Masterclasses (SOLD OUT)
Location: Floridian Ballroom D
Thank you to our amazing sponsors Events on the Loose, Light FX, PSAV, Scenic Elementz, Savor...Catering, Jeren Tropical, and Over the Top Rental Linens.
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Limited to 40 attendees per class
NEW FOR 2018, Masterclasses will teach attendees about the most challenging aspects of event planning and production. Led by influential industry pros, each 90-minute intensive will be a hands-on experience complete with training exercises and discussions.
Leave the class with a fresh set of tools and the firsthand experience needed to advance your career.
Masterclass 1: AV & Lighting Design and Production
Washington Arias, President and C.E.O., Everlast Productions
Event pros have their hands in everything, including design, programming, catering, production, audio, and visuals. But even with years of experience, there are still questions we’re afraid to ask. Washington Arias, President and C.E.O. of Everlast Productions, is gathering his team to go beyond the basics and explore the ins and outs of AV and lighting design and production. Featuring topics that include load in and timing as well as knowing what is realistic within your budget, Arias and team will share best practices, the current state and future of technology, and other tech terms that will make you a better event professional.
Masterclass 2: Beyond Hashtags: Creating a Social Media Plan That Resonates
Alex Plaxen, president and founder, Little Bird Told Media
Whether you’re looking to implement new platforms for your business, create a buzz around your events, or engage your audience, it’s essential to have a social strategy that goes beyond just marketing. But with social platforms and tactics evolving on a daily basis, where do you begin? During this session, Alex Plaxen, president and founder of Little Bird Told Media, will explore what’s hot, what’s not, and why social is crucial for everything from sponsorships to customer service, crisis communications, and attendee engagement. Plaxen will analyze best practices to implement immediately, rising trends like AR/VR and chatbots, and much more.
Packages & Pricing
Group Rates (3 or more registrants)
- All Access Pass - Group Rate - $349 (SOLD OUT)
- Masterclass Pass - Group Rate - $99 (SOLD OUT)
Event Organizer (Click here to see if you qualify)
- All Access Pass - Event Organizer (First 50) - $349 (SOLD OUT)
- All Access Pass - Event Organizer (After First 50) - $399 (SOLD OUT)
- Masterclass Pass - Event Organizer (First 50) - $99 (SOLD OUT)
- Masterclass Pass - Event Organizer (After First 50) - $139 (SOLD OUT)
Non-Exhibiting Supplier (Click here to see if you qualify)
- All Access Pass - Group Rate - $499 (SOLD OUT)
- Masterclass Pass - Group Rate - $239 (SOLD OUT)
DAY OF PRICING: Please note all pricing is subject to increase the day of the event. Only credit cards will be accepted onsite.