If you’re looking to improve onsite customer service at your meeting, a chatbot may be a good choice. Not only will it help answer your attendees’ most frequently asked questions, but it will also provide your association with data and insights.
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.
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.
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?
If you’re launching a new meeting, it should not be all about making it your biggest one yet. Why it could benefit your association and attendees to go smaller.
Your industry’s young professionals are looking to learn and grow. To serve that interest, your association needs to offer education that appeals not only to them, but also to their managers—who may have the last word on whether they attend.
Sick of executing conferences the same way you’ve done them for years? Consider making these changes to breathe new life into your events and boost attendee engagement.
If attendees critique a conference that you spent months carefully planning, it can be hard not to take it personally. The best way to handle it likely involves digging deeper into the negative feedback and then making room for improvement.
As made-for-Instagram pop-ups grow in popularity nationwide, it may be time for your association to make its next conference more photo- and selfie-friendly. A few ways to get it done.
Ask yourself these three questions if you think now’s the right time to say goodbye to paper at one of your association’s upcoming conferences.