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What is VEX Ed?

In February 2020, we launched the VEX Ed Webinar Series to compliment our annual Visitor Experience Conference with year-round programming. This series will tackle the issues facing visitor serving organizations like dealing with difficult visitors, navigating your career, hiring and training,museum professionals staff engagement, and more! Each webinar will feature a panel of VEXperts from a variety of institutions sharing their expertise and responding directly to issues you raise.

Next Webinar:

The Four Pillars of Staff Engagement

  • Patrick Wittwer, a 20-year veteran of the cultural and tourism field, expands on the push for transparency in hiring by laying out a staff engagement plan focused on equity and transparency in hiring, training, recognition, and development. Attendees will leave with tips on how to improve staff engagement in those four areas and have a guide for implementing a new staff engagement plan in their institutions.

  • Proceeds from this webinar will go to the VEX22 Presenter Stipend Fund.

  • $10 admission ($5 for members)

  • This webinar will be offered twice:

    • Thursday, February 24, 8PM EST Tickets

    • Monday, February 28, 1PM EST Tickets

    • Please note that the same content will be presented on both Monday and Thursday. Select the date and time that works best for your schedule.

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Past Webinars:
  • April 15, 2021 - Maximizing the Impact of your Digital Engagement

    • TJ Christensen

      • Founder & CEO

      • Blue Gator
  • February 23, 2021 - The Deploring Twenties & How to Cope With Them

    • Dr. Andrea Braverman​ 

      • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

      • Thomas Jefferson University

      • Recording

  • July 28, 2020 - Deescalation Training with hollaback!

    • Emily May

      • Co-Founder and Executive Director

      • hollaback!

  • May 29, 2020 - Reopening Discussion & Design Challenge

    • Krista Dahl Kusuma 

      • Audience Engagement Chair & Bay Area VEX Lead

      • Visitor Experience Group

  • February 18, 2020 - Dealing With Difficult Visitors

    • Christine Goerss-Barton

      • VEX Ambassador and Guest Services Manager

      • Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    • Cynthia Helmstetter

      • VEX Events Chair and Visitor Services Manager 

      • Museum of the American Revolution

    • Nicole Krom​

      • VEX Founder & Chair and Membership & Outreach Manager​

      • Longwood Gardens

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