EVENT PLANNING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

EVENT PLANNING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Event on 2016-08-20 13:00:00
2 Day Event Planning Certificate Program Holiday Inn Temple – Belton     Temple, TX EVENT PLANNING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Aug 20-21, 2016 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM each day Holiday Inn Temple – Belton, 5247 South General Bruce Drive Temple, TX 76502 Registration Fee 0 Register today at www.eventyourlife.com   Includes 2 days of formal Event Training, Workbook, Supporting Materials, and Event Planning Certification  Class has limited seating for 24 participants. Registration is accepted on a first come first serve basis.  ABOUT THE EVENT PLANNING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM If you are eager to become a CERTIFIED EVENT PLANNER, you will want to take this course! If you want to explore a new career opportunity or become more confident in your abilities; if you're seeking help with planning a single birthday party, meeting, or fundraiser; or if you want to find out how to grow your career in the event industry; this program is for you! After completing this program, you will become a Certified Event Planner and you can join thousands of other professional event planners in elite event planning organizations. The Event Planning Certificate Program is from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Award of Certificate To earn a certificate, participants must complete the required accelerated training within two days. Students must complete an event planning assignment and a rigorous assessment in order to earn the certificate. Students who fail the course will not be recorded as attending the program. Policy The Event Planning Certificate Program is non-refundable or transferable.  Core course content includes a firm foundation to the Introduction of Corporate & Social Events:  •               Event Planning & Meeting Planning Basics  •               Food and Beverage Planning  •               Event Marketing and Promotion •               Site Selection and Contract Negotiation  •               Financial Management of Meetings & Events   •               Sponsorship and Fundraising  •               Social Media in Event Marketing and Planning  •               Event Portfolio Tips   Register today at www.eventyourlife.com COURSE CONTENT DESCRIPTIONS Introduction to Special Events Learn how to plan successful special events such as receptions, grand openings, and theme parties. We will provide you with the basic guidelines and tips you need to identify the purpose of the event, define the event's format, select a location, and develop event activities.    Meeting Planning Basics You have been given the responsibility of planning an event. Let us show you where to begin. By learning just a few of the basic concepts involved in planning or coordinating a meeting, you can ensure a smooth running event. We will provide you with valuable resources for finding information, checklists, and event vendors. We also give you information about career opportunities in the event planning industry.   Food and Beverage Planning Learn how to enhance your programs with successful food and beverage planning. We will explain policies and guarantees. We will also provide formulas for order pricing, tips on menu planning, and how to plan for special menus and theme parties. We will teach you how to effectively communicate with catering staff, how to read contracts and confirmations, and on-site coordination guidelines.   Event Marketing and Promotion Effective marketing and promotion to your audience is critical to your event's success. You will learn several marketing tools and techniques, and how to use them to your organization's advantage. You will get practical strategies in creating an event marketing communication action plan before, during, and after your program.   Site Selection & Negotiation Selecting a location is a complicated process involving more than just booking rooms or choosing menus. We will cover how to make the initial contact with a site, what to negotiate, effective site inspection, how to contract with a site, cancellation clauses, and ADA requirements.  Financial Management of Meetings and Events Creating a budget and developing a plan to implement it are essential for the success of any meeting or event. Participants will learn how to forecast revenues and expenses, how to prepare spreadsheets, cost control, and profit and loss analysis. Bring your calculator if you are ready to dive into the core of professional event planning!   Sponsorships and Fundraising Learn how to generate multiple revenue streams, design and sell corporate sponsorships, and get free Marketing and Public Relations for your events.   Social Media in Event Marketing and Planning Learn how to use Social Media to increase attendance at your meeting or event. A lack of event marketing is the number one reason why events fail. Marketing starts months prior to the event with announcing. During the event you can continue to market to those who couldn't make it. After the event you can promote your next event.   Event Portfolio Tips  Learn how to create a portfolio with or without experience by using the tools and resources obtained in the Event Planning Certificate Program.       WHEN Saturday and Sunday, August 20-21, 2017 at 1:00 PM  WHERE Holiday Inn Temple – Belton  5247 South General Bruce Drive Temple, TX 76502 (254) 778-5511

