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Archive - August 5, 2010

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3:59 pm lyksumlikrish: Good morning! Welcome to the chat. Topic today is - How can #eventprofs help guide/mentor those new to the industry? #eventprofs
3:59 pm lyksumlikrish: I'm Jenise Fryatt with Icon Presentations AV for events located in Palm Springs & I'll be moderating today. #eventprofs
4:00 pm camerontoth: CHAT: How can #EVENTPROFS help guide/mentor those new to the industry? HOSTED BY @lyksumlikrish Aug 5__12-1PM EDT/9-10AM PDT #eventprofs
4:00 pm camerontoth: Hello Jenise!!!!!! #eventprofs
4:00 pm lyksumlikrish: To start, please introduce yourself & tell us your favorite TV show guilty pleasure, past or present. #eventprofs
4:01 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth Hey Cameron! Great to see you here!! #eventprofs
4:01 pm eventsforgood: @lyksumlikrish Hi Jenise! Lovely morning! #eventprofs
4:01 pm camerontoth: I'm Cameron Toth of Toth Communications and Burn Notice on USA Network is my guilty pleasure. #eventprofs
4:02 pm ASegar: Adrian Segar, Conferences That Work. TV, what's TV? (Never had one.) #eventprofs
4:02 pm LindsayFultz: Hi I'm Lindsay from Grosh Backdrops located in Hollywood CA and I LOVE King of the Hill! #eventprofs
4:02 pm EllenCMP: Hey, I'm Ellen of Event Solutions Management in Tampa, FL and my favorite all time tv show is the WEST WING #eventprofs
4:03 pm lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz will be helping me today to moderate! #eventprofs
4:03 pm camerontoth: @lyksumlikrish - Wow. #eventprofs
4:03 pm eventsforgood: Lindsey Rosenthal from Events For Good and my favorite TV show guilty pleasure was Models, Inc. Anyone remember that one?? #eventprofs
4:03 pm planetplanitbiz: Hi Jenise - Paul @planetplanitbiz here. Fav prog Dragons Den #eventprofs
4:04 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth Well, it's not my favorite TV show - it's my favorite GUILTY pleasure. :) #eventprofs
4:04 pm LindsayFultz: /@eventsforgood Yes I totally remember Models Inc. Was bummed how it abruptly ended with that chick standing at the alter! #eventprofs
4:04 pm lyksumlikrish: @eventsforgood I never had the "guilty" pleasure! I'll have to see if I can find it on TiVo #eventprofs
4:04 pm AffordableMTGS: RT @planetplanitbiz: RT @lyksumlikrish: I'm Jenise Fryatt, Icon Presentations AV,Palm Springs, & I'll be moderating today. #eventprofs
4:04 pm HyperDiskMktg: RT @planetplanitbiz: RT @lyksumlikrish: I'm Jenise Fryatt, Icon Presentations AV,Palm Springs, & I'll be moderating today. #eventprofs
4:05 pm lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz I wonder if we get Dragon's Den on BBC TV here. I'll have to check it out #eventprofs
4:05 pm camerontoth: @lyksumlikrish No Judgements.... just wow! #eventprofs
4:05 pm joyce_ma: Hi Everyone! Joyce from @showmakers jumping in. #eventprofs
4:05 pm ASegar: Alright, I'll fess up; when I'm in hotels I'll watch Star Trek reruns. #eventprofs
4:05 pm eventsforgood: @lyksumlikrish No way you'll find that on TiVo! It was a spinoff of Melrose Place in like 1996. #eventprofs
4:06 pm lyksumlikrish: @EllenCMP West Wing is an AWESOME show. I wouldn't feel guilty about watching that. :) #eventprofs
4:06 pm eventsforgood: @ASegar Star Trek original flavor or other versions? This is vitally important. #eventprofs
4:06 pm TheEventsGuru: Hi all, Todd from Skyline Evnt Mngmt in Cleveland! My not-so guilty TV pleasure is not owning a TV (ya Im weird like that)!! #eventprofs
4:07 pm EllenCMP: @lyksumlikrish yeah, but I am still watching it - I catch every episode and have it on tivo - pretty geeky, huh? #eventprofs
4:07 pm eventsforgood: Def not. RT @lyksumlikrish @EllenCMP West Wing is an AWESOME show. I wouldn't feel guilty about watching that. :) #eventprofs
4:07 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth I've heard Burn Notice is good. :) #eventprofs
4:07 pm lyksumlikrish: @eventsforgood I love ALL versions!! #eventprofs
4:08 pm ASegar: Dah, dah...dah dah dah dah dah. 'Nuf said. #eventprofs
4:08 pm lyksumlikrish: @EllenCMP Yes, gloriously geeky. You've come to the right place, Ellen. :) #eventprofs
4:08 pm eventsforgood: @TheEventsGuru Well that's just crazy, Todd. Hulu at least?? #eventprofs
4:09 pm lyksumlikrish: First question: What difficulties did you encounter when you were first getting started in the events industry? #eventprofs
4:09 pm ASegar: @eventsforgood There's more than one version?! The hotels I stay in only show the originals. #eventprofs
4:09 pm TheEventsGuru: BUT if a TV is around then Food Ntwrk is my thang! Actually food anything... #eventprofs
4:09 pm JennaKellam: Hello, everyone. Jenna, Conference Coordinator for an association in Maryland. Guilty tv pleasure? MTV - I admit it. #eventprofs
4:09 pm EllenCMP: RT @eventprofs: CHAT: How can #EVENTPROFS help guide/mentor those new 2 the industry? 8/5_12-1PM EDT/9-10AM PDT #eventprofs
4:09 pm eventsforgood: @lyksumlikrish @CameronToth Burn Notice is a lot of fun!! Not guilty. #eventprofs
4:10 pm camerontoth: @lyksumlikrish One of the first to start the spy show trend! Characters are good although they have been getting cheesy #eventprofs
4:10 pm lyksumlikrish: @TheEventsGuru You'd be surprised how many actor's are anti-TV but still go out on auditions for TV shows. #eventprofs
4:10 pm eventsforgood: @JennaKellam Hey Jenna! I used to check in with "Next" every so often. Just ridiculous! #eventprofs
4:10 pm joyce_ma: @TheEventsGuru I'm a food network addict myself lol #eventprofs
