Lounge & Learn
Location: Grand Floridian South Prefunction
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm | 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm | 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm | 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Open to All Attendees
Our sponsors hit it out of the park, and now we’re back with more. Back for round two, Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education Sessions will give you insight into hot topics from industry experts. Take a break from exploring all of the amazing offerings on the Exhibit Floor and join these knowledgeable event pros in these special sessions, as they share tips, tricks, and strategies to transform your events.
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The R.O.I. of Event Video
Scott Davis, Account Executive, Mediasite Events
Live streaming your event is a smart way to engage audiences across the globe and expand your reach, but your video journey has only just begun. It’s time to think more strategically about your video content strategy before, during, and after your event. Listen as Scott Davis of Mediasite Events uncovers tips, tricks, and strategies for utilizing event videos all year long. Davis will share real-life success stories, ways to reduce costs and increase revenue opportunities, tactics to leverage content to create online communities, and how to analyze content and views to make informed program decisions and measure R.O.I.
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
How Alexa and Siri Have Changed How We Need To Communicate with Attendees
Robert Caldwell, Founding Partner and C.R.O., Eventbots by Sciensio
Virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home have changed the way we consume and process information. Rather than reading the entirety of an email or diving deep into a website for research, we are often likely to ask a question and have these tech tools tell us the answer. In this session, Robert Caldwell of Eventbots by Sciensio will explore how easy-to-use and intuitive technologies are transforming the event landscape. Elias will share the evolution of technology, the new customer service, alternative ways to communicate with and engage attendees, and the future of the industry.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Industry Intervention: A Candid Discussion on the Business of Events
Aaron Kaufman, President, Fifth Element Group
Every industry is plagued by its own set of issues, including privacy breaches and controversial practices, but most people are too afraid to address their concerns. Join Aaron Kaufman, President of Fifth Element Group, for a candid discussion on the key issues affecting live experiences. Kaufman will share his thoughts on legitimacy, leadership, transparency, and so much more, inviting the audience to share their opinions on these matters. Take part in this open forum and uncover new strategies and ideas to transform your events, and the industry as a whole.
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Focusing on the Guest Experience to Elevate Your Events
Eric Murphy, Founder and Managing Director, Concierge.com by Condé Nast
We live in a world of personalization, customization, and instant gratification, so a well-produced event is only half of the equation. Listen as Eric Murphy, Founder and Managing Director of Concierge.com by Condé Nast, shares the customer/guest experience secrets of companies like Amazon, Zappos, and Disney. Murphy will uncover how these brands are investing in the guest experience, and he will divulge some powerful tips and tricks to dramatically improve your guest's experience before, during, and after an event.
Packages & Pricing
Group Rates (3 or more registrants)
- All Access Pass - Group Rate - $419 (SOLD OUT)
- Exhibit Floor Pass - Group Rate - $39
Event Organizer (Click here to see if you qualify)
- All Access Pass - Event Organizer (First 50) - $419 (SOLD OUT)
- All Access Pass - Event Organizer (After First 50) - $459 (SOLD OUT)
- Exhibit Floor Pass - Event Organizer (First 100) - $39 (SOLD OUT)
- Exhibit Floor Pass - Event Organizer (After First 100) - $69
Non-Exhibiting Supplier (Click here to see if you qualify)
- All Access Pass - Supplier - $559 (SOLD OUT)
- Exhibit Floor Pass - Supplier - $199
DAY OF PRICING: Please note all pricing is subject to increase the day of the event. Only credit cards will be accepted onsite.