Videos, Webinars & Continuing Education

Discover the best in events education

From event design, to audience acquisition, negotiations and more, earn as you learn. Plus, PCMA Members have access to hundreds of recorded sessions from past events, including Convening Leaders.

To collect CE credits, simply sign in with the email address on file with PCMA and watch the session. Upon completion, the credit will automatically be added to your CE Transcript.

Behind the Scenes: The Production and Planning of Convening Leaders LIVE 2020
It’s the first event of each New Year; Convening Leaders Live! Join us for this session where we will break down all of the pre, during and post event planning that goes into producing not only a live stream event, but a rebroadcast as well.
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Behind the Scenes: The Production and Planning of Convening Leaders LIVE 2020

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours
In the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19.

Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

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00:56:33
Webinar: 1st Quarter Membership 2020 (APAC)
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
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Webinar: 1st Quarter Membership 2020 (APAC)

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Webinar: Event Contract FAQs
Barbara Dunn and Lisa Sommer Devlin are back to answer your most important questions about event contracts. We will be taking questions live, but please submit any top-of-mind questions with your registration. This webinar shall not be considered legal advice. In all cases, groups should consult their legal counsel. Further, this webinar shall not be considered as insurance advice —
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Webinar: Event Contract FAQs

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours
In the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19.
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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

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01:04:32
Webinar: Communication Strategies in Uncertain Times
We live in a time of increased risks that make it critical for business event organizers to have a strong, cohesive crisis communications plan. If a crisis hits that impacts your event, you should be ready to communicate to participants, internal and external stakeholders, as well as the media with tailored, targeted messages. In this webinar, Michael Wigent, Regional Operations

Webinar: Communication Strategies in Uncertain Times

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00:58:42
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Webinar: Contract Crisis Preparedness For Suppliers
Basic knowledge of your contract language is not enough - you must have the right steps in place to act quickly when a customer wants to make a change due to unforeseen circumstances. Attorney Lisa Devlin will share how to protect your business and customer interests with potential solutions when challenges arise before and during events.

Webinar: Contract Crisis Preparedness For Suppliers

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Webinar: Is Your Event Covered in a Crisis Situation?
Event organizers should examine their organization’s contracts concerning events in light of cancellations caused by unforeseen circumstances, like COVID-19. Attorney Barbara Dunn will walk through what to look for and answer your burning questions about evaluating what’s included in your contracts and whether your standard language will protect the interests of your organization.

Webinar: Is Your Event Covered in a Crisis Situation?

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Webinar:  Get the Facts on COVID-19
With so much media coverage of COVID-19, and the global developments changing by the minute, it’s hard to determine what steps are necessary - and when to act. PCMA and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) are delivering this joint webinar featuring a panel of medical experts to separate fact from fiction helping you decide if and how this impacts

Webinar: Get the Facts on COVID-19

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Webinar: Getting the Sequence Right: Strategy, Design, Budget!
Following the traditional model of locking in a budget before exploring design and strategic ideas can result in business events feeling the same year over year. Break the cycle by exploring a mindset and methodology that places strategy and design before final budgeting decisions. Discuss how this approach fosters the creation of unique event experiences that are not only strategically

Webinar: Getting the Sequence Right: Strategy, Design, Budget!

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00:54:45
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Webinar: 1st Quarter Membership 2020
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

Webinar: 1st Quarter Membership 2020

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00:11:50
Tech Spots from Convening Leaders 2020
The Tech Spot solution demos during PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 LIVE offered a deep dive into leading technology tools to help elevate your business events.
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Tech Spots from Convening Leaders 2020

Harnessing Emotion as a Leader: Tools to Express Emotions at Work
Leadership success is shaped by effectively harnessing emotion to build trust while still maintaining the delicate balance between sharing and oversharing. This session equips leaders with the tools to understand, navigate and express their emotions at work.
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Harnessing Emotion as a Leader: Tools to Express Emotions at Work

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Navigating Your Diverse Workplace
It’s possible to have five generations represented in one workplace, a historical first. This phenomenon raises challenges in communications, retention, training and recruitment. This session will examine the shifting demographics and dynamics in workplaces and how leaders can successfully navigate relationships with each generation.
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Navigating Your Diverse Workplace

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Launch and Leverage SMM to Open Up Opportunity and Resources
The art of strategic meetings management is viewing your organizational meetings holistically and seeing how they save costs and free up resources. But you can take SMM beyond tactical logistics and make it work harder for you. This session will explore simple ways to get started with SMM, how it can be used to deliver on the latest event trends,
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Launch and Leverage SMM to Open Up Opportunity and Resources

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Solving for the Room Block Conundrum
Participate in this session to hear different perspectives on innovating the attendee room booking process through the lens of the latest findings from the Room Block of the Future research project.
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Solving for the Room Block Conundrum

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The Art of Persuasion: Using Influence to Increase Sales
In this fast paced session, Business expert and BBC mentalist David Meade, will equip us with persuasive trading and learning techniques to assist us with influencing others while increasing sales.
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The Art of Persuasion: Using Influence to Increase Sales

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Smart Cities: Strategies, Successes and Impacts
Smart Cities initiatives are designed to improve the lives of citizens and local business through data-driven, yet human-focused technology and sustainability initiatives. Hear insights and strategies from business events leaders at four Smart Cities about their journey and the impact it has had on their business events and hospitality sectors.
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Smart Cities: Strategies, Successes and Impacts

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This is Your Event. This is Your Event on 5G.
Get the inside scoop on how meetings and events can prepare for 5G, the next giant leap in mobile technology. With connectivity speeds nearly 100 times faster than current broadband services, 5G will reshape how we use mobile devices at events. Explore what faster file upload/download speeds, virtual and virtual reality meetings, rich media experiences and other technology innovation can
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This is Your Event. This is Your Event on 5G.

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01:00:59
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Preparedness and Agility in an Uncertain World
Marketplace disruptions, geopolitical upheavals, last-minute client demands — the unexpected doesn’t have to derail a carefully designed event. Leaders who can demonstrate agility and build teams with solution-oriented mindsets are able to successfully navigate challenges. Discover tips on how to create a team culture that encourages flexibility and accommodates change in an uncertain world.
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Preparedness and Agility in an Uncertain World

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Making the Right Connections: Who to Have in Your Corner
With the click of the mouse you are virtually connected to someone halfway around the world as easily as your neighbor down the street. But are these connections meaningful? Listen as Janine Garner discusses how to make sincere connections, including the four types of people that are integral to you, and your team's, success on any endeavor.
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Making the Right Connections: Who to Have in Your Corner

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AR/VR: Gimmick or Strategy
Virtual reality and augmented reality are tools for forward-thinking planners in addition to being cool technologies. VR allows you to tour your booth during the planning phase before you arrive onsite. AR allows you to demonstrate your product’s functionality in real time. These digital tools help tell your story and captivate your trade show audience during the few minutes you
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AR/VR: Gimmick or Strategy

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Welcoming Diverse Travelers with More Inclusive Events
LGBTQ+ business events attendees can still face challenges despite the best inclusion efforts of events organizers. In this session, we’ll take a closer look at the LGBTQ+ audience and how efforts including gender-neutral language and bathrooms can make all business events participants feel welcome.
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Welcoming Diverse Travelers with More Inclusive Events

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Events in China and the APAC Region: What’s New and What’s Next?
China’s reputation as a top meeting destination continues to grow the Asia-Pacific region sees increases in its MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) industry. Hear about China’s evolution as a business events industry leader and gain strategies on how to navigate complex cultural and logistical relationships to ensure your organization’s success.
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Events in China and the APAC Region: What’s New and What’s Next?

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