EXPERIENCE EVENT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT – including study tour to phenomenal event hotel “Huone” in Helsinki.
03.04.18 ja 17.04.18
Trainer: Violeta Salonen
Summary of the 2-day course
Attendees to the course would gain an understanding of the theory and practices of experiences and their design within the event context. The goal of the course is to expand participant’s knowledge on the subject of experience creation in events, mapping the current tools and practices and analyzing the cases in depth, both from Finland and Europe. The course would be highly interactive and will provide participants with structured approach to key elements of the experience industry.
First part of the course would include study trip to Helsinki and visit to new, phenomenal event’s hotel Huone, where together with their employees we would be able to look into the current state of the industry.
Second day of the course would be held in Tallinn, where during the workshop we would look into different cases and new tools (such as event model generation canvas).
Participants expected to attend:
Course is designed and intended for supervisors – event owners, event planners, hotel C&B managers and all interested or working in event, hospitality, tourism or travel industry. The outcome will allow participants to return to their work places with new tools which can be immediately applied and tested in practice, as well as expanded network and fresh ideas. Language of instruction is English.
Learning outcome of the course for the participant:
By the end of the course, the participant will:
- Gain understanding of experience creation within events
- Achieve best practices in the development and delivery of successful event
- Understand key elements and processes as well as new trends in the event industry
- Get to learn and use new operational tools - in particular Event Model Generation Canvas
- Learns through the example “HUONE” in Helsinki – expert in creative spaces, event consultation and event entertainment.
03.04.2018 Tuesday in Helsinki
07:30 – 09:30
Ferry to Helsinki (including bfast) and having 1 hour opening training on experience events design and management by Violeta Salonen
09:30 – 10:00
Walk to events hotel “Huone”
10:15 – 14:00
Huone visit (including tour of the property, welcoming by the founder, case discussions, lunch and training)
Free time in Helsinki
Ferry back to Tallinn where the day is concluded with the wrap-up discussion by Ain Hinsberg
17.04.2018 Tuesday in Tallinn (exact location to be announced)
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:45
Summary of Helsinki study trip and reflection on event experience design
11:45 – 13:30
Workshop on event model generation canvas
13:30 – 14:00
14:00 – 14:30
Workshop on event canvas and Skype call with expert Monika Birkle from Haaga-Helia Porvoo
14:30 – 14:45
14:45 – 16:15
Individual case discussion through event canvas
16:15 – 16:30
Summary and wrap up of the course
Violeta Salonen has a Master’s Degree in Music Arts (Performance in Conducting) from Thames Valley University, London, UK. She is a member of honourable ETD (Eta Sigma Delta) International Hospitality Management Society. She has two Bachelor Degree’s in Music (Theory & Pedagogy and Music Conducting) as well as Bachelor’s degree in Experience and Wellness Management from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland. Violeta has worked as an event coordinator in Browns, London UK as well as service designer for Meeting Room of Tomorrow project conducted by Haaga-Helia and 14 Finnish based and international companies. She presented the research and paper in FRESH conference held in Copenhagen in 2012. Violeta has acted as an artistic member of the Pop Up Art House creating numerous experience events during the years of 2013-2015. She has also acted as experience consultant for FRESH Conference 2013 held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Currently Violeta is teaching in Haaga-Helia, mainly subjects related to experience creation, design and event management. She is an active speaker on event trends.
Feedback from previous trainings by Violeta about the same subject
" The topic was presented in a very compact and practical way"
"Lot of new exiting information and tools to implement at my work place in the future"
"Very practical training - new topic and and new perspectives - great"
"Very good coach, easy and interesting to follow"
"I think it was very well considered and structured "intensive course"
459 eurot + KM
399 eurot + KM (Hospitality Insiders Club members)
3.04.18 Ferry trip Tallinn - Helsinki - Tallinn (including breakfast and comfort lounge with snacks)
Tour, conference room, training and lunch in "Huone" in Helsinki
17.04.18 Training in Tallinn (including lunch, coffee breaks and studymaterials)
(Deadline for registration:28.02.18 - Be aware that the amount of participants is limited)