Class Library Colin Cowie on Inspired Events

click above for preview
  • Title:Colin Cowie on Inspired Events
  • Category:Maverick Series Interviews
  • Level:All
  • Instructor:Maverick Series
  • Length:14 min
  • Posted:12/9/2011
3.00 out of 5 star rating


Colin Cowie is known around the world as one of the top lifestyle experts and there is no denying his talent. The Event Leadership Institute sits down with Colin to discuss his inspirations and creations while digging deeper to learn about the effects of budget, more educated clients and ballrooms with lime green carpets. Listen in to find out what advice Colin gives to people entering the industry and learn how you can be a better and more inspired planner.

Filmed live on the trade show floor at BizBash NY

ILEA Approved ContentThis course is ILEA Approved with content that is alligned with the International Live Events Association's Core Curriculum. ILEA Approved is the international education standard selected for creative event professionals and has been developed to recognize specific content that has significance for the global creative events industry. Click Here to learn more about ILEA.

ILEA Core Curriculum Key Competencies Category for this course / content: 
Event Planning | Event Décor 

Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn where and how Colin gets his inspiration
    2. Understand how Colin works with a room
    3. Understand the consequences of the "television effect"
    4. Learn Colin's advice on entering the event industry

Table of Contents

Watch the Full Interview
Colin Cowie- Full Interview 13:35
Watch the Interview in Chapters
Where do You Look for Inspiration 1:36
Style Differences Between European and American Events 1:37
Working the Room 3:37
The Impact of Budget 1:57
If you Could do Anything Different in your Business... 2:05
The Television Effect 1:04
What Advice Would You Give To Someone Starting Out In the Events Industry? 2:26

The Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) is a certification offered by the Convention Industry Council (CIC), an umbrella group comprised of 30 organizations. As part of the application process for the CMP, candidates are required to log a minimum of 25 Clock Hours of approved education. If you see the CMP designation next to a given class on this site, it indicates that class has been approved by the CIC to count toward that educational requirement, for the designated number of clock hours. For more information go to

Please click on "Subscriber View Now" button to watch this video.

© The Event Leadership Institute 2011. All rights reserved.

The Event Leadership Institute

Featured Clients