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Collapse PCMA Business School: Business Ethics - What to Do?
Most of us believe we are ethical…that we work for ethical entities. Yet, credit card fraud is increasing, the media seems to have an unending stream of corporate malfeasance stories, even leading universities are being challenged for how they handle the misconduct of top athletes. What to do?

Based on the latest research on personal motivation and decision-making, we will explore three practical, application-specific topics:
  • What are the ethical "traps" we are all prone to fall into?
  • What are some simple frameworks for ethical alignment personally and professionally?
  • How can institutions create "ethical cultures"?
Formats Available: Streaming
Original Program Date: January 13, 2015
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse The New Guide to Outsourcing

    Domain E: Human Resources

    Maybe your budget was slashed. Maybe your organization is looking to add three new meetings in the next three years. It could be that you want to launch an app, or retool your registration process. If you’re not outsourcing meeting services yet, you’ve probably considered it, either to save time or money, or to gain access to specialized talent like hybrid-event producers or social-media marketers.

     

     

     

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: December 01, 2015
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse Business Event Series - Generating Revenue From Events

    The Business Event Series Increasing Event Revenue Course was developed to expand your organization’s strategies for bringing in event dollars beyond registration and exhibit booths.  Lessons include utilizing data to identify additional and non-traditional revenue opportunities.  In addition, there are tactics presented to expanding sponsorships into larger portfolio opportunities.

    Learners in this Course will have the opportunity to self-assess their learning through integrated quizzing.  In addition, there are resource articles and captured sessions users can access and customize for their own needs. 

     

    Supported by a grant from the PCMA Education Foundation

     

    Brought to you in partnership with NYC & Co.

    Formats Available: Online Course
    Original Program Date: September 17, 2015
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.25 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse CMP Online Prep Course 3.0


    The best study course
    for the CMP Exam 
    just got better.

    In January 2016, PCMA released a brand new online course completely rewritten and updated for the Exam based on the latest study materials (Professional Meeting Management, 6th edition and CIC Manual, 9th edition & APEX glossary).

    This product includes:

    • 10 study modules organized by the CIC Domains. Each module takes you through a study outline, a pre-test, and a post-test to track progress.
    • Each test offers a report with your results to help you study
    • Outline handouts by Domain that you can print out
    • A full length, timed CMP Practice Test
    • Access to the new PCMA CMP Study app with Domain outlines and on-the-go practice to get you ready for the Exam
    • One year of unlimited access to the online course

    Save 20% and buy the study textbooks and the prep course!

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    Our newest addition to our CMP Online Prep Course is the PCMA CMP App! You now have access to this handy study tool with your prep course purchase!

     

    PCMA CMP App is powered by:

     

    Need more time? See our 90 Day Course Extension.

    Formats Available: Online Course
    Original Program Date: January 04, 2016
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    Extra 20% discount when you buy the new CMP Online Prep Course 3.0 and the Ultimate Study Pack books together!

     

    The CMP Online Prep Course Version 3.0 is a brand new online course completely rewritten and updated for the Exam based on the latest study materials (Professional Meeting Management, 6th edition and CIC Manual, 9th edition & APEX glossary, 2016 Edition).

    This product includes:

    • The 3 required texts for the CMP Body of Knowledge. All book sales are final and non-refundable.
    • 10 study modules organized by the CIC Domains. Each module takes you through a study outline, a pre-test, and a post-test to track progress.
    • Each test offers a report with your results to help you study
    • Outline handouts by Domain that you can print out
    • A full length, timed CMP Practice Test
    • Access to the new PCMA CMP Study app with Domain outlines and on-the-go practice to get you ready for the Exam
    • One year of unlimited access to the online course and app

    Course brought to you by

     

     

    Our newest addition to our CMP Online Prep Course is the PCMA CMP App! You now have access to this handy study tool with your prep course purchase!

     

    PCMA CMP App is powered by:

     

     

     

    Need more time? See our 90 Day Course Extension.

    Formats Available: Online Course + Book Bundle
    Original Program Date: January 11, 2016
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    Collapse Successful e-Sourcing: Leveraging Technology to Get the Best Rates, Dates and Event Space

    Refine your sourcing process with the latest tips and best practices — and ensure you’re getting the best hotel and venue rates for your upcoming events! 

    Amanda Bigley and Karen Keller — two of Lanyon’s top meeting specialists — will share from their extensive experience in meetings management technology and negotiation practices to show you how to save time and money, and lower risk when booking your next meeting or event.

