Engagement

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Conference Networking Initiative Yields Positive Results

By Molly Marsh / August 16, 2018

AMR’s Molly Marsh discusses changes in conference planning with a new networking initiative in that made a positive impact on the conference attendees.

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Five Takeaways from XDP

By Molly Marsh / June 13, 2018

AMR’s own Molly Marsh shares her top five takeaways from the recent Xperience Design Project (XDP) from ASAE.

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One Great Idea – Three Conferences Improved

By Molly Marsh / May 16, 2018

As association meeting professionals, we know that for real learning to occur at our conferences participants must be active contributors to the educational experience. It’s a core principle of adult learning theory, right?!  But when you leave “time” in the agenda for discussion, reflection or group work so much can go wrong…how do you ensure…

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Great Expectations: Meeting the Needs of Today’s Adult Learners

By Lindsay Overall / February 22, 2018

As association professionals, we provide education to our members to help bridge the gap between academic study and professional life.   With tight competition for our members’ time, money, and attention, educational design becomes increasingly important to help our events and offerings stand out. What exactly are the measures of success when it comes to adult…

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Conference Innovation Drives Member Engagement

By Molly Marsh / May 15, 2017

he ChallengeAdults learn as much from one another as they do from the experts that give presentations during a conference. As a part of the goals for its 2016 Annual Conference, the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) wanted to drive more peer-to-peer learning and infuse purposeful engagement opportunities into traditional networking breaks.  …

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