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From Black Friday Chaos to Single File Line: Organizing the Sponsor Registration Process

By Lisa Thompson / April 13, 2021

The Challenge The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) provides its corporate members the opportunity to sponsor at two conferences each year – their Midyear and Annual Conferences. As the demand for the sponsorships have increased over the years, the association heard from their members that the buying process had become very stress-inducing as…

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ACH Research Forum

By Laura Singler / August 5, 2020

The Challenge:Adjust an in-person scientific research conference to a virtual conference at less than eight weeks out in the midst of a pandemic. As many associations have experienced as well, the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) had to make the difficult decision to cancel their in-person conference scheduled for the end of June in Austin, Texas.…

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Contracts and Event Cancellations: Lessons Learned

By Will Engle / May 12, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there have been an unprecedented number of event cancellations and postponements in 2020. Since early March, as of this writing, we have cancelled 13 AMR client events through June, with still much uncertainty surrounding the rest of the year. Throughout this time, we have come away with some lessons learned…

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Virtual Meetings – First Steps White Paper

By AMR Management Services / April 27, 2020

Why a Virtual Event? Virtual events are held for the same reasons as in-person events: to deliver your association’s message to drive leads and revenue, drive adoption, and build loyalty lifetime value. When deciding whether to make your event virtual, consider what you hope to gain from the event and how well those goals can…

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Conference Engagement Hacks: Breaking the Ice without Breaking the Bank

By Kaitlyn Wilde / June 12, 2019

Face-to-face connection time with other members is likely one of your association’s top conference value propositions. So, what do you do to spice up the traditional icebreaker session without breaking the bank? Earlier this year AMR held its inaugural event: IdeaCON. At this event AMR staff showcased several lively and economical ideas to bring a fresh face…

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