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.

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].

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.

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?’

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.

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

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.

Education and advocacy for GMID 2018

Plan Your Meetings

Thursday, April 12, 2018, is Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), a dedicated date to focus on and promote the meeting and event industry and enhance your planning skills through free or low-cost professional education (it’s time to get more strategic in your planning).

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Why Rémy Martin Launched a Tour to Educate and Entertain

BizBash

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

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.

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?

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

eTouches

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

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.

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.

PCMA and visit.brussels unite to enhance education at 2018 European Association Summit

Event Industry News

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

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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….

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Your Two Cents on Virtual Events

Velvet Chainsaw

Tagoras, an adviser to associations and businesses that offer adult lifelong learning, continuing education and professional development, freely shares quite a bit of research with the learning business community.

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Association Messy, Convoluted Conundrums With Compliance Issues In Learning Offerings

Velvet Chainsaw

Do you ever feel caught between a rock and a hard place regarding your association’s education programming? For years, you’ve offered education to your constituents to meet industry or profession CE requirements. Identifying What’s Important Regarding Your Education Offerings.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

A Cautionary Word From Research About Personalization

Velvet Chainsaw

Pane, a senior scientists and distinguished chair in education innovation at RAND. While Pane made this statement about personalized learning in schools, his insights apply to adult education as well.

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.

Conferences Need More Sharing

Velvet Chainsaw

Professions that deliver conference sessions with a high level of sharing – not diluted or generalized from the stage – are often in fields linked to prevention, healthcare, education and philanthropy. How do you coach your speakers to make education sessions more participatory?

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Education Programs

PCMA Convene

From certification courses to employee training modules to livestreamed conference content, professionals from every industry and every age bracket are embracing online education opportunities.

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.

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?

Beach Days at MPI’s World Education Congress

PCMA Convene

More than 2,000 attendees descended on Atlantic City this past June 11–14 for three days of education and networking. More than 2,000 attendees descended on Atlantic City this past June 11–14 for three days of education and networking. From all appearances, everything worked out fine.

Case Study: Sea Creatures Exhibition Aims to Educate and Enthral UK Audiences

Eventbrite

Check out our case study on this educational and awesome event! The post Case Study: Sea Creatures Exhibition Aims to Educate and Enthral UK Audiences appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. The Sea Creatures Exhibition comes to the UK. April Arts, Culture & Entertainment At the Event Case Study Event Management Family Leadership / Management Owner Sales Case study Eventbrite ticketing

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.

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!

PCMA Education Foundation to fund second phase of the German Convention Bureau’s “Future Meeting Space” Project

Event Industry News

The post PCMA Education Foundation to fund second phase of the German Convention Bureau’s “Future Meeting Space” Project appeared first on Event Industry News.

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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MPI’s World Education Congress in spherical 360-degree video

Plan Your Meetings

Check back as more 360-degree video clips of MPI’s 2016 World Education Congress from Atlantic City are added! The post MPI’s World Education Congress in spherical 360-degree video appeared first on Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International. If viewing the footage on your phone, use the free Vrideo app ( iOS and Android ) for best results. Train Performing at Rendezvous. Rendezvous = Global Happiness. Stroll on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.