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Session preview: what you can expect to learn by attending the inaugural Business, Design & Strategy Summit.
The Event Leadership Institute’s Business, Design & Strategy Summit on June 3 will present vital topics that speak to today’s unique environment — from the pandemic to politics and more.
Here’s a preview of the summit’s general sessions and keynote.
Chart the course for the future as event leaders across the industry come together for ELI’s Business, Design & Strategy Summit, held virtually on June 3.
A college degree doesn’t keep up with the real world. On the job training can’t teach you everything you need to know. That’s why you need continuing education.
In this week’s Tech Thursday, Michael Granek, President & COO of ELI, and Kevin from Clark’s AV answer the question “What is a camera riser?”. Kevin shares what the difference is between a regular riser or stage deck vs. a camera riser, and why you need one when having a camera at your event.
In this week’s Tech Thursday, Michael Granek, President & COO of ELI, and Kevin from Clark’s AV answer the question “what is a snake?”. Kevin shares what snakes are used for, the cost benefits of using snakes, and more.
The Event Leadership Institute and Clark’s AV have teamed up to bring you Tech Thursdays, short, micro-lessons about AV equipment and event technology. In this week’s video, ELI’s President & COO, Michael Granek, and Kevin Rowe from Clark’s AV answer the question “What are lumens?”
A common challenge that teachers face is developing lesson activities that provide engaging learning opportunities, but that are also memorable enough that students will retain key points long after the course or program. When I was teaching a course in risk management and law in an event management diploma program, I was faced with this same challenge.
Finding the time to devote several hours to your own professional and personal development each week may seem challenging. However, can you afford to not be?
You’re excitedly planning your next event, and your proposal for event tech and audio visual (AV) just came in. You hastily grab the document and begin scanning. Without really knowing what you’re looking at, you say, “looks good to me!”, negotiate a little bit, and then…
As event professionals, we’d like to say that we possess (naturally) an excellent sense of style, exhibit a certain amount of creativity and offer a solid understanding of design. We follow the latest trends, can identify couture by designer name, select furniture pieces to help make a venue feel more intimate, and know what colors…
Two of Event Leadership Institute’s professors, Kevin White & Brandt Krueger went to Turkmenistan to teach event management…
If I asked 1,000 event professionals to give me the name of the upright piece of furniture with the slanted top that a speaker stands behind to deliver her speech, the vast majority of you would say “Podium.” And you’d be wrong. But really…
Last month I moderated a roundtable for heads of in-house event departments, and one of the main issues to arise was the challenge of proving the value of in-house planners. “Executives in my company still don’t know what we do,” said one person. “They think they could just…
“We’re going to do something different for our meeting this year. It’s going to be like TED. Everyone will have 18 minutes to speak, and that’s it! No more long presentations. It’s going to be great!” So says many a meeting planner these days. And…
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