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Education Spotlight Series On-Demand Library

ILEA membership benefits include exclusive on-demand webinars and Quick Tip videos in the Education Spotlight Series. These resources are updated monthly and available only to ILEA members.

Webinars
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Webinars

ILEA Education Spotlight Series: Beyond the Plateau - Six Ingredients for Profitability & Growth

Presenter: Eileen Bistrisky, CSEP, CMC, ACC

Many event industry businesses are fantastic at what they do, but they get so busy servicing their clients, that the business itself gets stuck. They may have tons of great ideas, but not the time, systems, or resources to implement new initiatives, so the business hits a plateau. Eileen will share six ingredients that dramatically boost effectiveness and get companies beyond this plateau. She’ll address common roadblocks to scaling your business, and give you tips on how to leverage the six ingredients to get maximal results.

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This webinar is available only to ILEA members in the Communities.

ILEA Live Preview

ILEA Live is the place where the live events community comes to collaborate, learn, and get inspired. This informative webinar offers a snapshot of the activities and themes that will take place at this year’s event.

  • Hear about some of the ways that you will be invited to embrace the dynamic culture of Minneapolis.
  • Learn more about the innovators, visionaries, and creative leaders who will be speaking.
  • Get a sneak peek at some of the new partners and suppliers you will discover through the ILEA Live Marketplace.
  • Prepare to celebrate the best creative works by ILEA members at the Esprit Awards Gala.

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A Simple Recipe for Social Media Success

Presenter: Lawrence Steinert, Microsoft Certified Professional and Constant Contact Certified Solution Provider

As a small business, social media is overwhelming and often feels like you’re just spinning your wheels. You have to figure out where to be, how to be engaging, and how to get results — all with a limited amount of time and resources. In this session, Larry provides a recipe for social media that saves time and gets results to grow your business. You will learn how to choose the right social networks for your business, the 15-minute social media plan and how to get started in the pay-to-play world of social media.

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This webinar is available only to ILEA members in the Communities.

Live Where You Work - Bringing your authentic self to everything you do

Presenter: Kelli Bielema, Events Director, Facebook

Kelli shares experiences from managing employees at Universal Studios Hollywood and Kaiser Permanente to producing events for tech giants such as Facebook and Oculus, where she is currently employed, transitioning from business owner to internal stakeholder. She provides insight on how to create a framework for developing people and processes to have a fruitful, healthy work environment. From on-boarding personnel to coaching leaders of the future, learn how to cultivate your own toolbox into building super performing teams.

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This webinar is available only to ILEA members in the Communities.

Global Events Forum - Unifying the Live Events Industry

Moderator: Kevin White, CSEP
Panelists: Sara Grauf, CSEP, Keri Miller, CSEP, and Dustin Westling, CSEP

Hosted live in January 2019

Continuing the conversation about how the live events industry has struggled to make its professionalism widely understood as essential, this webinar focuses on commoditization in the live events industry: what it is, what it means for the industry, and how to address it.

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ILEA members can watch the webinar recording on demand in the Communities. Non-members can complete the form below to access the webinar recording. 

Take an Inside Look at Microsoft

Hosted live in November 2018

Join the team at Microsoft as they take you behind the scenes of their Redmond, Washington headquarters. Microsoft - Events + Employee Experience offers an inside look at behind-the-scenes aspects of the culinary and event department at Microsoft and insight on how they use events to tell stories and create unique experiences for employees. Learn about Microsoft's philosophy and strategy that is changing the face of the food and event sectors on their corporate campus! 

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Followers, Traffic and Engagement Rates: Which Metrics REALLY Matter to Your Business?

Channing Muller
Hosted live in October 2018

Join presenter Channing Muller, principal and founder of DCM Communications, to get the real skinny on which metrics matter most. She works with event professionals and business owners to grow and scale their businesses with refined marketing strategies developed through consulting sessions, and she wants to share which metrics matter most. 

This webinar is available only to ILEA members in the Communities.

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Tips for Hiring and Retaining Top Talent

Claudia St. John
Hosted live in September 2018

Where can you find top talent? What are the best screening and interviewing techniques? How can you avoid dreaded and costly mis-hires? What's the best way to ensure that your new hire will be successful in his or her job? This presentation offers best-in-class recruiting strategies and people management practices to help companies be more successful in talent acquisition and retention. 

This webinar is available only to ILEA members in the Communities.

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Quick Tip Videos

In three minutes or less you'll learn some easy to implement tips to help your business succeed. Hear what the experts have to say in these Quick Tip videos available exclusively to ILEA members. 

Making Your Website Better - Alan Berg, CSP

Alan Berg speaks around the world about the business of wedding and events. In this video he shares some great ideas for making your website a better marketing tool for prospective clients. You'll be able to implement his quick tips right away! 

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Building Your Team - Jon'll Boyd

Jon'll Boyd is the owner of Completely Yours Events where she has assembeled a team of experts whose skills and experience perfectly compliment one another. Watch her video for three tips to select your perfect team members. And if you're hiring, find qualified candidates in the ILEA Career Center.

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Finding Your Brand - Alan Berg, CSP

Alan Berg speaks around the world about the business of wedding and events. In this video he shares his best tips for conveying your passion and drive for why you do what you do to potential clients. 

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Proposals - Kevin Molesworth, CSEP

Don't submit your next new business proposal without wattching this quick and easy-to-implement advice from Kevin Molesworth, CSEP, Presidnet of Brass Tacks Events. 

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Coming Up 

July: Asking Better Questions - Alan Berg, CSP
September: Digital Communication - Alan Berg, CSP