Call for Education Proposals

VSAE is now accepting content leader session proposals for its Q3 and Q4 seminars and the Fall Conference & Expo. All are welcome to submit proposals. The submission deadline is February 25.

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Friday, February 4
Omni Richmond Hotel

Stop Looking for the Unicorn!
How to Expand Your Candidate Pool


Shira Lotzar, Chief Engagement Officer of Purposeful Hire, will facilitate a discussion on rethinking our hiring approaches based on the recent shift in priorities for most job seekers. Learn to expand your candidate pool so you can continue moving your association’s mission forward. A reception and luncheon follows the seminar.

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Planning events today requires you to modify how you analyze data, negotiate contracts, and plan for the possible. Join your fellow meeting planners and association industry colleagues March 24-25 as we share new ideas and solutions to these challenges. Earn 6.5 CEUs while you learn from each other, outside industry experts, and representatives from hotels and CVBs. Enjoy education with active participation, networking opportunities, delicious dining, and much more, all while overlooking the beautiful Elizabeth River at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel.


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Spring CAE Study Group Begins February 22

The Spring CAE Study Group begins February 22 and is held virtually via Zoom every Tuesday, 8:30-10 a.m. All sessions are led by VSAE members who have earned their CAE. In addition to reviewing each of the eight domains that comprise the exam, you'll receive test taking tips from those who have recently taken (and passed!) the exam.


Free for VSAE members (registration required)
$150 for non-members
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