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November/December 2020

November/December 2020

Remote Earning

The pandemic may have crushed in-person conferences, but associations can still supercharge revenue with digital events.

At the end of the day, meetings are one of associations’ largest sources of non-dues revenue, and they simply must generate money.

Cover Story

Remote Earning: How to Make Money From Digital Events

The pandemic may have crushed in-person conferences, but associations can still supercharge revenue with digital events.

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Web Exclusives

SmartTech 2020 Focuses on New Tech While Also Putting People First

The virtual conference covered everything from AI to building a better experience for working remotely.

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The Larger Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

Corporate social responsibility programs can provide employees with feelings of gratitude and help to improve company morale.

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Case Study

Realigning Strategies to Better Serve Members in the Pandemic

COVID-19 thrust a professional association’s members into the national spotlight.

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Ask the Expert

What Does the Future Hold for Conferences?

COVID-19 disrupted 2020 conference plans. What will 2021 and beyond look like?

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Master Class

A Quick Prep School for Digital Speakers

The move to digital-only events requires new skills and preparation for speakers.

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Perspective

How the Pandemic Has Changed Meetings

2020 has become a real-life testing ground for agility, creativity and viability.

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Pulse

How One of the Country’s Largest Parades Pivoted Amid the Pandemic

A Q&A with Kimberly Bares, CEO of the Magnificent Mile Association, about the organization’s new plans for its annual tree lighting parade

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A Content Plan to Boost Employment

For ASCM, a creative pivot meant new partnerships that not only fill the talent gap but also get people back to work.

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Exceptional Circumstances, Exceptional Results

In these challenging times, creativity, agility and thoughtfulness are reigning supreme.

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Law Review

Hotel Contracts in the Age of COVID-19

While life will eventually normalize in the post-COVID era, certain effects are likely to be long-lasting and should be considered when negotiating future hotel and event contracts.

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In the Know

Membership Updates

Highlighting new Association Forum members and changes for current members

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Education Calendar

Association Forum’s upcoming virtual events and opportunities.

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First-ever Virtual Forum Forward an Overwhelming Success

Forum Forward 2020 delivered a full-day experience that was as compelling as an in-person event.

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Work/Life

Work/Life

How do you unwind after a long day?

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