Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Overview As chatbots become increasingly popular, more and more event professionals are considering utilizing them at their events. Wondering if chatbots are a good idea and how you can implement them at your next event? In this on-demand video class, Brandt Krueger,...
The Path of an Idea: From Inspiration to Execution

The Path of an Idea: From Inspiration to Execution

Overview Sculptures of $1 million worth of office supplies. Chandeliers of paint chips. Walls covered in Post-It notes. David Stark has dreamed up some of the most imaginative and on-message designs seen at events in recent years. He goes behind the scenes of his...
Teleprompters 101

Teleprompters 101

Overview Many clients think it’s cool to have teleprompters on stage at their events. The truth is some speakers and events do require them, while in other instances prompters actually get in the way and ruin the flow of a good presentation. In this class you’ll learn...
Q&A: Will Curran, Endless Events

Q&A: Will Curran, Endless Events

Overview Will Curran, Founder of Endless Events, shares his career story and top tips during this Event Leader Q&A Webinar. Will discusses what being a business owner under 20 was like, how he competed against established mega-companies, the concept of lean...
Q&A: Aidan Henry, Brink Events

Q&A: Aidan Henry, Brink Events

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A Webinar, Aidan Henry, Founder and Creative Director of Brink Events, speaks about event design, career growth, and entrepreneurship. Don’t miss Aidan’s unique insights about starting his company, collaborating with clients,...
Q&A: Sharon Fisher, Play With a Purpose

Q&A: Sharon Fisher, Play With a Purpose

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A webinar, Sharon Fisher, Chief Idea Sparker and CEO of Play With a Purpose, gives her insights on where the solutions to your problem really are, how content can be more powerful than comfort, and the training value of a really bad...
Q&A: Stephanie Gatton, The Juilliard School

Q&A: Stephanie Gatton, The Juilliard School

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A Webinar, Stephanie Gatton, Assistant Director of Special Events at The Juilliard School and Founder of Stephanie Gatton Events, shares her insights into performance-related events and business ownership. Stephanie also speaks...
Q&A: Carina Bauer, IMEX Group

Q&A: Carina Bauer, IMEX Group

Overview Carina Bauer, CEO of IMEX Group, is this Q&A Webinar’s featured event leader. During the session, Carina shares her thoughts on company leadership and the value of participating in industry organizations. She also offers her insights into IMEX Group’s...
Q&A: Sean Low, The Business of Being Creative

Q&A: Sean Low, The Business of Being Creative

Overview In this Event Leader Q&A webinar Sean Low, owner of The Business of Being Creative, gives his thoughts on radical change, celebrating the process, and the single biggest asset your business has. ELI member? Log in now to view this course. Not a member?...
Projection Mapping: Case Studies

Projection Mapping: Case Studies

Overview The new generation of projections is widely viewed by event pros as one of the coolest, most transformative new technologies to come along in quite a while. Travis Threlkel will explain how Obscura projected the YouTube Symphony Orchestra onto the outside of...
Projection Mapping and Events: What You Need to Know

Projection Mapping and Events: What You Need to Know

Overview Projection mapping (also known as video mapping) is one of the coolest design techniques to come along in quite some time, creating jaw-dropping animated effects against often unconventional backdrops, such as the side of a building. But what exactly is...
Projection and Display Technology

Projection and Display Technology

Overview In this class Chief A/V Girl Midori Connolly explains everything you MUST know when using display technology at your event. Front projection? Rear projection? How do you decide? Determining which type of projection and is best for you, your environment, your...
Producing an Effective Fundraising Event or Gala

Producing an Effective Fundraising Event or Gala

Overview In this class you will learn how to effectively plan a fundraising gala. From pre- to post-event, explore the fundraising gala and ways in which to maximize your resources, build visibility, strengthen your story, keep organized and lay the foundation for...
Presentations and Presenters: Best Practices

Presentations and Presenters: Best Practices

Overview Are you using Powerpoint at your meetings and events? Are you sure that it is the most effective solution for getting your message across? In this class, Brandt Krueger provides best practices for developing and executing presentations. From tips and tricks...
New Thinking in Content Delivery and Engagement

New Thinking in Content Delivery and Engagement

Overview Much has been written lately on the need to better engage attendees at your meeting or event. Far less has been written about how to do so in a way that is right for your event and your audience. This class will highlight a wide variety of methods to change...
Modern Event Design: Inspiration to Completion

Modern Event Design: Inspiration to Completion

Overview How can you turn your client’s vision into event reality when those clients can’t quite articulate what their visions are? Sasha Souza has created a unique list of non-event specific questions to ask your clients that will help you identify the look and...
Live-Streaming 101

Live-Streaming 101

Overview The people in the room may not be the only ones watching your event live. The advent of Facebook Live, Periscope and other streaming apps has ushered in a whole new element that can potentially transform live events, in ways both good and bad. Smart planners...
Lighting 101

Lighting 101

Overview Lighting is often described as one of the most critical elements to a successful event, yet one that is usually misunderstood and often poorly implemented. Whether it’s specialty lighting designed to create a certain mood and transform a room, or task...
Inside the Booth

Inside the Booth

Overview Most planners get intimidated when it comes to understanding the various components of an audio visual production booth at an event. Long tables with rows of equipment and technical operators make up the guts of your event, yet you might as well be looking at...
How to Book Speakers Like a Pro

How to Book Speakers Like a Pro

Overview Speakers can be the second highest budget item after venues, and are crucial to drawing attendance. There are more speakers than ever with more places to find them, lower budgets and shorter lead times. Decision makers are demanding financial justifications...
How I Reinvented an Iconic Industry Award Show

How I Reinvented an Iconic Industry Award Show

Overview As the man behind the ad industry’s biggest award ceremony, Karl Vontz remade the 53-year-old CLIO’s, changing them from a five-day festival and conference to a one-night award show. Karl will explain how his team listened to feedback from their...