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EMCVenues Providing Complimentary Educational and Professional
Development Webinars for Meeting and Event Planners

Brielle, New Jersey, October 20, 2009 … EMCVenues, the global meetings resource company specializing in education events, supplier tradeshows, training workshops, and online registration support, announces complimentary fall webinars for meeting planners.  EMCVenues is a one-stop marketplace for meeting & event planners and venues globally.

EMCVenues’ webinars are complimentary to meeting and event planners, as well as members of the media.  They have proven extremely popular to planners, with several hundred signing up early for multiple sessions.

EMCVenues invites planners to sign up for one, two or multiple webinars throughout the balance of 2009.  EMCVenues will announce their winter 2010 webinar schedule the end of December.

Planners can register for the complimentary webinars through EMCVenues’ website:, or at the following link:

EMCVenues Webinar Topics for October - December 2009

October 22
CMP and Other Certifications:  What’s in it for ME?
Led by Bonnie Wallsh, CMP, CMM, Bonnie Wallsh Associates, LLC

October 29
MEET USA East Coast 2009 (New Brunswick, NJ).  Conference provided complimentary to planners and the media.  For agenda and registration, visit
Sponsored by EMCVenues.

November 5
60++ Ways to Save on Food and Beverage
Led by Janet Pickover, Site Selections, Plus

November 12 
Meeting Planning 201:  An Intermediate Level
Led by Michele Joseph, Master Connections Associates

November 19
Effective RFP Writing and Top Concessions
Led by Nancy Crook, EMCVenues, and Sherry Awbrey, EMCVenues

December 3
MEET USA West Coast 2009 (San Francisco, CA).  Conference provided complimentary to planners and the media.  For agenda and registration, visit
Sponsored by EMCVenues.

December 10
Five Minute Networking Ideas that You Can Incorporate Into Your Meeting Agenda Led by Larry Lipman, Teambuilder

December 17
Time to Update Your Meeting Addendum
Led by Nancy Crook and Sherry Awbrey, EMCVenues

EMCVenues Webinars Sponsorship Partners include:

The Peabody Orlando 
Millennium Broadway Hotel New York
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Hyatt Regency Miami
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hyatt Dulles
The Thayer Hotel
The Resort at Marina Village by Sun Stream Hotels
Affinia Hotels/The James/The Benjamin
The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
Ace Conference Center
Graylyn International Conference Center
Wyndham Conference Center Collection
Doubletree Palm Beach Gardens
Doubletree Bethesda Hotel
Miami Airport Hotel
Annapolis Marriott Waterfront
The Dallas Area Properties by Starwood (Westin, W, Sheraton and the Joule)
Sheraton Cerritos
Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center
Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center

About EMCVenues

EMCVenues is a one-stop marketplace for meeting & event planners and venues globally.  It exists to actively bring the two groups together, managing the process and the relationship for a productive outcome for each.  Through its extensive international portfolio of meeting and event facilities; its attendee and meeting management solutions products; its vendor relationships providing meeting support services; its vast planner, customer and provider databases; and its marketing and promotions expertise; the company has the capacity and the bandwidth to engage in every aspect of the meeting and event planning and execution process.  The goal is a successful meeting or event -- from concept to completion -- for both the venue and the planner organization.  For more information on EMCVenues, visit


Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications
201-758-2864  /  201-758-2865-Fax

Jody Wallace
President & CEO, EMCVenues


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