Category Archives: Life Hacks

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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Roundup! Our Top 10 Lists

By Rachel Owen, Communications Manager I love a good “list post.” You’ve probably seen them everywhere: Top 10 Ways to Simplify Your Life Before Breakfast, 5 Ways to Be a Superhero Every Day, or 7 Movies You Didn’t Know Are … Continue reading

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Should I Say Something?

By Rachel Owen, Communications Manager We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in a group meeting nervously tapping your foot and wondering if you should speak up with your idea. Or, worse yet, the collective sigh as you asked a question … Continue reading

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TED Talks for Associations

By Rachel Owen, Communications Manager Looking for new and different inspiration for your associations? Check out a TED Talk. If you haven’t heard of them yet, TED Talks are Technology, Entertainment, and Design presentations under the concept of “Ideas Worth … Continue reading

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How to Unsend an Email

By Rachel Owen, Communications Manager For all those times when you: Forgot the attachment Sent the email to the wrong “Jennifer” Found a glorious typo seconds too late Reconsidered your response to that critical email Neglected the most important piece … 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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