at Holiday Inn
5247 S General Bruce Drive
Temple, United States

Digital Marketing Planning – Mini Workshop

Digital Marketing Planning – Mini Workshop
Event on 2016-08-15 10:00:00
An engaging and interactive monthly digital marketing strategy planning session for small business owners. This interactive workshop will guide you step by step on developing your digital marketing strategy for your business. It will run through the stages of developing your plan, look at the most appropriate tactics to use for YOUR business, tips and guidance. There will also be facilitated discussions and sharing within the group to help get you thinking and planning about the best strategy for you.  Michelle Beer of Ferry Cake Marketing and PR has over 10 years of marketing and communications experience, in particular with digital technologies. She brings planning sessions to life by sharing her expertise,  engaging and involving those in the room so you leave empowered with the information and tools to develop this area of your business. Limited to 10 people per mini workshop. There will  also be an opportunity to network with other businesses. Spaces are reserved for business owners and community groups who are serious in developing their digital  marketing strategy. Arrive 9.30 for a 10am start, 1pm finish. Location: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire  Some of the feedback we received from previous workshops: "I recently attended a digital marketing planning workshop along with 5 other businesses, run by Michelle of Ferry Cake Marketing. The morning was extremely productive, with some great advice from Michelle and also lots of opportunity for us to all share our experiences and ideas. We all went away with a good plan of how to approach our digital marketing running forward. I would highly recommend Michell;s courses. She has great experience in the marketing sector, and is a fantastic course facilitator." Sam Beckett of Beckkett Lane Accountants "I thoroughly enjoyed the "Introduction to Digital Marketing session". The information was pitched just right, it was easy to understand, not too simple for my current knowledge base and not too challenging. I enjoyed Michelle's style, she's a very friendly, warm and supportive person and this really came across in her session. I came away with lots of tools to try out, which will keep me busy for a while to come I'm sure!" from Award winning tutor and Life Coach Rivki Rose Training …"Thoroughly enjoyed would like to participate in other talks, workshops.Thank you Michelle." SK "Thanks for today. I really enjoyed your seminar. Lovely to meet you and I learned lots." DKA If you wish to save on the booking fee, email me directly at hello@ferrycake.co.uk to reserve your space!

at Ferry Cake Marketing & PR
2 Bridge Street
Kidwelly, United Kingdom

Content Marketing – Challenges, Planning & Learning Opportunities

Content Marketing – Challenges, Planning & Learning Opportunities
Event on 2016-08-16 18:00:00
The AMA presents a digital marketing focused event on content marketing! Join Christine Brownlow, Manager of Brand and Digital at Hendrick Motorsports, as she reviews the challenges planning and strategy behind their content marketing mindset. She will be covering the following: Challenges of Content Marketing How Hendrick Motorsports Plans their Content Marketing How to Work with a Team of Contributors How your Content Marketing Strategy Fits in the Full Strategy Successes and Failures of Content Marketing Doors open at 6pm and the presentation will start at 6:30pm. Join us afterwards at Unknown Brewery for a pint to discuss the presentation! Light refreshments will be provided by our sponsor UNION.co. Brownlow is responsible for overseeing the creation and execution of engaging digital campaigns for Hendrick Motorsports. She also manages content strategy and works with over 30 partners on collaborative digital campaigns. Brownlow has over 10 years of experience in the communication field with the majority of her experience in the world of racing. Prior to joining Hendrick Motorsports in 2014, Brownlow was senior account executive at Taylor and Sports Dimensions. She also served in various communications roles at Richard Childress Racing and NASCAR. Parking: There is ample street parking. Thank you to our host and sponsor UNION.co!

