Student Education & Development Program – Hospitality

Student Education & Development Program - Hospitality The NCBMP Student Education and Development Program is designed to attract students from HBCUs across the country. This program is interested in students pursuing careers in all segments of Hospitality including, but not limited to DMOs, Meeting Planning, Lodging, Food & Beverage, Sports/Sports Facilities, Travel, Audio/Visual, Design, and Hospitality Law. Up to ten students will be selected to attend/participate in this year’s conference. We will provide educational sessions and networking opportunities, and award scholarships on behalf of NCBMP to assist them toward graduation. Check out more information on this program and [...]

Hybrid & Virtual Event Director Certificate On-Demand/Self-Paced

Hybrid & Virtual Event Director Certificate On-Demand/Self-Paced This course hosted by the Event Leadership Institute will empower event professionals who are new to producing and delivering virtual and hybrid events with an introduction to platforms and equipment terminology; evaluating & organizing content, timelines and other deliverables; developing a show flow & production schedule; preparing backup plans; and how to direct / call a virtual or hybrid show. Join your peers this summer and earn your Hybrid and Virtual Event Director certificate course with award-winning instructor Heather Sharpe. She’s produced the largest New Year’s event in Canada and twice [...]

Sustainable Events Strategist Certification

Sustainable Events Strategist Certification Through MPI's Sustainable Event Strategist Certificate Program, discover how to view the event planning process through the lens of sustainability. Learn tactical best practices for reducing the environmental impact of your events, and explore how to create a culture of sustainable decision-making throughout your planning process. Check out July's course here! Back to Hub

Event DEI Strategist Certificate

Event DEI Strategist Certificate As an event organizer, prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) often means bringing groups of attendees, speakers, and suppliers together from different backgrounds, identities, and experiences. But there is still work to be done when it comes to activating allies both internally and externally. This work includes planning events that enact diverse, equitable, and inclusive behaviors. The Event Strategist Institute is offering a multi-week professional development course designed for industry professionals looking to deepen their understanding of DEI practices as core practices both within their events and organizations. Back to Hub

Americans Will Need To Register To Travel To Europe In 2023

Americans Will Need To Register To Travel To Europe In 2023 While European countries are dropping their Covid-19 pre-arrival testing requirements, that doesn’t mean a long-term return to spontaneous travel. U.S. travelers consumed with keeping up with the ever-changing Covid-19 rules in European countries may have missed another chink of travel bureaucracy looming on the Atlantic horizon. Soon there will be an extra step to take before leaving for Europe. Find out more in this article by Forbes. Back to Library

December LinkedIn Recap

December LinkedIn Recap Take a swipe at AV Costs: With the costs of AV equipment & technology continuing to rise, meeting professionals will need to think outside of the box to ensure they deliver optimal event experiences all while containing production costs. Make sure you have the talent to create remarkable events in 2023 Insights from a prolific Pharma planner Change of almost any nature demands businesses to respond flexibly and rapidly to remain competitive 2023 Future Meetings Outlook Back to Library

For Planners, the Audiovisual Revolution Is Paying Dividends

For Planners, the Audiovisual Revolution Is Paying Dividends As devastating as the Covid pandemic was to the corporate and association events industry over two-plus years, according to MeetingsNet - one area of the business that has come out the other side with interesting new possibilities is audiovisual production. See what MeetingsNet has published and what AV companies are sharing how the Covid pandemic changed the way they operate, making it easier for event hosts to satisfy attendees with creative in-person and hybrid event production. Learn More Back to Library

November LinkedIn Recap

November LinkedIn Recap Workforce Agility: Rapidly adapt to the Ever-Changing Market Conditions with Contingent Labor According to MBO Partners, here are the top reasons Enterprises leverage freelancers Protect your team from burnout with freelancers 5 signs it is time to extend your team with freelancers Meet our CS Managers: Katy Budnik and Victoria Radford Back to Library

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit

Women's Entrepreneurship Day Summit At Plannernet, we celebrate, empower and support women in business every day, but November 19th is the official day for Women Entrepreneurs! Join WEDO as they honor women in business at the 2022 Women's Entrepreneurship Day Summit. Sign up to attend or learn more here Back to Library

Everything You Need to Know About GMID 2023

Everything You Need to Know About GMID 2023 Date, theme, leaders, and resources are lining up for next year’s Global Meetings Industry Day. Mark your calendars. Learn more! Back to Library

The 2022 CMI 25: Top 25 Meeting & Incentive Companies

The 2022 CMI 25: Top 25 Meeting & Incentive Companies Check out the top partners according to MeetingsNet for designing and executing meetings, conventions, incentives, and other corporate events. Plannernet is proud to partner and supports a number of these companies. Back to Library

Event Wellness Design Course – Learn how to prioritize attendee wellness, and your own.

Event Wellness Design Course - Learn how to prioritize attendee wellness, and your own. Research indicates that while meeting and event professionals continue to plan safe, engaging events using virtual and hybrid platforms or in-person, the question remains, what is next? How do we prepare for a world of events where attendee hesitation still exists? When designing an event, attendee safety is always top of mind, but taking safety to the next level and focusing on attendee wellness is the next step in industry recovery. Stop planning stand-alone activations and start envisioning wellness as a fundamental component [...]

New Credential for Emerging Planners

New Credential for Emerging Planners Meeting Professionals International has rolled out five new programs related to industry certification. Among them is a designation for people who have less than three years of experience in the meetings field. The just-launched Emerging Meeting Professional designation is aimed at college students as well as adult learners who have joined the meetings industry from another career path. Check it out here! Back to Library

National Freelancers Day Event

National Freelancers Day Event National Freelancer Day is right around the corner! If you’re a freelance professional or have ever considered becoming one, this day & event is for you. This event supports the growth of your freelance business and is a wonderful opportunity to network and brainstorm with other like-minded professionals! Learn more here: Back to Library

Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate Program

Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate Program Designed for medical meeting professionals and the partners they work with, MPI’s Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate offers a broad understanding of regulatory topics, laying competency groundwork upon which critical thinking skills are developed, through case studies, business simulation, discussion and active exercises. This intensive, four-hour program provides healthcare meeting compliance stakeholders with the knowledge and experience they need to successfully navigate the increasingly complex pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device regulatory environment. Learn More Back to Library

SDVoE Alliance

SDVoE Alliance - Your Resource at the Intersection if AV and IT Whether you’re designing, integrating, installing, selling or managing pro AV systems, SDVoE Academy is a FREE resource for learning the skills for the latest AV signal management technology. Self-paced lessons and case studies cover video and networking basics, system design considerations and sales tips. There’s even a track that leads to SDVoE Design Partner certification. Learn More Back to Library

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