Posts tagged "Associations"
The Five Motivating Factors That Get Exhibitors and Attendees to Trade Shows

The Five Motivating Factors That Get Exhibitors and Attendees to Trade Shows

According to a multiyear research project sponsored by the ASAE Foundation and conducted by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell, attendees and exhibitors have five key reasons for coming to a trade show. The information presented below will help cement your strategy for attracting and retaining these vital participants to your future trade shows....
2017 Meeting Predictions From Those in the Know

2017 Meeting Predictions From Those in the Know

What will next year bring for meetings and events? Here’s a collection of the observations from the best and brightest in our industry about what they believe will occur. However, we would like to hear from you. Please weigh in on the comments section below and tell us whether you think these predictions will come...
The Good Samaritan Syndrome: Associations and Volunteers

The Good Samaritan Syndrome: Associations and Volunteers

Volunteers are integral to an association’s success. After all, many associations don’t even have a full-time staff person, let alone the paid people power to execute major events. But it seems to be, we’re in the middle of a volunteer recession, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact,...
The ABC’s of Association Membership

The ABC’s of Association Membership

We all know the popular saying – no one is an island. This is doubly true for your career path. It’s easy to see association membership as just one more drain on our personal time – after all, most of us already are stretched thin at work. The truth, though, is that joining an association...