To minimize health risks due to the pandemic, the NCAA decided that this year’s March Madness basketball tournament will be held in one regional location: Indianapolis. A look at how the city’s convention and visitors bureau is gearing up for “The Big Dance.”
The Massachusetts Society of CPAs goes the extra mile for members facing mental health issues and stress. Here are some of its leadership tips and proven tools to help members cope when they need it most.
Once burdened with a top-heavy leadership structure, the Ontario Medical Association has successfully found a way to be more nimble and forward-thinking.
Organizers had a lot to learn in 2020 as they quickly transitioned their in-person events to the virtual space. And while sponsors supported those efforts, it could be a tougher sell this year. A look at how to improve the virtual conference experience for exhibitors and sponsors in 2021.
The American Society of Journalists and Authors knew its members were busy reporting about the impact of the pandemic. So, the group focused on that, and created a new awards program that brought in nondues revenue and increased engagement.
Hearsay posted on social media about association announcements before their official release can cause headaches. One association came up with a solution to counter misleading chatter and reassert itself as its community’s official news source.
All those Zoom calls have kept your organization running, but plenty of challenges remain. Two association experts share some keys for managing through the pandemic and beyond.
As the pandemic abates and even after it subsides, meetings are going to look a lot different. What should you think about now to make sure you’re offering the best experience to participants this year and beyond? A look at some considerations.
One Virginia-based association management and meetings firm has been back in the office since June 2020. A combination of staff buy-in, safety guidelines, and flexibility helped them return to the office, even as the pandemic continued to grow.
Associations long relied on the same channels to engage, recruit, and retain members. And then everything changed. Now what? A membership expert shares her ideas for switching course and finding new opportunities.