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UPCOMING WEBINARS

Date: Tuesday, April 9th
Time: 2PM EST | 11AM PT | 1PM CT
Speaker: Angela Gaffney, president, Essential Health & Wellness

Banquet menus are filled with unhealthy options and hidden allergens lurking behind seemingly innocent descriptions.

Angela Gaffney, president, Essential Health & Wellness, will work with real banquet menus to point these out and help meeting planners make the healthiest, safest choices.

All attendees will earn 1 CE credit from The Events Industry Council. One lucky attendee will win a $100 gift card.

Date: Tuesday, June 4th
Time: 2PM EST | 11AM PT | 1PM CT
Speaker: Ira Ozer, founder of Innovation Meetings

Ira Ozer, founder of Innovation Meetings, will share examples of how he designs these events, including as an example Prevue’s Senior Meeting Planner Summit held in March 2019 in Atlantic City.

All attendees will earn 1 CE credit from The Events Industry Council. One lucky attendee will win a $100 gift card.

Date: Thursday, August 1st
Time: 2PM EST | 11AM PT | 1PM CT
Speaker: Christy Lamagna: CMP, CMM, CTSM

Christy Lamagna, CMP, CMM, CTSM, will share how planners can shift their perspective to create a strategic meeting plan for their organization, and to become a contributor to the bottom line.

All attendees will earn 1 CE credit from The Events Industry Council. One lucky attendee will win a $100 gift card.

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Speaker: Rhonda Brewer, former president of SITE and chair of SITE’s new Women in Leadership Initiative

How prevalent is sexual harassment in our industry? Are women paid the same as their male counterparts in the same position? Do working mothers feel they have the flexibility they need to raise their children?

Rhonda Brewer will share highlights from a groundbreaking joint survey of 708 female meeting planners and suppliers by SITE and Prevue. Finally, real data can replace assumptions about the challenges faced by women in the meetings and incentives industry with the facts.

Speaker: Myllisa Patterson, Director of Mid-Marketing Campaigns for CVENT

We all know that feeling of sheer panic that happens when our boss (or bosses’ boss) asks for an update on the return we got from our last event. It’s not that your event didn’t succeed, but putting success into terms an executive understands can be a challenge.

When senior execs are demanding bottom line numbers…
Don’t pull the fire alarm and run. Grab your emergency ROI kit and take a deep breath. This webinar will arm you with what you need to show the value of your events for your next ROI emergency.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How focusing on your brand and using the right data can prove event value
  • How attendee experience impacts ROI
  • How to tell your event retention story

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Speaker: Brecht Putman, Operations Manager in North America for the Visit Flanders Convention Bureau

Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, counts as one of the most thriving regions in Europe and happily hosts many American and Canadian meeting & incentive programs. Tucked in between France, The Netherlands and Germany the region is home to the majestic arts cities Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent.

Join the Visit Flanders webinar and discover an exciting part of Belgium filled with history and a unique and rich gastronomic tradition. Learn what’s hot in Flanders today: our in-depth association expertise combined with exciting incentive ideas, new hotel properties and conference venues.

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Experiences come in all types – entertaining, heart-warming, bonding, transformational – and smart planners know that great meetings encompass a smattering of them all. Interactive games and participation-rich activities transform meetings into nurturing environments that accelerate networking and learning through shared experiences.

Since 1992, Sharon Fisher of Play with a Purpose has brought groups of 8 to 20,000 together as participants, rather than just attendees. She will share dozens of examples and tips in this one-hour webinar, and also discuss how important these experiential meeting techniques are in organizations faced with constant disruption.

Sponsored by: 

Speaker: Myllisa Patterson, Director of Mid-Marketing Campaigns for CVENT

Every person has six fundamental human needs, but we each place a different level of significance on individual elements. The stories and experiences we create to frame our lives, coupled with these core needs, shape the way we view ourselves and the world around us. Listen as Myllisa Patterson shares how understanding your planner personality can translate into memorable experiences for your attendees.

Uncover why knowing who you are at your core, doubling down on your strengths, understanding your weaknesses, and going beyond your comfort zone will deliver personal and relevant results for your audience; and learn how event technology can make all of this possible.

During this session you’ll learn:
– How the six fundamental human needs inform personality
– What data you need to power personalization
– How event tech can create personal experiences for attendees\

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From Cape Town to the plains of the Serengeti to the seductive beaches, temples and jungles of Thailand, to the lure of the Big Apple—New York, there are destinations that speak to us on an emotional level, and where we imagine ourselves traveling to one day.

When you combine a well-designed incentive program with the anticipation of a spectacular, awe-inspiring reward trip, you can achieve more consistent employee performance, better customer experiences, and business growth. In this session, we will explore how offering “can’t buy” reward trips to bucket-list destinations will move the needle on your business objectives. We will use Auckland, New Zealand as a case study to illustrate key concepts, such as the yearn to earn, a sense of place, and the familiarity conundrum.

