Design

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From Palette to Perception: Color’s Role in Brand Strategy

By Stephanie Jensen, DES, Kate Filipiak, CAE and Julie Pelstring / March 27, 2024

Color and branding play significant roles in shaping the mood of an association conference. Here’s how: Consistency: Consistent branding with colors, logos, and fonts across all conference materials (website, banners, signage, etc.) reinforces the conference’s identity and helps attendees associate these elements with the event. For example: Theme Reinforcement: Colors can be used to reinforce…

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Creating Design Efficiencies Through Collaboration

By Jessica Campbell / March 20, 2024

As a project Coordinator (PC) at AMR Management Services, I work directly with the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) and the National Academies of Practice (NAP). Both associations have annual events that require collateral from the AMR creative services (CS) team: the NAP Annual Meeting and Forum, and the FNINR Annual…

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Promoting Your Events: Beyond the Stock Photo

By Melissa Wilson, CAE / March 6, 2024

In the association world, we know attendees choose meetings based on a variety of reasons: continuing education requirements, networking with colleagues, staying current on industry trends, products and services and, of course, the location and venue. Hawaiian Board retreat in the summer? Winter conference at a ski resort? These locations and venues have a built-in…

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3 Web Design Trends Your Association Should be Embracing

By Mike Cooke / March 15, 2018

1. Website Design Tool UpgradesInnovation on the web front is a mix of design and technology or “form and function.” By keeping up with the ever-evolving technology behind the scenes we are able to provide our clients with the latest and greatest methods to share information and collaborate with their members. The big deal this…

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