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: September 16, 2015
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse Convening Leaders 2016 Student Orientation

     As a student participant at Convening Leaders, there are so many opportunities open to you. Discover how you can effectively maneuver through the crowd, stand out as an up-and-coming professional and get the most from the sessions.



    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: December 17, 2015
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse 2016 Convening Leaders Live

     

    PCMA Convening Leaders showcases the latest innovations in event technology, meeting design and business event strategy. In January 2016, we’ll help you Cultivate the Creative Moments that fuel innovative event design. 

    Keynotes stir us to act.
    Spaces encourage us to connect.
    Sounds move our souls.
    Meaningful event moments lead to profound experiences that shape our future.

    See full schedule here.

    Join us online and create your moments during Convening Leaders.

    Monday, January 11, 2016: 7am-3:45pm [Pacific]
    Tuesday, January 12, 2016: 7:45am-4:30pm [Pacific]
    Wednesday, January 13, 2016 8:45am-12:30pm [Pacific] 

     

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    Formats Available: Live Event
    Original Program Date: January 11, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    The rebroadcast will feature some of the most talked about sessions from 2016 Convening Leaders.  Join us on Tuesday, February 9th, 8:30am-5:00pm CST. Schedule TBD.

     

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    Formats Available: Live Event
    Original Program Date: February 09, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Benchmarking the Modern Meeting Planner

    How many meetings are you juggling each year? What tools are you using to work more efficiently and create incredible event experiences? How do you stack up against modern event planners in 2016?

     

    Across every industry - event planners are some of the hardest working people out there. That's why Social Tables conducted a survey and collected the latest research, to find out how they get their jobs done. Find out how today's meeting and event planners go about their day-to-day, and learn from 10 actionable tips that can save you time, and take your events to the next level.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: May 24, 2016

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse Women@Work: Discover the Leader Within You

    The theme for PCMA Women@Work 2016 is Discover The Leader Within You.  Our vision is for our participants to develop professionally, gain confidence, learn how to identify their strengths and use them to lead more effectively.

     

    • Meet Georgia Dudley, the facilitator for the Women@Work session in St. Louis.
    • Learn how the St. Louis session is designed to help you discover the leader within you.
    • Review what pre-work is necessary prior to the program in St. Louis.

     

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    PCMA's Susan Katz will be interviewing Georgia Dudley about the upcoming Women @ Work program.

     

    Georgia Dudley
    Georgia Dudley is the Founder and CEO of Empowering Women Network, Inc. (EWN). EWN was founded in June of 2002 and is a company dedicated to leadership and the advancement of professional women. EWN supports its corporate clients through professional development programs (for business women) that include: leadership education, executive business coaching, networking and executive memberships. Prior to starting EWN, Georgia along with a business partner founded Encore Consulting Services, Inc., a business and technology consultancy firm based in Chicago, IL. Georgia was the driving force behind Encores profitable growth in its first years of business and built the company from the ground up to a consistent profitable revenue stream of $7M yearly. Encore currently employs 50 professional men and women full-time. Georgia has spent the last 30 years as a business owner, sales executive and speaker.  She has extensive experience in women’s leadership education, training and professional development. In 2004, Georgia was recognized and given the prestigious Influential Women in Business, award presented in conjunction with the National Association of Women (NAWBO) and the Business Ledger. She was nominated in 2007 for the prestigious Athena International Award. The Athena International award is presented to business women who demonstrate excellence and creativity in business and actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential.

    Susan Katz
    Susan Katz has been in the industry for over 30 years.  She is currently the Senior Vice President of Operations for PCMA.  Prior to joining PCMA, he held the position as Director of Corporate Events & Travel for the True Value Company.  Prior to joining True Value, she worked for several non-profit organizations including the National Safety Council and the American Dental Association.

    Susan has sat on several industry advisory boards including the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau, InterContinental Hotel Group, Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau Advisory Council, Atlanta Customer Advisory Board, New Orleans, Orlando, Anaheim and Philadelphia Advisory Boards.  She was honored by PCMA with the Distinguished Meeting Professional Award at the PCMA Annual Meeting in 2009. In addition, Susan was on the PCMA Foundation Board prior to joining the PCMA Board of Directors.  She completed her service as chairman of the Board of Directors at the 2012 Convening Leaders in San Diego.  

     

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: May 26, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse 2nd Quarter Member Orientation 2016

    Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry's most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let's get you prepped and ready to take full advantage of all we offer!

