Automating Event Department Operations

Automating Event Department Operations

Intelligent automation and bots can help event and meeting professionals reduce repetitive, mundane tasks and free up more time for higher involvement processes, like strategic planning and forecasting and creative ideation. In this on-demand course, Susan Parker, Director, KPMG Events & Meetings and Tana Xaka, Associate Director, KPMG Automation Center of Excellence, provide a behind…

Virtual Fundraising Event Management Certificate (VFEM-SU20) | Start Date August 18, 2020

Virtual Fundraising Event Management Certificate (VFEM-SU20) | Start Date August 18, 2020

Program Type: Certificate with CredentialLength: 4 Weeks OnlineInstructor: Lindsay LandmanCMP Clock Hours: 12Course Cost: $495 USDELI Members Price: $396 USD* *Not yet an ELI member? Sign up today for only $25/month to gain access to over 180 on-demand video courses, interviews & more, plus save 20% on this and other multi-week professional development courses! CLICK HERE to learn more and sign…

Virtual Event & Meeting Management (VEMM-SU20 B) | Start Date August 10, 2020

Virtual Event & Meeting Management (VEMM-SU20 B) | Start Date August 10, 2020

Important Notice: Weekly classroom meetings begin on August 13, 2020. These live class meetings are optional, and recordings will be posted if you are unable to attend. For more information, please see the “Important Dates” section. Program Type: Certificate with CredentialLength: 6 Weeks OnlineInstructor: Brandt Krueger CMP Clock Hours: 20Course Cost: $695 USDELI* & MPI** Members Price: $556 USD…

Virtual Event & Meeting Management (VEMM-SU20) | Start Date June 15, 2020

Virtual Event & Meeting Management (VEMM-SU20) | Start Date June 15, 2020

This course closed on 11/28/2020. Important Notice: Weekly classroom meetings begin on June 18, 2020. These live class meetings are optional, and recordings will be posted if you are unable to attend. For more information, please see the “Important Dates” section. Program Type: Certificate with CredentialLength: 6 Weeks OnlineInstructor: Brandt KruegerCMP Clock Hours: 20Course Cost: $695 USDELI* &…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SU20) | Start Date June 23, 2020

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SU20) | Start Date June 23, 2020

This course is now closed. Please contact support@eventleadershipinstitute.com for assistance. Program Type: Certificate with CredentialLength: 10 Weeks OnlineInstructor: Kevin White, CSEP CMP Clock Hours: 36Course Cost: $995 USDELI Members Price: $796 USD* *Not yet an ELI member? Sign up today for only $25/month to gain access to over 180 on-demand video courses, interviews & more, plus save 20% on this…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SP20) | Start Date March 31, 2020

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SP20) | Start Date March 31, 2020

This course is now closed. Please contact support@eventleadershipinstitute.com for assistance. Program Type: Certificate with CredentialLength: 10 Weeks OnlineInstructor: Kevin White, CSEPCMP Clock Hours: 36Course Cost: $995 USDELI Members Price: $796 USD* *Not yet an ELI member? Sign up today for only $25/month to gain access to over 180 on-demand video courses, interviews & more, plus save 20% on this and…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-RETAKE)

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-RETAKE)

If you’re looking to become an event or meeting planner, or you’ve been planning events for a while but never got proper training, this is the ultimate course for you. Here you’ll get a thorough understanding of how events work, why people and companies host events, how the industry is configured, and how to strategically…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-WI20)

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-WI20)

If you’re looking to become an event or meeting planner, or you’ve been planning events for a while but never got proper training, this is the ultimate course for you. Here you’ll get a thorough understanding of how events work, why people and companies host events, how the industry is configured, and how to strategically…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-FA19)

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-FA19)

If you’re looking to become an event or meeting planner, or you’ve been planning events for a while but never got proper training, this is the ultimate course for you. Here you’ll get a thorough understanding of how events work, why people and companies host events, how the industry is configured, and how to strategically…

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SU19)

Event & Meeting Management Fundamentals (EMMF-SU19)

If you’re looking to become an event or meeting planner, or you’ve been planning events for a while but never got proper training, this is the ultimate course for you. Here you’ll get a thorough understanding of how events work, why people and companies host events, how the industry is configured, and how to strategically…

Q&A: Lizz Torgovnick, Sequence Events

Q&A: Lizz Torgovnick, Sequence Events

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A webinar, Lizz Torgovnick, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Sequence Events, gives us her thoughts on who an event belongs to, what she spends her working days doing, and when it all came together. ELI member? Log in now to view this course. Not a member? Sign up today to view…

Q&A: Laura Ritchie, Grit & Grace Inc.

Q&A: Laura Ritchie, Grit & Grace Inc.

Overview Laura Ritchie, Founder and Designer at Grit & Grace Inc, joins ELI for an insightful Q&A webinar. Laura speaks about starting her event planning business and her nine-year road to success. Laura also offers her advice about outsourcing, how to help clients maximize their budget, where to focus resources when it comes to event…

Q&A: Jan Altmann, Meetingmax

Q&A: Jan Altmann, Meetingmax

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A Session, Jan Altmann, Growth Manager at Meetingmax, shares his top tips for event housing. He then discusses housing pirates, attrition, and much more. Finally, Jan shares his advice on handling commission cuts. ELI member? Log in now to view this course. Not a member? Sign up today to view…

Workflow Management and Production Timelines

Workflow Management and Production Timelines

Overview In the business of event management it is critical that timelines are established amongst the planning team, the clients, the suppliers, and the venue. Adherence to these deadlines is paramount to a successful program. This presentation will outline various ways for you to effectively manage expectations for all of the key players involved in…

Silent Auction Strategy

Silent Auction Strategy

Overview Become an expert at planning the stages and strategy of incorporating a silent auction into your event, or improving an existing silent auction. Topics covered include, forming an effective committee, auction item procurement, how to set minimum bids and increments, tax deductibility, pre-event auction logistics, onsite set-up and management as well as guest close…

Mobile Event Apps: Pros, Cons and Best Practices

Mobile Event Apps: Pros, Cons and Best Practices

Overview Native or web-based? Outsource it, or build it in house? Which features do I need? What if my attendees aren’t ready? Planners have a lot of questions when it comes to mobile event apps, and understandably so. With over a thousand different vendors offering hundreds of different options and features, how do you choose…

In-House Vendors: Pros, Cons and How to Get a Fair Deal

In-House Vendors: Pros, Cons and How to Get a Fair Deal

Overview Many hotels and other venues require or recommend you hire their in-house vendors, often resulting in your having to pay above-market prices. This class will explain situations when you will want to use them and when you should try to avoid using them, and if you must use them, review strategies for insuring you…

Working With Unions and Convention Centers

Working With Unions and Convention Centers

Overview Anyone who has ever worked in a convention center or dealt with a unionized venue knows that it can be tricky business. Navigating minimums, straight time, specific load in hours can make even the most seasoned event planner want to pull their hair out. In this class, filmed live on the floor at BizBash…

Careers in Event Planning

Careers in Event Planning

Overview In the past 10 years the event planning field has become extremely sought-after. Yet for those looking to enter the industry, not all jobs are created equal. This class will describe several different types of jobs in events, as well as several different types of organizations to work for, to give you a deeper…

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