Mon.Aug 03, 2020

Navigating the Association Space for Newcomers

Moery Company

Earlier this summer I began my employment at The Moery Company as the Executive Assistant to the President. Although I am relatively new to the association community and The Moery Company, I thought I would share insight into my experiences as an employee that is navigating the professional and association space for the first time. What is one thing you have learned as a new person in the association/professional space?

The Effects of COVID-19 on Associations: How values became more valued

Association Success

Editors note: The Effects of COVID-19 on Associations is a five-part industry assessment. . For the first 45 days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership team at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) halted the majority of the organization’s output as they prioritized evaluation. But that didn’t mean they went completely silent. .

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[Guest Post] Design Thinking for Virtual Content Strategy


The following blog post was written by Molly Marsh, CMP, Director of Education and Engagement Design, at AMR Management Services , a full-service association management company that provides association management services to organizations of all sizes. The power and benefit of design thinking to support better outcomes for associations and their events was evident long before the COVID-19 crisis.

How David Lynch Can Make Your Research Better


Life is full of odd happenstances. For example, I’ve learned about two new measuring devices that I’d never heard about before over the past 24 hours. That’s weird, right? I think I can go for maybe an entire year or longer and not hear of any new kind of measuring implement, but over the past 24 hours from two different places, I have heard about two. It got me thinking about measurement and how clinical it can seem at one moment and how achingly pulpy and alive it can seem then next. .

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

A new normal: Communities adapt to change caused by COVID-19 pandemic


The COVID-19 pandemic has been tragic and heartbreaking, but it’s also opening our eyes to a new normal that will have a lasting impact on our lives. Like many of you, CAI was thrust into a virtual world. Our staff went from collaborating face-to-face to remote work. We canceled classroom education courses and the Annual Conference, moved the upcoming CEO-MC Retreat to a virtual format , and placed more emphasis on webinars and virtual courses.