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Hosting Virtual Events: what works and what doesn’t [SBDC-CoE]

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


In this workshop, businesses will hear from Temple Professor, Ira Rosen, in regards to virtual event management. As the pandemic continues to effect building capacities and social distancing guidelines, businesses need to pivot to create engaging and profitable events for their consumers. Looking for a path to profit in 2021? Check out this panel discussion with event planners that have hosted virtual events who will share their experience and insight.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize important safety protocols for hosting events in a pandemic
  • Learn methods to profitability when hosting indoor events at their facility
  • Discover techniques to create engaging & repeatable models to success that fit the budget

Target Audience:

  • Hospitality businesses
  • Restaurants/wineries/bars hosting events
  • Event management professionals
  • Hotel/venue businesses

Ira L. Rosen joined the Temple School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management full-time after serving, from 2005-2013, as an adjunct instructor and the program director for the school’s award-winning Event Leadership Executive Certificate Program. He currently is an Associate Professor of Practice and teaches Event Management courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. From 1989 until 2017, Mr. Rosen also served as president and CEO of Entertainment on Location Inc., a full-service event production and consulting company, based in Point Pleasant, N.J He earned a Master of Arts degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Montclair State University. He also has received certification as a Certified Festivals and Event Executive (CFEE) from the International Festivals and Events Association.


United States


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