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.

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. The post Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

BizBash

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

Higher Education and Alumni Events: Needs, Challenges and Solutions

EventMB

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].

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. This was attended by over 300 education professionals from Further and Higher Education institutions from across the North, together with a range of suppliers.

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? This content is sponsored by Educational Measures.

15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience

EventMB

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 content

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

EventMB

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?’

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.

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

Expo Pass

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. (6 Minute Read).

Why Rémy Martin Launched a Tour to Educate and Entertain

BizBash

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.

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.

Insight and Inspiration at PCMA’s Education Conference

PCMA Convene

They’re all topics that will be explored by a handful of speakers during PCMA’s Education Conference , June 10–13, in Cleveland. The post Insight and Inspiration at PCMA’s Education Conference appeared first on PCMA Convene. Event Design PCMA Education Conference

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. Learn more and register at 2019 Education Conference.

A Higher Meetings Education: Future-Proof Your Career

SmartMeetings

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.

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.

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 post Leading on-demand industry education appeared first on Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International.

Educational Webinars. A Textbook Post.

G2Planet

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.

Passion to Project: The Cheese Bar Turns Dairy-Focused Events into an Education 

Eventbrite

The post Passion to Project: The Cheese Bar Turns Dairy-Focused Events into an Education appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. When Matthew Carver wanted to shine a light on British cheeses, he decided the best way to reach people was through their stomachs.

Client Spotlight: McCallum Theatre Education Program Registration

Regpack

They use Regpack to help manage their educational programs as well as their Festival registration every year. I work in the education department. I’m an education program coordinator. Why would you recommend Regpack to other educational program directors and coordinators?

Better Abstract Management Equals Better Education for All

Hubb

When you host a three-day conference with 150 sessions, you need a tool that can streamline content management.

Educational Measures Shortlisted in 2 Categories for the Event Technology Awards 2019

Event Industry News

Array ® is a registered trademark of Educational Measures.

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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.

Event Tech Live offers sneak-peak at top educational speakers

Event Industry News

The two-day event is packed with 70+ educational sessions from some of the industry’s leading experts in event technology. Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to the world of #EventTech, has today revealed a list of some of its top speakers for this year’s event. It boasts five stages, each one dedicated to a different sector within the industry.

Four Lessons from MPI’s World Education Congress

SmartMeetings

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.

4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference

ePly

One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event. While these will vary depending on your industry, we’ve highlighted four types of educational tracks that will help you cover your bases for attracting both veteran and newcomer attendees alike! When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics.

WEC 2018 Wrap-Up: News Ways to Inspire & Educate Planners

Aventri

Held in Indianapolis, Indiana, this year's World Education Conference (WEC) was one to remember! As Meeting Professionals International's (MPI) signature event, WEC aims to deliver premier education, business and networking opportunities for meeting and event planners. Attendee Engagement featured

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The Tension Between Content And Process In Facilitated Conference Learning Experiences

Velvet Chainsaw

Have you ever attended a conference education session because of the presenter and not the content? (I Quick—name one word you hear the most regarding conference education sessions. I think most of us have.). Have you ever been surprised when a full day workshop ended?

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Designing Experiences at MPI World Education Congress

PCMA Convene

Following the white, circular signs held by encouraging volunteers, I made my way through the MGM Grand Las Vegas’ glitzy casino to my ultimate destination: MPI World Education Congress (WEC) 2017, held at the MGM Grand on June 19–22.

Strengthening attendee ROI with take-home education aids

Plan Your Meetings

The post Strengthening attendee ROI with take-home education aids appeared first on Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International. Attendee experience Education, content and speaker management educational aids speaker collateral

How FoodStorm is Supporting Computer Science Education with Swinburne University

FoodStorm

Matthew is from rural NSW, and says the scholarship has made a significant impact on his tertiary education so far.

Backstage Academy shortlisted for prestigious Educate North Award

Event Industry News

Backstage Academy has been shortlisted for a prestigious Educate North Award in recognition of its industry partnerships. . Based at Production Park in Wakefield, the leading live event production educational facility is a finalist in the Business/Industry Collaboration HE/FE Sector — one of 19 categories.