IAEE Member Spotlight & Making the Most of your Association Membership

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Redstone’s own Maddy Marchildon has been featured in a Member Spotlight by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) for her involvement within the Canadian meetings industry and as the Executive Director for the Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM). CAEM’s partnership with IAEE allows CAEM to offer their …

Redstone President, Bailey Roth, Recognized as a 40 Under 40 by Connect

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Redstone Agency is pleased to announce that our very own President, Bailey Roth, has been recognized as Connect Association Magazine’s “40 Under 40.” Connect Association is a leader in the meetings, events, travel and tourism industry as a national B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas to professionals and planners. …

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 …

Non-Profit, Pro-Revenue: Making Money in the Not-For-Profit Sector

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in September 2018. It’s that time of year again: More financial considerations for not-for-profit meeting planners. I’m not sure what it is about this time of year, but at the end of the summer season my financial concerns are always top of mind. It …

Resourceful Ways to Stretch a Small Meetings Budget

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. Meeting planners don’t generally lack original ideas for how to wow attendees. It’s fun to daydream about having a limitless planning budget and all of the things we could do, from infamous speakers, to the highest quality of food and beverage, and holding events …

Do’s and Don’ts for Events Geared Toward Young Professionals

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. Young professional events can be super tricky to plan, because of the wide range of individuals attending (often anywhere from 21 to 35), varying from junior, to mid, to sometimes even senior-level professionals. Considering that you’re probably marketing to both Baby Boomers and Generation …

IncentiveWorks 2018 in Review

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Tips to Maximize Your Experience at the 2019 Canadian Meetings & Events Expo The annual IncentiveWorks Conference & Tradeshow was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Tuesday, August 14th and Wednesday, August 15th. IncentiveWorks launched in 1991 and since then has advanced into an outstanding 350+ exhibitors representing …

Four Ways to Get Ready for Spring

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This post was originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network.  Planning an event without a budget? Read this first. If you’re like many meeting planners that work in conference and professional development event management, your peak season is the spring. During this time you’ll see many multi-day conferences, award shows, annual general …