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: June 01, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Using Event Data to Support Your Planner Instincts

    We sit down with PCMA’s Jason Paganessi to discuss how event data informs planners’ instincts and decision-making process. We’ll also touch on the idea that “your event is your brand,” and how PCMA uses event technology to grow their events, therefore growing their brand.

     

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: June 08, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse Master the Art of Menus and F&B Spending

    Overview:

    Domain A: Strategic Planning
    0.1 CEU/1 clock hour

    Food and beverage plans are as varied and changing as the people who we feed. How can you accommodate a myriad of dietary preferences and restrictions, stay on budget, and keep up with the latest trends? Watch this OnDemand webinar and leave with:

    • Clever ways to bring cost savings to your food and beverage programs while simultaneously increasing the quality and presentation.
    • How to add superfoods to your menus that accommodate dietary restrictions, fulfill attendees’ organic/farm to table/gluten free
    • Learn what is hot, what is tried and true, and what is next in the world of food and beverage.

     

    Christy Lamagna, CMP, CMM, CTSM
    Founded Strategic Meetings & Events in 2001 

    When Christy joined the meetings industry 26 years ago, event planning was a concept more than a recognized profession. In the ensuing two and a half decades, she has proudly participated in its evolution. In 2001 she founded Strategic Meetings & Events, which produces mid to large scale corporate events, worldwide. Christy is a nationally recognized, award-winning strategic planner and entrepreneur, writes for multiple industry publications, speaks at conferences worldwide, has a private coaching practice and has taught strategic planning at the University level for the last ten years. Her textbook on Strategic Planning is due out in January of 2017.

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: June 22, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse PCMA 2016 Education Conference - Hybrid Event

     

    An experiential conference designed for meeting and education professionals who create and/or deliver educational experiences, the 2016 Education Conference will provide participants a unique program that focuses on the topics relevant to our events industry.

     

    June 27, 2016
    9:00am-5:45pm Central

     

    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Opening General Session - Strategic Leadership: Transforming Vision into Results

    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Convene Live Presents: 5 Provocative Trends Based on Convene Research

    12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
    CL15 Rebroadcast: Un-Marketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging

    1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    Quantifying the Value of Events

    3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
    The New Partnership Norm – Delivering Value and Generating Revenue in Today’s Experience-Driven Marketplace

    4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
    Virtual Happy Hour

     

    0.6 Total CEUs Earned (6 clock hours)

     

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    Formats Available: Live Event
    Original Program Date: June 27, 2016
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    Collapse The Ultimate Guide to Event Internet

    Given the pace of technological change and consumer usage patterns, today’s planners and suppliers must possess sufficient knowledge about connectivity (High Speed internet Access/HSIA) to ask the right questions and achieve the desired outcomes.  Planners understand the importance of event history and projected needs like food and beverage consumption and attendance numbers, but many don’t know how much High Speed Internet Access (HSIA) bandwidth they use, how it is being used, whether they are receiving what they contracted for, and/or what level of service is required.

    We are light years ahead of where we were just 10 years ago with technological advances.  Device adoption rates have skyrocketed as had increased consumer demand for better connectivity and faster access.  Internet access has gone from “nice to have” to “must have” both for event attendees and meeting professionals.

    This program was developed by and is delivered under the auspices of the CIC APEX Standards Committee and its Bandwidth and Connectivity Workgroup and may be reported for 1 hour of CMP continuing education under Domain G – Meeting and Event Design”. 

     

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    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Program Date: July 12, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PCMA: 0.10 hours Total CEUs

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    Collapse 2016 Education Conference LIVE Rebroadcast

     

    Join us for two of the best sessions from 201​6 Education Conference during the rebroadcast on July 14, 2016. 


    ​Register now - complimentary


    Time: ​1​1:00 am - 3:30 pm Central Daylight Time
    0.325 CEUs (3.25 credit hours)

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    General Session: The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Network Age

    12:10 PM - 1:35 PM
    Quantifying the Value of Your Business Events

    1:45 PM - 2:40 PM
    Behind the Scenes Look – Bringing Digital Hybrid Events to Life 

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Virtual Happy Hour

     

     

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    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Program Date: July 14, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse 3rd Quarter Member Orientation 2016

    Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry's most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let's get you prepped and ready to take full advantage of all we offer!

    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Program Date: September 07, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry's most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let's get you prepped and ready to take full advantage of all we offer!

    Formats Available: Webinar + Archive
    Original Program Date: September 07, 2016
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    OnDemand Sessions