This is the third post in our “Project Your Voice” series. In this Q&A, we sat down with Paula Eichenbrenner, executive director of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation. With a background in foundations and fundraising, Paula brings a unique perspective on the social impact that associations can make – in both their specific industries, and society as a whole. Read More
This is the second post in our “Project Your Voice” series. In this Q&A, we sat down with Cassie Mancera, from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Five years into her career, Cassie is thoughtful about the role conferences can play in preserving the environment, and looks for ways to foster the next generation. Read More
This is the first post in our “Project Your Voice” series where we talk to meetings professionals about their experience in the industry, what advice they have for others and their hope for the future. Read More
This year, as our team prepared for ASAE’s Annual Meeting, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to disrupt the traditional booth interaction of us talking about what we do, and instead create an opportunity to learn from everyone else. Read More
This is the fifth and final 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
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
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