The Virtual Events Report

Written for decision-makers who want leading-edge knowledge to support their strategic planning for virtual events and for practitioners who want insight into how other organizations are approaching virtual events, The Virtual Events Report is a comprehensive look at the current role of virtual conferences, trade shows, and other events in learning businesses—and how that role may evolve.

The report continues the work of three prior Tagoras publications on virtual events and draws on data collected from 215 organizations, both those that have offered a virtual event and those that have not.

Read the rest of this page »

One of our continuing efforts at Tagoras is to maintain a collection of free resources to help learning businesses grow and thrive. We’re pretty proud of that collection and the substantive data and support it offers to those of you working in the business of continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning.

But we couldn’t offer such resources without the information and insight you provide—and we need your help now to help maintain that list of resources.

Specifically, the survey that will form the basis for a new version of our virtual events report is now up. The report is due out this fall and will be available to you for free. If events of any type are part of the value your organization provides to members and/or customers, your participation is very important—even if you do not currently offer or plan to offer a virtual event and regardless of the size or budget of your organization.

Read the rest of this page »

Recently a colleague who works for a learning platform company wrote to me with a question about how the role of associations in the market for lifelong learning is perceived. Specifically, he asked, Why do you think associations aren’t mentioned as often in the broader conversation about lifelong learning/continuing education/re-skilling workforce/college-to-job gap/knowledge economy? And he […]

Read the full article →

Most of us are aware of and have personally experienced the pre-K through high school system of education that serves our children. Most of us are also aware of the higher education system that grants degrees to the fortunate among us. (Around 45 percent of the U.S. population holds a postsecondary degree of some type.) […]

Read the full article →

Perhaps it’s because a bit of spring seems to be nipping through occasionally over the past week, but I’ve got baseball metaphors on my mind. I’m also deeply steeped in our annual Learning • Technology • Design™ (LTD) virtual conference, so those metaphors have been mingling with thoughts about adult lifelong learning. There has always been […]

Read the full article →

Here at Tagoras we help organizations in the businesses of lifelong learning, and we’re in that business ourselves. This is the final post in a three-part series that unpacks a few of the ways we’ve rethought typical learning formats at Tagoras events. (Read the first post, about Curated Connections TM, and the second post, about […]

Read the full article →

Tagoras exists to help organizations in the businesses of lifelong learning and is in the lifelong learning business itself. So,  we’re running a three-part series that unpacks a few of the ways we’ve rethought typical learning formats at Tagoras events. (Read the first post, about Curated Connections TM, on the Tagoras blog.) In each part […]

Read the full article →

At Tagoras, we have some great things on tap for 2018, and one of the big ones is the third Learning • Technology • Design (LTD) conference, which will take place throughout the month of February. That’s right, throughout the month of February. You see, LTD 2018 is a virtual conference, and we are taking advantage […]

Read the full article →

Tagoras exists to help organizations in the businesses of lifelong learning—and we’re in that business too. This post is the first in a three-part series that unpacks a few of the ways we’ve rethought typical learning formats at our Leading Learning Symposium and Learning • Technology • Design (which will next be held in February […]

Read the full article →

It’s been five years since we last reached out to colleagues at organizations, learning technology companies, and consulting firms across the association sector to gather their perspectives on what challenges and opportunities learning businesses will encounter in the coming year.  So, we thought it was past time to find out how much as changed – […]

Read the full article →