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Hampton Roads area ... location TBD soon!

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Are you a leader of a professional development organization that is:

  • Wrestling with how to plan and execute a workshop or conference?

  • Feeling anxious about selecting and dealing with vendors?

  • Still stinging from past events that consumed your time and money for little reward?

Then come and work with a local Professional Event Planner along with your peers for a free workshop on Planning Perfect Events for Professional Development Organizations!

We recommend that you and one or two fellow board members attend this workshop. Participants will learn about:

  • Meeting Planning Basics

  • Food and Beverage Planning

  • Event Marketing and Promotion

  • Site Selection and Contract Negotiation

  • Financial Management of Meetings & Events

  • Sponsorship and Fundraising

  • Social Media in Event Marketing and Planning

Facilitator: We're still negotiating with a few local experts in the field!


Hey, why is this free?

This is our way of introducing the Professional Development Consortium of Hampton Roads to the community we serve.

Can I get professional development credits for attending?

You may be able to self-report educational or volunteer leadership credits in accordance with your organization's guidance.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

An email to will get you a quick response!

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed to help the senior leadership, treasurers and special event directors of member-based organizations. You don't have to be in that role...yet.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Not required...we'll have a sign-in sheet.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes indeed!

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Also yes indeed!

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

And again...yes indeed!

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