4:11 pm TheEventsGuru: Going on my 6th yr w/ no TV & <3 every minute of it! ;) But yes I am on I-net allot more! #eventprofs
4:11 pm lyksumlikrish: First question: What difficulties did you encounter when you were first getting started in the events industry? #eventprofs
4:11 pm ASegar: @lyksumlikrish Q1 Not knowing a soul. Thank goodness for #eventprofs
4:11 pm camerontoth: @eventsforgood Thanks for supporting! #eventprofs
4:12 pm lyksumlikrish: @joyce_ma LOVE the food network! Great wind-down fare. #eventprofs
4:12 pm EllenCMP: @lyksumlikrish hmmm what to do when the intro question takes over... #eventprofs
4:12 pm meetingsmedia: Adventures for groups in Maryland. What would you have included on this list? I wanna know! http://bit.ly/9JWaP #eventprofs
4:12 pm LindsayFultz: Q1: Agree w/ @ASegar. Not knowing anyone. #eventprofs
4:12 pm camerontoth: @lyksumlikrish I had been doing events for years without realizing there wa an industry behind events. #eventprofs
4:12 pm lyksumlikrish: @EllenCMP Ha! Repeat. :) (Maybe I should schedule chat about TV shows.) #eventprofs
4:13 pm EllenCMP: @lyksumlikrish OK -I'll try to answer 1st question. Came from other field. Was difficult explaining how skills translated. #eventprofs
4:13 pm HeatherHartland: Q1: It's hard to "break in" to the events industry because there isn't a set pipeline and 10 years ago wasn't a formal education #eventprofs
4:13 pm planetplanitbiz: @Llyksumlikrish - I came into events after working in a different industry, first challenge was understanding events language #eventprofs
4:13 pm camerontoth: RT @lyksumlikrish: 1st Q: What difficulties did you encounter when you were first getting started in the events industry? #eventprofs
4:13 pm OurDesignWorks: Listening in on #eventprofs and #innochat
4:13 pm TheEventsGuru: 15+ yrs ago I struggled that what I choose as my prof was not in many ppls eyes a legit prof, & resrcs/Ntwks were very lmtd. #eventprofs
4:14 pm eventsforgood: Difficulties dealt with not enough jobs and not enough people willing to mentor/help. Also assocs are too expensive at first. #eventprofs
 
4:14 pm planetplanitbiz: Agree on this as well - RT @LindsayFultz: Q1: Agree w/ @ASegar. Not knowing anyone. #eventprofs
4:14 pm lyksumlikrish: @ASegar #eventprofs has been a wonderful resource for newbs I think #eventprofs
4:14 pm eventsforgood: So true! RT @TheEventsGuru: 15+ yrs ago I struggled that what I choose as my prof was not in many ppls eyes a legit prof #eventprofs
4:14 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth Me too! #eventprofs really opened my eyes to a lot of opportunities #eventprofs
4:15 pm joyce_ma: @lyksumlikrish difficulty of feeling like the "new kid" in a social club (industry), & finding ppl willing to let me work/learn! #eventprofs
4:15 pm planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - this #eventprofs community could help many new people - It's been gr8 4 me constantly
4:15 pm lyksumlikrish: @HeatherHartland I've heard that the lack of clear pathway is a big problem #eventprofs
4:15 pm joyce_ma: RT @planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - this #eventprofs community could help many new people - Its been gr8 4 me constantly #eventprofs
4:16 pm lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz How did you educate yourself as to the lingo? #eventprofs
4:16 pm SmartSource: Me too, and just lurking this time RT @OurDesignWorks: Listening in on #eventprofs
4:16 pm EllenCMP: Agree! RT @eventsforgood: Difficulties dealt w/not enough jobs & not ppl willing 2 mentor Also assocs are 2 expensive @1st #eventprofs
4:16 pm lyksumlikrish: @TheEventsGuru Do you think the events industry is considered more legit now? #eventprofs
4:16 pm HeatherHartland: Agreed! RT @planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - I am not convinced there is a direct path even 2day 4 new people #eventprofs
4:17 pm ASegar: Seems crazy now, but when I wrote my book I had no idea that ppl in the events prof would be interested in it. #eventprofs
4:17 pm planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - I asked a lot of questions ever time there was something I needed 2 know e.g what was MICE #eventprofs
4:17 pm HeatherHartland: Frankly, it was easier for me to get into Disney Entertainment (auditions) than it was to get into Disney Event Production #eventprofs
4:17 pm TheGICC: The Best Presentation Design Tool of 2010 - Presentation Advisors Blog http://bit.ly/bAlhsq #eventprofs #powerpoint
4:17 pm TheEventsGuru: the legit that R prof recvs now will allow yngr gen to flourish in many more ways contnly amzd at recrcs that exist nowadays #eventprofs
4:17 pm ASegar: RT @planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - I am not convinced there is a direct path even 2day 4 new people #eventprofs
4:18 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @HeatherHartland: Frankly, was easier 4 me 2 get into Disney Entertainment (auditions) thn 2 get into Disney Event Production #eventprofs
4:18 pm carolyn_ray: definitely more legit, industry predicted to grow 16% in next 10 years #eventprofs
4:19 pm camerontoth: One thing #eventprofs can do is share info on the different pathways. #eventprofs
4:19 pm EllenCMP: @lyksumlikrish will only be considered legit when WE consider ourselves legit 2 many examples of us downplaying our achievements #eventprofs
4:20 pm HeatherHartland: There's a push now to get students into #pcma and #mpi student programs, but how else to formalize pathway? #eventprofs
