Category Archives: Professional Development

Staff Spotlight: Stevie

Staff Spotlight: Stevie In this new feature, we ask our team members some quick, fun questions to show a little spotlight on the staff that makes IMI great. Stevie Kernick, owner emeritus and account manager My favorite aspect of association … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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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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