Conferences Made Simple
K-State Salina Continuing Education is your one-stop service provider for your program management needs. For nearly two decades we have provided exceptional service to a variety of audiences in settings on the K-State Salina campus and across the state. We excel in managing university programs and events expertly and professionally. Additionally, we work with professional associations and other outside groups to coordinate conferences at the local and regional level, and to administer online and face-to-face noncredit professional development opportunities.
Danielle N. Brown, Director, leads a team of program coordinators, registration specialists, and support staff to provide conference services for programs conducted annually. In-house marketing and graphic design professionals, information technology experts, and accounting specialists enhance our ability to service the needs of our clients. Let us work with you to coordinate conferences, events, and programs to help your organization achieve its strategic goals.
Our expertise allows us to oversee your conference professionally and efficiently. Let us handle the intricacies of program management while you and your staff focus on what you know best – the subject matter of your event. Clients choose K-State Salina Continuing Education because we are a one-stop service provider, offering the following services:
Site Selection and Contract Negotiation
We work with venues and have strong relationships with many partnering vendors. Whether we are securing a conference facility or recruiting your keynote speaker, we’re experienced at negotiating contracts that are cost-effective and work to the client’s advantage.
Marketing and Communications
Our public information team includes experts in marketing, web design and development, graphic design, and mail facilitation. We can help you develop, design, and execute your marketing plan — including handling all printing, mailing, and electronic marketing.
We can accept registrations from all mediums, including online registration that makes it easy for attendees to pay by credit card and receive an automated confirmation. Our registration system has been developed and customized to specifically meet the needs of the clients we serve.
Speaker and Programming Arrangements
We partner with the host organization to: recruit speakers, negotiate contracts, and assist with travel arrangements. We can help to identify content experts to meet your needs.
Our budgeting system aids in determining program options and registration fees necessary to support the event’s bottom line. Typically, once all income is processed and expenses are paid, we supply a detailed financial report to help with evaluation and future planning.
Our team will attend your conference to oversee all on-site needs. From solving audiovisual issues to handling on-site registration and special requests, experienced professionals will take care of every need that arises during your event.
Our team can help prepare, administer, and tabulate customized evaluations. Surveys can be paper or electronic. Our staff will organize survey results in an easy-to-read format to help you plan the next event.
Continuing Education Credits
Many programs offer continuing education credits to participants. We know the ins and outs of this system, including: recording attendance, issuing certificates, and reporting to the accrediting body. We even offer the option of storing and maintaining records, when needed.