4:20 pm TheEventsGuru: @lyksumlikrish I def do The mere fact that 1 can go 2 skl & B taught the fndmntls of Ev Mngmt is a few steps in rgt direc #eventprofs
4:20 pm camerontoth: I think it important for young professionals to know what kinds of experiences are worth enduring and which are not. #eventprofs
4:20 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @camerontoth: One thing #eventprofs can do is share info on the different pathways. #eventprofs
4:20 pm joyce_ma: @eventsforgood I still find assoc. costly, but how to meet more local ppl in industry/gain rep if i dont join/attend? #eventprofs
4:20 pm planetplanitbiz: @carolyn_ray - where does the research come form for 16% growth #eventprofs
4:21 pm planetplanitbiz: RT @EllenCMP: @lyksumlikrish will only be considered legit when WE consider ourselves legit 2 #eventprofs
4:21 pm lyksumlikrish: Question #2: What could we #eventprofs do in social media to help those getting started? #eventprofs
4:21 pm Partyaficionado: Great chat going on #eventprofs
4:22 pm camerontoth: Great Question: What is the best route to be a respected well paid Event Planner/Executive/Sales Person? #eventprofs
4:22 pm camerontoth: RT @lyksumlikrish: Question #2: What could we #eventprofs do in social media to help those getting started? #eventprofs
4:22 pm ASegar: "events" have so many components it's hard to be a generalist & to know how to get started #eventprofs
4:22 pm carolyn_ray: @planetplanitbiz U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics growth specifically in opps for mtg and convention planners #eventprofs
4:22 pm planetplanitbiz: @joyce_ma MPI membership for students is around 40 STG for the year #eventprofs
4:22 pm lyksumlikrish: @Partyaficionado I hope you'll join Cheryl. As a teacher, you have a great perspective on this. #eventprofs
4:23 pm planetplanitbiz: Q2 - Encourage people on Twitter would be gr8 start #eventprofs
4:23 pm eventsforgood: RT @HeatherHartland: Frankly, was easier 4 me 2 get into Disney Entertainment (auditions) thn 2 get into Disney Event Production #eventprofs
4:23 pm Partyaficionado: @Partyaficionado I'm here. Just getting caught up on the discussion. #eventprofs
4:23 pm camerontoth: RT @planetplanitbiz: @joyce_ma MPI membership for students is around 40 STG for the year #eventprofs
4:23 pm joyce_ma: @planetplanitbiz I've used my student memberships already - Can't because I've worked f/t several years beyond it now. #eventprofs
4:24 pm HeatherHartland: @TrevorRoald Even with a degree, there are still skills gaps- how can overcome so we work with new professionals? #eventprofs
4:24 pm planetplanitbiz: @carolyn_ray Do you have a link - sounds interesting - Thanks - Paul #eventprofs
4:24 pm joyce_ma: @planetplanitbiz but i guess it's time to talk my boss into covering it :) #eventprofs
4:24 pm eventsforgood: Agreed RT @joyce_ma: @eventsforgood I still find assoc costly, but how to meet local ppl in industry/gain rep if i dont join? #eventprofs
4:24 pm lyksumlikrish: I've talked to a few newbies on Twitter. Encouraged them to follow the hashtag. So much info on the links. #eventprofs
4:24 pm camerontoth: @TheEventsGuru - Important to pass on the knowledge that certain kinds of experience are respected by industry more than others #eventprofs
4:24 pm LindsayFultz: Q2: Encourage, support, RT, comment, maybe pair up newbie/pro co-hosting a chat?? B/c chats can be intimidating... #eventprofs
4:25 pm TheEventsGuru: IMO #eventprofs is a step in right direc, sprdng the wrd that we r unifed as a prof helps the cause and helps place emphsis on Best Prac
4:25 pm planetplanitbiz: @joyce_ma - Ok - I see - Maybe just pick and choose events & pay 4 those u go 2 - not pay annual price #eventprofs
4:25 pm ASegar: Q2 We need to promote SM resource to event management school programs. #eventprofs
4:25 pm joyce_ma: Sounds helpful RT @LindsayFultz: Q2: Encourage, support, RT, comment, maybe pair up newbie/pro co-hosting a chat #eventprofs
4:25 pm eventsforgood: @lyksumlikrish Q2: Publicize free webinars and events, create tools for entrance into industry, encourage relationships #eventprofs
4:26 pm EllenCMP: Q2: at this year's CMP Conclave, hosted students at the meeting so they could experience something they need to work towards. #eventprofs
4:26 pm HeatherHartland: What specific skills gaps can groups like #mpi Emerging Leaders group address to help turn newbies into can-dos? #eventprofs
4:26 pm camerontoth: RT @planetplanitbiz: @joyce_ma - Ok - I see - Maybe just pick and choose events & pay 4 those u go 2 - not pay annual price #eventprofs
4:26 pm planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - Yes I think its about helping them connect where we R - I've had some luck on this as well #eventprofs
4:26 pm carolyn_ray: @planetplanitbiz Meeting and Convention Planners- Occupational Outlook Handbook-http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos298.htm #eventprofs
4:26 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @camerontoth: @TheEventsGuru - Important to pass on knowledge that certain kinds of exp are respected by industry more #eventprofs
4:27 pm planetplanitbiz: Gr8 idea - RT @ASegar: Q2 We need to promote SM resource to event management school programs. #eventprofs
4:27 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @LindsayFultz: Q2: Encourage, support, RT, comment, pair up newbie/pro co-hosting a chat?? B/c chats can be intimidating... #eventprofs
4:27 pm SmartSource: Yes -so much link info! RT @lyksumlikrish: I've talked to a few newbies. Encouraged follow the hashtag. So much info on links. #eventprofs
