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Five Tips to Ensure a Successful Virtual Event

Virtual events are a trend that won’t be going away and are quickly becoming a strategic must for associations. Virtual events can reach deep within organizations and impact a larger number of participants. Traditionally, only a select group of individuals are able to...

The Importance of Company Culture

As many association leaders are aware, there have been quite a few changes over the past several years with technology related companies who serve and support our community. Recently it was announced that three leading AMS companies joined forces, with a fourth...

Community, Loyalty and Learning: Steps for Engagement

Every day, each of us makes many decisions on how we spend our time and money. Some of these decisions require careful consideration and can take weeks or months, while others happen almost unconsciously, based on a feeling of comfort, expectations and trust. All...

Bridging the Gap: The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

Because associations serve a dual bottom line, they are always looking for ways to do well while doing good. As mission-driven organizations, they are called to serve those missions, but “no money – no mission.” There is a constant search for programs, products, and...

Convert Your Competitors into Distribution Channels

We see it frequently, that is, associations being threatened by new, innovative and well-funded competitors of all shapes and sizes. Indeed, it’s daunting to witness new players encroaching in our territory, challenging the relevancy of our once well-insulated...

Rise of the Learning Management System

For many of you, offering a professional learning portfolio is core to your association’s mission. In fact, it’s one of the main reasons our community exists in the first place. Your members need to remain abreast of what’s happening in their profession, and they...

Taking Inspirations from Thanksgiving in Thinking About LMS Design

You know what’s almost as delicious as Thanksgiving dinner? Designing an LMS. Ok wait, that metaphor doesn’t really work. How about this, planning a Thanksgiving dinner may provide some insights in developing an engaging, impactful, and delicious…ok, maybe not...

Authenticate to Create Relevant Learning Experiences

Technology has done something interesting to the word “authenticate.” Once meaning “to establish as genuine,” today, authenticate is typically associated with a correct matching-up of codes or reference numbers to permit access. It signals who the participant is and...

CommPartners Launches Event Producer Live Learning Platform

(Columbia, MD –  August 10, 2015) CommPartners, a leader in online learning and events, is pleased to announce the launch of Event Producer, our second education platform from the Elevate Learning Management Suite. Event Producer was designed specifically to build...