Client Spotlight: McCallum Theatre Education Program Registration


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?

15 Ways to Tailor Event Education to Your Audience


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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.

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.

Event Buyers Live announces exciting educational programme line up

Event Industry News

The post Event Buyers Live announces exciting educational programme line up appeared first on Event Industry News. The organiser of Event Buyers Live has announced a high profile speaker line up, further cementing its impressive reputation of informing and inspiring event professionals.

Eventex 2017: A unique educational, networking and entertainment platform

Event Industry News

Every year, Eventex attracts hundreds of attendees from a variety of countries around the world with its unique mix of awards ceremony and educational and networking platform for event professionals.

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?

Ninja Moves for Improved Conference Session Marketing

Velvet Chainsaw

48 percent of the 120 conference/education professionals who responded said they always or frequently re-write some or all of their speaker session submissions (e.g. Better session copy helps put butts in seats!

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….

Event Tech Live announces packed educational programme

Event Industry News

Education is a key focus at Event Tech Live (ETL) and this year is no exception. The post Event Tech Live announces packed educational programme appeared first on Event Industry News.

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

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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?

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I Am an Eventprof, but Nobody Taught Me How


Whether it is through education or an internship, somewhere along the lines you get your foot in the door and start your journey into this rollercoaster ride of a career. Event Management career education event management learning Networking skills

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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.”

Strengthening attendee ROI with take-home education aids

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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.

20 Things Event Planners Say and What They Really Mean


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.

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Successful Conference Professionals Understand, Design And Offer Deep Learning Experiences To Attendees

Velvet Chainsaw

The education opportunities abound. Traditionally, the goal of conference education is to deliver as much information as possible as fast as possible to as many people as possible. We’ve treated the learning process as a byproduct of sitting in a conference education session.

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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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.

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.

Why Rémy Martin Launched a Tour to Educate and Entertain


How This Social Entrepreneur Impacts The Slums Of Mumbai To Silicon Valley

Smart Meetings

Sood is breaking ground at the intersection of education, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Sood is engaged in high-tech startups, curates high-octane flagship summits, and serves on the board as an advisor to various education and entrepreneur initiatives.

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How to Be Your Biggest Fan: Secrets from a Professional Sports Dancer

Smart Meetings

His message at NYC & Company and SF Travel “East Meets West” Education Day was based on the importance of connecting. Photo of Cameron Hughes.

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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.

How to Save Money on Event Rentals with These 6 Steps

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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.

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.

11 Ideas for Shifting Your Event Career Path


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.

10 Ideas for Improving Your Pay-to-Play Conference Presentations

Velvet Chainsaw

Conference-business models in this area vary greatly — from stringent rules about featuring only “education champions” — to flat-out selling keynote slots to the highest bidders. These sponsors are the true education champions your conference needs.

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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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PCMA and unite to enhance education at 2018 European Association Summit

Event Industry News

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) has announced it is to work with to enhance the education programme of the sixth European Association Summit (EAS), taking place in Brussels on 8-9 March 2018.

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.

8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year

Smart Meetings

One of the signature aspects of the meetings industry is the many inspiring, educational and fun annual conferences scheduled throughout the year. World Education Congress 2018. 2018 PCMA Education Conference. More than 180 educational and networking events will be offered.

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The Ultimate Road to CMP

Smart Meetings

Points may be awarded for the following: experience in meeting management (35 points), management responsibility (50 points), education and continuing education (25 points), membership in professional organizations (10 points) and professional contribution to the field (30 points).

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What Type Of Learning Experiences—Shallow, Advancement Or Deep–Are You Serving Customers?

Velvet Chainsaw

So what type of conference education are you serving your customers—shallow learning, advancement learning or deep learning? So what percentage of your conference education falls into each of the following three categories? The world has drastically changed in the past several decades.

Designing 21st Century Conference Learning Experiences And Spaces

Velvet Chainsaw

Hat tips Rebecca Louise Hare and Dr. Robert Dillon authors of The Space: A Guide for Educators.). Are You Putting Lipstick On Outdated Conference Education Models And Calling It A Success? Our conference learning spaces affect our audience. We must learn to think like designers.

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.

How Can Planners Prepare for Las Vegas Massacre-Style Attacks?

Smart Meetings

Our responsibility as planners is to educate attendees about what to look for so they can report suspicious behavior,” she said the day after the attack. News of the tragic shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 50 dead and hundreds wounded is doubly chilling for event planners.

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

Event Industry News

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