NEW! Pandemic Meeting & Event Design - Starts January 19

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Prepare for the return of modified in-person events with this brand new and timely course. Learn how to re-think and plan strategy, design, execution, and evaluation. Join the Next Class!

NEW! Virtual Fundraising Event Management

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What makes a virtual fundraiser successful? This new course is designed to provide the knowledge, guidance, and tools to optimize and successfully transition your fundraising efforts during COVID-19. Register To Achieve Your Goals!

Virtual Event & Meeting Management - Starts January 5

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Join the 1,500+ (and counting!) alumni who have become certified in Virtual Event & Meeting Management. Build on your existing skill sets and experience by learning the fundamentals of planning and executing engaging virtual event experiences.

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals Certificate

Looking to become an event or meeting planner, or have been planning events for a while and need a thorough understanding of the events world? Learn the fundamentals from industry leader and planning expert Kevin White, CSEP in just 10 weeks. 

Registration now open for the next class.

Technical Meeting & Event Production Certificate

Strengthen your event planning skills by learning the language of audio-visual and event tech in just 5 weeks! Gain a better understanding of event tech, audio-visual proposals and much more!

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What Event Pros Have to Say About Our Courses

“This course gave me what I need to help my organization dive into virtual events. It was paced perfectly–short segments, with just enough information to keep the content digestible. I highly recommend investing in this course!”

Kristen G

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“A truly transformational experience for me. The course content, live sessions, and community forum not only provided a wealth of virtual event information, but newfound connections with industry leaders and professionals that I will continue to treasure.”

Jeff S, CMP

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“You and your team provide amazing, interesting, thoughtful, meaningful, and usable content. We are all surprised at the speed you are able to bring this extraordinary content to life. Thank you!

Matt H

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“In an industry that has evolved practically overnight, ELI’s courses are helpful to event professionals at any level of experience and provide opportunities for learning and networking. The price of a course is a small investment in the future of events.”

Emily O

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Business Owner Mentorship Program

ELI is proud to offer a complimentary mentorship program for event agency owners and industry professionals seeking strategic support and guidance during these extremely challenging and ever-changing times.

Access Over 180 Courses & Videos

Looking for a convenient way to expand your event and meeting planning knowledge, earn CMP credits, and continue your professional development? If so, a membership with the Event Leadership Institute is for you! Simple pricing that’s cheaper than attending a conference, with no contracts, and you can cancel anytime! We’re always here for your industry professional development needs. 

 

Business & Sales

Pricing, Leadership, Human Resources, Event Sales, Branding, Proposals, RFP’s, Public Relations & more…

Creativity & Design

Experience Design, Catering Creativity, Space Planning, Designing on a Budget, Inspiration, Brainstorming & more…

Technical Production

Lighting, Audio, Teleprompters, Creating a Run of Show, Projection, Live Streaming, Chatbots, Power & more…

Event Careers

Industry Career Options, Building Your Personal Brand, Career Insights, Tips From Industry Leaders & more…

Planning & Logistics

Silent Auctions, Trade Show Booths, Entertainment, Fundraising, Production Timelines, Insurance & more…

Strategy & ROI

Psychology of Events, Measuring Value, Marketing & Media Coverage, Increasing Attendee Engagement & more…

Venues & Destinations

Destination Management, Check-in Processes, In-House Vendors, Venue Negotiation, Unions & more…

CMP Credit Hours

Many Event Leadership Institute courses qualify for CMP Credit Hours, allowing you to search hours towards your CMP.

Professional Development Certificate Courses

Event Leadership Institute also offers 5-10 week online instructor-led certificate courses where you have the opportunity to expand your knowledge while earning a digital credential. While these are not included in membership subscriptions, members get exclusive discounts on these professional development courses.

The Event Leadership Institute stands behind all of its content. If you feel you didn’t learn what you expected to in this course, just let us know within 30 days of your last lesson and we’ll give you a full refund. Click here to view our refund policy and full terms & conditions.

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Online Event Certificate Courses

Event Leadership Institute also offers 4-10 week online instructor-led certificate courses where you have the opportunity to expand your knowledge while earning a digital credential. While these are not included in membership subscriptions, members get exclusive discounts on these professional development courses.

Train Your Event Team

The Event Leadership Institute delivers a wide range of online and in-person workshops and seminars. ELI will bring quality instructional and inspirational content to your team in person or through our private online learning management portal set up specifically for your team. CLICK HERE to learn more about customized team training options!

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