In order to make meetings more inclusive and welcoming, it’s often a good idea to get all generations—young, seasoned, and somewhere in between—involved in the planning process. Here's a look at how to do it with your young professionals.
Are you asking attendees the same old questions on your postconference surveys? If so, you may want to consider adding these to get a fresh perspective.
The first iPhone went on sale 10 years ago this week. Since its launch, it's had an impact on almost every aspect of association management. A look at how it’s changed meetings and events.
A new report by IACC revealed that attendees and planners have an increased interest in outdoor spaces being used at meetings. A look at how associations and venues are jumping on that trend.
Instead of associations making attendees come to them, many groups are bringing meetings and education opportunities to attendees. A look at roadshows and their benefits.
Groups that host hybrid conferences don’t want their virtual attendees to feel left out. That’s why many are turning to staff, volunteers, and other experts to make sure the virtual audience feels just as connected as those onsite.
A new Freeman study shows that consumer brands are putting a greater emphasis on in-person experiences. While this means increased competition for associations, it could also mark the perfect time for them to harness their unique advantages.
You want attendees to leave your events feeling energized and ready to put what they learned to use. Some ideas for harnessing their energy to engage them in the months after.
A look at how associations are tapping into the professional skills their attendees have for conference-related community service projects.
During this week’s digitalNow2017, a number of speakers said that a new learning environment and the continuous need for professionals to gain new skills will require associations to adopt a new strategy. A look at how it may affect conferences.