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Non-Dues Revenue: A Guide for Associations

Non-Dues Revenue: A Guide for Associations

You’re always looking for ways to boost the revenue of your association. While membership dues can account for a big chunk of your organization’s income, they won’t cut it on their own. A 2016 report from ASAE found that membership dues accounted for 45.4% of the...

Virtual Events and Their Implication on Sustainability

Virtual Events and Their Implication on Sustainability

Globally, July 2021 was the hottest month on record, according to the NOAA. We are experiencing the effect of climate change now. We should all do everything we can do be more sustainable—including in the events industry. At the height of COVID-19, the industry was...

What Unification Means to Us

What Unification Means to Us

For years, CommPartners has existed at the intersection of events and education. We’ve offered virtual and hybrid event services for well over a decade. In 2014, we launched our award-winning learning management system, Elevate. At a glance, these might strike you as...

Why Microlearning is Essential for Training

Why Microlearning is Essential for Training

Don’t be fooled by the small size of microlearning. It is a giant in L&D.  Its uses range from K-12, to continuing education, to corporate training. Today, we’ll focus on the last. If your organization doesn’t employ a micro approach to training and...

6 Tips for Greener Events

6 Tips for Greener Events

Nearly everything we do impacts the environment. Bicycling to work has a smaller carbon footprint than driving. It’s better to purchase locally grown produce than vegetables shipped across the country. The same goes for switching to renewable energy. For every...

Elevate: More Than an LMS

Elevate: More Than an LMS

You should choose your learning management system with care. After all, it will be the foundation of your association’s education strategy for years to come. Take this decision lightly, and you’ll pay the price. But if you make the right choice, you’ll reap the...

Incentivizing In-Person Attendance at Hybrid Events

Incentivizing In-Person Attendance at Hybrid Events

The shift to Hybrid Events is as exciting for your attendees as it is for you. But whenever you step into new territory, you’re bound to feel some uncertainty as well. We’ve heard some concerns about the number of in-person attendees dwindling due to the permanent...

How Long Should Microlearning Be?

How Long Should Microlearning Be?

A growing consensus suggests that microlearning will be the future of L&D. Tailor-made for millennials and Generation Z, this new philosophy of education seems set to dominate the world of online learning. We have easier access to information than ever before....

How to Engage Learners in Your LMS: Tips and Tricks

How to Engage Learners in Your LMS: Tips and Tricks

Your learners will get out of your Learning Management System (LMS) what they put into it. To make the most of any online learning platform, you need to engage learners virtually. LMS engagement initiatives will make the difference between an all-star elearning...

Hybrid Event Safety: A Brief Guide

Hybrid Event Safety: A Brief Guide

The events industry is at a crossroads. We can see the end of COVID-19, but we can still feel its sting. A return to in-person events has begun. Still, we have to remember: the pandemic isn’t over yet. A growing body of evidence indicates that SARS-CoV-2 will become...

Untangling Hybrid Event Synonyms

Untangling Hybrid Event Synonyms

The events industry is changing. With the first rumblings of effective vaccines and the end of COVID-19, the world began to look forward to a new era of events. Now, with vaccines proving to be effective and widespread, the future is now. You may have noticed that the...

How to Create Microlearning with Elevate LMS

How to Create Microlearning with Elevate LMS

Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in online learning. If you’re already familiar with the e-learning space, you don’t need us to tell you that. Breaking learning down into bite-sized chunks is intuitive, fun, and—most importantly—it gets results. You don’t...

Virtual Audience Engagement at Hybrid Events: A Guide for Speakers

Virtual Audience Engagement at Hybrid Events: A Guide for Speakers

Hybrid events are on the rise, and this should come as no surprise. They allow you to roll all the perks of a purely in-person or virtual approach into one unified educational experience. But they do come with a potential pitfall: failing to deliver on virtual...

Embracing the Future While Appreciating the Past

Embracing the Future While Appreciating the Past

By Rich FinsteinPast: CEO of CommPartners Present: President, LMS and Managed Services Divisions, Cadmium “Innovation is the unrelenting drive to break the status quo and develop anew where few have dared to go.“ - Steven Jeffes, Marketing and Business Expert As you...

CommPartners Announces Acquisition By Symphony Technology Group (STG)

CommPartners Announces Acquisition By Symphony Technology Group (STG)

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events   PALO ALTO, CA — Symphony Technology Group (“STG”), a leading Palo Alto-based private equity firm focused on investing...

LLS Provides Safe and Intuitive Virtual Conferences for Patients

LLS Provides Safe and Intuitive Virtual Conferences for Patients

Find out how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) provided a safe learning environment for their patients during COVID-19 while creating a virtual education experience that was just as rewarding as their in-person conferences by partnering with CommPartners....