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Association Event Planning: The Complete Guide

We've put all of our event planning best practices in ONE place – managing finances, organizing, promoting, and more! If you're involved in planning your organization's annual conference, or you're looking for ways to improve events for members throughout the year, this (free!) guide is for you.

Best practices for before, during, and after your event

Event planning is tough, especially if you’re a small-staff association professional with limited time and resources. There’s SO much to keep track of: budgets, registrations, volunteers – the list goes on and on. So how can you keep up with ALL that without losing your sanity? Is it possible? Where do you even begin?!
We understand the event planning process can be overwhelming, so to help you out, we’ve put together this complete guide to association event planning.
In it, you’ll learn:
  • How to negotiate costs when planning your event
  • How to promote your event to members and non-members
  • What to do during your organization's event
  • How to encourage non-member attendees to join your organization
  • And more!