How to Help Your Event Newbs: Tips for Helping First-time Attendees Build Relationships Before an Event

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in September 2016. Most of us can relate to being the new person in some form or another. A first-time attendee, a new member, being the only staffer from your company attending an event, etc. awkwardly sipping your drink while you look around the …

10 Ways to Attract Millennials to Association Events

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network.  Why is there such a stigma around events hosted by associations? Why do association events somehow get classified as less glamourous than corporate events? Many young professionals may not yet know all of the benefits of joining a professional association in their field (networking …

Being a Millennial Leader in Association Management

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We recently read a great article in Association magazine, Seasoned Association Leaders Share Leadership Lessons, which had several pieces of advice for the next generation of association leaders. High-level, their points were: relationships are key, use board advice for management matters, find a cause you’re passionate about, learn the intricacies …

Strategies for Engaging Millennials

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On Tuesday, December 15, Redstone’s Carly Silberstein and Maddy Marchildon were thrilled to present at the Association Forum of Chicagoland’s Holiday Showcase. Holiday Showcase® is widely considered the industry’s best and most highly attended one-day exhibition for Chicago’s multi-billion dollar meetings and events market, with more than 1,400 delegates in attendance. …