May Resource Roundup

Virtual Event and Meeting Management Certification Event Leadership Institute is partnering with MPI to offer a Virtual Event and Meeting Management program. This course is designed for meeting and event 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.

Introduction to Digital Events Course PCMA is offering an Introduction to Digital Events course. This course is designed to help you navigate the virtual challenges of your event toward success. Whether it is understanding your omnichannel audience or selecting the right digital events platform, the Introduction to Digital Events course will briefly walk you through all aspects of the holistic planning and production experience.

Digital Event Specialist (DES) Course With the shift in industry needs and event formats, Digital Event Strategists are in demand. Earning the Digital Event Strategist certification will give you the tools to: plan, produce and measure digital and hybrid events from start to finish; monetize digital events through fresh pricing and sponsorship strategies; and evaluate and choose the most sophisticated tech solutions.

Plannernet Virtual Service Support While we were all impatiently waiting and eagerly planning for the return of live events this past year, we never could have imagined that our network of Suppliers would moderate 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟓,𝟎𝟎𝟎 virtual meetings! We are thankful for our collective industry’s ability to transition swiftly and are so excited to see the diverse variety of opportunities for these small businesses as momentum continues to build for the future. Thank you to all Suppliers who have supported virtual meetings!

Adobe Connect Resources & Webinars As our client requests for moderating Adobe Connect virtual meetings grow in 2021, your business may find the resources provided by Adobe Connect to be helpful. Adobe Connect offers free webinars daily as well as a variety of video tutorials. If your business has experience moderating Adobe Connect, please be sure to update your profile so we are aware of your business capabilities and can utilize your virtual moderating services as client needs permit. Learn more!

SDSU is Now Offering a Master’s Degree in Meeting and Event Management In 2019, San Diego State University launched the first graduate program in meeting and event management. This 18-month curriculum provides knowledge on strategic leadership, stakeholder management, finance fundamentals, business analytics, applied design thinking, leading change and innovation, modern marketing strategies and more. Learn more here about the Master’s Degree Program in Meeting and Event Management at SDSU.