It began as a simple way to change presentations: “give the presenter the ability to zoom in and out during a presentation to make storytelling more engaging and memorable.” As planners, we know the importance of attendee engagement have seen how visual engagement has grown. So why AREN’T speakers using Prezi technology more? Join PCMA as we go through what Prezi is, the features the software has to offer, and where you as a meeting planner or supplier in the industry can use the software to enhance your own careers and events.
- Investigate the importance of visual learning tools
- Understand the basics of what sets Prezi apart from other presentation tools
- Discover ways to incorporate Prezi into your professional lives
Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time: 1pm Central
Cost: Complimentary Patrick Crosson, Events Manager, PCMA
Patrick graduated from James Madison University with a B.B.A. in Hospitality and Tourism Management in May of 2011. Upon graduating, Patrick began working at the International Dairy Foods Association as the meetings assistant working on everything from registration and housing to logistics and marketing. Patrick also remained heavily involved in the regional Capital Chapter of PCMA.
In October of 2012, Patrick was hired on by the Professional Convention Management Association as their Specialist, Meetings and Events. His role includes handling all registration and housing for PCMA’s annual and mid-year conferences, logistics planning, and coordination of transportation, signage and shipping as well as being the lead planner on other meetings throughout the year, including PCMA’s Global Corporate Summit and the PCMA Education Foundation Partnership Summit. Patrick received his CMP designation in August 2013 and was recently promoted to Events Manager in February 2014.