Techniques and Methodologies to Plan a Wide Variety of Meetings and Events
Many organizations host or participate in a variety of meetings and
events, large and small, throughout the year. When properly executed,
these meetings and events can deliver a tremendous return on investment
in terms of exposure, education, marketing, sales or other objectives.
Conversely, the impact of a poorly executed meeting or event can be
All too often the very critical role of organizing meetings and
events falls to someone who has had no formal training in this field.
Facilitated by a Certified Meeting Planner, this workshop will provide
you with a sound foundation for successfully planning and executing a
wide variety of meetings and events.
By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:
Plan and execute a variety of meetings and events:
with a better return on investment
with less stress and a smile on your face
Setting Goals, Objectives and Planning Program Content
Methodology to planning a successful program that meets all goals and objectives while building timelines
Increase attendance and the importance of history
The return on investment
Marketing and promotion
Facilities, Services and Information Technology
How to select an appropriate venue
How to design the perfect set-up
Audio-visual, Internet and e-conferencing requirements
The impact and importance of food and beverage offerings
The environment and “green” meetings
Importance of a planned scenario
Contingency planning – why is it necessary?
Various methods of handling reservations and housing
Supplier relationships – critical to your success!
Volunteer recruitment, management and orientation
Revenue and expense analysis – building a budget
On-site procedures and policies
The Who, What, Where and Why of signing contracts
Liability and insurance requirements
Who Should Attend This Course?
Anyone who is responsible for some elements of meeting and event
planning within their organization or volunteer work. This includes but
is not limited to conferences, workshops, gala dinners, trade shows and
Does this Course Address your Competency Development Needs?
This training workshop addresses:
Achievement / Results Orientation
Adaptability / Flexibility
Change Management and Leadership
Computer and Digital Technology
Decision Making / Decisiveness
Engagement and Motivation
Impact and Influence
Innovation and Initiative
Planning / Organizing
Relationship / Network Building
Teamwork / Cooperation
Working with Data and Numbers
Working with Others
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