Culture FitJanuary 17, 2024
Where DEI Goals & Hiring Meet By Maura Keller

“Culture fit” is not an unheard-of concept in hiring — when either hiring employees or vendors for an event, but it’s especially important when expanding a meeting planner’s DEI ambitions.

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Using Quality Content to Capture Attendee Focus By Maura Keller

It is vital that meeting planners thoroughly evaluate and select the ideal entertainment options to keep attendees engaged.

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ASAE 2022 Rocks Music CitySeptember 19, 2022
Highlights from the Annual Meeting & Exposition By Coastal Communications

ASAE’s 2022 annual meeting and exposition exceeded all expectations for the organization’s first in-person event since 2019.

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A Captive AudienceSeptember 19, 2022
5 Tips to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Engaging By Ed Stevens

Now that it is clear remote and hybrid work is here to stay, we must ask ourselves how employers can best battle the issue of engagement in virtual meetings

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A Numbers GameNovember 18, 2021
Successful Conventions Must Keep Attracting New Attendees By Patrick Simms

Regular attendees are the “bread and butter” of any convention. Their consistent participation keeps attendance numbers where they need to be each year. But each one of these familiar faces was once a new face — a first-time attendee.

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A Way To WellnessSeptember 15, 2021
Plugging Healthy Activities Into Events is a Plus By Sophia Bennett

Associations help attendees feel more physically and mentally fit by adding dedicated health and wellness programming to their agendas

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Attendee Attention:July 13, 2020
As Meetings Go Virtual, Planners Must Devise Ways To Keep Attendees Engaged By Patrick Simms

For the time being, conventions have gone virtual, and many association planners have had to “up their game” in designing and facilitating these events…

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By Maura Keller

Quite simply, media attention is a means of sharing an association’s story over time and generating credibility…

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Tools of EngagementSeptember 1, 2017
The Options Are Many, but First, Know Your Audience By Patrick Simms

Many are the roads that lead to increased engagement at meetings. But the specifics of an engagement strategy should be informed by knowledge of the association membership, as opposed to fads in engagement techniques.

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Q&A With ASAESeptember 1, 2017
President and CEO John H. Graham Reflects on Industry Issues of the Day By John Graham

Planners continue to face critical challenges, ranging from meeting design and risk management to travel bans, technology and more.

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