at Union
421 Penman Street
Charlotte, United States

Business Planning Series Module 2: Marketing

Business Planning Series Module 2: Marketing
Event on 2016-08-09 11:00:00
Focuse on what your business has to offer and effectively communicating that with clients. Learning objectives: Customer segmentation and defining the target market 4 Ps of Marketing: Price, Place, Promotion, and Product Creating the appropriate messaging for the desired target market Branding Selecting the right advertising tools for the desired target market, including but not limited to advertising, sales promotions, events and experiences, public relations and publicity, direct marketing, interactive marketing, word of mouth marketing, personal selling, e-mail marketing, social media marketing, search engine marketing. Creating a digital marketing strategy. Facilitated by Christine Kinnie, Business Services Coordinator at Community Futures Fraser Fort George

at Community Futures Fraser Fort George
1566 7 Ave
Prince George, Canada

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GrowthCLUB Planning Day

GrowthCLUB Planning Day
Event on 2016-03-30 08:30:00
Failure to plan is a plan for failure for most businesses howevever finding time to plan or even to reflect on what works well for your business seems impossible at times. GrowthCLUB can help you by giving you the opportunity to step outside of your business for only 1 day every 3 months and get laser-focused on what it is you need to do to guarantee success. Renowned business coach Joanna Martorana will be hosting the  quarterly GrowthCLUB at the Manor of Groves Hotel in High Wych on March 30th. GrowthCLUB teaches you the fundamental skills needed to increase the productivity and efficiency of your business with actual results.  Know you need to work ON but stuck with working IN your business? Looking to expand but not sure how and also when is the right time? Can;t seem to find time to complete the simplest of tasks? Confused about what you should be prioritising? Join thousands of other business leaders across the world who have used the ActionCOACH '6 Steps to Building a Great Business' model and experience for yourself the difference it makes. GrowthCLUB trains you in methods to help you master your time, be clear about your priorities and equip you with the tools and mindset you need to achieve your goals. Sound good? EXTRA VALUE: This session also includes a masterclass plus Q&A on Social Media Marketing from Steve Chew (www.magnificentstuff.net)- which is tailored and suitable for all levels of understanding and will help you understand everything from how to post a Tweet to what to hashtag in Instagram. For more information please contact Joanna Martorana or one of her team on +447949666562 or book now to avoid disappointment.  Existing GrowthCLUB members: please don't forget to bring your coaching folders and 90-day plans!   FAQs   What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? There's a free car park on site at the venue and Harlow train station is a 10 minute taxi ride.   Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? You can contact Joanna or one of her team on +447949666562 or you can email joannamartorana@actioncoach.com  

at The Drawing Room
The Manor of Groves Golf & Country Club
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom

