Category: Events management

How to Build an Unbeatable Event Website: Eight Tips

Association events are one of the benefits of membership. These conferences and meetings bring everyone together in the spirit of learning and collaboration. Whether your members are all in the same town or spread across the globe, having an easy-to-use, strategically designed event website that brings them together is critical. Here are eight tips to […]

How To Choose an Event Platform

After the virtual and hybrid event boom caused by the pandemic, it seems like there is a new event platform popping up everywhere you look. With hundreds of options and an endless stream of online advertisements, it can be confusing and difficult to find just the right one for your event.  Making a plan for […]

Speaker Management Strategies for Your Association Event

From annual conferences to fun virtual webinars for members, speakers can make or break an event. While finding them is often the biggest battle, managing them can be just as challenging without the right speaker management strategy. Not only do these strategies impact the way you onboard a speaker, but also how you support them […]

Everything You Need to Know About Event Planning for Associations

For associations, events play an essential role in member engagement, reach and even non-dues revenue. Whether it’s your annual conference or convention, or an all-new virtual event offering, having a detailed strategy can help you keep within your budget while still creating the best event possible.  Depending on your organization, you likely have a dedicated […]

Up-and-Coming Event Technology for Associations

The pandemic spurred digital acceleration to new heights, with global online customer interactions surging from 36% in December 2019 to 58% just seven months later. That meant a drastic change in the way organizations everywhere conduct business. From the shift to remote work to the switch to online events, it was a turbulent time, to […]

A Guide to Choosing the Right Speakers for Your Next Event

Speakers: They’re one of the most important components of events, whether virtual or in-person. A good speaker has the power to engage and motivate your members, in addition to increasing membership renewal rates and new sign-ups. Insightful speeches can also become key talking points attendees remember long after an event has wrapped up. According to […]

Can Event NFTs Be the Next Big Thing for Your Association?

Between access to fully virtual events and a focus on personal development, event engagement boomed during the pandemic years. As event planners look for ways to continue that trend both for in-person and hybrid events, new technologies could be the tool they’ve been looking for.  Event NFTs are not only a way to add modern […]

How 3 Organizations Are Dealing With Events As Delta Cases Rise

As the spread of the new Delta variant of COVID-19 threatens to upend all of the progress made by organizations attempting to return to in-person events, many are wondering how and if they should continue to produce and plan their events. It is hard to be certain of the right decision when the pandemic has […]

The Delta Variant: How Associations Should Respond

In direct contrast to the normal life much of the world was anxiously anticipating, the Delta variant, a more infectious variant of COVID-19, is starting to turn the clock back to a time of worldwide concern, rising hospitalizations and social distancing efforts. Formally known as COVID B.1.617.2, the Delta variant has forced many of us […]

5 of the most creative virtual event ideas we saw in the last 12 months

Virtual events have been on the public radar for more than a year now — what was initially a new demand of our pandemic lifestyles is now a regular fixture in our work lives.  Instead of comparing the challenges of virtual events vs. in-person events, let’s celebrate the virtual format for what it is. Whether […]

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