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Putting Plan B into Play for Your Main Stage

Velvet Chainsaw

Five Asks for Professional Speakers Reflecting on the uncertainties of the past few years, it’s wise for organizers to ask professional speakers and speaker bureaus to proactively help with main-stage contingency planning. What kind of contingency plans do you have in place for your main-stage speakers? Here are some suggestions.

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Take a Peak Behind Our (Virtual) Main Stage Curtain!

Smooth The Path

The post Take a Peak Behind Our (Virtual) Main Stage Curtain! Hope to see you there!!! appeared first on Smooth The Path.

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

Association Navigator

Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse! There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation.

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Maine Tourism Group Launches Service to Help Members Find Employees

Associations Now

The Maine Tourism Association is casting a wide net to help its members find workers during the state’s busy season. In some ways, Maine’s tourism industry might be a victim of its own success—so many people come to the state each year to enjoy its natural wonder that hiring people to support that tourism industry is a major challenge.

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Sponsorship As An Alternate Revenue Stream

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit relies on membership dues, grants, and individual donations as main sources of revenue, you’re off to a great start. However, there’s another way to raise much-needed funds that you may not be taking advantage of: sponsorships.

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How to Harness Peer-to-Peer Networks for Membership Renewal

AMR Management Services

As the main source of your member-based organization’s revenue, securing membership dues is undoubtedly one of your association’s biggest priorities. Strengthening your relationships with existing members is less time- and resource-intensive than cultivating new connections from scratch, which is why membership renewal is so important.

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4 Crucial Tips for Improving Your Association’s Website

Wild Apricot

Your association’s website is the main touchpoint for members and prospects. Make sure it’s providing the right experience with these easy-to-implement strategies.

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