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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Event Evaluations Range From Surveys and Social Media to Onsite Verbal Feedback By Patrick Simms

Staying closely attuned to attendees’ needs and desires yields dividends in ROI for participants and the association itself.

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Setting the StageOctober 1, 2015
How to Set the Right Tone for Your Events From the Opening Note By Derek Reveron

Successful opening receptions foster attendee engagement that carries through the entire meeting.

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Savvy Planners Use New Tools to 'Expand and Enhance' the Experience By John Buchanan

The right mobile technology and social media ensure active participation before, during and after the event.

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‘Active Learning’ Strategies That Engage and Captivate By Patrick Simms

Any good teacher knows that quality content isn’t enough to engage students; delivering that content in a compelling format is what staves off boredom and distraction.

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