Q: Why should I take the DES Certification?
A: The virtual events industry is forecast at 404 billion USD by 2027, at a CAGR of 23.2% from 2020 to 2027. As the business events industry and communication strategy is transforming, professionals with digital skills will be needed to produce virtual and hybrid events.
The Digital Event Strategist certification (DES) will certify you as a globally recognized expert at connecting people to brands, ideas and opportunities through business events in a digital world.
DES will help you to grow audience engagement, generate new business insights and operationalize hybrid event production efficiencies.
According to The Future of Jobs Report 2020, published by the World Economic Forum, “Technology use, monitoring and control” is within the Top 10 skills needed to succeed in 2025. In the same way, according to Mercer´s 2021 Global Talent Trends Study, Digital Leadership is in the TOP 3 new skill requirements for the future of jobs.
DES certification will allow you to join a community of peers and & subject matter experts to network and share resources to face challenges of your job
Q: Who is the DES Certification aim at?
A: DES certification is aimed at anyone who wants to become an expert at connecting people to brands, ideas and opportunities through business events in a digital world. This includes event planners, event organizers, meeting planners, corporate event planners, B2B and B2C and includes sales, communication leaders, marketing content and operations professionals, globally.
Q: How long does each module take to complete?
A: DES certification has 2 different learning options available:
- Cohort Paced 6-week course that includes Live sessions with experts every week
- Self-Paced course, including on demand modules (meaning that you can learn at your convenience), as well as pre-recorded Live Q&A sessions.