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Conference Innovation Drives Member Engagement

By Molly Marsh / May 15, 2017

The 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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Uncovering Emerging Trends Through Strategic Planning

By AMR Management Services / March 2, 2017

In this blog post, AMR outlines the strategic planning process his company used to uncover trends that associations need to tackle now. Recently we published the first of a three-part series on emerging trends within the association community. As previously outlined, AMR’s research was based on the outcomes of several strategic planning sessions conducted by…

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But Enough About Me

By Emily Lane / February 7, 2017

“But enough about me, let’s talk about you. What do you think of me?” – Bette Midler in Beaches Associations have a lot to say – and often, it’s about ourselves. Registration opens soon…check out our latest publication…look at the advances we’ve made on legislative issues…  Though member needs are at the core of these messages, is this…

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Higher Logic Super Forum 2016 Conference – A Review

By Olivia Hook / December 5, 2016

I spent the first half of my week at the Higher Logic Super Forum in the D.C. area, and even though I’ve had a few days to decompress everything I learned, my head is still spinning. I attended the HLSF last year with only a few weeks of association management under my belt, so to…

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Improving Engagement in your Online Community

By Olivia Hook / November 2, 2016

*Note: Some of the features mentioned below are specific to the Higher Logic community platform, but there are several other platforms with similar features. With the use of online communication collaboration platforms on the rise, the concern with member engagement is ever present among community managers. Our members are busy professionals, no matter their industry,…

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