Reinventing Connections: The Future of Association Events Explored.
New ideas for member engagement and embracing technological innovations
Other than membership subscriptions, association events and conference are often important key revenue streams. With the emergence of COVID, are face-to-face meetings of members still important. This presentation will discuss program development, budgets, ideas to grow attendance rates, member engagement, speaker content, venue and PCO management, new technology and more.
- The Rollercoaster of Conference and Event Planning and Implementation
- Unearthing Hidden Gems - Tips to Discovering Your Perfect Venue and Location
- Captivating Ideas to Engage Your Members at your event
- Building the relationships with exhibitors and sponsors when everyone wins
Paul is the current, inaugural CEO of ARCIA, The Australian Radio Communications Industry Association (ARCIA) which was established in 2007 to raise awareness of the four-billion-dollar wireless communications industry that underpins the efficient operation of major infrastructure and public services in our nation.
This peak body representing members from across the two-way radio, Internet of Things (IoT), cellular and broadband technology industries, ARCIA support the development of an innovative and sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in Australia.
With experience in sales, marketing, business development and leadership Paul has a wealth of experience working alongside the critical communications sector both nationally and globally, having launched and led events in Australia and New Zealand since 2007.
Paul is passionate about the sector and the wider community helping to develop long-term relationships between associations, industry, academia, government and public safety agencies.
Susan is a highly accomplished sales & marketing tourism executive with over 30 years’ experience developing and delivering positive commercial outcomes for domestic and internationally recognised convention and leading hotel and resort clients.
She has a proven track record in successfully establishing and driving critical marketing and sales strategies while maintaining a high level of stakeholder engagement with key market clients, industry, convention bureaus and hospitality business owners. Susan maintains a collaborative and energetic approach ensuring agreed stakeholders’ needs are consistently delivered.