4:28 pm joyce_ma: @planetplanitbiz Good option. That's what I'm doing now.. a bit intimidating to be with the "non-member" badge :P but i do try! #eventprofs
4:28 pm HeatherHartland: RT @carolyn_ray: @planetplanitbiz Meeting & Convention Planners- Occupational Outlook Handbook- http://bit.ly/aNm03F #eventprofs
4:28 pm Partyaficionado: In the past, we were not able to promote ourselves via online communities. Posts would be removed if it appeared to be promoting #eventprofs
4:28 pm eventsforgood: More associations need to offer events to engage new people and try to get them to join instead of just focusing on current mbrs #eventprofs
4:28 pm RogLewis: Using technology tools to prove ROI: http://bit.ly/adw8LD #eventprofs #IAEE #TSNN #TSEA
4:28 pm eventsforgood: Agreed! RT @ASegar: Q2 We need to promote SM resource to event management school programs. #eventprofs
4:28 pm TheEventsGuru: Argh! fraid gonna happn-> Gotta run Tweeps! :( Gret Discsn, look fwd to archives My fnl thoughts:Educatn Expernce, Mntrshp=Sucss #eventprofs
4:28 pm camerontoth: By helping planners become more educated suppliers benefit because you have planners informed and able to inform mgmt #eventprofs
4:29 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @HeatherHartland What skills gaps can groups like #mpi Emerging Leaders group address to help turn newbies into can-dos? #eventprofs
4:29 pm eventsforgood: Thanks for the link, Carolyn! RT @carolyn_ray: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos298.htm #eventprofs
4:29 pm carolyn_ray: @LindsayFultz completely agree. Mentorship is key. Those devoted to education of others make the profession more inclusive #eventprofs
4:29 pm EllenCMP: RT @camerontoth: I think an important way 2 spread educ, awareness is for conferences like WEC to add more virtual components #eventprofs
4:29 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @ASegar: Q2 We need to promote SM resource to event management school programs. #eventprofs
4:29 pm HeatherHartland: @joyce_ma if boss can't cover indstry assn membership, some offer "graduated" rate plan for easier transition 2 full mbrshp #eventprofs
4:30 pm ready2spark: Attracting & engaging peeps at your tradeshow by @jeffhurt {presentation} #eventprofs
4:30 pm eventsforgood: @TheEventsGuru See ya, Todd! #eventprofs
4:30 pm LindsayFultz: RT @eventsforgood More assoc need 2 offer events 2 engage new ppl & try 2 get them 2 join instd of just focusing on current mbrs #eventprofs
4:30 pm joyce_ma: RT @eventsforgood More assoc need to offer evts to engage new ppl & try to get them to join instead of just on current mbrs #eventprofs
4:30 pm EllenCMP: @LindsayFultz completely agree. Mentorship is key. Those devoted to education of others make the profession more inclusive #eventprofs
4:30 pm lyksumlikrish: @Partyaficionado You mean we weren't able to promote our services as #eventprofs? Are things better now? #eventprofs
4:31 pm camerontoth: RT @carolyn_ray @planetplanitbiz Meeting and Convention Planners- Occupational Outlook Handbook- #eventprofs http://ow.ly/2lxSN
4:31 pm MPIWC: RT @carolyn_ray @planetplanitbiz Meeting and Convention Planners- Occupational Outlook Handbook- #eventprofs http://ow.ly/2lxSN
4:31 pm lyksumlikrish: @TheEventsGuru Thanks for joining, Todd! #eventprofs
4:31 pm carolyn_ray: Just finished my master's thesis on industry standards and a bit about edu. Research showed that nearly 33% had no event edu. #eventprofs
4:31 pm joyce_ma: Thx! I'll look into it! RT @HeatherHartland... some offer "graduated" rate plan for easier transition 2 full mbrshp #eventprofs
4:32 pm HeatherHartland: @TheEventsGuru You do so much with 140 characters - impressive! #eventprofs
4:32 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @Partyaficionado: SM, #eventprofs allows us to share our experiences and celebrate each others success. #eventprofs
4:32 pm LindsayFultz: /@Partyaficionado Agree in celebrating success of newbies. It's some of best kind of encouragement #eventprofs
4:32 pm Partyaficionado: @lyksumlikrish exactly. There have been online communities before, but they never allowed anyone to promote their projects. #eventprofs
4:33 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Cool! What was your Master in? Where did you go? #eventprofs
4:33 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @carolyn_ray: Just finished my masters thesis on industry standards Research showed that nearly 33% had no event edu. #eventprofs
4:33 pm camerontoth: RT @Partyaficionado: SM & EP allows us to share our exprce and celebrate each others success. An encouraging environment! #eventprofs
4:33 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray I'm surprised it's not more than 33%. Education in this industry isn't really valued. #eventprofs
4:33 pm planetplanitbiz: #eventprofs in newbie chat - anyone interested in being a mentor - I'll set something up if interest is there
4:33 pm joyce_ma: Agreed! RT @EllenCMP: @LindsayFultz ...Mentorship is key. Those devoted to education of others make profession more inclusive #eventprofs
4:33 pm eventsforgood: What a compliment! RT @HeatherHartland: @TheEventsGuru You do so much with 140 characters - impressive! #eventprofs
4:34 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @planetplanitbiz: #eventprofs in newbie chat -anyone interested in being a mentor - Ill set something up if interest is there #eventprofs
4:34 pm EllenCMP: @planetplanitbiz would love to be a mentor! #eventprofs
