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Events Calendar 2016

Conference and Meeting Management – CEM Week

August 9, 2024

While planning and managing exhibitions and meetings share some common aspects, competent planning and management of meetings requires special knowledge and skills. Exhibition managers may be called upon to work closely with their organization’s meeting and education manager and should be knowledgeable about the essential aspects of meetings in all of their various formats.

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify different types of events and meetings
  • Compare education and programming formats
  • Explain adult learning theory
  • Select appropriate speakers for a program
  • List common event space set-ups based on meeting type and size
  • Describe basic requirements for conference related housing, travel and transportation
  • Prepare Event Specification Guides and Function Set-up Orders
  • Organize ADA- compliant and accessible meetings (U.S. only)


Members: $299 per course

Non-Members: $440 per course


Freeman office

11 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 100

Alexandria, VA 22314


8:30am – 3:00pm EST followed by a 30-minute study period and an hour for the exam.


Necoya Tyson, CEM-AP, CCEP, CGMP

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