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2020 – The Year of COVID-19

2020 – The Year of COVID-19

When the ball dropped and the fireworks brightened the sky as people across the world celebrated the “roaring 20s”, no one could have predicted what was to come. A year of stress, worry, sickness, homeschooling, angst, and uncertainty but it’s also been a year full of...

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Employee Perks for Non-profits

Employee Perks for Non-profits

As non-profits face the challenges of running their organization during COVID, it is helpful to think of ways to keep up morale and thank their employees for the great work they are doing during one of the most stressful periods any of us have faced. Since many of us...

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Volunteer Development

Volunteer Development

Volunteers are one of the greatest assets of a nonprofit organization because they serve as leaders who guide the organization to achieve the overall mission. One of our clients recognized that developing their volunteers’ leadership skills would only help the...

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Don’t Panic: It’s Just Marketing During a Pandemic

Don’t Panic: It’s Just Marketing During a Pandemic

March 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic is ramping up across the globe. Countries close their borders, businesses shutter for weeks; people don’t know where to turn for goods or how to fulfill their massive amounts of time at home. By April, Comcast reported a 30% spike...

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Starting a New Job During a Pandemic

Starting a New Job During a Pandemic

As if moving across the country for a new job wasn’t enough, embarking on the year 2020 was going to be bringing more changes than I was expecting, for sure. Although I had the benefit of a few “analog” weeks of training and inter-working before the pandemic lockdown...

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Taking Virtual Meeting Lessons to Hybrid Meeting Success

Taking Virtual Meeting Lessons to Hybrid Meeting Success

Where We’ve Been: As I reflect back over the past four months of navigating nine associations through the current pandemic, we have learned there is no “one size fits all”.  Each meeting is as unique as the organization that hosts it, and not all meetings come in the...

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Virtual Events on a Global Scale

Virtual Events on a Global Scale

As a Meeting Planner, one of the first things I learned when I came to PMG is that no two meetings are the same.  Although incredibly similar, each meeting we plan has its own set of nuances that make it unique.  The same is true for planning a conference that takes...

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How COVID-19 Has Changed Our Business Model

How COVID-19 Has Changed Our Business Model

While the day-to-day association management model has not changed drastically with COVID-19, our meetings management and membership outreach/marketing model has changed significantly. When everyone was required to stay-at-home and become more reclusive, we all craved...

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