The pandemic will impact gatherings for the coming months and years – with on-site staff playing a frontline role in monitoring, enforcing, and handling compliance with safety protocols and procedures.
This new course, produced in partnership with MPI, is designed to provide all front and back of the house on-site event staff – including volunteers, vendors, suppliers, and production crews – with the knowledge necessary to personally stay safe, guidance to identify and suppress risks, and skills to handle, mitigate and de-escalate non-compliance issues should they arise.
From internal and external team member preparedness to site assessment and managing guest logistics, this course provides all on-site team members with tactical knowledge to monitor and maintain a safe environment for all.
This is a three-hour online training session, which can be completed in entirety or over 7days. The training session also includes a scheduled one-hour Ask Me Anything (AMA) with the course instructor and an online forum to ask pressing questions.
A digital badge and certificate of completion will be awarded upon successfully passing the exam. Additionally, this class is available for up to 3.0 CE Credits through the Events Industry Council (Domain G: Meeting or Event Design).
Want to go deeper in elevating your decision-making framework and event design strategy? ELI also offers the Pandemic Meeting & Event Design certificate course. In partnership with MPI, this six-week course is eligible for 20 CMP hours.
Who Should Attend?
Since 2010, the Event Leadership Institute (ELI) has provided expertly designed online education, training, and professional development programs for event & meeting industry professionals. ELI’s extensive catalog of instructor-led certificate courses, webinars, on-demand video class library, and other resources give planners, small teams, and large organizations the knowledge, practical insights, and skills to succeed professionally and personally.
Pandemic On-Site Protocol Training is ideal for any and all on-site event staff – including volunteers, vendors, suppliers and production crews. Going beyond cleaning protocols, this training covers risk mitigation, internal and external team operations, venue operations and guest logistics, including situational awareness, handling and de-escalation tactics – to ensure a safe environment for on-site staff and guests.
Pandemic Meeting & Event Design is a 6-week, in-depth online course for meeting and event planners who are re-thinking their overall on-site event strategy and design. The course empowers planners with knowledge and insights to develop an elevated experience design strategy.
Kevin White, CSEP Kevin is the head of the Boston-based, award-winning experiential event agency XPL. He has been working with global organizations on their marketing and development efforts for nearly a quarter-century. As veterans of the experiential industry, Kevin and his team of producers have helped these organizations to develop strategies for their target audiences, assess communication plans to deliver their messaging, and then implement development events that engage, strengthen and energize groups.
Clients have brought XPL’s production skill to bear on five continents. Those clients include institutions such as Harvard Business School, non-profits such as The Special Olympics, governmental units such as the US Department of State and corporations such as Bugatti. Each brings a diverse set of needs that they entrust Kevin and his team to fulfill.
In addition to serving as an instructor for several Event Leadership Institute professional development courses — including Pandemic Meeting & Event Design — Kevin is a certified COVID-19 Compliance Officer, has undergone training from the World Health Organization (WHO) on mass gatherings, and has also received the Event Safety Access certification from the Event Safety Alliance.
When not working on client projects, Kevin has been a professor at NYU and head of content development for the Event Leadership Institute. He is currently working on his first book on innovation in experiential design and recently launched a series of entrepreneurial-based retreats around the world under the brand The Table.
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