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Webinar Topic: Joe Russo, former US Secret Service Executive and current SVP of Executive Protection at T&M Protection Resources, LLC, will share his creative strategies and offer advice about risk management and mitigation involving events, including “active shooter” scenarios.

Moderated by Dianne Devitt, President, DND Group.

Integrating Wellness Into Meetings & Incentives: Tips, Techniques and Trends

Presenter: Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation

Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation, will present the results of two years of research on how planners are including wellness in their events, from their F&B to activities to the concept of “sneaky wellness”—little changes in the right direction.

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Engage your attendees: How social media and gamification increase app adoption

Presenter: Brooke Gracey, Senior Mobile Events App Strategist for CrowdCompass by Cvent

The pressure for event planners is high, especially when creating attendee engagement at events. Attendees crave technology and social media is all around us, with every generation using it to stay in touch.

Learn from mobile experts the freshest ways you can use social media and in-app gamification to help your attendees get the most of your event.

Hear directly from a customer who has used gamification to increase attendee engagement by leveraging the mobile app to improve networking, education, and social interactions.

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Meet in Flanders, it’s in Belgium!

PRESENTER:
Brecht Putman, Meetings & Incentives Manager North America for VisitFlanders

DESCRIPTION:
Join the VISITFLANDERS webinar and discover exciting parts of Belgium filled with history and a unique and rich gastronomic tradition. Learn what’s hot in Flanders today: exciting incentive programs and ideas as well as new hotel properties and conference venues.

More on Flanders:
Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, counts as one of the most thriving regions in Europe and happily hosts many American and Canadian meeting & incentive programs. Tucked in between France, The Netherlands and Germany the region is home to the majestic arts cities Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent.

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Simple Questions for Success: How to Properly Evaluate Mobile Event App Providers

Presenter: Brooke Gracey, Senior Mobile Events App Strategist for CrowdCompass by Cvent

In 2017, engagement at meetings, conferences, and events has become more critical than ever. Mobile event apps have been firmly established as the number one tool for attendee engagement, becoming an indispensable part of the overall event experience for planners, attendees, and sponsors, providing engagement opportunities and producing valuable insights that help planners make the most of their event dollars.

But as with any emerging technology, new providers are surfacing everywhere, promising the “best” product and features. So how do you make the right choice for you and your organization? This webinar will walk you through the most important questions to ask when vetting a mobile event app provider, giving you key insights you may not have considered. Whether you are using mobile for the first time, or just looking for a new provider, this webinar will provide you with valuable information and all the important questions you should be asking.

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Your Event App + Social Media = Besties for Life

In case you weren’t able to attend our latest webinar, “Your Event App + Social Media = Besties for Life” – we recorded the event so that you can view it at your leisure.

Watch the pro’s at CrowdCompass by Cvent, Brooke Gracey and special guest Emily Vera as they guide you step-by-step on how to use social media within your mobile app in order to engage your audience. They’ll show you practical and actionable ways to take full advantage of social media features before, during, and after your event.

During this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Best practices for increasing app usage with social media promotion
  • How branding in your mobile event app can help promote the use of social hashtags
  • Tips on how to include all attendees, those who are socially savvy and those who haven’t joined the conversation

And, as an added bonus, Brooke and Emily are sharing with viewers the first chapter in the serialized eBook ‘App(le) Pie.’ Get it here.
Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Discover Fabulous Flanders, Europe’s Hidden Gem

Flanders is one of the most economically thriving regions in Western Europe and spans the Northern part of Belgium bordering France, Germany and the Netherlands. Discover medieval Bruges and Ghent, cosmopolitan Antwerp and beautiful Brussels. The majestic arts cities of Belgium offer meeting groups much more than just traditional Flemish main squares, historical beauty or exquisite chocolate and beer! Join Brecht of VISITFLANDERS for a dazzling virtual tour of your next favorite meetings & incentives destination.

GIVEAWAY: A lucky attendee will qualify to win a 7-day FAM trip to Flanders. Includes airfare, accommodations, transportation, tours & events, and most meals.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 2pm – 3pm EST/ 11am – 12pm PST

Speaker: Brecht Putnam, Meetings & Incentive Manager, North America

Brought to you by:

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How to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption

Actionable ways to get your attendees to download, use and love your app

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Everything you need to create an actionable marketing plan for your event app
  • Strategies and tips to ensure attendees use the app once they’ve downloaded
  • Hear directly from an event pro who increased app adoption and engagement

