Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA VEI Presents: 2016 Virtual Edge Summit


November 10, 2016 8:30 AM Central Standard Time until November 10, 2016 5:15 PM Central Standard Time


Are you seeking new ideas and best practices for your digital events?

Whether you’re a seasoned digital events producer or just considering adding broadcasting to your event portfolio, you’ll want to join us November 10 for our daylong Virtual Edge Summit live broadcast. The Summit is event dedicated to providing high level education to meeting professionals, hybrid and/or digital event producers.

We’ll dive into ROI and driving results, legal considerations and current trends, and much more.

You’ll hear from best-in-class presenters, leaders in the digital events sector, representing Switchboard Live, PRG and International Conference Services, Ltd. just to name a few. Take this opportunity to learn from leading educators, connect online with your colleagues and demonstrate how to engage in the digital event space.

Prepare to start 2017 with a digital bang and register now. You’ll save with our early bird opportunity. 


VES Schedule

November 10, 2016
​8:​30 am - 5:​15 pm Central

>>View the full schedule and session descriptions here<<

8:30-9:00 am:
Virtual Coffee Networking

9:00-10:00 am: 
The State of the Global Internet Landscape

Presenter: Todd M. Tolbert, CAO, Internet Society
CIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

10:15-11:15 am: The ROI Report Proving the Impact of Digital Events
Presenters: Deborah Sexton, President & CEO, PCMA; Jennifer Kingen Kush, ​Executive Director, PCMA VEI

CIC Domain: Strategic Planning

11:30-12:30 pm: Navigating the Legal Aspects of Digital Events
Presenter: Paula Cozzi-Goedert, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

CIC Domain: Risk Management

12:45-1:​15 pm: VES: Tech Spotlights

2:00-3:00 pm: Driving Results for Your Organizational Strategy – from the C-level perspective
Presenters: Mathias Posch, President & Partner, International Conference Services, Ltd.; Deborah Sexton, President & CEO, PCMA; 
Lisa Fingerhut, Strategic Engagement Lead, McDonald's Corporation

CIC Domain: Strategic Planning

3:15-4:15 pm: Social Trends’ Impact on the Future of Digital Events
Presenters: Dan Ciccone, Managing Director, rEvXP; Donny Neufuss, Director, Business Development, PRG; Rudy Ellis, CEO & Co-Founder, Switchboard Live

CIC Domain: Meeting of Event Design

4:15-5:15 pm: Virtual Happy Hour

Why attend?

By attending the Virtual Edge Summit, you will gain the knowledge to successfully produce and master the art of digital and hybrid events. This educational opportunity will source the most relevant and trending content today t​o be used instantaneously when producing your next digital or hybrid event for your organization.

Registration Price: $​​125.00

Attendees can earn up to .5 CEUs (5 Clock Hours) for your Digital Event Strategist (DES) or Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certifications.

Questions? email info@virtualedge.org


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Continuing Education Credit

5 Credits