Conference Design

How to Successfully Design Conference Openings

The word “Association” originates from the Latin word “associare” which stands for ‘the action of coming together for a common cause’. This Boardroom MiniCourse by Eric de Groot gives you useful clues how the opening of your association’s conferences can support that action right from the start.

Eric’s pioneering work started in 1992; now he caters to the national (Dutch) market in De Wet van Thomas and internationally in MindMeeting. Thanks to his background in drama he takes a broad, human perspective to meetings and meeting processes. Eric regularly conducts workshops and learning sessions for professionals in the meeting industry as well as in other educational contexts. Eric was also a former member of the MPI task force: “The Future of Meetings”. He lives in the Netherlands.

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