This is the third post in our “Executive Perspectives” series where we talk to association executives about opportunities and challenges the pandemic presented, how they’re creating value for their members and what lies ahead. Read More
For One Association, Adapting for COVID-19 Wasn’t a Big Challenge. Everything They Do Is Focused on Maximizing Member Engagement and Value.
This is the second post in our “Executive Perspectives” series where we talk to association executives about opportunities and challenges the pandemic presented, how they’re creating value for their members and what lies ahead. Read More
This is the first post in our “Executive Perspectives” series where we talk to association executives about opportunities and challenges the pandemic presented, how they’re creating value for their members and what lies ahead.
In this interview, we sat down with Kerry Crockett, CEO of Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA). Read More
We understand that our clients and meeting professionals across the industry have been up against some really big challenges in the last couple of years. As COVID-19 caused widespread shut downs, we had to rethink the way we do meetings.
Here’s a look at how technology integration took center stage at AGU’s hybrid Fall Meeting. Read More
The reality is, crafting a successful digital or hybrid attendee experience goes deeper than the technology; it’s about developing a foundational process that frees you up to be creative. Read More
Fifty years ago, our founder, Dave Campbell, had a vision for what an audiovisual company should be: Professional, transparent, reliable and prepared (to name a few). He believed a client should be able to trust their AV partner to be a solid representative of their brand with stakeholders – attendees, sponsors, speakers and members. So, with a projector and a vision, Projection was born. Read More
As many meetings and events now have both physical and virtual components, tools to manage all of the content are critical to designing a seamless and positive experience for speakers and attendees. ProjectionNet, a hybrid meeting content management tool, addresses this need. Read More
With a hybrid command center, the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting becomes an example for the future
Each year, the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) annual meeting draws more than 20,000 people from around the world to share information, collaborate with colleagues, network and learn about advances in earth and space science. And, there is a lot of information to present; over the usual five-day meeting, there are more than 10,000 individual presentations delivered each year.
So, as we started planning the fully virtual Fall 2020 meeting, the team had to get creative about how to design and execute an exceptional and flawless attendee experience that supported such a content-heavy agenda.
It’s easy to look at all we’ve lost this year, especially in the meetings and events industry. Our friends and colleagues have been hit especially hard, their livelihoods disrupted by the need to stay home.
And yet, we have seen those same friends, colleagues and business partners design, create and execute virtual experiences that rival the best in-person events. The creativity, innovation and perseverance we have seen across this industry continues to amaze and inspire me, and will carry me through the next few months as we await vaccine news and begin to find ways to gather together in person again. Read More