Increase Registrations & Engagement

Increase Registrations & Engagement by Leveraging Your Speakers and Exhibitors as Advocates

Date: March 23, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Are you looking for ways to boost registrations and engagement for your upcoming event? Many organizations focus on big-ticket items such as the agenda, marketing strategies, and sponsorships when it comes to planning an event. One often overlooked opportunity lies in leveraging your speakers and exhibitors to help make your event a success. Using these resources is a great way to build anticipation leading up to the event while also boosting participant engagement once they arrive – creating a win-win situation for both you and them! In this webinar, we’ll outline some of our best tips that associations can use to effectively leverage their speakers and exhibitors before, during, and after their events.

Who should attend

  • Meetings/Conference Directors and Team Members
  • Marketing Directors and Team Members



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Emily Golding


Emily is a strategic marketing leader and problem-solver who believes that a flexible balance of creativity, logic, and innovation is key to delivering the mdg brand promise to her clients. Informed by data-driven insights and inspired by igniting emotional connections, she and her team of marketing aficionados develop marketing strategies that cut through the noise, breathe new life into established brands, uncover game-changing audience insights, and execute flawless tactical campaigns to deliver on organizational goals.

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Rusty is Co-founder of AnswerStage a Boston-based provider of automated video collection and production services. Rusty’s passion is helping companies and organizations build brand communities and leverage the cost-efficiencies of user-generated content.  AnswerStage works with clients to automatically collect, brand, and produce videos to promote events, serve as testimonials and highlight thought leaders.


Vinnu Deshetty

Vinnu Deshetty is the Founder and CEO of EVA – Event Tech Hub helping clients embrace digital tools that improve their attendee experiences while making the meeting planner’s job easier. With over 25 years of meeting and conference planning experience in the association and nonprofit industries, Vinnu brings a unique understanding of both the tech and event planning worlds. Vinnu focuses on making tech accessible and productive for meeting planners.  She leads development teams to bring a sense of humanity to AI development making EVA’s technology a reality that is easily implemented and activated. Raised as a coal miner’s daughter in western Kentucky, Vinnu stays true to her southern roots by valuing community in both her personal and professional lives. She obtained a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Public Administration. Vinnu now works and resides in the Washington, DC area.


About EVA Webinars

EVA makes meeting and learning online easy, productive, and memorable with the latest event technology tools. We have learned a lot throughout our journey and would love to share the best practices and lessons with event and meeting planners. Our webinars provide you with the right set of “event tools” in the form of tips, recommendations, and lessons learned to optimize your event experience further and cater to a wider audience.



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EVA is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) preferred provider powered by the Events Industry Council (EIC). We are committed to constantly creating educational resources and helping professionals earn and maintain the CMP Continuing Education (CE)credits. EVA’s live webinars qualify for CMP continuing education credits and attendees can earn CE credits in the form of certificates shared by EVA’s Team after a live webinar is finished. * Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.

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EVA is now a CEM Preferred Provider by International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).IAEE’s Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) learning program teaches meeting planners to learn, and implement the highest professional standards throughout the exhibitions and events industry while earning Continuing Education (CE) credits.

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EVA is a CAE Approved Provider. -the program(s) that meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies.  For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit