As long-time leaders in education for event and meeting professionals, be a part of the Event Leadership Institute’s inaugural virtual event, the 2021 Business, Design and Strategy Summit.
This half-day event on June 3, 2021, is designed to provide relevant insights and timely takeaways across the evolving virtual, hybrid and in-person event landscape, including thought-provoking keynotes, tactical breakouts covering the most talked about event topics, and impactful peer-to-peer networking -- all from the comfort of your home office.
NOTE: Our call for speakers is now closed.
More to be announced and subject to change
Former Asst. Sec. Homeland Security |
CNN National Security Analyst | Faculty Director of the Security and Global Health Project at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
Attorney | Adelman Law Group and Vice President | Event Safety Alliance
Corporate Vice President: Global Events, Production Studios and Marketing Community Microsoft
Principal, Group Gordon Communications | Politics Columnist, Business Insider |
Former Spokesperson for Attorney General Janet Reno
SVP Data Solutions
Vice President, Client Services
Chief Advocacy Officer
Jessica Malaty Rivera
Infectious Disease Epidemiologist
Science Communication Lead | The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic
Lee Brian Schrager
SVP, Communications & CSR | Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, and
Founder & Director | SOBEWFF® & NYCWFF
The Soze Agency Documentary Filmmaker
Vice President Global Sales - Americas
President & CEO
Head of Programming and Product
Managing Director, Events & Production
Robin Hood Foundation
CEO and Co-Founder
Director of Marketing and Sales
The DMC Network
President | Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE)
Director of Event Marketing
Vice President, Membership & Events
American Telemed Association (ATA)
Event Leadership Institute
President, Lippman Connects | Producer & Facilitator, Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum
Paul Mears III
Hello! Destination Management and Kapow! Events Management
Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)
Enterprise Vice President, COO
Maritz Global Events
Vice President, Head of Corporate Events
New York Life Insurance Company
Chief Experience Officer
International Carwash Association
Event Leadership Institute
CEO | XPL Agency
Subject To Change
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
4:00 - 5:00 PM (ET)
Pre-Event Networking Powered by twine
Join fellow Summit attendees for a special pre-event networking session. Facilitated by our sponsor twine, come to this event for opportunities to meet other event leaders and make new peer-to-peer connections in five-minute networking sessions, with conversation starters provided too!
Thursday, June 3, 2021
- Interpret key drivers of attendee sentiment for in-person events
- Identify which economic, social & medical indicators to follow for the feasibility of in-person events
- Explore strategies for modifying your event portfolio: which should be virtual, hybrid, or in-person?
- Evaluate different hybrid design models, and how to engage audiences in each one
- Educate about monetization strategies, including ticket and sponsorship pricing
- Identify key learning & development changes needed for onboarding and re-training your team
- Engage with peers at curated roundtables
Read the Summit Code of Conduct
We’re using a dynamic pricing model for ticket sales. Only a fixed number at each price point are available, and when that number is reached, that pricing tier is closed.”
- Be the first to save your seat and take advantage of a limited quantity of first-in-line registrations at $75/ticket.
- Once those are sold out, a limited number of early adopter registrations will be available for $95/ticket.
- And once both of those are sold out, regular registration is $125.
ELI Members: log into your account to save 20% off the current available ticket price at the time of purchase.
Signing up 3 or more? Click here to register as a group.
Thank You To Our Amazing Sponsors!
Swapcard is an AI-powered event and matchmaking platform that runs successful in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. AI is used to boost matchmaking, connecting users with the most relevant people based on their profiles, and custom event journeys. With live exhibitor dashboards to track ROI, real-time event programs, audience engagement features and video calling options, Swapcard delivers valuable user experiences for all types of events.
twine is the easiest way to bring serendipitous networking to your virtual or hybrid event. twine uses the power of software to match attendees for structured, one-to-one, roulette style conversations. The service plugs easily into any video conferencing or virtual event platform, and is simple to set up, design and implement for your event, creating opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections at your event.
Unbridled connects companies with their people through intentionally crafted corporate events from concept to full production. Whether your aim is to inspire, educate, or connect, our values-driven culture paired with a full suite of event services will bring your event to life in a process you’ll actually enjoy.
MGME is an award-winning, top 25 provider of innovative, cost-effective meeting management and event production solutions, including Live, Virtual and Hybrid Meetings, Incentive & Convention Management, Air Travel Management, Hotel Sourcing, SMM Consulting, Association Management and Event Production/Creative.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Building on the success of hosting nearly two dozen webinars in the last year with 62 subject matter experts and attended by over 11,000 people, the Event Leadership Institute is hosting its inaugural virtual Summit on June 3, 2021.
ELI is hosting an impressive agenda with event leaders from across the industry to cover the most pressing issues—with content specifically addressing the needs of corporate events teams, nonprofits, and trade show organizers.
The summit will target three key areas: business, design & strategy.
Our Event Leadership Institute distribution list is over 25K with the clients and targets you want to engage with, including senior events and meeting professionals, global department heads, decision-makers, and industry influencers.