A Hybrid Approach for Developing Conference Education Content
April 14, 2015
Small groups of experts can't know everything that's relevant in a given field, while a cattle call for sessions won't guarantee the right quality or variety of education, either. That's why the American Physical Therapy Association combines these approaches to capture the best of both worlds and provide the most relevant and attractive education possible. Here's how it works.
April 14, 2015
Find out what makes Ohio's second-largest city and its many meeting venues rock. On the list: a new convention center, unique event settings, and an easily navigable public transportation system.
Help Your Presenters Embrace Diversity and Inclusion
April 06, 2015
A full commitment to diversity and inclusion means that an association's educational programming—and the speakers providing it—reflect the learning community. Here are some practical steps associations can take to help presenters prepare sessions that reject assumptions about the audience and meet diverse attendee needs.
Sages and Stages No More: How CWEA Is Remaking Its Conference Learning
March 23, 2015
Take a cue from the California Water Environment Association and shake up your conference session formats.
Destination: San Diego
January 26, 2015
California's second-largest city boasts great weather, a waterfront convention center, and lots of outdoor spaces that could make it a perfect location for your next event.
Rethink Tradeshow Benchmarking to Increase Success
December 19, 2014
Measuring the success of tradeshows has always been about numbers and size. But expo organizers can build better, more sustainable events by rethinking and widening the way they measure and benchmark success.
The Next Big Thing In Meetings Analytics
December 15, 2014
New technology that can detect a person's mood based solely on speech patterns could provide meeting planners useful insights.
Idea Bank: Hosting A Movie Night for Members
November 21, 2014
Looking for a new way to bring its members together to network, the Greater Washington Society of CPAs turned to the silver screen.
Meetings and Education Staff: Collaboration a Must for Creative Learning Experiences
November 18, 2014
At the American Association of Law Libraries, an organization-wide commitment to refreshed learning experiences began with reorganizing meetings and education staff to work more closely together and make collaboration and creativity the new norm.
Protect Your Events From Inclement Weather
November 17, 2014
Make sure your event is covered the next time Mother Nature strikes and follow these tips from insurance pro Eileen Hoffman.