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Brian Monahan is an Event Technology Expert, Speaker, and Certified Professional Coach.
Brian is recognized as a hospitality thought leader because of his ingenuity, innovation, and ability to strategize and deliver impactful organizational outcomes. Since the second quarter of 2020, Brian has immersed himself in learning and executing resilient and reliable virtual experiences. His current dedication is to prepare the meeting and event profession for the future of events.
Brian Monahan is The Vice President of Business Development for Prestige AV & Creative Services. He has served in all aspects of the audiovisual industry over his two-decade career.
Brian’s first job as a meeting professional was during his service in the United States Marine Corps as a Combat Visual Imagery Specialist. Also known as an AV Technician in Camouflage.
Brian’s work is a unique blend of passion for excellent customer service and creative event production, including exceptional business acumen. Brian documented this passion by releasing his first book, Customer Delight 365, A Daily Inspirational for Customer-Service Professionals, in early 2016.
In addition to his industry-focused passions, Brian is driven to help others find success in business and life. He converted this passion into expertise by becoming a certified professional coach in 2011. This skill set allows Brian to share his knowledge with other meeting and events professionals in the most effective ways possible.
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Virtual Event & Meeting Management Certificate Course
In today’s changing world, event & meeting management professionals are expected to have the skills necessary to plan and execute both live and virtual events. This course is designed for industry professionals who are looking to build on their existing event management skillset and experience by learning the fundamentals needed to plan and manage virtual events.
- Articulate the key differences between planning a live event and virtual event
- Develop a virtual event strategy that includes key components unique to planning virtual events
- Explore requirements for human resources, vendors, public relations, digital platforms, related technology, data collection & analytics, and data security
- Developing a virtual event plan and program that provides return on investment to key stakeholders while providing an engaging digital experience for attendees
We’re here to help! Feel free to contact [email protected] if you need any help at all during your course, or if you have any questions.
Looking forward to a great class together!
The Event Leadership Institute Team