Create Learning Circles at Your Next Conference to Connect Attendees

Posted by Beth Mauro on Jan 9, 2020 9:42:12 AM

I discovered the learning circle concept at last year's ASAE Great Ideas Conference and it turned out to be my favorite takeaway. This networking concept puts a group of random people together for a learning journey that pushes them out of (and often into) a posse of fellow attendees who help each other process conference content and further expand on the topics presented.

What starts off with awkward introductions, conversation and meet-up planning evolves into a social group that by the end of the conference is moving their meet-ups from the lobby of the hotel to the local restaurant. Learning circles have a place for everyone, the introverts and extroverts, and provide a wonderful opportunity for professionals travelling alone to connect with others.

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Topics: front row meetings & events, meeting management

Day 2 of AH 2019 Leadership Forum Takes on Tech

Posted by Sarah Black on Dec 16, 2019 2:26:18 PM

Association leaders focus on better use of technology for meetings, communication, and the member experience

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Topics: leadership, technology, front row meetings & events, meeting management

Meeting Technology that Encourages Engagement Among Attendees

Posted by Beth Mauro on Dec 11, 2019 1:44:15 PM

For years, people have been chanting that technology will replace the live meeting. That won’t be happening any time soon based on reports from recent industry-related conferences attended by AH Meetings professionals. There is a myriad of opportunities to harness technology to add customer service and enhance the live experience in a highly customized way. The added bonus: creating a longer tail for meeting content and sponsorship buys.

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Topics: technology, front row meetings & events, meeting management

Create a Winning Social Media Strategy for your Conference

Posted by AH on Jun 25, 2019 2:32:07 PM

Social media is an integral part of our lives. Whether in line at the grocery store, killing time on a train, or in the break room at work, we want to stay connected.

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Topics: social media, meeting management