©TNOC | training, workshop & lecture topics


In partnership with internationally recognised associations and event management institutions ©TNOC is constantly developing series of accredited skills development workshops and training programs designed specifically for events professionals and organisers.

Our skills training workshops and lecture topics are customised to address specialised aspects of the Hospitality and Meetings & Events sector, including:

  1. Social Media Policy and Strategy Workshop

  2. Internal Social Media Certification Workshop

  3. Web applications workshop - hands on tools to use tomorrow

  4. Mindmapping in business - Visual thinking translated to business results

  5. Designing Live, Virtual and Hybrid Events for better business results

  6. Meeting Formats and Event Community Architecture - Content, Context, Connectivity & Continuity

  7. Procurement principles & Meeting Consolidation

  1. Conference Management for Association Executives

  2. Corporate Events Management

  3. Strategic Marketing for Associations

  4. Destination Marketing

  5. Venue & Conference Facilities Management

  6. New Media Sales & Marketing for the services firm

  7. Strategic Marketing with Measurable Results

  8. Exhibition & Sponsorship Management

  9. Crowd sourcing and online collaboration

  10. Business Games to build stronger teams

  11. Business Modeling & Empathy Mapping

Past and upcoming speaking engagements:

2007 March

  1.     Management Team Coaching & Staff Training, Manila Bayview Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines

2009 July

  1.     Board Retreat facilitator & Keynote General Assembly, MPI Italia Chapter Board, Acireale, Sicily, Italy

2009 December

  1.     EnGarde Interactive Conference & Event Management Course, Schiphol, The Netherlands

2009 December

  1. 2010 Event Technology Shopping List; EIBTM TechHour, EIBTM, The Global Meetings & Incentives Exhibition, (Joint presentation Ruud Janssen & Samuel Smith moderated by Maarten Vanneste) Barcelona, Spain

2010 March

  1. QMDI, Global Certification in Meetings & Business Events Level 2, MPI Global Training , W Hotel, Doha, Qatar

  2. [R]EVOLUTION, Elycium Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. Masterclass Social Media, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010 July

  1. 2010 Event Technology Shopping List, MPi Community Knowledge Program, World Education Congress 2010, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Canada

2010 September

  1. The future shape and trends of the world meetings industry, 6th International MICE Industry Conference, MIBExpo Russia, Moscow, Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia

  2. Managing Future Client Expectations, Trends & Approaches, Annual Corporate Conference, Paul Ricard Island, Les Embiez,  Marseille, France

2010 November

  1. TEDxYouth@Basel, Ideas worth Bringing to life & the Marshmellow Challenge live! Basel, Switzerland

  2. Mission Possible - How do you keep going despite volcanos, oil spills, snow storms and floods? The why, what and how to manage your event interruptions using technology. (Joint presentation Ruud Janssen & Samuel Smith moderated by Patrick Delany) EIBTM TechHour, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona Spain

  3. Event Talent Factory, Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

2010 December

  1. EnGarde Interactive Conference & Event Management Course, Dorint Hotel Amsterdam,  Schiphol, The Netherlands

2011 January

  1. IAPCO & IPCAA The Meetings Masterclass,  Virtual & Digital Meetings, Wolfsberg, the Platform for Executive and Business Development Centre, Switzerland

  2. 2011 Event Technology Shopping List, TSE The Special Event 2011, Phoenix, AZ, USA

2011 March

  1. Creating Event Engagement through Technology, European Meetings & Events Conference MPI, Dusseldorf, Germany

  2. TEDxBaselLIVE, Basel, Switzerland

  3. Exhibition and Sponsorship Market Update ET4F for educators, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  4. General Assembly MPI Poland, Warsaw, Poland

  5. Global Certification in Meetings & Business Events Level 3, MPI Global Training , Sharq Village Resort Ritz Carlton, Doha, Qatar

