Smart Meetings

Best Idea Program Achievement Award winners at the 2016 DMA West Education Summit. Destination management organizations celebrated their best ideas of the year during the annual Destination Marketing Association of the West (DMA West) Education Summit, held Sept.

Evolve into a Caretaker of Content

Velvet Chainsaw

Not just your education programming, but your breaks, meals, even your exhibit hall (which we advocate for evolving into a solutions center, including changing the name).

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Why Rémy Martin Launched a Tour to Educate and Entertain

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Podcast: Mock prosecution aims to educate event professionals

Event Industry News

The post Podcast: Mock prosecution aims to educate event professionals appeared first on Event Industry News. Download this episode (right click and save) The latest episode of the Event Industry News podcast focusses on the forthcoming ‘mock’ trial that has been organised by the A.C.T.

Why Face-to-Face Events Are Critical In Today’s Complex and Changing World

PCMA Convene

These events — which ranged from rallies, to tweet chats, to education events — helped demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies, and communities. PCMA is committed to face-to-face education events around the world, and we view them as critical ways of connecting business-event professionals beyond our borders.

Summerhouse Events appoints Event Connections to deliver registration services at The Telegraph Festival of Education

Event Industry News

A leading provider for events across the education sector in the UK and abroad, Summerhouse Events has appointed Event Connections to deliver registration services at The Telegraph Festival of Education 2017.

How to Save Money on Event Rentals with These 6 Steps

Social Tables

Event Planning Education Guest Author Industry Education RentalsIf you’re like me when planning a meeting or event, the rentals portion of the budget can consume all of your time and energy. Good news: it doesn’t have to.

Patient-Centered Care Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Continuing Medical Education Eligibility. Education & Adult Learning conferences healthcare reform medical meetingsMost healthcare professionals are career motivated by saving/improving lives. They make a commitment to lifelong learning to be the best that they can be.

Bright Lights, Big City: 2017 PCMA Education Conference Day 1 Highlights

PCMA Convene

The 2017 PCMA Education Conference kicked off Sunday at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where attendees were quickly immersed in a distinctively New York vibe — minus the traffic. Magical technology to kick off @pcmahq Education Conference in NYC.

Want Attendees to Learn More? Dial It Back

MeetingsNet

How you can use “50 bits” to provide education that works with—instead of against—how our brains really work. Continuing Medical Education Event Design & Ideas Association Conventions and Expos Corporate Meetings & Events

Welcome our newest co-host, Brandt Krueger – #EventIcons Episode 58

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Brandt is not only an educator with the Event Leadership Institute (ELI) and a sought-after consultant, he is also a master of all things AV. We’ve got him! Brandt Krueger has joined our #EventIcons team and we couldn’t be happier to have him on board!

How Global Conferences Can Supercharge Your Career

Canadian Special Events

ILEA Live is known for creating educational environments that hit home with ground breaking content led by experts that offer deep insight into topics that impact planner’s daily.

At P.C.M.A.: Travel Climate, Tech Cited as Biggest Issues Facing Industry

BizBash

To kick off its Education Conference in New York—held June 12 to 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis—with an

HAE EHA to elevate education in Hire industry with ILM Level Five certification

Event Industry News

The post HAE EHA to elevate education in Hire industry with ILM Level Five certification appeared first on Event Industry News.

Mental Effort

Velvet Chainsaw

Education & Adult Learning adult learning life long learningI’ve been in this industry longer than I like to admit, during which time I’ve had the privilege to work side by side with some of the most progressive professionals in the conference business.

drp produces interactive expo for ‘The British Army In Education’ at the Big Bang Fair

Event Industry News

drp worked with ‘The British Army in Education’ to produce their interactive, engaging and vast exhibition stand at the national ‘Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair’, 15th – 18th March 2017, at the NEC Birmingham.

How to Study for the Certified Meeting Professional Exam

Social Tables

The MPI World Education Congress offers a CMP Boot Camp prior to the official start of the conference in July/August; highly recommended!

How to Study for the Certified Meeting Professional Exam

Social Tables

The MPI World Education Congress offers a CMP Boot Camp prior to the official start of the conference in July/August; highly recommended!

Why Your Conference Should be Target-Audience Obsessed

Velvet Chainsaw

In order to design relevant education and networking experiences at our conferences, we need to be focused to the point of obsession with our target audience. How does your educational content align with targeting that most important segment?

The meeting industry’s biggest dirty secret

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida.

50 Life Lessons Event Planners Have Learned Well

Event Manager

When it comes to event planners most of us have been educated at the school of hard knocks. Old timers are full of good advice but event planners have a lot of their own too. Check out these life lessons that event planners have learned way too well.

Look Who’s Talking at PCMA Education Conference 2017

PCMA Convene

When PCMA Education Conference 2017 opens at the New York Marriott Marquis in the heart of Midtown Manhattan on Sunday afternoon, attendees can expect to encounter something new — maybe just a tad uncomfortably so. Here is a roundup of links to our PCMA Education Conference Preview interviews.

Sleuthing the right speaker

Plan Your Meetings

Advice and best practices Education, content and speaker management Meeting and event design speaker selection speakers bureausI once worked for the late Gen. Norman H.

Re Defining Disruption @ ILEA Live

Canadian Special Events

Here the educational program features several classes that can help you get caught up on current trends disrupting and changing the landscape of events yet again. by Stacy Wyatt.

Earn 16.00 CIC CMP CE hours and save $100 on Adrian’s October 6-7 Chicago Participation Techniques Workshop

Conferences that Work

Workshop Catalyst Ranch Chicago CIC CMP continuing education participation techniques workshopTwo important updates about my October 6-7 Chicago Participation Techniques Workshop. First , the Convention Industry Council will award 16.00 CMP CE hours to participants who complete the workshop!

Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To

Velvet Chainsaw

Hat tips educator Terry Heick.). Our Board of Directors speak about learning and education in of terms and attendance at workshops, number of butts in seats, compliance, certification and standards. Many associations are slow to change.