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EDC Level 3 🇺🇸 Purdue – Booked to Capacity

August 28, 2024 @ 9:00 am - August 30, 2024 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5

Our August program at the Event Design Lab at Purdue University is currently at full capacity. We’d love to include you on our exclusive waitlist. 

By joining the waitlist, you’ll have the first opportunity to attend if any spots become available. Don’t miss out. Please leave your contact information here if you wish to be added to the waitlist.


WHY:  To innovate and improve events you need a tool. EventCanvas is a strategic management template to design events. The EventCanvas provides a common language for events which allows you to have a meaningful conversation with all parties involved, from event owner to supplier. A tool to design better events.

WHAT: The Event Design Certificate Program is an immersive three-day training course that will innovate the industry by teaching a systematic 10-step visual approach to event design for meeting professionals. Program participants will learn critical skills that will enable them to design events based on stakeholder needs and then prototype event designs using the #EventCanvas, a strategic management template for developing new or documenting existing events and conference models.

Step 1 – Training to achieve the EDC Certificate of Attendance
- Pre-course 90-minute webinar with participants and trainers – Immersive 3-day program, complete agenda will be available online – leading to the EDC certificate of attendance – All program course materials

Step 2 – Application to achieve the EDC Certificate of Achievement and use the CED acronym (CED-Certified Event Designer) as a designation
- Using the #EventCanvas to document/design your case study – 6 months to complete an #EventCanvas of an existing event with the support of the #EventCanvas trainers online to achieve the EDC certificate of achievement and use the CED acronym as a designation -Post-program online case study review session. All successful program participants will be granted 24 continuing education clock hours in Domain G: Meeting & Event Design as defined by the Events Industry Council (EIC). Class sizes for the Certificate in Event Design Program will be kept to a maximum of 25 candidates to provide for maximum interaction, learning, and networking opportunities.

WHO: Trainers & Content Provider =  Roel Frissen, CMM – co-founder Event Design Collective

WHEN: From 28 to 30 August 2024.

WHERE: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

PREREQUISITES: To be part of the EDC Level 3 Program, there are no prerequisites as it encompasses EDC Level 1, 2, and 3. What EDC Level Program should I take?

PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL: Event Design Handbook, Roel Frissen, Ruud Janssen & Dennis Luijer

More info here


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS AT CAPACITY – To be added to the waitlist please email

PRICE: The price for this program is €2750 and for MPI members €2250

Registration can be fulfilled on-line by credit card. You can request an invoice to pay by bank transfer by sending us your invoice details by email to


Distribution & Marketing Partner = Meeting Professionals International

Venue Partner = Purdue University

For more information about the Event Design Certificate Program, please visit our event microsite.

TERMS: By registering you agree to the Event Terms and the Waiver:


August 28, 2024 @ 9:00 am UTC-5
August 30, 2024 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5
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Event Design Collective GmbH
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Event Design Lab – Purdue University
Purdue Technology Center 3000 Kent Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906 United States
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