August 2016 MICE Educational Opportunities

Starting August 2016 will compile a collective list of professional development educational opportunities from all sectors of the Meetings Industry each month to include webinars, courses, training sessions and events.

August 2016



Destination Marketing Association International: 2016 Annual Convention
Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the premier event for destination marketing and management professionals, DMAI’s 2016 Annual Convention promises to inspire, educate and inform. This year’s convention will be nothing short of an engaging, energetic and value-driven event featuring educational tracks focused on leadership, marketing, sports, convention sales, and more moderated by dynamic thought leaders from inside and outside the industry.




ASAE (The Center for Association Leadership) Annual Meeting & Exposition
Salt Lake City, Utah

There are plenty of reasons why thousands of association professionals come to ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition year after year. For some, it’s the 120+ education sessions designed to generate ideas and provoke new thinking.




Toronto, Canada

You Never Stop Learning
At IncentiveWorks, we understand that.
That’s why our education sessions and workshops are designed to provide insight, tips and applicable learning experiences for every level of planner and supplier, regardless of where you are in your career.

We enlist professional speakers and industry experts to bring you engaging, relevant content to help you deliver better events.

IncentiveWorks education is produced by the events and editorial team of the award-winning Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) magazine. M+IT knows what planners want. We make the pages of the magazine come alive each year through IncentiveWorks education.





Building a Better RFP

This session will help you develop a request for proposal that gets attention and streamlines the process by giving hotels the information they need. Planner and hotelier experts weigh in on what to include and what to leave out, with helpful advice for the entire RFP process.




Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Chicago, IL

Exhibit Sales Roundtable (ESR) is a one-day facilitated workshop for exhibit and sponsorship sales and service professionals.

ESR creates a high-energy environment for exploring exclusive research, exchanging field-tested sales tactics, and creating career contacts with a small group of forward-thinking peers. ESR provides the opportunity for a select group to network and learn through guided discussion and information sharing.

This program is eligible for 6.5 clock hours toward CEM recertification.




U.S. Travel Association – ESTO
Boca Raton, Florida

The U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) is the only national forum where destination marketing professionals at the state, regional and local level get critical tools, tips and information to help them better market and grow their destinations.




30th ECM Summer School
Zagreb, Croatia

ECM Summer School is an unmissable learning opportunity for all professionals working in convention bureaux, tourist offices, congress centres, airlines, hotels, DMCs, PCOs & meetings planners!

• Meet professional leaders of the industry
• Gain knowledge and skills for a successful carrier in the meeting industry
• Develop a network with new colleagues and peers from all over Europe
• Get tools to acquire clients in the meeting industry
• Gain CMP professional credits to acquire/confirm your CMP certification


If you are hosting a professional development webinar, course, training session or event educating MICE professionals contact Michael Mayhew at Please send any links along with a brief description.