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ADMEI provides free webinars as a member benefit.   Webinars qualify for continuing education units and are developed with the 4 DMC core competencies in mind:

  • Client
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • DMC Business
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Webinars offer advantages over other types of learning.  Webinars are free from the time or expense of travel.  And, there's always time for Q & A with the presenter at the end to ensure your objectives are met.   Webinars also count toward Continuing Education hours.   That's good news for aspiring DMCP candidates or DMCPs that needs to recertify.

These upcoming webinars are FREE to the industry!  Join us!
Crystal Washington
Crystal Washington
The Home Office Masterclass

31 March 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET | 3:00 pm UTC | 4:00 pm CET
FREE to Members and Non-members

Destination Management professionals are masters at employing agile and creative solutions. Now we’re going to take that approach and apply it to remote work and setting up a home office. In this funny and high-energy virtual class, technology strategist and futurist Crystal Washington—a thirteen-year veteran in the home office space—will share best practices, technology must-haves, and a few cool tips for ensuring your home office keeps you efficient, effective, and connected!

Paul Cataudella
Paul Cataudella
Navigating Through the Uncertainty from Contracts to Conversations

2 April 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET | 2:00 pm UTC | 4:00 pm CET
FREE to Members and Non-members

Amidst the frenzy of calls and e-mails from concerned clients, everchanging media updates on the status of the Coronavirus, and newly imposed government orders becoming more restrictive by the day, it’s only natural that a DMC professional is feeling overwhelmed. As a hospitality attorney, active contributor and speaker at ADMEI, and general counsel/general manager of a national DMC, please join me to discuss the top five things to consider when your client cancels their meeting or event due to COVID-19. I will share some of my personal experiences over the past several weeks, as well as offer suggestions for how to strategically approach certain situations.

Julie Holmes
Julie Holmes
Tech to Connect with Video: Build Meaningful (and Profitable) Relationships in an On-Screen World
7 April 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET | 3:00 pm UTC | 4:00 CET
FREE to Members and Non-members
We’ve gone remote, and the need for video communication has never been higher. From calming our clients with web meetings to creating partnerships through video voicemail, your face – and the trust it builds – can be your most valuable asset. But it’s easy to be camera shy even when we know it’s important.

Should you always be on video? What about the background? Is your audio okay? Knowing the answers to questions like these (and many more) will give you the skills and confidence to show up and shout, “lights, camera, action!” You’ll leave this session with quick tips, best practices, and some useful tools so that you can Tech to Connect with Video.

Join Julie Holmes (tech and innovation expert, inventor, virtual/live speaker) as she shares with you how to use video technology to build relationships effectively. Calling on her 25-year technology background and master’s in Communication, Julie will share not only why video matters, but how you can use it to help your clients and organization get connected and stay that way.

Crystal Washington
Crystal Washington
Nurturing Relationships for Business Success in Uncertain Times

9 April 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST | 3:00 pm UTC | 4:00 pm CET
FREE to Members and Non-members

In the face of unprecedented challenges in the meetings and hospitality industries, many professionals will opt to turn inward and give clients space. Not you! You understand that the key to longterm recovery is nurturing client relationships. In this interactive virtual class, technology strategist and futurist Crystal Washington will demonstrate how you can sow seeds now that will make a massive impact on your business in the next few months!

Webinars on Demand

ADMEI webinars are recorded and available for viewing in My ADMEI.   Free to ADMEI members!

Dan Hooton
Dan Hooton
Leave Nothing to Chance:
ADMEI’s Event Emergency Planning Checklist

Dan Hooton, Spearfish Security, Ltd.

ADMEI has designed the only comprehensive event emergency preparedness and risk management training course customized for meeting, event, and Destination Management professionals.  ADMEI members will have the opportunity to deep dive into one of the EPCP topics directly from ADMEI’s Risk Management Partner, Dan Hootan with Spearfish Security Ltd.  If you don’t have a check list, this session is a must for any serious event professional.   Already have a checklist?  Use this time to best prepare yourself, your events, your guests, and your DMC.  Attendees will walk away with ADMEI’s Event Emergency Planning Checklist.

Aired 8 October 2019     View in My ADMEI.

Mark Galvin
Mark Galvin
Master Your LinkedIN Page for a Better ePresence!

Mark Galvin, ePresence

It’s no secret that our social media presence reflects our personal brand. So, what does your LinkedIN page say about you? Join Mark for this educational and entertaining webinar to learn valuable steps, procedures, and LinkedIn’s best practices that you can implement immediately to elevate your "epresence."

Aired 23 July 2019     View in My ADMEI.

Michelle Guelbart
Michelle Guelbart
ECPAT-USA:  The Meeting and Event Industry's Role in Human Trafficking

Michelle Guelbart, ECPAT USA

The meeting and event industry is uniquely situated to disrupt human trafficking and child exploitation in the travel industry. When equipped with information, meeting professionals can signal to travel suppliers that they are in the direct line of disrupting child sex trafficking through identification and response. Hear from the ECPAT-USA, a non-profit organization that helps companies fight human trafficking and child exploitation, about this highly sensitive cause.

Aired 25 April 2019     View in My ADMEI.

Greg Hawks
Greg Hawks
Marathon Madness

Greg Hawks, Hawks Agency

Marathon Madness is an analogy of succeeding at work and setting others up to as well. By addressing chaotic work environments, the myth of achieving work/life balance and defining goals accurately, you’ll be prepared to run your course well and win.

Aired 29 August 2018     View in My ADMEI.

Bruce Smith
Bruce Smith
Paul Miller
Paul Miller
General Data Protection Regulation & The DMC Industry:  Are You Ready?

Bruce Smith, Northpointe Management Group

Paul Miller, Spectra DMC

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect globally. The new regulation is designed to strengthen and unify data protection for everyone within the European Union (EU). Is your DMC ready for GDPR? Join us for this informative webinar and get the answers!

• What is GDPR and why should DMCs care?
• How will it affect our clients (corporate, association, 3rd parties, etc.)?
• How will it affect our business?
◦ Airport manifests
◦ Housing lists
◦ Tour registrations
◦ Dine arounds
◦ Existing CRM information
◦ Newsletters
◦ Etc.
• What do we need to do right now in order to be compliant?
• What are the penalties of non-compliance?
• What GDPR tools are available?

Aired 21 March 2018     View in My ADMEI.

Barbara Dunn O'Neal
Barbara Dunn O'Neal
Brian McGinnis
Brian McGinnis
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the DMC Industry - Part 2

Barbara Dunn O'Neal, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Brian McGinnis, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect globally. The new regulation is designed to strengthen and unify data protection for everyone within the European Union (EU).  This “PART 2” webinar will cover:

  • Consent
  • Privacy Policy
  • Contract Language
  • Processor/Controller Agreement

Is your DMC ready for GDPR?  Join us for PART 2 of this informative webinar series!

Aired 11 April 2018     View in My ADMEI.

EIC Preferred Provider

ADMEI is a CMP Preferred Provider. The webinars developed will be submitted for Continuing Education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Destination Management Certified Professional (DMCP) credentials. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit  www.eventindustry.org. For more information about the DMCP program, visit ADMEI DMCP.

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