Which Comes First: The Budget or the Plan?

It’s an old adage: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? I admit to not knowing that answer, but in this blog, I will answer which comes first regarding an association budget and strategic plan. Every year, your finance

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RGI Pep Talks: The Annual Conference Series

This past summer we sat down with a few of our partners to cover important annual conference topics, such as event site selection, event AV and staging, and event marketing. We focused in on annual conference questions because for many

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Five Annual Conference Nightmares

In the spirit of the Halloween season, we want to take a look at conference nightmares. What can we learn from past scenarios and how can we prevent them from happening again? Though “nightmares” typically happen because we never thought

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5 Tips to Create a Successful Conference Schedule

Creating a conference schedule can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. By implementing some simple Project Management Processes you can set your conference and your attendees up for success. In most cases, you already have

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Key Documents for Your Chapter

For a chapter to run smoothly, it is essential all important documents are accounted for and easily accessible. This graphic will go through the types of documents your chapter should have. Most of these documents are included in what is

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