Virtual Edge Institute Offers Digital Event Strategist Scholarship Opportunity

August 27, 2016

The Virtual Edge Institute [VEI] and Meetings + Conventions Calgary announced fall scholarship applications now are being accepted for VEI’s Digital Event Strategist [DES] newly updated course and certification exam.

The scholarships support business event organizers seeking to further their education in digital extensions and live streams of events.

Meetings + Conventions Calgary is the exclusive sponsor of these scholarships which support the application, online course and exam fees – a $1000+ USD value.

The scholarship winners will participate in the next DES LIVE Online course October 5-November 18. To learn more about the DES certification program click here.

The DES certification is designed to help individuals and organizations develop a means to effectively plan, produce and measure the results of their digital engagement practices.

The DES program already is globally recognized with graduates spanning from the US, Canada, England, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Israel and Singapore.

“Meetings + Conventions Calgary’s is the leading supporter for the digital experience event community,” said VEI’s Jennifer Kingen Kush. “PCMA and VEI are delivering quality education and providing a platform for leaders to connect and share knowledge. These scholarship opportunities will assist those that have current budget constraints, but require this education to advance the future digital events of their organizations.”

The fall scholarship application deadline is Aug. 31. Those awarded with scholarships will be eligible to participate in the DES LIVE online 7-week course starting Oct. 5, taking place online each Wednesdays and Fridays at noon EST. Find out more about Meetings + Conventions Calgary’s Digital Event Strategist Certification Scholarship and apply online here.

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