Food for Thought: Will associations stand up in the post-pandemic era as a force for progress? As this utterly strange and terrible year draws towards its conclusion, with many uncertainties and dangers still hovering out of sight, we are heartened by the tantalising prospect of effective vaccines being rolled out worldwide during the first half of 2021. … Continued
This short video showcases the highlights of a webinar jointly organised by Singapore Tourism Board and Web in Travel which aimed to illustrate how some traditional face-to-face event organisers have successfully pivoted during the pandemic to produce effective virtual or hybrid events. Great lessons for any associations wrestling with this challenge! Panellists included: Pat Patel, Principal Executive … Continued
Knowing that you possess the world’s longest-established and widest-ranging community of companies providing specialist association services doesn’t mean a city can rest easy on its reputation! Brussels’ Association Bureau is now in the process of systematically gathering detailed data on the city’s unique business ecosystem, and plans to make it significantly easier for new and … Continued
Washington, DC is anticipating the opening of a one-of-a-kind pediatric research and innovation hub at the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus. Here, breakthrough discoveries can more quickly be translated into new treatments and technologies, benefitting kids everywhere. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus will be the first entity in the U.S.A. dedicated to pediatric … Continued
“Many of the profound transformations Europe is currently undergoing are inevitable and irreversible. As decision-making will mostly become faster and enforcement stronger, EU associations must step up to the competition with the other stakeholders for the attention of the EU policymakers.” Read this excellent article in Global Association Hubs’ media partner Boardroom Magazine by Marco … Continued
Big news for business events: local events are kicking off from 15 September, and international events can take place from 1 October, following the setting up of rigorous health protocols both in-venue and throughout the city, and the successful test event in Dubai World Trade Centre: “A.I Everywhere x Restart Dubai“. And packed with invaluable … Continued
Global Association Hubs’ media partner Boardroom has launched an innovative subscription service to access a wide range of short educational videos on strategic issues for associations, falling under the general headings of Technology, Marketing, PR & Comms, Strategic Planning, Impact & Legacy. We’re delighted that one of the initial group of expert contributors is Genevieve … Continued
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Boardroom media article by Martin Sirk, Global Association Hubs International Advisor, on the nature of the business and societal environment facing international associations and some of the steps they can take to navigate successfully.