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VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA
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VEI Receives Strategic Investment from PCMA

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On October 6, 2011, VEI announced it received a strategic investment from PCMA. These are the slides from the press conference. Presenters were: …

On October 6, 2011, VEI announced it received a strategic investment from PCMA. These are the slides from the press conference. Presenters were:

* Michael Doyle, Executive Director of VEI

* Deborah Sexton, CEO and President of PCMA

* Susan Katz, Board of Directors, PCMA

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  • 1. Virtual Edge Institute Press Conference <br />Accelerating education, learning, conversation and growth for the digital meeting & events industry<br />October 6, 2011<br />
  • 2. Representatives<br />Susan Katz<br />Chairman, Board of Directors<br />Professional Convention<br />Management Association (PCMA); <br />Director of Corporate Events & Travel, <br />True Value Company<br />Michael Doyle<br />Executive Director<br />Virtual Edge Institute (VEI)<br />Deborah Sexton<br />President & CEO<br />Professional Convention<br />Management Association (PCMA)<br />
  • 3. Agenda<br />Announcement<br />Message from PCMA CEO and President<br />Message from PCMA Chairman, Board of Directors<br />Message from Executive Director of VEI<br />Questions<br />Media Contact<br />Additional Resources<br />
  • 4. Virtual extension is an integral part of event strategies for PCMA members<br />The line between face-to-face and digital is blurring<br />As VEI is the only independent organization dedicated to digital meetings, events, learning and community<br />PCMA is making a strategic investment in VEI today<br />Strategic Investment in VEI<br />
  • 5. VEI is a pioneering organization that has continually shone a spotlight on the value of digital for face-to-face<br />Face-to-face events industry recognizes the power of virtual extensions for:<br />Collaboration, marketing, selling and relationship building<br />Important milestone for the industry – both face-to-face and virtual<br />Spotlight on Virtual and Hybrid Events<br />
  • 6. Accelerate Digital Meetings & Events Industry<br />Develop standards for digital events industry<br />Establish best practices and education<br />Collaborate with leading associations and organizations<br />Drive education, conversation and growth of industry<br />Digital Event Strategist Certification Program<br />Industry-leading research projects<br />Virtual Edge Summit: Only conference dedicated to digital meetings, events, learning and community<br />
  • 7. Questions<br />
  • 8. Virtual Edge Institute Corporate Overview<br />Business Motivations and Social Behaviors of In-Person and Online Events, July 2011<br />Infographic, Business Motivations and Social Behaviors of In-Person and Online Eventsand individual graphics<br />Press Release and logos: Virtual Edge Institute Receives Strategic Investment from Professional Convention Management Association<br />Additional Resources<br />
  • 9. Media Contacts<br />VEI Contact:<br />Cece Salomon-Lee<br />415-608-0302<br />clee@virtualedge.org<br />PCMA Contact:<br />Carolyn Clark<br />312-423-7271<br />cclark@pcma.org<br />

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