4:34 pm meetingsmedia: @eventsforgood: Why is that in your opinion? #eventprofs
4:34 pm camerontoth: @carolyn_ray Wow! #eventprofs
4:34 pm ASegar: RT @lyksumlikrish: RT @Partyaficionado: SM, #eventprofs allows us to share our experiences and celebrate each others success. #eventprofs
4:34 pm Partyaficionado: The best way to learn is by doing. The next best way is watching someone else doing. Social Media facilitates the latter. #eventprofs
4:34 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Does the 33% include certificates/association certifications? That might be the disconnect for me. #eventprofs
4:35 pm UsedAV: Newbies should take time 2 tour vendors facilites & learn not to accept at face value just because a vendor has a cool website #eventprofs
4:35 pm carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood Master's in Communication Management but my passion has always been events. #eventprofs
4:35 pm eventsforgood: @planetplanitbiz I would love to mentor! #eventprofs
4:35 pm planetplanitbiz: @EllenCmp - Thanks for accepting -#eventprofs
4:35 pm lyksumlikrish: @lyksumlikrish Are you thinking of mentor program using social media? #eventprofs
4:35 pm joyce_ma: RT @Partyaficionado: The best way to learn is by doing. The nxt best way is watching someone else doing; SM facilitates this. #eventprofs
4:35 pm camerontoth: @meetingsmedia - Thank you! Benefits are VIRAL!! #eventprofs
4:36 pm LindsayFultz: /@planetplanitbiz I think I need a mentor for newbie chat! I still haven't hosted one yet. #eventprofs
4:36 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @Partyaficionado best way 2 learn is by doing. The nxt bst way is watching someone else. Social Media facilitates latter. #eventprofs
4:36 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Awesome! My Masters is in Tourism Admin with a concentration in nonprofit fundraising and event management. Where? #eventprofs
4:36 pm camerontoth: Me Two! Great Idea! RT @EllenCMP: @planetplanitbiz would love to be a mentor! #eventprofs
4:37 pm carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood in terms of education 44.1% had a certificate, 22.5% attended a single session class, 18.6% weekend course #eventprofs
4:37 pm andrewsmith127: Mentoring/Interning/Temping... YES RT @lyksumlikrish: @lyksumlikrish Are you thinking of mentor program using social media? #eventprofs
4:37 pm eventsforgood: @LindsayFultz Well you absolutely need to moderate a chat! You'd be awesome at it. I was def scared my first time, but it's easy #eventprofs
4:37 pm meetingsmedia: @eventsforgood Why isnt education valued more? #eventprofs
4:37 pm ASegar: Q2 A place for newbies to ask questions online and get them answered by pros => eventprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
4:38 pm planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - Gr8 conversation - Look what we started. Hope I am not taking us off track #eventprofs
4:38 pm robynski: RT @Partyaficionado The best way to learn is by doing.next best way is watching someone elseSocial Media facilitates the latter. #eventprofs
4:38 pm carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood University of Southern California. There was no real event focus but it was what I wanted so I made it happen :) #eventprofs
4:38 pm eventsforgood: Agreed! RT @Partyaficionado best way 2 learn is by doing. The nxt bst way is watching someone else. SM facilitates latter. #eventprofs
4:38 pm HeatherHartland: RT @Partyaficionado: best way to learn is by doing. next best way is watching someone else doing. SM facilitates the latter. #eventprofs
4:38 pm eventsforgood: @meetingsmedia Right now the industry is really experience-based. Education wasn't always available so older gens don't value it #eventprofs
4:39 pm lyksumlikrish: Gr8 idea! RT @ASegar: Q2 A place for newbies to ask questions online and get them answered by pros => eventprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
4:39 pm joyce_ma: Great idea! RT @ASegar: Q2 A place for newbies to ask questions online and get them answered by pros => eventprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
4:39 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Wow, so that doesn't even count something that's higher education like college or grad school. #eventprofs
4:40 pm eventsforgood: @ASegar Is eventprofsanswers.com a real site? Or are you making it up on the spot? #eventprofs
4:40 pm HeatherHartland: RT @carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood in terms of education 44.1% had certificate, 22.5% attended single class, 18.6% weekend course #eventprofs
4:40 pm LindsayFultz: RT @lyksumlikrish Gr8 idea! RT @ASegar Q2 A place 4 newbies 2 ask Q's online & get em answered by pros => eventprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
4:40 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Cool! I hope you enjoyed USC. Very cool degree for you! #eventprofs
4:40 pm planetplanitbiz: @eventsforgood I think the link is broken #eventprofs
4:41 pm lyksumlikrish: Q3 -What's the #1 most effective change that could be made 2 facilitate an easier entry into the industry? #eventprofs
4:41 pm carolyn_ray: Suggested Reading for all: Donald Getz: Event Studies:Theory, Research and Policy For Planned Events. http://amzn.to/ccfpdB #eventprofs
4:41 pm ASegar: Does not exist - yet! RT @eventsforgood: @ASegar Is eventprofsanswers.com a real site? Or are you making it up on the spot? #eventprofs
4:41 pm eventsforgood: @planetplanitbiz I don't think it's made yet, I think it was just an idea... @ASegar? #eventprofs
