Professional Development

Save the Date! Academic Event Professional (AEP) Conference 2022


The Academic Event Professional (AEP) conference will return in June 2022 with a multi-day conference at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. Details and pricing will be available as they are finalized.

AEP provides a rare opportunity for event planners in academe to receive tailored professional development, network with one another, and visit with vendors that specialize in products for academic environments.  Attracting both seasoned planners and industry newcomers, the conference focuses on topics unique to higher education events and helps them share - and create - best practices for the field.

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PCMA Digital Event Strategist Certification

The Digital Event Strategist certification (DES) is designed to help individuals and organizations develop, plan, produce and measure the results of their digital engagement practices. It’s seamless to put the learnings from your DES certification into practice because our curriculum was designed by event professionals, for event professionals. PCMA’s certification program was among the first to-market and as of Oct. 2020, it is the most current and comprehensive.

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