DES Self-paced Online Course

Learn to plan, produce and evaluate the results of your digital and hybrid meetings with the Digital Event Strategist (DES) training. Expand your job opportunities, whether your events are completely online or a supplement to face-to-face meetings.

  • Meeting Planners: enhance professional development and demonstrate competence in digital meeting planning and production
  • Meeting Executives: gain industry insights to better evaluate digital meeting strategies and economics
  • Convention Bureau/Destination Marketing Officials: understand the digital needs of clients and position meeting facilities as a comprehensive event partner
  • Technology Providers: learn industry best practices and better understand needs of clients

The Digital Event Strategist course is an invaluable source for comprehensive and hybrid event training, taught by leading industry experts. The interactive modules consist of elements of video, audio and text instruction throughout the course to showcase different digital event formats.

Complete the course at your own pace.

Completion of the self-paced course is 6 months from the enrollment date.

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“When RSNA was entering the virtual/hybrid meeting space in 2011, there was so much we didn’t understand about this environment. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in the Digital Event Strategist online certification curriculum. It is a powerful tool, and I recommend it to novice and experienced individuals in the digital engagement space. RSNA is going in to our 5th year of hosting a virtual/hybrid meeting in conjunction with our annual meeting, and we continue to learn, grow and network through DEI.”

Janet Cooper, DES, CMP
Director, Convention Operations

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Standard: $595.00