Speaker: Myllisa Patterson, Marketing Director, CrowdCompass

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Crowd Compass

Transform Your Event ROI Story with Digital Engagement

Your event is a smashing success, but how can you approve it? Your boss wants to see metrics to justify the investment and demonstrates the value within the organization. What tools do you have to help calculate ROI? How can measurement help tell a value story AND improve your event year after year? During this webinar we’ll help you answer those questions while identifying creative ways mobile can help reduce costs for your next event. Join this webinar for everything you’ll need to become the hero of your event’s ROI story!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to leverage the digital engagement at your event to demonstrate ROI
  • Best practices for using a mobile app to realize instant cost savings
  • What metrics are available and how to interpret them

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

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Crowd Compass

Event App Sponsorship: An Opportunity You Can’t Afford to Miss

If you’re looking to increase the ROI for your event, join us for this one-hour webinar and hear directly from an event manager who used mobile technology to attract and retain top sponsors.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to shake up sponsorship offerings with new technology
  • Best practices for leveraging mobile in your sponsorship offerings
  • Actionable tips and tricks to increase exposure with a mobile event app
  • Creative ways sponsors can drive meaningful engagement with attendees

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Personality Power, Uncover Your Best Path to Mobile Success

Discover your “Event Planner Personality” and how it impacts your mobile app strategy. Plus, get the inside scoop from a planner who used their personality power to drive engagement with an app that took their event to the next level. Webinar recorded on November 18th 2015.

What you’ll learn:

  • The importance of personality and how it impacts our personal and professional lives.
  • The 4 “Event Planner Personalities” and what each personality says about the people who have them.
  • What features to look for in a mobile app to match your own planner personality

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

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From Cape Town to the plains of the Serengeti to the seductive beaches, temples and jungles of Thailand, to the lure of the Big Apple—New York, there are destinations that speak to us on an emotional level, and where we imagine ourselves traveling to one day.

When you combine a well-designed incentive program with the anticipation of a spectacular, awe-inspiring reward trip, you can achieve more consistent employee performance, better customer experiences, and business growth. In this session, we will explore how offering “can’t buy” reward trips to bucket-list destinations will move the needle on your business objectives. We will use Auckland, New Zealand as a case study to illustrate key concepts, such as the yearn to earn, a sense of place, and the familiarity conundrum.

Learning Objectives: 
– Understand how the right rules structures paired with the lure of a bucket-list destination can achieve greater outcomes for your business
– Explore how to meet and exceed the expectations of well-traveled participants with authentic experiences, impossible-to-access-on-you-own venues, and shareable “FOMO” moments.
– Discuss ways to overcome the challenges of a long-haul destination for your reward program

Webinar Topic: How to Take Incentives from Another Day at the Beach to a Bucket-List Worthy Experience—And Why It Matters

Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 2PM EST / 11AM PT / 1PM CT

Experiences come in all types – entertaining, heart-warming, bonding, transformational – and smart planners know that great meetings encompass a smattering of them all. Interactive games and participation-rich activities transform meetings into nurturing environments that accelerate networking and learning through shared experiences.

Since 1992, Sharon Fisher of Play with a Purpose has brought groups of 8 to 20,000 together as participants, rather than just attendees. She will share dozens of examples and tips in this one-hour webinar, and also discuss how important these experiential meeting techniques are in organizations faced with constant disruption.

Webinar Topic: Transform Your Meeting into an Experience
Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 1PM EST / 10AM PT / 12PM CT

Sponsored by: 

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Webinar Topic: Joe Russo, former US Secret Service Executive and current SVP of Executive Protection at T&M Protection Resources, LLC, will share his creative strategies and offer advice about risk management and mitigation involving events, including “active shooter” scenarios.

Moderated by Dianne Devitt, President, DND Group.

Integrating Wellness Into Meetings & Incentives: Tips, Techniques and Trends

Presenter: Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation

Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation, will present the results of two years of research on how planners are including wellness in their events, from their F&B to activities to the concept of “sneaky wellness”—little changes in the right direction.

Brought to you by:

IRF logo

Engage your attendees: How social media and gamification increase app adoption

Presenter: Brooke Gracey, Senior Mobile Events App Strategist for CrowdCompass by Cvent

The pressure for event planners is high, especially when creating attendee engagement at events. Attendees crave technology and social media is all around us, with every generation using it to stay in touch.

Learn from mobile experts the freshest ways you can use social media and in-app gamification to help your attendees get the most of your event.

Hear directly from a customer who has used gamification to increase attendee engagement by leveraging the mobile app to improve networking, education, and social interactions.

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Meet in Flanders, it’s in Belgium!

PRESENTER:
Brecht Putman, Meetings & Incentives Manager North America for VisitFlanders

DESCRIPTION:
Join the VISITFLANDERS webinar and discover exciting parts of Belgium filled with history and a unique and rich gastronomic tradition. Learn what’s hot in Flanders today: exciting incentive programs and ideas as well as new hotel properties and conference venues.

