Insourcing or Outsourcing? Takeaways from #ASAE16

Last year I wrote a blog post about why an association should consider outsourcing the conference show daily. During the ASAE 2016 Annual Meeting, I attended an interesting session on insourcing vs. outsourcing. Melissa Garcia, Society for Neuroscience, wasn't specifically talking about publishing, but provided some good take-aways for managing relationships with vendors. When considering … Continue reading Insourcing or Outsourcing? Takeaways from #ASAE16

Link Share Friday – October 16, 2015

Today we’re sharing articles about green events, collaboration and social media. And scroll down for links to learn more about CustomNEWS' print and digital publishing services. 20 Totally Doable Ideas For Greener, Kinder, Better Events via @meetingsnet Although geared towards catering and site selection, #20 looks at the role of the printed program. Print won't … Continue reading Link Share Friday – October 16, 2015

Link Share Friday – September 25, 2015

Articles we’re sharing this week focus on publishing, social media, marketing and outsourcing. And scroll down to read the digital preview issue for ALC '15. Q&A: 3 Tips to Boost Your Event Marketing via @AssociationsNow Showcasing the content from your meeting is a great way to market your event. A show daily is not only … Continue reading Link Share Friday – September 25, 2015

Outsourcing: When is it the Right Choice?

Hotel Contracts Advertising Sales Social Media Management Public Relations Publication Design Show Daily Production Does your association outsource any of these services? Your decision to outsource may be staffing-related, both in terms of the size of your staff and the time required to manage a specific task. Having a go-to specialist may actually result in … Continue reading Outsourcing: When is it the Right Choice?