Events

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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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Meetings Industry Insights – November 2023

By Glen Ellwood / November 29, 2023

Did they get it right? At the end of 2022 several Event Industry Professionals predicted some 35+ trends for 2023. Among those were budgets, the metaverse, work-life balance, data privacy, and the unknown of supply chains and inflation which we have heard about in previous predictions. Some of the more surprising and interesting predictions were…

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3 Expert Marketing Strategies to Increase Event Attendance

By Mike Snusz / September 21, 2023

Picture this: your association is gearing up to host a conference on industry insights. You promote the event at the bottom of your email newsletter a few times, but when the event day comes, your attendees numbers are minimal.  To navigate around this issue, you need a solid marketing strategy to get the word out…

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6 Association Fundraising Ideas Sponsors Will Love

By AMR Management Services / July 12, 2023

Your association exists to provide your members with valuable services and resources. But as association professionals know, this requires creativity, innovation, and a winning fundraising strategy. Sponsors, whether they’re driving revenue for a specific fundraising event, underwriting a specific program, or providing general support, are key to helping your association fulfill its mission and serve…

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6 Steps to Include in Your Conference Presentation Checklist

By Patti Schutte / January 3, 2023

As an association leader, you might have some public speaking experience from presenting at association meetings and other gatherings. Now, you’ve been invited to speak at a conference presentation. While this is an exciting new opportunity, conference presentations come with additional planning considerations to ensure your speech is engaging and effective.  This is where a…

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