Follow the guidance of Ian Holliday, Sea to Sky Meeting and Association President, on putting the Earth First by reading an article from the Ignite Magazine where he offers advice.
Assisting our clients to run effective and efficient meetings is a daily occurrence. Whether it is a meeting about an upcoming event, a Board of Directors meeting or a bi-annual Board Retreat, those attending want the meeting to be productive and worthwhile.
We assist the meeting’s Chair by helping prepare for the meeting in a variety of ways.
If you’re a leader of (or in) a professional association, you’ll be working with your peers to make it more financially secure, more effective in representing the interests of the membership, better at recruiting new members and better at retaining existing ones. That is what you want for your association, isn’t it? Good.
I am a member of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE). One benefit I really appreciate, along with the excellent library, is the webinar series. When I am thinking about a topic, I often find myself on the CSAE website to see what resources exist on that topic.
At our last meeting, Sea to Sky’s team had an interesting discussion about balancing virtual and in-person meetings. In our emerging reality of hybrid meetings, how do we balance the experience and expectations of attendees physically located in a meeting room with remote attendees?