The AKC Education Webinar Series provides an opportunity for Clubs to learn more about the resources AKC has to offer.
The last Wednesday of every month will bring a new topic covering misconduct, making your show an event, social media and marketing, tax laws and much more. There is no limit to the number of club members that may attend. During the webinars, you will be able to ask questions and participate in open discussion.
Register for Webinars Below:
July 25 at 8:00pm EDT
Ashley Jacot, Public Education Manager, will discuss ways your club can get involved in the community, including a number of Public Education initiatives. Ashley will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
|Dog Show Rules
August 29 at 3:00pm* EDT
Bri Tesarz, Manager of Dog Show Rules & Programs, and Tim Thomas, Vice President Dog Show Judges, will discuss the rules and policies that pertain to clubs and the events they host. Bri and Tim will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
*Please note: This webinar does not take place at the typical time.
September 26 at 8:00pm EDT
Mark Dunn, Executive Vice President, will share registration data contrasting the growth in numerous breeds against the decline of others. Mark will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
|Evolution of Dog Sports
October 31 at 8:00pm EDT
Doug Ljungren, AKC Executive Vice President of Sports and Events, will review the evolution of dog sports and will discuss the importance of reaching new generations of audiences. Doug will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
|Website Best Practices
November 28 at 8:00pm EST
Steve Pessah, Director of Digital Product, will discuss best practices for your club’s website. Steve will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
January 30, 2019 at 8:00pm EST
Wanda Forlines, Director of Compliance, will discuss issues surrounding misconduct. Wanda will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
Topics and/or presenters may change due to presenter availability and/or other unpredictable events. Registered attendees will be notified of any changes in advance.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a webinar?
A webinar is a live, web-based video conference that connects the individual hosting the webinar to an audience. The host will deliver a live presentation at which participants may ask questions and interact with the host. Attendees will be emailed a link with directions on how to access the webinar after registering.
What types of things will I learn?
Our webinars will cover a variety of topics that will be of interest to Clubs. You may suggest a webinar topic by emailing email@example.com.
Will I be able to ask questions?
Yes. You will be able to raise your virtual hand and ask a question verbally. You may also choose to type your question to the host.
How will I know what to do when I arrive?
The first few minutes of every webinar will review how to navigate. Attendees will be shown how to raise their virtual hand, type in the chat box and respond to any live polls offered.
How much does it cost?
The AKC Education Webinar Series is offered free of charge.
How do I log in?
Once you have registered for the webinar, you will receive an email with information regarding how to access the webinar.
What if I can’t make it?
If you have registered for the webinar, a link to the recording will be emailed to you following the webinar. Additionally, links to the webinar recordings will be available under “Previously Aired Webinars.”
How long will the webinar last?
The webinar will last approximately one hour.
How do I register?
Click the button on the webinar webpage for the webinar you would like to attend.
Will I receive a reminder?
Once you have registered, you will receive an emailed reminder one week prior to the webinar, they day before and an hour before it begins.
If I sign up for one webinar, am I signed up for the entire series?
No. You must register for individual webinars.
Previously Aired Webinars
Click on the webinar date and time below to view the recording.
Please Note: You will be asked to submit your name and email address and click “register” in order to view the recording.
- Webinar Resources +
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