Articles for ‘Associations’

How ASAE is Using Twitter

Published by Steve Manicor

Earlier today, I “tweeted” about 6 Ways To Utilize Twitter At Your Next Conference then I received this tweet from ASAE on how they will be using Twitter at the

Getting Better in Tough Times

Published by Steve Manicor

I always believe that bad times are the perfect times to make positive changes.

In the early 2000’s the dot-com bust and 9/11 seriously affected the meetings industry, travel and

Omnipress Gives Back – Free Sites for Conference Handouts

Published by Steve Manicor

In a time where the economy is wreaking havoc on the meeting industry with declining attendance, canceled meetings and budget cuts, I feel proud to work for a financially strong

Addressing 2009’s biggest meeting planning challenges

2008 was a year of change for educational meeting materials. Meeting planners and education organizers heeded the calls for greener meetings, faced challenges with attendance fluctuation during this economic downturn

It’s the Attendee Experience that Matters!

Published by Steve Manicor

Just recently, Omnipress Account Manager Jodi Ray shared her take on “Creating ROI – The Future of Association Meetings” session that she attended at Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase meeting in

Business Travel and Its Impact on 2009 Meetings

This is an interesting report from AMEX about where business travel is going in 2009 and its possible impact on meeting behavior. While the report focuses on business travel and

Where’s the Value of Conferences These Days?

Are sponsors, exhibitors and attendees starting to question the value of conferences these days? Is the meeting bubble starting to break?

Well consider these two recent occurrences:

First, Association Forum