How to Launch Your Virtual Event Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

One of the things that we’ve hear about from our clients is the desire to move some of their live event programming to virtual ones: webinars or live streaming sessions, to name a few. Or is it just a promotion of their brand during the event?

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3 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. In fact, here are three fresh content ideas to try out in your organization’s newsletter: Association Views marketing

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3 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. In fact, here are three fresh content ideas to try out in your organization’s newsletter: member engagement Small Staff Chatter

Daily Buzz: Ideas for Freshening Up Your Newsletter

Associations Now

Members are always looking for fresh content, and newsletters are a great place to provide it. Instead of a cookie-cutter approach to every newsletter, take time to make each one unique. The post Daily Buzz: Ideas for Freshening Up Your Newsletter appeared first on Associations Now

8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

Higher Logic

Businesses can tap into this potential with a mobile app for their events. Meeting and conference attendees increasingly expect ways to engage organizers, presenters, and each other – from the moment they register until months after the event. Mobile Event Apps: No Laptop?

September Update: The Only Taxes You Will Be Excited to See

Wild Apricot

For the September 2018 newsletter, we share updates on online store taxes, upcoming events, and our recent blog posts. september newsletter update

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Protech

After shifting away from an in-person customer celebration at the Four Seasons in Baltimore due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Protech Associates’ Fusion 2020 Customer Conference surpassed all previous attendance numbers for the event. Here’s what we considered while reshaping our event. .

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Is it time for an event sponsorships makeover?

Aaron Wolowiec

Do you have a three-tiered (platinum, gold, silver) event sponsorship offering? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your exhibit and event sponsorship offerings may need a facelift. Here are five tips for growing your event sponsorship revenue.

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Daily Buzz: Big Event Inception

Associations Now

How Bud Light somehow figured out a way to put on a music festival around the Super Bowl—which is already a pretty big event. This weekend’s Super Bowl in Atlanta is already a pretty big event, but a major beer brand has somehow figured out a way to make it even bigger.

The Hottest Event Trends for 2029

Associations Now

Using ideas for the future to improve our events today. A search for “event trends 2019” brings up more than 657,000,000 results. By adding dedicated thought-share time to their events, planners can create a space that attracts the thinkers who are missing the human connection.

Results-driven Event Marketing for the Discerning Attendee

Association Adviser

Report, commissioned by the Convention Industry Council (now the Events Industry Council) and researched by PwC, participant volume at meetings and events increased by 10 percent between the years of 2009 and 2012. Any entity can help you spread the word about your event.

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Although some might think them old-school, email newsletters are having a renaissance. It doesn’t matter what the subject is, there is a newsletter out there for it. Perhaps newsletters are a way of making sense of all the information out there. CMX Hub Newsletter.

Results-driven Event Marketing for the Discerning Attendee

Association Adviser

Report, commissioned by the Convention Industry Council (now the Events Industry Council) and researched by PwC, participant volume at meetings and events increased by 10 percent between the years of 2009 and 2012. Capturing your industry’s slice of this pie requires, among other tactics, results-driven event marketing. When intentionally designed, developed and implemented, the right event marketing can cause both attendance and revenue to soar. By Scott D.

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. What are some of the other criteria you like use to vet core event technologies?

8 Tips to Create a More Inclusive Event

Associations Now

Even though this is something we have been talking about for several years now, it feels like it is finally coming to the forefront of people’s minds when it comes to events. To me this means we have to consciously and intentionally ensure that our events include all perspectives.

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The Top 5 Trends Event Planners Need to Pay Attention To

Associations Now

Planners need to be aware of and prepared for these issues affecting events the most today. From megatrends to MIT to Mary Meeker, here are the themes that I think will impact events the most in the next few years. The WeWork-ification of Events.

Case Study: Sponsorship Sales Success – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 221

Moery Company

Learn how The Moery Company helped a small event triple it’s sponsorship revenue in one year by applying those three steps. I want to tell you a real-life story about incredible growth at a small event. Again, small event but with good participation and good programming.

Join MoeryLAI #9 Racer at Final Event!

Moery Company

Subscribers to the new MoeryLAI Association Leadership Newsletter will be eligible for a special drawing to select two winners. Simply complete the sign up sheet below and check the box "subscribe to newsletter." Thank you for supporting the #9 Belardi Auto Racing/MoeryLAI race cars last weekend at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. It was a fantastic experience. In fact, let's just keep this going!

Association Events Can Learn from Amazon’s Disruption Model

Associations Now

Association events are poised for change. As I listened to the speaker, I couldn’t help but think about association events. Every question Amazon asks seems to apply directly to our events: 1. But we are oversupplied with events competing for our attention.