4:42 pm joyce_ma: @lyksumlikrish I think mentorship would be most effective - since thats difficult to find sometimes #eventprofs
4:42 pm eventsforgood: Cool! RT @carolyn_ray: Sugg Reading: Donald Getz: Event Studies:Theory, Research & Policy 4 Events. http://amzn.to/ccfpdB #eventprofs
4:42 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @carolyn_ray: Sugg Reading:Donald Getz: Event Studies:Theory, Research and Policy For Planned Events. http://amzn.to/ccfpdB #eventprofs
4:42 pm camerontoth: @eventsforgood - "Nobody held my hand. I figured it out for myself." Boss criticizing company survey that noted empl want edu #eventprofs
4:42 pm Partyaficionado: @lyksumlikrish A3 an open, supportive, and welcoming community. #eventprofs
4:43 pm planetplanitbiz: Q3 - I think we need to get business & academia together more often to help students coming thro #eventprofs
4:43 pm andrewsmith127: Great idea, but take it further; mentoring, temping RT @ASegar: A place 4 newbies to ask questions online eventprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
4:43 pm eventsforgood: @carolyn_ray Thanks for the book suggestion! I would also suggest a bunch from my bookshelf. What do you concentrate on? #eventprofs
4:43 pm meetingsmedia: @eventsforgood Ah. Smarts/education needs to be seen as "cool" again...#eventprofs
 
4:43 pm eventsforgood: Second! RT @planetplanitbiz: Q3 - I think we need to get business & academia together more often to help students coming thro #eventprofs
4:43 pm EllenCMP: Q3 association meetings more welcoming to newcomers - less clique-ie #eventprofs
4:43 pm LindsayFultz: RT @joyce_ma: @lyksumlikrish I think mentorship would be most effective - since that's difficult to find sometimes #eventprofs
4:43 pm camerontoth: RT @lyksumlikrish: Q3 -Whats the #1 most effective change that could be made 2 facilitate an easier entry into the industry? #eventprofs
4:44 pm lyksumlikrish: GRRR!! RT @camerontoth: @eventsforgood - "Nobody held my hand." Boss criticizing company survey that noted empl want edu #eventprofs
4:44 pm carolyn_ray: @lyksumlikrish Q3: There is too much info on the web & there needs to be a repository of info or it becomes overwhelming. #eventprofs
4:44 pm eventsforgood: Q3: More internship opps, more mentor opps, an easier entrance with promotion at a younger age (i.e. school clubs, etc) #eventprofs
4:44 pm hgivner: Launching Event Leadership Institute this fall, joint vent. w/BizBash. Will have wide range of on-demand classes. #eventprofs
4:44 pm coachingconnect: RT @planetplanitbiz: #eventprofs in newbie chat - anyone interested in being a mentor - I'll set something up if interest is there
4:44 pm EllenCMP: Q3 local chapter #mpi meetings more education based #eventprofs
4:44 pm eventsforgood: Awful!! RT @camerontoth: @eventsforgood - "Nobody held my hand." Boss criticizing company survey that noted empl want edu #eventprofs
4:44 pm lyksumlikrish: @Partyaficionado What's the best way (& where) to create such a community? #eventprofs
4:45 pm EllenCMP: @coachingconnect count me in! #eventprofs
 
4:45 pm lyksumlikrish: YES! RT @planetplanitbiz: Q3 - I think we need to get business & academia together more often to help students coming thro #eventprofs
4:45 pm hgivner: Taping classes now w/subj. matter experts on lighting, projection, pricing, invitation printing, insurance, venue neg., etc. #eventprofs
4:45 pm camerontoth: @coachingconnect Absolutely. #eventprofs
4:45 pm HeatherHartland: Q3: Easier/better marketed access to education, communities and mentors #eventprofs
4:45 pm eventsforgood: Cool! I want to join! RT @hgivner: Launching Event Leadership Inst this fall, joint vent. w/BizBash. Wide range of classes. #eventprofs
 
4:46 pm lyksumlikrish: RT @hgivner: Launching Event Leadership Institute this fall, joint vent. w/BizBash. Will have on-demand classes. #eventprofs
4:46 pm LindsayFultz: RT @planetplanitbiz: #eventprofs in newbie chat - anyone interested in being a mentor - I'll set something up if interest is there
4:46 pm joyce_ma: #eventprofs community also making a difference - joining ppl of diff experiences/bkgnds. helps intro/interact w/ industry #eventprofs
4:46 pm eventsforgood: I'm interested! RT @planetplanitbiz: anyone interested in being a mentor - Ill set something up if interest is there #eventprofs
4:47 pm eventsforgood: @EllenCMP With mentoring? Let's chat with @planetplanitbiz and see! #eventprofs
4:48 pm EllenCMP: So true! RT @planetplanitbiz: Q3 - Also needs to be a career to aspire to - have 2 help career advisors understand the industry #eventprofs
4:48 pm eventsforgood: Haha! RT @HeatherHartland: @camerontoth Did you nominate anti-education boss for Undercover Boss? Could be eye-opening. #eventprofs
4:48 pm planetplanitbiz: @coachingconnect - So I see - Thx #eventprofs
4:48 pm carolyn_ray: @hgivner where can I get more information about this? #eventprofs
4:48 pm camerontoth: @HeatherHartland What is Undercover Boss (I'm not there anymore anyway) but still curious. #eventprofs
4:49 pm EllenCMP: @carolyn_ray credentials are out there - challenge is demystifying so folks understand the path to achieving them #eventprofs
4:49 pm lyksumlikrish: It would be great to connect a mentoring program with an askeventprofs.com website. :) #eventprofs
4:50 pm Partyaficionado: @EllenCMP @planetplanitbiz That is probably the biggest challenge in .edu #eventprofs
4:50 pm EllenCMP: @eventsforgood CMP is not admin by member based association #eventprofs
4:50 pm hgivner: @carolyn_ray email me offline, howardgivner@gmail.com #eventprofs
