Spring 2016

What's New in Meetings

The digital edition of the Spring 2016 issue of GSAE's connections is now available online. In this issue, we take a look at at how tradeshows and events are changing and how associations should be changing along with them. Thank you to the advertisers who help support connectionsStart reading this issue now!

Trying to anticipate what you should be planning for your tradeshows a few years down the line? We asked three industry experts to share their observations on trends that could transform your meetings in the future.

If you're thinking about hosting a virtual event—a Web-based event that replicates many aspects of a traditional conference, meeting or tradeshow through webinars, webcasts and other online platforms—there are a handful of questions you should ask yourself.

Our annual conference is our flagship education product. Naturally we want to maximize our investment and extend the reach of this great content. Unfortunately, many associations are doing it wrong.

Board-savvy CEOs well know that investing in the development of a rock-solid board chair-CEO working relationship can yield powerful organizational dividends.

Recently, Association Laboratory concluded Looking Forward 2016, the company's annual environmental study of the association environment. Association leaders were asked to identify the most significant issues facing their members.


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