Meetings

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Meetings Industry Insights May 2023

By Glen Ellwood / May 22, 2023

As we round out the Spring 2023 conference season with stories of many great experiences (and a few not-so-great) we are reminded that a few key pain points remain “post COVID” in the meetings and hospitality industry. Among those are staff shortages, supply chain delays, reduced service levels, and high costs. In the same breath…

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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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Earning Revenue at Your Association’s Events – 4 Ideas

By AMR Management Services / July 25, 2022

Planning an event is a cyclical process. Your event outcomes are determined in large part by your initial planning, and your initial planning should be guided by the outcomes of past events. This means examining your post-event data is critical for improving your events, and associations should focus their analysis on key metrics such as audience…

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Reimagining Sponsorship to Create a Win-Win-Win

By Will Engle / June 9, 2022

The Challenge The Nursing Organizations Alliance (NOA) has included an exhibit hall with its annual conference, the Fall Summit, every year since 2002. In November of 2012, NOA reached its highest number of exhibitors for a Fall Summit; a short five years later in November of 2017, the number of exhibitors had dropped by 38%,…

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Using Your Association’s Data to Tell a Story: 4 Steps

By Kerry McCreadie / March 18, 2022

When you think about data, what comes to mind? Excel spreadsheets with rows upon rows of numbers that are hard to decipher? Pie charts, graphs and other types that just share those numbers in different ways? Whatever image is in your head, it’s probably very number focused. Data doesn’t have to be so stoic and…

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