The Top CLE Trade Shows to Attend in 2020

Posted by: The BeaconLive Marketing Team

As a new year begins our minds can’t help but think about all we hope to accomplish. After all, this is the time where we set resolutions and begin crafting action plans.

There’s no better way to get the creative juices flowing then by attending major trade shows and conferences with several professionals nationwide. If the destinations and in-person training aren’t compelling enough, the opportunity for networking and building one-to-one connections with colleagues in your field should be.

There are many events offered each year and it can be daunting to choose which conference to attend.  In an effort to help boil down the bountiful list, we have pulled together our recommended top shows to attend:

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3 CLE Administrative Nightmares - and 3 Fixes Using the Right Technology

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Are wandering thoughts about your stressful or complicated CLE administrative responsibilities keeping you up at night? Or perhaps you are simply frustrated with the technology (or lack thereof) that your team uses to deliver and manage Continuing Legal Education. Either way, that’s not a good feeling! And when you’re responsible for the professional well-being of so many people, that feeling is surely compounded.

We understand that the world of CLE is complex. The ins and outs are hard to follow for someone unfamiliar with the industry. Luckily, we get it. And we know how much of a difference the right management platform can make. If you’ve experienced any of the following “administrative CLE nightmares”, we can tell you how a topnotch CLE platform can be a true game changer.

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5 Essentials eLearners Should Be Able to Access on Their CE Platform Dashboards

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For most Continuing Education students enrolled in online programs, convenience is critical. A well-organized content management and delivery platform that enables them to complete their CE compliance requirements from start to finish makes all the difference. And having streamlined access to particular tools within that platform makes their lives a heck of a lot easier.

But not all content management and delivery platforms are created equally. In fact, there are many systems out there that are not built with CE in mind at all. So ask yourself this question: are your Continuing Education eLearners able to quickly access what they need? To be able to answer this question with a resounding yes, ensure these five elements are included on the platform’s dashboard or navigation!

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8 Tips for Creating Mobile-Friendly Continuing Education Content

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We’ve all been there… laboriously trying to zoom in on small screens, straining our eyes to read tiny fonts, and scrolling around a web page both horizontally and vertically, all in an attempt to complete some type of task, research or transaction on an outdated website using our smartphones. It’s a frustrating experience to say the least.

These clunky websites that haven’t adopted modern day best practices are committing a major digital faux pas. They are not leveraging what’s called a “responsive design”—and this is a major reason why they aren’t mobile-friendly.

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7 Signs You Need to Change Your CLE Delivery Platform

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Are you happy with your current solution for CLE delivery? If the answer is no—or even a conflicted hmmm—you are not alone. In fact, recent industry data shows that 26 percent of people are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their current Learning Management System. And just a few years ago, Capterra reported that 31 percent of LMS buyers switched over to a different platform.

As Continuing Education demands and best practices change (particularly in the legal world) and technology evolves alongside these changes, the way you deliver, manage and monetize your programs needs to keep up, too. But how do you know if your CLE platform is on par with today’s standards? That’s the topic of this post!

In addition to cost, user-friendly design, and overall reliability—which all obviously play a part in how you evaluate solutions—there are a number of other key factors that can help you make a swift decision with conviction. Here we outline seven reasons why it’s time to say goodbye to your current solution and look for a new CLE platform.

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