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:
|Website Best Practices
November 28 at 3:00pm 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.
*Please note that this webinar takes place earlier than the typical webinar time.
|Using the Online Event Management System (OEMS)
January 29 at 3:00pm EST
Bri Tesarz, Manager of Dog Show Rules & Programs and Sue Richards, OEMS Specialist will discuss and demonstrate how to best utilize the Online Event Management System. Bri & Sue will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
*Please note that this webinar takes place on a Tuesday and not Wednesday as usual.
January 30, 2019 at 8:00pm EST
Wanda Forlines, Director of Compliance, will discuss an Event Committee’s handling of allegations of misconduct at AKC licensed events and procedures for holding Event Committee hearings regarding the alleged misconduct. Wanda will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
February 27, 2019 at 8:00pm EST
Sheila Goffe, AKC Vice President of Government Relations, will give an overview of the current efforts of the Government Relations team to protect the rights of dog owners. Sheila will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
|Finding Your Social Media Voice
March 6, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Brandi Hunter, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, will discuss how your club can find their social media voice and its importance. The three subsequent webinars will cover the top three social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
March 13, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Brandi Hunter, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, will discuss Facebook and how your club can utilize this platform to meet your goals.
March 20, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Brandi Hunter, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, will discuss Instagram and how your club can utilize this platform to meet your goals.
March 27, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Brandi Hunter, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, will discuss Twitter and how your club can utilize this platform to meet your goals.
April 24 , 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Brynn White, AKC Archivist, will share information about archiving your club’s history. Brynn will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
May 29, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Mari-Beth O’Neill, AKC Vice President of Sports Services, will discuss the Juniors program and how clubs can provide opportunities for Junior’s involvement in club activities. Mari-Beth will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion with attendees.
|Digital Marketing 101
June 26, 2019 at 8:00pm ET
Michele Bove, AKC Marketing Director, will discuss digital marketing and ways you can use it to share information about your club.
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 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.
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