LAMP: Longwood Academy for Event & Meeting Planning




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