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How to Make Your Medical Training Event Over the Top

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jul 12, 2017 3:03:33 PM

You only get one chance to make a first impression. Do you hope to "wow" the person you are meeting? Why not consider the same experience for hosting a medical training event? Enter the conversation of how to take your training event above and beyond the call of duty. Hopefully you will have selected a training facility that offers top of the line service. A dedicated audio/visual team, onsite concierge, expert lab staff, and a world class facility are just some of the ways to do that. Now, let's learn how to translate that into your already packed agenda.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Medical Conference, Meeting Planning, Medical Training

Handling the Daily Stresses of Meeting Planning

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jul 5, 2017 3:10:31 PM

Did you know that men and women actually stress differently? Men tend to put a higher emphasis on achievement and success, and women tend to put a higher emphasis on relationships. Now think about the role you currently have, and how your stress impacts your personal and professional life.

As a meeting planner, you are the reason the conference is either successful or a failure. Meeting planning holds a lot of pressure. But fear not! We have several tips to help ease the stress you experience every day.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning, Medical Conference

Important Questions to Ask Your Medical Training Facility

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jun 21, 2017 3:14:11 PM

You have reserved space for numerous other meetings, and suddenly the curve ball is thrown at you, “can you organize a medical training conference? We also need lab space.” Before becoming overwhelmed with trying to find a location that will best fit your client’s needs, as well as other meeting planning duties, make sure you have done your homework on the training site. Here is a list of questions worth asking before securing your location.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Medical Training, Meeting Planning

How to Manage Your Meeting Budget

Posted by Tom Pasha on Jun 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes a meeting budget can grow in ways not foreseen by anyone, including the planner, the attendees, or their bosses. During the Meeting Planning MasterMind training in Kissimmee, FL on July 11-13, in partnership with Meetings Today and Experience Kissimmee, we will discuss how knowing the ins and outs of hotel operations can make you a more effective meeting planner.  

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning

Utilizing Learning Management Systems in Medical Education

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on May 24, 2017 4:37:11 PM

 

Florida Hospital Nicholson Center research scientist, Danielle Julian-Tedrick, breaks down how the Nicholson Center uses a Learning Management System (LMS) to help train medical practitioners all over the globe.

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Topics: Online Medical Education, training, Continued Medical Education Event Planning

FAQ: MEETING PLANNING MASTERMIND 2017

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Apr 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We are excited to partner with Meeting Planning MasterMind and Experience Kissimmee to provide meeting planners with a special opportunity. From July 12-13, 2017, in the beautiful Orlando, Florida area, we will be hosting a forum that allows Meeting Planners to train and learn more about how to plan a medical event.

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Topics: Meeting Planning, Medical Conference, Continued Medical Education Event Planning

Are Online CME Courses Right For You?

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 28, 2017 4:31:33 PM

With the medical field constantly evolving, it’s important for physicians to grow with it. Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses allow people within the health realm to stay up-to-date with the latest and best ways to treat their patients. With the popularity of online medical education courses rising, we’ve developed a list of pros and cons to help you decide whether an online course is right for you.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Online Medical Education

3 Effective Ways to Increase Event Registration

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Jan 6, 2017 3:13:17 PM

Organizing an event, especially any type of medical conference, requires hard work and time. And when the event doesn’t draw the amount of people you were hoping, it can be disheartening. Here are some ways to increase registrations during your next conference.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning, Event Registration

Top Six Tips for Speaking at a Medical Conference

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Jan 3, 2017 11:35:34 AM

Speaking at a medical conference or educational event doesn’t come without challenges. Attendees invest time, money and effort to attend, so the expectations are high. A speaker is responsible for not only conveying a message to the crowd, but also keeping them engaged. Presenters in the healthcare field also have the added weight of education and accreditation on their shoulders, making sure attendees are fully engaged to earn their CME credits. Below are some tips to make sure your next presentation goes smoothly, keeping the above challenges in mind.

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Topics: Audience Engagement, Presenting, Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Medical Conference

10 Best Social Media Practices for Your Medical Event

Posted by Joseph Fanfan on Nov 28, 2016 2:26:40 PM

When it comes to promoting your event, it’s no longer a matter of if you’ll use social media, but rather how you’ll use it. It comes down to much more than adding in the details on a pre-determined event page template. There is a good amount of planning and strategy that should go into your campaign before, during and after your event. Below are some best practices to ensure you’re getting the attention of your target audience and hitting your attendance goals.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Social Media

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