Name badges are a staple of association conferences. Three elements to keep in mind when designing your next attendee badge.
Last week’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner looked different from years past, with less emphasis on celebrity and more on press freedom. Other associations can take some lessons from the event.
While associations may want to hide from negative feedback related to their events, confronting it and responding creatively can turn dissatisfied attendees into die-hard conference supporters.
At last week’s Xperience Design Project, participants were reminded that that there’s power in silence and that listening can create memorable moments for both associations and their attendees.
Exhibitors, like attendees and speakers, need to be prepared for your conference. A look at what associations are doing to help ensure their exhibitors have a successful tradeshow experience—and other ideas worth considering.
If you’re looking to expand your attendees’ cultural horizons, it could be time to think about a conference exchange program. Consider the benefits of taking your attendees abroad.
Recognizing an imminent labor shortage in its industry, the National Kitchen and Bath Association launched a conference program for local high school students to build awareness about careers in residential construction and design. It’s a model for others to consider.
Major League Baseball teams have started offering Netflix-style ticket subscription packages to boost attendance numbers and attract younger fans to the ballpark. Is it time for associations to consider something similar for their conferences?
Convincing prospective attendees to come to your conference is one thing; selling their bosses on it is something else. What can you do to help prospects persuade their managers?
The global meetings industry is predominantly female. In honor of today’s celebration of the impact women make worldwide, a look at how the meetings industry is doing its part.