About this event
Events play a huge role in the continued growth of associations. It creates opportunities for them to network with existing and potential members. The last few years, however, have been challenging for many associations due to the circumstances brought about by COVID. What should associations keep in mind when planning their next event? Learn more about the changed landscape of events through this panel as we are joined by some industry experts.
Jessie States, CMP, CMM, is the Vice President of the MPI Academy for Meeting Professionals International, where she leads and advances MPI’s professional development strategy, developing and managing MPI’s portfolio of educational products including live and digital events, educational experiences, professional certificate programs and educational partnerships. Jessie has received the Pacesetter Award from the Events Industry Council, an honor that recognizes emerging leaders and industry supporters. She has also earned spots on the lists of 25 Most Influential People in Meetings and Events (Successful Meetings magazine) and Trendsetters (Meetings Today magazine).
Sherry Truhlar, CMP, CAI, BAS is President of Red Apple Auctions, a boutique auction firm focused on nonprofit galas. Since leaving her corporate marketing job, she’s worked as a cheeky auctioneer onstage and a trusted resource offstage for anyone seeking to improve the profitability of a fundraising gala. Though her public work has taken her to nearly every state and placed her alongside A-list celebrities, most days she is educating gala planners via her Benefit Auction Ideas series. She’s spoken at many AFP regional conferences and has been covered in The NonProfit Times, Florida’s Sun Sentinel, Town & Country Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Vineyard Gazette, and dozens of other resources.
Chrissy Gow is the Director of Marketing at EventMobi, an event management software company founded in 2010 to help Association, corporate and agency event planners deliver engaging in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.
While we firmly believe that anyone in the association space could benefit from learning and thinking about better event planning, event planners and association leaders will find this panel the most pertinent.
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