When organising a conference or event, your conference budget is core to successful conference planning and association financing. With our curated content below we want to give you practical tricks and helpful ideas on how to manage a successful conference budget.
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 […]
When organising a successful conference or event, a key ingredient is your ability to manage and produce a conference cash-flow management plan. However, there are some organisers who are more absorbed in marketing and logistics that they repeatedly fall short in creating and updating their cash-flow management plan. In order for you to build an […]
Income from Conference Exhibition and Sponsorship is very important. You need to look for someone who can help you raise those funds, and has a proven history in meeting or even exceeding their clients target find. By being connected to people, being able to cut through the mounds of the red tape and filled with […]
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 […]
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: […]
Many associations and corporate companies are faced with the difficulty of keeping conference attendance figures up. Developing a clear marketing strategy will be your key to success. Researching and understanding your delegates will enable you to be more creative and flexible. It will also allow you to stretch your budget further as you will only […]
Organising a one-off conference can be quite challenging. This says nothing in terms of those who must tackle this task on a frequent basis. Although logistics and planning are certainly key concerns, it can be argued that both fall under the broader concept of conference budget planning strategies. The issue here is that such a concern […]
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