(Columbia, MD – June 15, 2015) CommPartners, a leader in online learning and events, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to provide its Elevate LMS to Velvet Chainsaw Consulting (VCC) to support the evolution of its online education programs. A long-time collaborative partner with CommPartners, VCC is the premiere consulting agency for face-to-face educational and networking events. CommPartners is thrilled to now also support VCC e-learning programs.

Velvet Chainsaw Consulting Managing Director Dave Lutz stated: “Velvet Chainsaw is extremely selective when it comes to partnerships. We only work with a few progressive companies who have similar vision and values for the industry we serve. We chose CommPartners as our social learning platform because they match these priorities and as important, provide the best learning environment for us to model highly engaging education experiences.”

Rich Finstein, CEO of CommPartners shared: “We are excited to support such an innovative company whose purpose is to help organizations evolve their onsite conferences and educational programming. Elevate embodies a progressive social learning model, integrating content from experts with peer ideas and experiences. This ties in nicely with Velvet Chainsaw’s approach to innovation in how learning occurs and how to increase participant engagement.”

VCC’s Elevate platform is set to launch later this summer.

About CommPartners

CommPartners is a leading provider of online education and event to the association community. The company‘s mission is focused on providing a well-planned and intelligent approach to sharing of knowledge, with a core focus on creating positive user experiences. Over 1,300 associations have selected CommPartners to manage their eLearning programs.

About Velvet Chainsaw

Velvet Chainsaw Consulting (VCC) is the leading choice for conference and trade show organizers interested in growing or transforming their major face-to-face events. VCC provides expert advice for designing premium education and networking experiences that result in increased loyalty and revenue. VCC is comprised of a team of industry experts who are change agents for where conferences and tradeshows need to evolve. Specifically, VCC specializes in: conference improvement, sponsorship growth, education differentiation, speaker improvement, general session design, and strategic facilitation.

To learn more about this new partnership, please contact Eve Finstein, at efinstein@commpartners.com



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