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Many people ask the question, what is a PCO? Basically, PCO is just an acronym for Professional Conference Organiser. This is a company that mainly specialises in the planning of conferences, events and meetings. It is about conferences and events management which serve as their core business activity, not for a secondary service. Because of […]
Member engagement is one of the leading topics when it comes to association management in the last years. As we move into the last quarter of 2015 it might be a good time for your association to evaluate what was accomplished in 2015 and what challenges lie ahead in 2016. And thus, one main concern […]
Today we talk about Digital Marketing for Associations. Associations are the mainstay of the business community, however they encounter many challenges that other organisations and companies do not, mainly membership fluctuation and budgetary constraints. This is why creative and strategic planning is essential, especially when it comes to digital marketing efforts where there are so […]
In our second part of the Digital Marketing for Associations series we talk about messaging. The world and thus messaging has changed in the last decade, with most of us now using smartphones and other types of digital devices that access the Internet. This is how many of us are getting our information, including the […]
In today’s competitive marketplace the only way any association or nonprofit organisation can stay afloat is with effective marketing, and today that means digital marketing. We recommend the following astute strategies to save you money on your marketing budget planning: Simple Website vs. complex Website You can very easily use, e.g. a WordPress as your […]
You can really decide to appoint a PCO or Professional Conference Organiser at any stage during the conference planning process, it really will depend on the type of support or services you feel you need from a PCO. If for example you simply want a Professional Conference Organiser to assist with management of abstract management […]
From January 19-21, 2016 over 60 international participants joined the gathering of the meetings industry in Copenhagen, Denmark. The first edition of the IAPCO Edge Seminar series was addressing some extremely interesting topics focusing on challenges the meeting professionals face in their day to day business. Following the path of the famous Wolfsberg Seminars of […]
Defining roles in meeting management is one of the important aspects for running any organisation, if it’s for profit or non-for-profit. When designing workflows, you establish steps and assign roles to those steps. Clearly defined processes eliminate bottlenecks without sacrificing accountability. In an earlier post we were talking about defining roles in meeting management: […]
Digital marketing for associations of all sizes and specialities has now taken centre stage in order to reach the correct audience at the most appropriate times. However, this can be easier said than done. Not only must a viable framework be present, but this very same architecture should be extendable so that it can be modified […]
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