Training Days

Vcom_James reports that in 2013, its agency training programs hit record-braking participation numbers. The agency group said that during 2013, 14,900 training touch points were made as its members actively joined in a plethora of no cost programs such as on-demand webinars, virtual classes and in-person events.

Christine James, vice-president Canada for, said: “ continues to keep members inspired while increasing their knowledge base through ongoing educational sessions and our monthly Canada-wide mixers. It’s through these exceptional educational events that our members are able to learn from leadership, our supplier partners and from each other. members are always looking for more ways to increase their bottom line and grow.”

She pointed out that: “Throughout 2014, will offer its members a selection of new, sophisticated webinars including ‘Corporate Travel Kit’ scheduled for Feb. 19 — aimed at owners and managers looking to expand into corporate travel — which will provide sample business plans, RFPs and more. On Feb. 26, is offering “Why Use CruisePRO?” This training session will demonstrate how CruisePRO can save time, keep members on track with their cruise deposits, notifications and final payments, and how to more efficiently handle reporting.”

A notable enhancement to some of’s most popular webinars will be the addition of a second trainer. The second trainer will be able to quickly respond to the questions coming from the GoToMeeting questions box while the other trainer continues teaching.

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