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New on-demand video learning site launched for event organizers

Industry News | June 13, 2011 | By:

The Event Leadership Institute has launched an on-demand video learning website that offers event organizers who plan conferences, meetings, events, parties and other gatherings easy access to quality training resources specific to aspects of the event industry. Subscribers to the site will have access to all content for $25 a month, including new courses added monthly. Many courses qualify for continuing education credits for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) program.

The site,, offers 25 courses divided into 250 micro-learning segments. Breaking down the educational content into the smallest usable pieces enables busy planners to quickly get the answers they need.

Initial courses include topics such as Event Management (Event Design, Production Schedules, Catering, Insurance, Green Events, Booking Speakers, Entertainment Production); Event Business Ownership (Pricing, Prospecting, Accounting, Building Your Brand, etc.); Venues & Destinations (Destination Management, Alternative Venues, Contract Negotiations); Technical Production (Lighting, Audio, Projection & Display Technology, Inside the Booth, Virtual Events); Strategy & ROI (Employee Engagement, R.O.I., What’s Next In Events).

Howard Givner, Event Leadership Institute founder, says of the launch, “The event industry has exploded in the past 15 years, and the quantity, quality and availability of education has simply not caught up with this demand. Our goal is to deliver outstanding training people can access wherever they’re located, whenever they need it, with no pre-conditions.”

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