4:50 pm HeatherHartland: @camerontoth TV show where the CEO has to work undercover in several departments over a week to better understand company/staff #eventprofs
4:50 pm camerontoth: @eventsforgood - Word! #eventprofs
4:50 pm ASegar: I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. (No website there yet!) We cld use it for an answer resource/mentoring pgm. #eventprofs
4:50 pm planetplanitbiz: I can help on this - RT @lyksumlikrish: It would be great to connect a mentoring program with an askeventprofs.com website. :) #eventprofs
4:50 pm hgivner: @eventsforgood Interested in giving classes or taking them? #eventprofs
4:51 pm eventsforgood: @hgivner Probably both! Do you have more information available? for #eventprofs
4:51 pm joyce_ma: One step fwd! RT @ASegar: I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. We cld use it for an answer resource/mentoring. #eventprofs
4:51 pm lyksumlikrish: YES! RT @ASegar I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. Cld use it for resource/mentoring pgm. #eventprofs
4:52 pm LindsayFultz: Awesome, ur quick! RT @ASegar: Just registered the eventprofsanswers.com dom. We cld use it 4 an answr resource/mentoring pgm #eventprofs
4:52 pm eventsforgood: Cool! RT @ASegar: I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. We cld use it for an answer resource/mentoring pgm. #eventprofs
4:52 pm Partyaficionado: I always here to help. Maybe we can set up some live steam sessions while I'm in CA @lyksumlikrish #eventprofs
4:52 pm lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz Let's talk to @asegar via email about this. Exciting!! #eventprofs
4:52 pm camerontoth: RT @ASegar: I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. We cld use it for an answer resource/mentoring pgm. #eventprofs
4:52 pm lyksumlikrish: YES!!RT @Partyaficionado: I always here to help. Maybe we can set up some live steam sessions while Im in CA @lyksumlikrish #eventprofs
4:53 pm hgivner: @eventsforgood what's best way to reach you off-line? #eventprofs
4:53 pm camerontoth: TAKE AWAYS? #eventprofs
4:53 pm ASegar: I suggest we collaborate with existing associations in setting up eventprofsanswers.com. Who could help with this? #eventprofs
4:53 pm planetplanitbiz: It sure is - RT @lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz Let's talk to @asegar via email about this. Exciting!! #eventprofs
4:53 pm eventsforgood: @hgivner Shoot me an email! Or give me a call - are you following? I'll DM you if so. #eventprofs
4:53 pm carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood @EllenCMP Agreed they might be a $ suck in some cases. But why can't something be standardized thru nonprofit? #eventprofs
4:54 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth Events Industry Newbs need lots of help. We need to mentor them. Social media is a great method for this. #eventprofs
4:54 pm camerontoth: @ASegar I will volunteer the MPI WestField Chapter #MPI #eventprofs
4:54 pm EllenCMP: @eventsforgood 36% of CMPs are suppliers - not sure what you are referring to? #eventprofs
4:54 pm LindsayFultz: Leading by example RT @lyksumlikrish Love it when talk starts to turn to action. YAY! #eventprofs
4:54 pm carolyn_ray: Amazing! RT @ASegar: I just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. We cld use it for an answer resource/mentoring pgm #eventprofs
4:55 pm Partyaficionado: @lyksumlikrish no different than looking for clients. Be here when they're looking. We already have the community. #eventprofs
4:55 pm eventsforgood: Agreed! RT @carolyn_ray: @eventsforgood @EllenCMP But why cant something be standardized thru nonprofit? #eventprofs
 
4:55 pm ASegar: Gr8! RT @camerontoth: @ASegar I will volunteer the MPI WestField Chapter #MPI #eventprofs
4:55 pm HeatherHartland: RT @ASegar: just registered the eventprofsanswers.com domain. (No websiteyet!) We cld use for an answer resource/mentoring pgm. #eventprofs
4:55 pm lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:56 pm Partyaficionado: #werk! RT @lyksumlikrish: @Partyaficionado We need to skype. Love it when the talk starts to turn to action. YAY! #eventprofs
4:56 pm eventsforgood: Nice! RT @camerontoth: @ASegar I will volunteer the MPI WestField Chapter #MPI #eventprofs
4:56 pm eventsforgood: @ASegar I will help however you need! #eventprofs
4:56 pm planetplanitbiz: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:56 pm lyksumlikrish: 4 more minutes: Any other takeaways from this chat? #eventprofs
4:57 pm ASegar: OK, this is exciting. Don't want to lose momentum. Please email me <adrian@segar.com> if you'd like to help w/eventprofsanswers. #eventprofs
4:57 pm camerontoth: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:57 pm LindsayFultz: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:57 pm joyce_ma: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:57 pm Partyaficionado: Oh yea! RT @jakrose Is evryone ready fr the shameless plug craziness that is SXSW Panel Pickr? >>>be on the lookout #eventprofs
4:57 pm eventsforgood: @EllenCMP CMP is really a credential associated specifically for meeting planners, not other subsects, very elementary #eventprofs
4:57 pm ASegar: Jenise, can you make sure this chat gets archived so we have a record? #eventprofs
4:57 pm planetplanitbiz: Just love the energy of this group - RT @lyksumlikrish: 4 more minutes: Any other takeaways from this chat? #eventprofs
4:57 pm HeatherHartland: Thanks #eventprofs for the reminders that our industry can/should be more accessible, and we all need to mentor next gen.
