How One Association Overhauled Its Meeting –
February 24, 2014
Despite already having a consistently successful annual meeting and tradeshow, the American Dental Association knew that changing demographics and member needs required it to rethink its meeting now in order to continue that success in the future.
Move From "One Size Fits All" to Personalized Learning –
February 10, 2014
Many adult learners are self-directed, meaning they want to pick and choose their specific learning opportunities. Here's how your association can modify its education away from a cookie-cutter approach and more toward true personalized learning.
Goodbye Conference Program, Hello Tablet Computer –
February 03, 2014
The Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference went completely paperless for the first time in 2013. Instead of receiving conference bags filled with a bulky onsite program, attendees who registered for the full week received a preloaded tablet computer.
Get Your Presenters on Board for Learner-Centered Education –
January 17, 2014
Skilled content leaders will make or break your association's education programs. In a recap of a recent Professional Development Section Virtual Lunch, learn how to select, prepare, train, and provide feedback to presenters for conferences, webinars, live-stream events, and online courses.
How to Include Your Members in the Session-Selection Process –
December 20, 2013
Looking to get members more involved in the meeting-planning process? Learn from the National Association of Plan Advisors, which let members choose the best session ideas for one of its 2014 conferences.
How RFID Can Track Conference Education Attendance –
December 06, 2013
Radio frequency identification offers a reliable, user-friendly way to track which education sessions your members attend at your conferences. The Association of Corporate Counsel shares how it has enhanced its members' onsite experience by ditching the old sign-in sheets and barcode scanners for RFID tracking instead.
Staying Fit While on the Road –
December 03, 2013
How some hotels chains are keeping guests in top shape while they're away from home by offering new and unique workouts and fitness activities.
Destination: Wilmington, Delaware –
December 03, 2013
The First State's largest city offers a prime location, revitalized waterfront, and plenty of noteworthy venues to host an upcoming meeting or event.
Add Some Fun to Your Next Conference Agenda –
November 20, 2013
With shrinking budgets and rising travel costs, meeting attendees may be forced to pick and choose which events they pencil in rather than use more permanent ink. Woo them toward the latter by hosting your next event in a fun-filled locale.
Best Benefit Ever: Financial Assistance for Conference Travel –
November 18, 2013
The Society for Neuroscience offers a variety of awards to members of the neuroscience community to attend its conferences. The assistance helps in fostering diversity by bringing new, fresh ideas and perspectives to its meetings.