After a tragedy that served as a wakeup call, the State Bar of Arizona worked to educate legal professionals on workplace safety and was recently awarded for its efforts. Violence in the workplace is not something anyone likes to think about. Until one day it strikes close to home, and it becomes less of a […]
One association has let new members join for free since March 1. Many have joined, but will they stay when they have to pay?
Mobile apps are increasingly paving the way for stupid-simple commerce, hitting industries as diverse as groceries, taxi service, even laundry. You might think that this kinda model won't work for your association, but guess what? A fairly large association was actually the first mover in this space a century ago.
The top spot is the goal of any ambitious leader---or is it? One prominent CEO who stepped down wants to change the narrative.
Imagine if your meeting’s former attendees decide to skip the formal registration process and instead lurk on the sidelines—at restaurants, receptions, and bars—to network and get face time with official attendees. It’s becoming more of an issue—and could mean significant revenue loss for your conference.
Effective PR can help associations stand out as leaders and experts in their respective industries. Veteran PR professional Sheri Singer provides a few pointers for successfully pitching journalists and generating good PR.
Intros, welcomes, recognition. The keys to driving online community engagement are all about people, not technology. One association community manager shares her common-sense approach.
Now more than ever, event attendees are in need of a charge—specifically of their laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Event companies are working on solutions, but planners should be asking themselves deeper questions on what's turning into a growing phenomenon.
There's a lot of skepticism about "experts" these days. But it pays to be skeptical when listening to outsiders and nontraditional information sources too.
Meetings and conferences are a large percentage of nondues revenue for most associations. So you better create one that can’t be missed, right? Here’s how to get started.