LAMP: Longwood Academy for Event & Meeting Planning

This event is currently in progress for February 2019. Please check back again soon for upcoming LAMP events and registration. 

Established in 2017, LAMP offers certification in event and meeting planning. Through day-long workshops, attendees receive training from industry professionals on what it takes to organize and produce special events and meetings.

Topics include:

  • Establishing client expectations and setting goals
  • Creating and managing budgets
  • Contracting with vendors
  • Managing technology and A/V
  • Developing an event timeline
  • Marketing and branding your event
  • Event execution and problem-solving

Whether you are currently a communication professional or just starting out on your career, our workshops offer practical skills that will help develop your skill set. All attendees received a certificate and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). Find out more information here:  


LAMP’s three day workshop will take place Thursday, February 21, 2019 through Saturday, February 23, 2019. 


Payment options: 

                                                                                Cost                       Early Pay Cost
Community Professionals                        $750                           $695
Non-Profit Organization                            $450                           $395
Longwood Alumni                                      $500                           $445
Longwood Employee                                 $500                           $445
Longwood Student                                     $150                           $135


To receive the early pay discount, you must be paid in full by January 30th, 2019. 


Program Information:
Alec Hosterman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Office Phone: 434.395.4965

Registration Information:
Brooke Greenbank
Assistant Director, Professional Studies
Office Phone: 434.395.2140