4:58 pm Partyaficionado: hated? RT @camerontoth: TAKE AWAYS? LIKED, LOVED, HATED? #eventprofs
4:58 pm eventsforgood: Takeaways: we've got @planetplanitbiz's mentorship prog and @ASegar's new website! I'd say we got a lot done! #eventprofs
 
4:58 pm ASegar: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:58 pm camerontoth: TAKE AWAY: Mentorship is important! Reach out to new members and create space for folks not "in the know" #eventprofs
4:59 pm EllenCMP: Takeaway: don't need to reinvent the wheel-there r already many resources out there-better 2 get the word out on what exists #eventprofs
4:59 pm planetplanitbiz: RT @eventsforgood: Takeaways: we've got @planetplanitbiz's mentorship prog & @ASegar's new website! I'd say we got a lot done! #eventprofs
4:59 pm royalblueevents: RT @lyksumlikrish: Another takeaway: #eventprofs can accomplish AMAZING things in no time when we work together. :) #eventprofs
4:59 pm camerontoth: RT @eventsforgood: Takeaways: weve got @planetplanitbizs mentorship prog and @ASegars new website! Id say we got a lot done! #eventprofs
5:00 pm eventsforgood: Thank you to @lyksumlikrish for a wonderful AND productive chat!! She's the best!! #eventprofs
5:00 pm joyce_ma: Takeaway: We've all been newbies before and want to improve the experience, in various ways. Exciting things are happening!! #eventprofs
5:00 pm meetingsmedia: My takeaway is that we at mtgsmedia should be writing pieces about mentoring and education... #eventprofs
5:00 pm EllenCMP: @eventsforgood tell that to the 30% of the professionals who do not pass! #eventprofs
5:00 pm lizkingevents: Via @lyksumlikrish Do you need a pick-up artist in your trade show booth? http://ht.ly/2hKTr #eventprofs
5:00 pm lyksumlikrish: Thanks so much for an amazing and very productive chat everyone! I love #eventprofs
5:00 pm joyce_ma: RT @eventsforgood: Takeaways: weve got @planetplanitbizs mentorship prog and @ASegars new website! Id say we got a lot done! #eventprofs
5:00 pm planetplanitbiz: RT @HeatherHartland: Thx #eventprofs for the reminders that our industry can/should be more accessible, and we all need to mentor next gen.
5:00 pm eventsforgood: @joylthomas SM for sure, post on website, email campaign? #eventprofs
5:01 pm eventsforgood: Whoa! That's high! RT @EllenCMP: @eventsforgood tell that to the 30% of the professionals who do not pass! #eventprofs
5:01 pm carolyn_ray: Agreed! Thank you! RT Thank you to @lyksumlikrish for a wonderful AND productive chat!! She's the best!! #eventprofs #eventprofs
5:01 pm LindsayFultz: Fact! RT @joyce_ma: Takeaway: We've all been newbies before and want to improve the experience, in various ways. #eventprofs
5:01 pm eventsforgood: Great! RT @meetingsmedia: My takeaway is that we at mtgsmedia should be writing pieces about mentoring and education... #eventprofs
5:01 pm Partyaficionado: Great job @lyksumlikrish #eventprofs
 
5:02 pm michaelnewhouse: RT @lizkingevents: Via @lyksumlikrish Do you need a pick-up artist in your trade show booth? http://ht.ly/2hKTr #eventprofs
5:02 pm joyce_ma: @lyksumlikrish Thanks Jenise for moderating! Great chat as always :) #eventprofs
5:02 pm SmartSource: RT @eventsforgood: Thank you to @lyksumlikrish for a wonderful AND productive chat!! She's the best!! #eventprofs
5:02 pm planetplanitbiz: @lyksumlikrish - Thx 4 ur excellent moderation on the newbies chat today #eventprofs
 
 
5:02 pm PartyChirps: RT @Partyaficionado: Great job @lyksumlikrish #eventprofs
 
5:03 pm camerontoth: RT @meetingsmedia: My takeaway is that we at mtgsmedia should be writing pieces about mentoring and education... #eventprofs
5:03 pm ASegar: And we love you @lyksumlikrish. Thanks! #eventprofs
5:03 pm lyksumlikrish: @PartyChirps Thanks Cheryl. Great to have you here! #eventprofs
5:03 pm camerontoth: Great job!!! STAR~~> @lyksumlikrish #eventprofs
5:03 pm LindsayFultz: /@lyksumlikrish Thank you Jenise for a great topic and moderating and facilitating an engaging discussion. A lot accomplished! #eventprofs
5:03 pm lyksumlikrish: @planetplanitbiz Thanks so much Paul. It was a great chat! #eventprofs
5:04 pm planetplanitbiz: @meetingsmedia - happy to contribute 2 posts 4 u if needed - Best - Paul #eventprofs
5:04 pm lyksumlikrish: @joyce_ma Thank YOU! So glad you were able to be in on this, Joyce. #eventprofs
5:04 pm camerontoth: RT @lyksumlikrish: Thanks so much for an amazing and very productive chat everyone! I love #eventprofs
5:04 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth Thanks so much for being here Cameron. You, of course, ROCK! #eventprofs
5:04 pm LindsayFultz: /@joyce_ma Great contributions today Joyce! I RT'd like everything you said:) #eventprofs
 
5:05 pm meetingsmedia: I'd love to follow this in our mag. Thx, Paul #eventprofs
5:05 pm lyksumlikrish: @LindsayFultz It was great having you here Lindsay. Great insights! #eventprofs
5:05 pm lyksumlikrish: @ASegar Thanks Adrian. SO excited about evenprofsanswers.com #eventprofs
5:05 pm joyce_ma: @LindsayFultz Thanks so much Lindsay! I enjoy the #eventprofs chats ; so glad to be here after weeks on-site lol :) refreshing!! #eventprofs
5:06 pm camerontoth: @lyksumlikrish awww! Cameron plus Jenise = ROCK-STAR -- Ha!!! #eventprofs
5:06 pm lyksumlikrish: @carolyn_ray Thanks so much for being here Carolyn. Wonderful insights!! #eventprofs
 
5:06 pm lyksumlikrish: @camerontoth HA! #eventprofs
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

 

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