The Time: Planning and Productivity Workshop for Possibilitarians

The Time: Planning and Productivity Workshop for Possibilitarians
Event on 2016-02-29 09:30:00
A creative and interactive workshop for curious and entrepreneurial types, exploring your business goals, knowing what is essential to do, managing your workload, making plans and becoming the master of your time and energy. SPACE   ::   TIME   ::  THINKING   ::   PLANNING   ::   TREATS You know how you say 'I don't have enough time to work ON my business?' or 'I'm too busy to plan!' or 'I'm flat out but don't feel like I'm getting where I want to be'? Well, this is your opportunity to do something good for yourself and your business, and get clarity and calm in your working life. Our most precious resources are our time, energy and mental health. This workshop is specifically designed to create space to think, plan and prioritise your business goals in the next three – six months.  Get your business thinking sorted. Think of it as a strategic planning day to get your mind clear on what are your most important priorities coming up, and how you're going to get them done. Identify the essential from the noise, design your days on purpose, create an achievable personalised plan that makes sense for your version of happiness and success.  Get excited by your business, tap more deeply into your creativity, give life to your ideas and discover new ones and feel more grounded, focussed and productive with your energy. Download the noise that's in your head, and upload habits that serve your beliefs and priorities. By the end of the workshop you'll walk away with a clear vision for your business and life for the next three – six months. And it will be fun, motivating, informative and empowering. There will be coloured pens, piles of post it notes, chocolates and a room full of whole hearted biz types like you.   Get a sneak peak of what you're in for via our video below, recorded at our sister course #ContentKin (all about content marketing and social media).     AGENDA The Now :: Connecting with your 'why' of your life :: Defining our core desired feelings The Essential :: Download the noise that's inside your head :: Identify what are your essential priorities for the next 90 days :: Identify opportunities for outsourcing, delegating, deferring or backburning :: Get clear about what you really want to be doing The Productive :: Learn productivity methods to get more out of your energy :: Better design your workflow to make the most of your time   The Priorities :: Get clear on your priorities :: Develop a weekly roadmap to program your business GPS  :: Ensure that you make time for your wellbeing :: Discover ways to boost your productivity The Plan :: Walk away with an actionable plan to start the new financial year with your best foot forward :: Learn tips to ensure you stay on track going forward    The CarePackage :: Self care when the going gets tough :: Setting boundaries and saying no (or yes!) :: Create a manifesto to live by :: Build a survival tool kit to call on in 'those moments!' WHO IS IT FOR? You're likely to be (but not exclusively!) a small to medium business owner, with a wholehearted, creative and curious entrepreneurial spirit at its core. You're craving time and space to think and plan, especially with the new financial year starting. You're perhaps feeling overwhelmed with the day-to-day juggle of working and living the way you'd like to. You want to work your way. You're keen on designing your own path. You've maybe thought about getting a business coach, but wasn't completely sold on the idea. Maybe you've got a bunch of questions and want to hang out with peeps that can answer them.   Come learn, engage and plan!   KIN STORIES I have never had such a clear idea on what I need to do to not only achieve my work and career goals, but how to fit in what truly makes me happy. Emma Walker, Events, Exhibitions, One Fine Collective   One of the most inspiring workshops I have been a part of.  The information was very informative and uplifting and although I learned something, thought of something, I also felt something. Kylie and Bin are amazing inspiration. Danielle Kelly, Stylist, May Rose Style   I found the workshop very inspirational. I have walked away feeling very motivated and now have set business goals for the next three months. Sally Gentle, Owner & Style, May Rose Style   A great overview for me at this stage of my business. It has given me an appetite to learn more. Darren Wigley, Owner & Photographer, Mr Wigley   I walked away inspired and with direction which was exactly what I attended the workshop for! Rowena Clarke, Owner & Photographer, Rosie and Rolf   After just coming out of one of the biggest burnouts and lows I’ve ever experience, the timing of this course was too good to be true (it’s funny how the universe works). Kylie and Belinda excel at delivering savvy content that hits home and reminds you that at the heart of business there needs to be a happy and well rested entrepreneur. In one day they have given me tools to plan, create and set my business up so I don’t run myself into the ground again. Sara Dobson, Founder and Designer, Purdy in Bloom   As a small business I didn’t think this would be useful but I was wrong – I learnt so much more than anticipated and can’t wait to put in practice Kylie and Belinda’s techniques. Theona Draganis, Marketing Manager, Classic Treats Ice Cream An awesome experience overall and I would definitely be back for more. Exceptional! Erin Macdonald, Owner & Photographer, Canary Photographics   You have provided the clarity and reaffirmed the direction I am heading is what’s true to my branding – and you did so in such an authentic and inspiring way. Feeling motivated! Mel Webster, Interior Designer, Stylist, Home Label, The Gather Collective   The workshop was so uplifting and inspiring. I learned so much in just one day and have come away with a whole ‘toolkit’ of