05 Sep

Interview with Kevin J Waters and James Dickson from Event Industry News

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Interview with Event Industry News

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Interview

Had a lot of fun chatting with James Dickson from the Event Industry News about the event industry and the need for training and education

Topics

We discussed a variety of things including

  • Event industry training
  • How valuable are event management degrees
  • What is the future of event planning
  • The onward march of AI and event technology
  • Changes coming to event roles
  • How event planners need to keep skill sets up
  • The benefits to organisations who train their event planners
  • Future proofing event careers by cherry picking training topics
  • Using CMP Certified Meeting Planning credits in the workplace

Closing remarks

I had a lot of fun discussing many event training topics close to my heart and indicated the changes that we here at the Event Resources Group are making to ensure our training is suitable for 2020 and beyond.

Summary
Interview with Kevin J Waters and James Dickson from Event Industry News
Title
Interview with Kevin J Waters and James Dickson from Event Industry News
Description

Discussing education in the events industry, Do event degrees hold any water. How the industry is changing. How education can benefit staff and the event industry.