Sunday, November 19, 2017

Revolutionizing the Annual Conference
Six Steps to Higher Revenues & Attendance
Recorded on November 4, 2015



Is your annual conference a dinosaur?

For too many associations, it is. Outdated events, formats and content are relentlessly eroding attendance, revenues and relevance for associations every year, but the ROI on your annual conference doesn't have to fade away.

In fact, by injecting creativity (and attitude) into your conference, you can go from dinosaur to dynamite, with a value-driven experience that rewards members, attendees, sponsors, and you. Here’s how to put everything in place to take your very next conference to an all-new level of success. 

Register now for Revolutionizing the Annual Conference: Six Steps to Higher Revenues & Attendance.

In this webinar, top meetings-industry expert Jeff Hurt gives you all-new power to keep outdated thinking from sabotaging your annual conference—and your association’s future. Step by step, you’ll discover how to avoid six “success disrupters” and put new speaker, content, and technology strategies in place to keep attendance and revenues growing.

Breakthroughs start with breaking those old rules. Forget the conventional wisdom about what an annual event should be. Instead of just a meeting, you’ll learn nextgen conference “hacks” that create a one-of-a-kind forum that sends attendees home ready to see immediate ROI from high-value new skills, contacts and attitudes. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own specific questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to trade “business as usual” for breakthrough conference results, including how to rethink:

1. The role of the customer—and planning your conference to reflect and support it
2. The attendee experience—how to create a forum no Web-based community can match
3. The function of content—it’s not the same as it was even a year ago
4. The job of the speaker—the evolving role of experts, topics and thought-leadership
5. The process of education—avoiding outdated formats and content 
6. Technology—how to power up engagement before, during and after the event

Nowhere will you find clearer guidance on how to turn new thinking into new attendance and revenue for your annual meetings.

Register now for Revolutionizing the Annual Conference: Six Steps to Higher Revenues & Attendance.

Meet Your Trainer
Jeff Hurt joined Velvet Chainsaw Consulting in January 2010 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Education and Engagement. In 2011, he was recognized as the PCMA Educator of the Year. In 2014, he was recognized as one of the top meetings professionals to follow in Twitter, along with Richard Branson, and he was recognized as one of the meetings’ industry 2014 professional provocateurs and change agents. Jeff has worked in leadership roles with five associations, five government organizations and several companies in the education, events and meetings departments, including Meetings Professionals International and Promotional Products Association International, one of the top 50 shows in the industry.

Great value! Register by phone line rather than by the number of attendees so you can bring your entire team.

Who Will Benefit
This webinar is of immediate value to nonprofits, trade organizations and any organization that hosts an annual conference with staff who focus on: 

• Event Planning
• Membership Recruitment and Engagement
• Marketing & Communications Education & Training
• New Media Strategy

Don’t let outdated events, formats and content turn your annual meeting into a “dinosaur.” Get the fresh thinking to keep attendance, revenues and your association’s relevance evolving. Register for this must-attend training today!

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

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Qty. Price Product Name
$215.00 Revolutionizing the Annual Conference: OnDemand Recording (Active for 12 months from 11/04/2015)
$1397.00 The Association Webinar Training Pass (Includes 12 months of unlimited live and archived webinars)