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Design Your Next Conference:
Balancing speakers, formats, engagement and your bottom line

Webinar • Tuesday, June 27, 2017


The days of “sage from the stage” conferences are over. And unless you change up that tired approach, the days of strong conference revenue—and attendance—are over, too.

That’s because today’s attendees don’t value passive learning or simply watching a speaker or panel discussion.  They want a dynamic format where they can interact with experts and engage with content that sparks their curiosity and satisfies their craving to explore what matters to them most.

It can be a challenge to meet all these new expectations while meeting the old expectation of staging a profitable event. Now, one of today’s leading experts shows you practical ways to do it, starting with your very next conference.

Register now for Design Your Next Conference: Balancing Speakers, Formats, Engagement and Your Bottom Line.

In this 90-minute webinar, Meghan Denhardt draws on her expertise in creating dynamic conferences and events to share the best strategies for delivering the learning and experiences attendees crave today. You’ll learn how to provide attendance-boosting features and formats to engage attendees, build community and spark curiosity—all while growing bottom-line revenue for your organization.

New presentation formats. You’ll explore how to tailor purposefully designed experiences for your audience, offer quality speakers and sessions, and offer a variety of learning formats. You’ll also learn how to help speakers engage attendees in meaningful--and memorable--learning experiences.  Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to discover ways to turn your next conference into a robust, memorable and profitable experience, including:

  • Unique learning formats you can use to replace tired “sage from the stage” and panel discussions
  • Tips (and tricks!) for selecting speakers and preparing them to engage with their audience
  • Tactics for revitalizing your conference event—and improving those satisfaction ratings
  • Conference design strategies that position your event as a must-attend
  • Real-world examples of what’s driving success for today’s most successful conferences

Remember, attendees no longer settle for watching a speaker or panel on a stage. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover ways to create the dynamic formats and content that help grow attendance and revenue.

Register now for Design Your Next Conference: Balancing Speakers, Formats, Engagement and Your Bottom Line.

Meet Your Trainer

Megan Denhardt CAE, president of The Denhardt Group, has 13 years of experience in developing and managing face-to-face and online educational programs, conferences and events in all shapes and sizes. Her dedication to creating exceptional and memorable experiences for her clients and their constituents is what sets her apart. Megan has enormous energy and enthusiasm for delivering high-level content in engaging ways that keep participants tuned-in. She coaches organizations on how to create and deliver meaningful educational content, implement unique conferences and events, and design quality programs, that keep attendees engaged and foster relationship building.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is of value to all professional societies, trade associations and association management companies. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Conferences and Meetings officers
  • Meetings directors
  • Education officers
  • Education directors
  • Meetings consultants

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$215.00 Design Your Next Conference:
Balancing speakers, formats, engagement and your bottom line
(06/27/17) OnDemand Recording

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