Category Archives: Conference

3 Ways to Avoid Convention Staff Burnout – At 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Make Your RFP Work for You

By Lee Campbell, Executive Director & Director of Conference These ideas are inspired by the session “RFP Reconstructed” at the ASAE Annual Meeting on August 11, 2014, presented by Rachel Benedick, Mary Kreins, Christine “Shimo” Shimasaki. If you are an … Continue reading

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Using QR Codes for Event Planning

By Whitney Bertram, Operations Manager What is a QR code? A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode). A barcode is an optically machine-readable label that is attached to an item … Continue reading

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