Consumer-technology companies like Microsoft, Google, and Adobe often employ inclusive design to ensure that all people can use their products. Similar elements can also be used in planning and executing conferences.
Last month, the National Eating Disorders Association and the Binge Eating Disorder Association merged. Leaders from both groups share three things they focused on to help smooth the transition.
When your members are especially busy, you might consider hitting the road to meet them where they are. Roadshows are one way to achieve member engagement face to face. Here’s how the Endocrine Society does it to connect with their time-strapped research scientists.
Recent research from Pew notes that online video, particularly on YouTube, is increasingly becoming a key way that the public informs itself. An embrace of online video could offer a potential opportunity for associations to stand out.
Even if your annual conference has been successful for the past three or four decades, it could have also lost some of its excitement factor. A few ideas for getting attendees and your staffers buzzing about a longstanding event.
If your association is hoping for some serious donations on Giving Tuesday, you might consider enabling electronic payments. NACHA—The Electronic Payments Association offers some reasons why as well as some best practices.
In light of recent threats against news organizations, the Radio Television Digital News Association is fighting to protect its members and recruiting nontraditional members to act as allies in its “Fear Will Not Silence Facts” campaign.
Sometimes the root of your organization’s future might come in the form of not only finding the right idea, but finding the right way to sell both inside your organization and to the broader world. A recent experiment in the world of publishing offers a lot of lessons on this front.
The generation isn’t as thick with job-hoppers as the stereotype suggests, but a new study signals increasing impatience. Current leaders will need to do more to keep them around.
Associations often theme their conferences to provide direction to those submitting sessions proposals. But one group recently announced it will drop its theme in 2020 to create a more inclusive event. How do you determine the right approach?