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Event Planning


Conference Planning Management
Perfect your skills in time management, delegation, and client relations. Hot topics include goal setting, site selection, budgeting, planning creative functions, and managing meeting logistics.
Tuition: $75 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Jan 27 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-611 M1648 #4213
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Developing Sponsorship Opportunities: Hidden Dollars
Find out how to obtain sponsorships for your special events, develop associate memberships, and make the most of non-dues revenue sources on a year-long basis.
Tuition: $45** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Feb 08 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-451 M1652 #4219
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The Site Selection Process
Learn the basic steps of the site selection process. This course will review the legal issues in selecting your site, how to determine the physical requirements for the site, what to consider when selecting meeting rooms, the choices in configurations, how facilities charge for meeting rooms and the formula for determining what size room is needed. The right size room can save you money and make your attendees more comfortable.
Tuition: $45** (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon Feb 05 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-530 M1649 #4214
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Working With Hotels

Anyone interested in planning an event at a hotel will benefit by understanding hotel profit centers, contract negotiations, legal issues, and license requirements. This course covers writing a request for proposal (RFP), developing a meeting resume, and preparing addendum that will protect the organization. 

Tuition: $45** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Feb 22 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-706 M1650 #4216
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