Non-profits generate enormous social value, which contributes to stronger communities and more stable economies. These associations operate in a complex environment and can always benefit from expert support and guidance. This article will examine how consulting firms can help non-profit associations better fulfil their role and become more robust.
Conferences deliver educational and professional value, but generating ROI is another key objective. To do that, it is important to ensure that pricing is high enough to generate revenue without becoming a barrier to registration.
At Congrex, one of our most important core values is: We Care. Sustainability is an ongoing, relevant and important concern for all of us.
Meeting architecture is a coordinated value-creation process that furthers the goals of every meeting owner. Working in close collaboration with other experts, PCOs are key pieces of the meeting architecture equation. A sound meeting architecture can help organisers tackle complexity, create real impact, and generate value.
Professional needs have changed, and especially over the past year. Information remains important, but meaningful community building is becoming a priority. Associations can meet this need by redesigning their communication model through the creation of private online membership communities.
The switch to online and hybrid events has come with challenges and advantages. Within this model, conference organisers can set up a studio at nearly any given location. This could be a venue, a hotel, a university or research facility, or even in the own office space, which leaves a more ample budget for alternative event design. Green screen production for online events is an emerging trend due to the technique’s ability to create higher engagement levels.
The events industry is still grappling with the uncertainty that led to mass cancellations and postponements of in-person events. Moving forward into 2021 and beyond, virtual meetings like conferences and trade shows will either take place in fully virtual environments or as hybrid events. Therefore, conference organisers must be ready to handle new challenges, as well as develop new strategies to cope with existing ones.
Hygiene plans for business events have existed for a long time. Some of them took the form of occupational health and safety regulations But their relevance was usually overshadowed by other aspects of event organisation. However, from 2021 onwards, it will be essential for professional event organisers to be directly involved with hygiene and infection prevention actions in order to design and manage safe events.
The meeting industry has undergone a profound transformation since the beginning of the year. The shift from in-person events to online events has involved significant logistical challenges, and organisers must also come to grips with new forms of securing potential sponsors and ensuring sponsorship packages deliver something of value to all stakeholders.
Times of crisis test how well community managers know their communities. This blog explains how crisis communication provides a vital opportunity to teach, to learn and to practise the art of deep listening.
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