  6. ET4F Module 2 Faculty Training, venue tbc, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2011 April

  1. Event Strategy 2011, Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

2011 May

  1. Exhibition and Sponsorship Market Update ET4F for Faculty, Frankfurt, Germany

  2. Event Strategy 2011, Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

  3. B2B Social Media Workshop for Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau , Zurich, Switzerland

2011 June

  1. Global Certification Meetings & Business Events level 1, MPI Global Training , Sharq Village Resort Ritz

  2. Event Strategy 2011, Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

  3. MPI Global Training on the Road@AIBTM, AIBTM Baltimore, USA

  4. Convention4U, Congress Centre Villach, Austria

2011 July

  1. New Media Marketing for Congresses and Membership Based Organisations, ICCA Research, Sales & Marketing Programme, Gdansk, Poland

  2. Making Social Media Work for You - A guide to aligning social media and business targets, Association Congress 2011, Association Congress, London

  3. Digital and hybrid events: how they work and how they could work for your organisation, Association Congress 2011, Association Congress, London 

  4. TEDxBaselLive, Livestream of TED Global from Basel, Switzerland

  5. MPI World Education Congress, Orlando, FL, USA

2011 August

  1. Meeting Architecture Steering Committee Meeting, 21-22 August, Toronto, Canada

  2. EventCampTwinCities 2011, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  3. CIBTM, China Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, Beijing, China

2011 September

  1. 1st European Even Specialists Summit in Luxembourg, Adding Value to Events and measuring it. Luxembourg

  2. ROI week, Embracing Social Media and Hybrid Events; New Meeting Formats enabled by Technology, Down Hall, London, United Kingdom

  3. EventCamp Europe, Down Hall, London United Kingdom

2011 October

  1. Lecture series at Glion Institute for Higher Education, Bulle, VD, Switzerland

  2. Strategic Marketing and Business Modeling, CMM, Dallas, TX, USA

2011 November

  1. How Social is your Media? MPI Finland Chapter, Helsinki, Finland

  2. EventCamp Vancouver, BC Canada

2011 December

  1. EIBTM, Technology Hour and Speaker Corner, Barcelona Spain

  2. Meetings & Events Online, BTO, Buy Tourism Online, Florence Italy

  3. Social Media B2B workshop MeetDenmark, Billund, Denmark

2012 January

  1. Event Strategy 2012, Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

  2. TSE 2012 The Special Event, Tampa, FL. , USA

  3. Fresh Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

  4. Innovation. Re-imagined, MPI European Meetings & Events Conference, Budapest, Hungary

2012 February

  1. TEDxLive

2012 March

  1. Developing Virtual and Hybrid Events for the Events Industry Conference - co-located with International Confex on Thursday 8th March at ExCeL London

2012 April

  1. Strategic Marketing & Business Modeling session, CMM, Mexico

  2. Kongressi 2012, 18-19 April 2012, Helsinki, Finland

  3. European Society for Organ Transplantation, Executive Council Meeting, Congress Innovation Strategies and branding review, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012 May

  1. Visionary Event Series & Campfire, IMEX Frankfurt, Germany

  2. Future Leader Forum, IMEX Frankfurt, Germany

  3. Team RAI Amsterdam Hybrid Events workshop , 30 May 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. EventCamp Europe Brainstorm, 31 May 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  5. European Society for Organ Transplant, Education Committee, Workshop on E-Learning strategies and innovations and how to embed them into ESOT, Leiden, The Netherlands

2012 June

  1. Board Retreat MPI Italia Chapter, Porto Cervo, Italy

  2. Board Retreat MPI Netherlands Chapter, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  3. Board Retreat MPi Turkey Club, Istanbul, Turkey

  4. Keynote on When online and offline events meet, the DNA of the future of events, Rixos Pera Hotel Istanbul, Turkey

  5. European Society for Radiology, Executive Council Meeting, Strategic Workshop on strategies for application of social media for ESR, Des Indes Hotel, Den Haag, The Netherlands

2012 July

  1. Board Retreat MPI Spain, Madrid, Spain

  2. International Association Congress, ACC Liverpool, UK  including a 3 hour Workshop on How to Organize Hybrid Events and a 2 hour plenary session on Pricing, Commercial Policies & Monetization of Virtual & Hybrid Events for Associations