ideas and new skill. The speakers were passionate and awesome in general! Sharelle Johnson, National Accounts Manager, One Fine Day   Today was one of the most helpful and informative workshops I’ve had the pleasure of attending. Well worthwhile and very interactive. Ben Fox, Director, Guitarist and Vocalist, Duke The Band   A wonderful day spent in great company full of valuable information to apply to your business and yourself personally. You will be better off after this day. Kirsten, HostCoSydney   An amazing workshop that reignited passion and creativity in me. Helped me to focus my plans and ideas. Natalie, Marketing and PR Manager, BridesmaidsOnly.com.au   Today has inspired me to be more motivated and self controlled within my business. Kelly Hopkins, Director and Salon Owner, Zada Hair   Really amazing day which brought me back to a place of inspiration and purpose as well as providing highly relevant and quality info. xxxx Anna Turner, Photographer and Owner, Anna Turner Photography   Amazing day – came away with clear goals and ideas for the next three months – something I’ve never had before. Meggie, Designer and Owner, Sailor Sam   Such an inspiring course. So many great ideas from Kylie and Bin to plan your business goals, manage time and stay sane!! Love the expertise, passion and quality content presented. Thank you! Natalie Hayllar, National Account Manager, One Fine Baby   With so many forms of 'busy' cluttering my brain it was a welcomed relief to sit in a room full of hard-working people and find a familiarity and a grounding. The content was relevant, easy to digest, and interesting. It was the affirmation i needed to remember that 'everything is awesome' and Im on track! …Not to mention some very practical tips to increase my productivity and keep the channels flowin' Thanks so much Kylie and Bin. Matt, NACIDO         About The Organisers   Of Kin is a collective of passionate business catalysts and creative digital strategists.   Kylie Lewis, founder, Of Kin Having worked across five tech startups, headed digital teams and agencies, and completed training as an internationally accredited executive and wellness coach, Kylie now has her own consultancy, Of Kin. Combining her forever curious mind, with over 17 years of experience in online sales, web project management, digital and content marketing for leading Australian brands behind her, (most recently as digital strategist for kikki.K) Kylie now coaches creative, wholehearted entrepreneurial businesses interested in starting, evolving or organising their approach to work and life in empowering, outcome focussed, practical ways. She doesn't believe in hustle, but does believe in challenging yourself to be more courageous in working and living with authenticity and self care. Kylie co-authored Add All To Cart: 1003 questions to ask when building an ecommerce store, is a regular blogger and speaker for Life Instyle and loves good chai and raw chocolate. Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn | Pinterest   Binny Langler, Business Catalyst, Of Kin Belinda has more than 17 years experience with some of Australia’s best known brands including RACV, NRMA, Yellowpages.com.au, WhereIs.com.au and CitySearch.com.au. She has a deep understanding of the needs of small businesses from over 5 years management of Yellow Pages digital product innovation. Binny's held many senior roles in sales, product management, digital marketing,strategy and innovation – In her previous life in the corporate world. And she must thank that previous life, it armed her with all the knowledge she has today. Lessons you can’t learn at uni, or doing a short course. And many of those lessons were about life, people, talents and attitudes. One of the biggest lessons she walked away with was making sure you have your priorities right, and knowing why you do what you do (and how to avoid burn-out!). With a Masters of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Binny is passionate about start-up's and small businesses acting as a business catalyst to help them through the different stages of their growth and expansion. From idea development and screening through to product development and ideal business model selection. Belinda is always looking forward, after completing graduate studies in strategic foresight she has honed her skills in seeing trends and patterns in human behaviour and what that means for businesses.  MORE INFORMATION Please feel free to contact: Belinda :: binny@ofkin.com | 0414 477 445  Kylie :: kylie@ofkin.com | 0411 691 723 MORE COURSES AT OFKIN.COM

at The Co Work Collective
421 Lygon Street
Brunswick, Australia

Planning For SEO Success In 2016

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Social Media Planning for Hospitals

Social Media Planning for Hospitals
Event on 2015-10-17 14:30:00
The dramatic increase in social media use may show the increasing value of social media to hospitals to potentially improve market share, engage with patients, increase profitability, or advance their missions in health and healthcare. This workshop primarily is directed at Medical Directors, Physician Entrepreneurs, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Hospital Administrators, CEOs, and Chief Marketing Officers who will be exposed to the Art & Science of Social Media Planning.  Convenor: G. Vishwanand, B.S., M.B.A, Founder & CEO, InfocusRx™, CMO, HealthBrio™ Moderators: Srinidhi Chidambaram, Vice President – Health communications and Consultant – Quality Initiatives Apollo Hospitals Group, India Vikas Agnihotri, Director (Auto, CPG, Finance, M&E, Travel), Google India Contact Srikanth @ 91-8790722274 or srikanth@transformhealth-it.org to know more and ticketing details.   Visit http://transformhealth-it.org/ for more details.    

at The Lalit Ashok Bangalore
Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Next to CM Guest House
Bangalore, India

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