Corona, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012
Elearning! Media Group (EMG), the exclusive industry magazine serving the learning and workplace technology market, announced the partnership with California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) and the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo 2012 in Irvine, CA. The partnership enables executives from professional, business and trade industry associations to see state of the art learning and workplace technologies to help advance membership engagement at ELCE.
“We are thrilled to welcome CalSAE members to the Enterprise Learning! Conference. Our goal is to create a community of many constituents to convene, share ideas, best practices and viewpoints. Together, we can bridge the information and solutions gap that association leaders face when delivering next generation member education and engagement,” reports Catherine Upton, CEO and Group Publisher of Elearning! Media Group.
The Association industry serves 287 million professionals worldwide and numbers 90,908 professional organizations within the United States. These organizations invest $102 billion annually on member education, meetings and facilities. The number one goal is to advance education and training of their members. When it comes to enabling technology, these leaders invest $28 billion annually.
“We partnered with the Enterprise Learning! Conference because it provides CalSAE members unique insights into the next generation of education and learning. Education is mission critical to our association leaders who seek to increase member value, grow engagement and accessibility to learning. We look forward to hearing from the thought-leaders and see real world applications of social, mobile, virtual and video offerings at ELCE,” reports Jim Anderson, President, CalSAE.
CalSAE it the third largest regional association of executives in the United States. It reaches over 4,000 organizations; the largest being California Bankers Association (235,000 members), California Hospital Association (150,000 members), State Bar Association (175,000), CalCPA (40,000) and California Medical Association (35,000.) Altogether, these organizations will invest approximately $200 million on enabling technology.
Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo features four conference tracks to help executives IMAGINE.INSPIRE.INNOVATE. The four tracks focuses on Strategy, Best Practices, Technology at Work, and the Best of Elearning! The conference kicks off on Wednesday, September 26th with Keynoter David Allen, author of “Getting Things Done,” presenting “Creating Time to Innovate.” Thursday’s Keynote is titled “Innovators in Learning” and features American Heart Association, Learning@Cisco and Southern New Hampshire University.
CalSAE members qualify for 30% off ELCE conference passes when registering using a special discount code. Or, use the code to secure a free EXPO Plus pass, a $295 value, with the same discount code. See your CalSAE Update Enewsletter for discount code details. Visit http://www.ELCEShow.com to register by September 14th.
ELCE will also host an Association Lunch & Learn kicking off with the Thursday Keynote, followed by a networking buffet luncheon with ELCE speakers, attendees and members. The Lunch & Learn ends with the session, “Association 2.0: A Look at Virtual Events for Member Education.” CalSAE members can join the Lunch & Learn at no charge, when using the CalSAE discount code. Non-members are $50. See your CalSAE Update Enewsletter for discount information. Visit http://www.ELCEShow.com to register by September 14th.
The U.S. enterprise learning and workplace technology market is valued at $160 billion, with the public sector accounting for $100 billion of the market. Public sector and non-profits are investing $7.0 million annually on learning and workplace technologies. Highest rates of growth are in e-learning, social networking, mobile learning and virtual education according to the 2012 E-learning User Study: Public Sector.
To learn more about the Enterprise Learning! Conference and Expo, visit http://www.ELCEShow.com. Registration is now open and CalSAE discounts apply until September 14, 2012. The Hyatt Regency Irvine is the host hotel and offers ELCE attendees discounted rooms subject to availability. Reserve rooms at http://www.ELCEShow.com under Travel. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Sales at 888 201 2841 x842 or email us at sales(at)2elearning(dot)com.
About Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo
In its fifth year, Enterprise Learning! Events bring onsite and online audiences together to learn, network and share. Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo is the exclusive learning and workplace technology marketplace occurring on September 25-27th, 2012 Irvine, CA. ELCE hosts the Best of Elearning! Awards Luncheon and Learning! 100 Award winners. The Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo Virtual edition is slated for November 8th, 2012. For more information about the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo visit http://www.elceshow.com.
About Elearning! Media Group
Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Group LLC and consists of eleven media products including: Elearning! Magazine, Government Elearning! Magazine, e-magazines, e-mail newsletters, Alerts, Web sites, Web seminars, the Enterprise Learning! Summit and Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo. Elearning! Media Group serves the $160 billion enterpriselearning market. Suppliers and practitioners can follow us: online at http://www.2elearning.com, http://gov.2elearning.com; on Twitter: 2elearning, #ELCE12, #ELSummit; via Facebook: Elearning!-Magazine or LinkedIn: Elearning! Magazine Network or Enterprise Learning! Events.
CalSAE has nearly 1,200 members and is the third largest local Society of Association Executives in the nation. CalSAE serves the entire state of California and includes a rich array of education and training programs, services, and networking opportunities. We serve association professionals at all levels, and promote strong peer and business relationships. CalSAE membership includes executives from prominent trade and professional associations and societies throughout California. Membership is also open to individuals who supply goods and services to the association community, including representatives of the hotel and travel industry, information management firms, independent meeting planners, insurance companies, printers, and financial institutions among others. The ability to share resources, information, and best practices raises the industry standard, and increases the ability for members to support each other. Learn more at: http://www.CalSAE.org