More on Flanders:
Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, counts as one of the most thriving regions in Europe and happily hosts many American and Canadian meeting & incentive programs. Tucked in between France, The Netherlands and Germany the region is home to the majestic arts cities Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

Visit-FLanders-Logo-200

Simple Questions for Success: How to Properly Evaluate Mobile Event App Providers

Presenter: Brooke Gracey, Senior Mobile Events App Strategist for CrowdCompass by Cvent

In 2017, engagement at meetings, conferences, and events has become more critical than ever. Mobile event apps have been firmly established as the number one tool for attendee engagement, becoming an indispensable part of the overall event experience for planners, attendees, and sponsors, providing engagement opportunities and producing valuable insights that help planners make the most of their event dollars.

But as with any emerging technology, new providers are surfacing everywhere, promising the “best” product and features. So how do you make the right choice for you and your organization? This webinar will walk you through the most important questions to ask when vetting a mobile event app provider, giving you key insights you may not have considered. Whether you are using mobile for the first time, or just looking for a new provider, this webinar will provide you with valuable information and all the important questions you should be asking.

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Your Event App + Social Media = Besties for Life

In case you weren’t able to attend our latest webinar, “Your Event App + Social Media = Besties for Life” – we recorded the event so that you can view it at your leisure.

Watch the pro’s at CrowdCompass by Cvent, Brooke Gracey and special guest Emily Vera as they guide you step-by-step on how to use social media within your mobile app in order to engage your audience. They’ll show you practical and actionable ways to take full advantage of social media features before, during, and after your event.

During this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Best practices for increasing app usage with social media promotion
  • How branding in your mobile event app can help promote the use of social hashtags
  • Tips on how to include all attendees, those who are socially savvy and those who haven’t joined the conversation

And, as an added bonus, Brooke and Emily are sharing with viewers the first chapter in the serialized eBook ‘App(le) Pie.’ Get it here.
Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Discover Fabulous Flanders, Europe’s Hidden Gem

Flanders is one of the most economically thriving regions in Western Europe and spans the Northern part of Belgium bordering France, Germany and the Netherlands. Discover medieval Bruges and Ghent, cosmopolitan Antwerp and beautiful Brussels. The majestic arts cities of Belgium offer meeting groups much more than just traditional Flemish main squares, historical beauty or exquisite chocolate and beer! Join Brecht of VISITFLANDERS for a dazzling virtual tour of your next favorite meetings & incentives destination.

GIVEAWAY: A lucky attendee will qualify to win a 7-day FAM trip to Flanders. Includes airfare, accommodations, transportation, tours & events, and most meals.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 2pm – 3pm EST/ 11am – 12pm PST

Speaker: Brecht Putnam, Meetings & Incentive Manager, North America

Brought to you by:

Visit-FLanders-Logo-200

How to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption

Actionable ways to get your attendees to download, use and love your app

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Everything you need to create an actionable marketing plan for your event app
  • Strategies and tips to ensure attendees use the app once they’ve downloaded
  • Hear directly from an event pro who increased app adoption and engagement

Speaker: Myllisa Patterson, Marketing Director, CrowdCompass

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Transform Your Event ROI Story with Digital Engagement

Your event is a smashing success, but how can you approve it? Your boss wants to see metrics to justify the investment and demonstrates the value within the organization. What tools do you have to help calculate ROI? How can measurement help tell a value story AND improve your event year after year? During this webinar we’ll help you answer those questions while identifying creative ways mobile can help reduce costs for your next event. Join this webinar for everything you’ll need to become the hero of your event’s ROI story!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to leverage the digital engagement at your event to demonstrate ROI
  • Best practices for using a mobile app to realize instant cost savings
  • What metrics are available and how to interpret them

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Event App Sponsorship: An Opportunity You Can’t Afford to Miss

If you’re looking to increase the ROI for your event, join us for this one-hour webinar and hear directly from an event manager who used mobile technology to attract and retain top sponsors.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to shake up sponsorship offerings with new technology
  • Best practices for leveraging mobile in your sponsorship offerings
  • Actionable tips and tricks to increase exposure with a mobile event app
  • Creative ways sponsors can drive meaningful engagement with attendees

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

Personality Power, Uncover Your Best Path to Mobile Success

Discover your “Event Planner Personality” and how it impacts your mobile app strategy. Plus, get the inside scoop from a planner who used their personality power to drive engagement with an app that took their event to the next level. Webinar recorded on November 18th 2015.

What you’ll learn:

  • The importance of personality and how it impacts our personal and professional lives.
  • The 4 “Event Planner Personalities” and what each personality says about the people who have them.
  • What features to look for in a mobile app to match your own planner personality

Sponsored by: Cvent,Transforming Meetings and Events Through Technology

Brought to you by:

Crowd Compass

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