Category Archives: AssnChat

5 Tips to Avoid Being an Email Offender

By Whitney Thweatt, Account Manager With so many emails flooding our inboxes each day, it’s important to follow some email etiquette to keep our communications meaningful for the reader. Before you hit “send” next, check out this list of 5 … Continue reading

Posted in AssnChat, Best Practices, Life Hacks, Non-profits, Productivity, Professional Development, Technology, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

3 Ways to Avoid Convention Staff Burnout – Pre-Conference

By Jessica Garrett, Conference Manager Burnout: It happens to all of us. The longer hours put in before the conference lead up to even longer hours on-site. Multiple site visits mean not sleeping in your own bed along with changes … Continue reading

Posted in AssnChat, Best Practices, Conference, Life Hacks, Non-profits, Professional Development, Uncategorized, Volunteers | 2 Comments

5 Must-Pack Items for Conferences

By Valerie Sprague, AMS Manager When attending a conference, there are a few must-have items that are essential for a smooth and successful trip. From staying connected to looking out for your own personal comfort, here are some items you … Continue reading

Posted in AssnChat, Best Practices, Conference, Life Hacks, Professional Development, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Automatic Renewals for Associations

By Linda Owens, CAE, owner, President “Sign-up and Receive Automatic Renewal Member Perks!” We’ve all received promotions like this to reward automatic renewal. No longer do companies exclusively focus on the incentive of saving time on future purchases; they instead … Continue reading

Posted in AssnChat, Best Practices, Board of Directors, Marketing, Membership, Non-profits, Technology, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Theft Prevention Measures at Conferences

By Valerie Sprague, AMS Manager Things can get hectic when attending or working onsite at a conference, not to mention the numerous distractions you encounter. In the blink of an eye someone can grab an unattended item (i.e. laptop, mobile … Continue reading

Posted in ASAE, AssnChat, Best Practices, Conference, Life Hacks, Technology | 1 Comment

Top Sessions and Speakers at ASAE

By Linda Owens, CAE, Owner and President We at IMI were proud to send four staff members to this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting in Detroit, Mich. With such a large team in attendance, we were able to take advantage of … Continue reading

Posted in ASAE, AssnChat, Conference, Marketing, Membership, Professional Development, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

How to Improve Your Association’s Finances

By Anna Morris, account associate The Association Management Companies Institute just rolled out a report that spell$ big new$ for the a$$ociation management industry. Err… sorry, appears the “s” key on our keyboard is broken, but we’ll just replace it … Continue reading

Posted in ASAE, AssnChat, Best Practices, Board of Directors, Membership, Non-profits, Professional Development, Uncategorized | Leave a comment