Force Majeure: What It Means & How to Handle It

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It’s almost time.  The A/V contract is signed.  Trade show services have been ordered.  Final numbers have been guaranteed.  You are counting down the last several hours before your event. And then suddenly, it happens.  An unplanned complication.  A natural disaster.  Force majeure.  Force majeure, or “superior force” in French, …

From Stand Alone to Surrounded – Moving from A Single Association to an AMC

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My history with associations has been fairly simple – multiple different roles in one association – that’s it. I’ve bounced from Executive Assistant (which really does play a part in all departments of an organization) to education, and then lastly to operations. I’ve seen all of the departments in action …

Redstone and XYZ University Partner to Offer “The Future of Membership”

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 Toronto, ON – Redstone Agency is proud to announce that they have partnered with XYZ University, a research and consultancy organization, to introduce clients and the Canadian association industry to “The Future of Membership”, a two-day interactive workshop focused on next-gen membership recruitment and retention. So why is this workshop …

Four Reasons Why You Should Attend Professional Association Meetings

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in March 2018. As an association manager, I’m regularly coming up reasons why professionals should join their industry associations, and different ways to market and share their value propositions – and yet, there is still work to do around awareness in our own meeting …

Eight Quick Ideas for Volunteer Recognition

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I Want to Give a Shout-out to … You! Volunteers are the heart of any not-for-profit association. Redstone recognizes the importance of celebrating volunteers, and we understand the pivotal role they play in ensuring that an association’s members are engaged and its objectives are met. One way to recruit and …

Your Guide to Connect Marketplace

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Connect Marketplace is the ultimate networking Conference. From meeting with 20-30 suppliers or planners a day, to mingling over drinks and appetizers in the city’s most famous venues, you are guaranteed to meet hundreds of new potential customers, clients and friends.   To someone who has never experienced Connect, the Conference …

Olivia Weir Named 40 Under 40

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Redstone event manager, Olivia Weir, recognized as a ’40 under 40’ by Connect Association magazine. Connect Association Magazine has announced this year’s 40 under 40 and our event manager, Olivia Weir, has been recognized as one of the 2018 honourees! Nominated by industry peers, this honour highlights the top young …

Three Key Grant-writing Tips for Not-For-Profits

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Not-for-profit (NFP) associations depend on external funding to maintain their operations and programs. Successful NFP associations diversify their non-dues revenue by leveraging sponsorships, event revenues, and grants to support their budget. One of Redstone’s primary services to our clients is acquiring and maintaining sustainable revenue sources. Our team has successfully …