Driving Event Sponsorship: Cutting through the Red Tape

Posted by Christina DeRose on Jan 12, 2017 5:07:31 PM

A key aspect of any successful meeting or event is sponsorship. The dichotomy of the information age is that while people are readily accessible, it has gotten increasingly hard to make contact. So how can Association Management companies break the barriers that exist, in order to gain the sponsorships that make their events sustainable? This article will attempt to examine those barriers, and provide key tools for helping your association achieve their sponsorship goals.

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Topics: co-chair solutions, meeting management, sponsorship, effective meetings, industry relations

Adventures of a Hosted Buyer

Posted by Beth Mauro on Dec 20, 2016 4:44:27 PM

Last October, five members of the AH Meetings Team travelled to #IMEX16 as hosted buyers. Senior Meetings Manager, Beth Mauro shares her view from the other side of the registration counter.

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Topics: front row meetings & events, meeting management, conference, annual meetings, convention, meetings, ah, b2b

3 Strategies for Planning Winning Conference Menus

Posted by Beth Mauro on Dec 6, 2016 4:49:55 PM

Bored with your traditional continental breakfast and cheese mirror-anchored conference menus? Wish you could find an alternative to the $90 gallon of coffee? Here are three strategies for busting out of your culinary comfort zone.

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Topics: front row meetings & events, meeting management, board meeting, conference, event planning

Creating Opportunities for Sponsors and Enhancing the Attendee Experience

Posted by Caroline Olson on Nov 29, 2016 3:34:40 PM

Some of my colleagues and I had the opportunity to attend the GPPCMA (Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association) Education Day on September 15 at the Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack and the topic was sponsorship. The first two presentations were interactive with teams answering several questions about building sponsorship and enhancing attendee experience.  

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Topics: front row meetings & events, meeting management, member, conference, sponsorship, convention

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