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June Update: Why is Next Month Special for Nonprofits?

Wild Apricot

Based on a study we conducted of over 1 million events you’ve created in Wild Apricot, July is the hottest month for big events. newsletter update juneWhat is so special about July for membership organizations? We’re talking retreats, conventions, and conferences.

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events.

GlowGlobally

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events. The following post was written by Ajay Bhojwani, MCI director of association management, consulting and congresses for MCI Middle East in Dubai and published in ASAE’s Global Link newsletter, July 2010.

24+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: October 2010

Wild Apricot

October 2010 is notable for the variety of topics in the free nonprofit webinars on schedule – both recurring events and special one-time opportunities for professional development. If you don’t find exactly the kind of training you’re looking for today, do check back here as the month goes on – any late-arriving webinar announcement will be added in the comments thread, below.

Did You Know? Associations Plan to Rake in More Revenue from Publications, Events and Continuing Ed

Association Adviser

Non-dues revenue is often an essential component of an association’s operating budget, allowing staff to produce high-caliber member communications, events and continuing education programs. Live events continue to be a primary source of non-dues revenue that associations rely upon.

Three New Formats To Increase Engagement At Your Event

Associations Now

Everyone wants to make their event more engaging, output-focused, and fun. Everyone wants to make their event more engaging, more output-focused, and more fun. The Event Innovators Exchange is here to help! Want to hold your own idea jam at your next event?

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

Turn Your Association Event Into an Incredible Content Powerhouse

Association Adviser

Is your association taking advantage of all the event-related content that your annual conference generates? Planning a large, industry-leading event can be quite the undertaking, and nearly every association knows that the months leading up to an annual conference can be a bit daunting.

Bonus content: Event Garde e-News – May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

The first edition of Event Garde’s monthly e-newsletter launches today (and we’re sharing here some of the bonus content from that publication). Q & A with Kristen Parker, Digital Content Manager for Event Garde.

20+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: September 2010

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Best practices Volunteers E-mail marketing events Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications websites training Membership management Donor management webinar software social media newsletters

‘Tis the Season for Gifting Your Members

Association Adviser

Membership Technology events membership responsive design gifts holidays website newsletter dues membership duesGive a gift to your members that goes beyond tangibility and increases their engagement with your association. Here are six gifts you can give your association members this holiday season, and you’ll. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Daily Buzz: Host a “Member for a Day” Event

Associations Now

That’s why Colleen Bottorff from the MemberClicks blog suggests “Member for a Day” events. At your Member for a Day event, give prospects the chance to chat with current ones. The post Daily Buzz: Host a “Member for a Day” Event appeared first on Associations Now

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

In-depth written conversations to get people thinking and exchanging ideas even before the a live event begins. This makes the live event that much more productive.

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Trade Association CEO Support: Newsletter Distribution

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. Newsletter Distribution. How tight should you control your associations newsletter distribution? Most primary contacts will not pass along your newsletter. Newsletter Distribution.

Association Field Report (March 23, 2020)

Moery Company

I just spoke with a client today about converting their face-to-face live event to an online series of webinars and live streaming events. Face-to-face events are going to come back. Business Practices association field report digital marketing online events webinars

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AE on the Verge: 3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter

AE on the Verge

3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter. Im sometimes asked why our association e-newsletter isnt loaded with a template, graphics, colors, and pictures. Check out what a heavily formatted and imaged newsletter looks like on a very small screen. We encourage members to take sections of our newsletter to redistribute to their clients/customers/others or into social media. A newsletter I've been receiving in text converted to a prettier format.

April Update: How to Learn About Fundraising, Marketing & Management for Free

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter covers the best free webinars on the internet, how to get an SSL certificate for free, and 3 new event registration hacks

Trade Association CEO Support: The Newsletter

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. The Newsletter. The primary objective of a trade association newsletter is to get read by the members. So YOUR need, alone, is not enough to get THEM to open and read YOUR newsletter. The Newsletter.

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 25 June 2012. Always the Last to Know: Readz. Is it online? Is it just a boring plain HTML version of the printed stories?

Audit Secrets: Leveraging Your Inner Entrepreneurial Spirit

Association Adviser

Wolowiec, MSA, CAE, CMP, CTA, Event Garde. Editor’s Note: Before your association decides to modify or expand its slate of events, consider stepping back to conduct an audit of what is working well for your members and other stakeholders, and what could use some improvements.

A look back at 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time for us at Event Garde to reflect on the many things for which we’re thankful. In September, Event Garde held a marketing and communications retreat in which we discussed our communications strategy and marketing goals.