  3. Meeting Pros Are from Mars, Attendees Are from Venus: Techniques for Creating a Remarkable Hybrid Event ; MPI World Education Congress, St Louis USA

2012 September

  1. Event Camp Middle East, Dubai, UAE & Bahrain & Online

  2. Chapter Business Summit, MPI, Dallas, TX, USA

2012 October

  1. Meetopolis 2012, Brussels Belgium

  2. AC Forum Social Media Strategy Workshop Vienna, Austria

2012 November

  1. Technology Keynote, EIBTM 2012, Barcelona Spain

  2. Board Retreat Facilitation Medical Society, Amsterdam The Netherlands

  3. Wraclow University lecture series

2012 December

  1. Board Retreat Facilitation MPI Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

2013 January

  1. European Meetings & Events Conference 2013, MPI, Montreux Switzerland

  2. MPI BE Conference, Brussels, Belgium

  3. Fresh Conference 2013, Copenhagen Denmark

  4. Europe & Asia Forum, St Petersburg, Russia

2013 March

  1. Event Camp Middle East, Abu Dhabi, UAE & Bahrain & Online

2013 April

  1. In company training, Doha, Qatar

  2. Association Congress, Estoril, Portugal

  3. CWT workshop, Milan, Italy

  4. Business Design Summit, Berlin, Germany

  5. Mpi Italia Chapter, Pisa, Italy

2013 May

  1. IMEX, Frankfurt, Germany

2013 June

  1. Association Technology Congress, Congress Chairman, London, UK

October 2013

  1. 20-25 Oct 2013 - Internet Governance Forum , a United Nations mandated Forum Bali Indonesia

2013 December

  1. 1-3 Dec 2013 - Future is now - Future trends & Hybrid Meetings Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland

2014 January

  1.     23-24 January 2014 - #EMG Incubator Session - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - View captured content

2014 February

  1.     20 February 2014 - iConnect - Minneapolis, USA See coverage

  2.     23-25 February 2014 - MPI European Meeting and Events Conference 2014 - Istanbul, Turkey - View captured content 

  3.     Convergence Forum & Smart MICE week 2014, Jeju Island, Korea

2014 April

  1.     2 April 2014 - 11.30-12.30 - Event14 - Utrecht, The Netherlands - View programme and register

  2.     27-29 April 2014 - CEO Summit, Association Congress - Paris, France - View programme

2014 June

  1.     6-7 June 2014 - ISOC APAC workshop Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

  2.     23-26 June 2014 - Fund Forum International, Monaco

2014 July

  1.    1 -2  July 2014 - Association Technology Congress, London, UK

  2.    3 July 2014 - Masterclass Event Model Generation at Nyenrode Business University - Breukelen, Netherlands - More information and registration (programme is in Dutch)

  3.     7 July 2014 (TBC) - The Meeting Show, London, United Kingdom - View site

2014 August

  1.     2-5 August 2014 (TBC) - MPI World Education Congress, Minneapolis, USA

  2.     24-26 August 2014 Internet Society - African Chapter Workshop - Dakar, Senegal

2014 November

  1.     28-30 Nov 2014 Internet Society - South Americas Chapter Workshop - Brazil

Lecture series at the following Universities and Institutions:

  1. Hotel Management School Maastricht, The Netherlands

  2. University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. Glion Institute of Higher Education, Glion, Switzerland

  4. British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Canada

  5. QMDI, Qatar Mice Development Institute, Doha, Qatar

  6. Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, Ithaca NY, USA

  7. WOLFSBERG – The Platform for Executive & Business Development ( a subsidiary of UBS), Thurgau, Switzerland

  8. Philips Management Training Centre, Kasteel Groenendael, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

  9. MPI Global Training, Dallas, TX, USA

If you would like to know more about ©TNOC | training, workshop & lecture topics or if you wish to run an in-house workshop, brainstorm or events training for your company, then contact us directly.

You can find some presentation and workshop samples in the slideshares below: