The IAFE CyberSeminars


Upcoming CyberSeminar Events

Digital Marketing – A Tip of the Spear!

March 29, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

A 60-minute virtual workshop that provides digital marketing “must do tools” that will move the digital marketing needle.

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Communicating Your Message During A Crisis

April 4, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

A 60-minute virtual works shop that provides the basic resources you should know-communicating when communicating during a crisis. Before you can launch into a detailed plan let’s get the basics down! At a minimum what should you have ready? Presented by Debbie Evans, Evans Marketing.

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Let’s Talk -Sponsorship Reports

April 5, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Let’s review your sponsorship practices, including proof of performance, software used, how to track sponsors, etc. Register now to UNITE with us during this conversation.

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Marketing and Advertising Basics (IFM #120)

April 12, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Explore basic principles of advertising and their role in traditional and non-traditional media. The instructor-led course defines “marketing” and marketing components; common terms, review media mix, and agency relationships. Gain tools to review advertising contracts and identify new media avenues. Course participants receive techniques and methods used in the advertising media process.

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Weather Safety

April 26, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

The IAFE has teamed with the National Weather Service, Indianapolis, to present weather safety information to our IAFE members. This course will review how to keep your patrons safe in the event of bad weather. Learn how to be prepared and build a weather ready event.

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Safety & Security Boot Camp: De-Escalation – What is it and what do I need to know?

April 27, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Safety & Security Boot Camp: De-escalation – What is it and what do I need to know? This course will define the difference between soft and hard activism and methods of De-escalation.   What is an active by-stander? How can they assist? And how can your opening and closing procedures assist with your security and de-escalation … Read more

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion-Why it Matters to You, Your Organization, and Your Community

May 4, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Join us to discuss and learn more about the benefits and results of diversity and inclusion and opportunities for you and your organization. A diverse and inclusive workplace is one that makes everyone, regardless of who they are or what they do for the business, feel equity involved in and supported in all areas of the workplace.

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Parliamentary Procedure (Advanced Level)

May 10, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Have a little parliamentary procedure experience? And did you participate in the Parliamentary Procedure (Beginning)? Or maybe you do not have any experience at all…that’s OK. Join us as our expert presenter continues the parliamentary procedure discussion. No one likes to feel inadequate when running a meeting amongst their peers.

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How To Build TikTok Videos

May 17, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

A brief, informational presentation on how to build TikTok videos.

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CPP (Consumer Protection Program) Tune-Up

May 23, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

If you have completed the IAFE Consumer Protection (CPP) course – it is time for a TUNE UP!  The IAFE has teamed with Technical Solutions International to provide our members, who have completed the CPP course, a 90-minute CyberSeminar that addresses Site Assessment, Protocols and Procedures, Record Keeping, Training and Education, Media Relations and Crisis Communications, and Plan Implementation. More than just a refresher course – our presenters drill down to plan specifics.

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Safety & Security Boot Camp: Crowd Management Best Practices and Crowd Psychology What should you have in your toolkit?

May 25, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Safety & Security Boot Camp: De-escalation – What is it and what do I need to know? This course will review the best practices for crowd management. Events and venues have the responsibility to keep their attendees safe. Current events and media headlines have highlighted the important of having trained crowd managers, sufficient entrances/exits for … Read more

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Safety & Security Boot Camp: Creating and Utilizing Effective Training Programs (Volunteers/ Staff/Board)

June 22, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Safety & Security Boot Camp: Creating and Utilizing Effective Training Programs (Volunteers/ Staff/Board) A course that will provide attendees with tools to organize and conduct live training. Review tools that can assist your organization in their response (App utilization), pre meetings with volunteers and the security team. What should be communicated to whom at the … Read more

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Government and Community Relations (IFM #107)

September 13, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

This course provides an overview of the various types of relationships fairs have with governing bodies, explores ideas for creating good relationships, the importance of demonstrating public value, and coalition building. Introduces ideas for working with and for the community and the role a fair plays within their community.  This is an Insitute of Fair Management for credit course – all member’s welcome!

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Safety & Security Boot Camp: Communications

September 21, 2023 | 2:00pm Central

Safety & Security Boot Camp: Communications How do we communicate we are a safe event without saying “we are a safe event.” Are your words matching your actions? Is your team prepared for incident communications? (Preparedness and proactive) Keeping your finger on the pulse – what role do you play? This course addresses How to … Read more

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How do I Register for a CyberSeminar?

1. Register Online

Registration involves logging onto the IAFE secure site for payment of fees by credit card. To register for a CyberSeminar as an IAFE member, you MUST be logged into the IAFE site.

2. Verify Registration

You will be sent a confirming e-mail message, and a login link. Most CyberSeminars are presented on the Zoom platform* and registration within Zoom may be required. For those participating in the Institute of Fair Management courses (via GoToWebinar platform) It is critical that you complete the second registration step, registering in GoToWebinar. This step must be completed to receive IFM credit. You will receive a final confirmation e-mail which contains the log-on information, dial-in phone number (toll charges apply), and passcodes to use.

3. Attend Online

Technology makes it convenient for members to log-on to the Internet and dial in to a conference call from the convenience of their office or home. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to view the seminars. Using the final confirmation e-mail which contains the log-on information, dial-in to the phone number (toll charges apply) and enter passcodes.


Let’s Talk, virtual sessions are timely, industry relevant discussions. The IAFE works closely with IAFE committees and others to develop the virtual round table topics. A casual atmosphere to engage in conversation and learn from industry peers. Let’s Talk sessions are FREE for all IAFE members.

Registration is by site, so members are encouraged to gather additional staff, volunteers, or board members around the computer and phone to join in for this learning experience. Each CyberSeminar lasts approximately 60 minutes. We urge you to log on at least five minutes to the start time in order to insure you can access the website and view the presentation screen.

Have an idea for a CyberSeminar topic?

Please contact Lori Hart if you have an idea for a CyberSeminar topic.

Check back often to find the updated CyberSeminar schedule. All members will be notified by the Network Newsletter (e-mail) when CyberSeminars are scheduled.