How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Organization

Sabrina Cabral Best Practices, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

  We all know and understand the importance of having a strong social media presence.  What we might not readily understand or acknowledge are the risks associated with using these platforms to pursue growth opportunities.  After all, with great power comes great responsibility. When building a brand, the preservation of …

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

Natalie Wallace, CAE Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

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 …

Attracting Generation X – The Forgotten Generation of Meeting Attendees

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. While Generation X makes up less of the workforce than Baby Boomers, and now Millennials, they still make up a considerable portion of your meeting attendees and organization/association demographic. We tend to hear less about this demographic and therefore plan less around them but …

Succession Planning for Small Organizations on a Budget

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry Leave a Comment

This article was originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in July 2016. Whether you’re working for a small association or startup business, you may be facing some difficult choices (read: limitations) when it comes to financially investing in your organization’s future. However, succession planning is a critical component to any organization …

Bored Meeting or Board Meeting?

Shayna Asgill In the Industry Leave a Comment

Board meetings are essential to the operations of not-for-profit organizations (and most other organizations too). From getting to see colleagues and peers in person, moving business proceedings forward, setting policy and problem-solving – and you may even get the added bonus of a travel opportunity! As association management professionals, part …