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Connecting Your Association Through Volunteering: 3 Tips

By AMR Management Services / February 15, 2024

As an association leader, you’re always looking for ways to strengthen your member community, and the best way for them to build connections is by bringing them together face-to-face. While conferences or other association-related events are a great place to start, throwing other activities into the mix can facilitate more casual and personal interactions between…

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Building Trust: Strengthening the Bond Between Association Boards and Staff

By DeLaine Bender CAE / October 18, 2023

As association management professionals, we at AMR Management Services know associations rely on an effective relationship between the Board of Directors and staff to fulfill their missions—and trust is the cornerstone of this partnership. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of trust, the common challenges in building it, and strategies to foster…

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Meetings Industry Insights February 2023

By Molly Marsh / February 10, 2023

According to a recent statement from American Hotel & Lodging Association CEO Chip Rogers, 85 percent of their member properties are “somewhat or severely understaffed.” This certainly reflects the experience that the AMR Education and Events team has had in working with over 30 different hotels and event venues nationwide in the last six months.…

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Government Runs on IT: Especially During a Pandemic

By Amy Glasscock / April 30, 2020

“Expect surprises.” That’s what National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) executive director and AMR Team member Doug Robinson always reminds his staff. But I think none of us could have expected the surprise of a global pandemic which would send us all home to work, cause us to cancel our spring conference, and…

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#Grateful for my AMC

By Molly Marsh / April 21, 2020

One of the ways I have been coping with the COVID-19 crisis is by choosing to focus on the many things in my life and in the world for which I am grateful. It’s actually a practice I’ve been doing for quite a while – spending the first few moments of each morning focused on…

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