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Partner Spotlight: The Image Shoppe

Event Garde partners with experts we trust to deliver the best. We draw upon the expertise of respected industry leaders to ensure your project gets the talent and attention it deserves. You can learn about more about all of Event Garde's partners here

The Image Shoppe is a brand and digital marketing agency that provides the following services: brand marketing, digital strategy, design, copywriting, web development and fractional CMO.

LEARN: Share with us something interesting you've learned in the last year.

Even in down times there is still a lot of solid, meaningful work to do. Spreading the load is easier than you think. Sustainability has a long way to go to become relevant and meaningful for everyone.

NETWORK: What is your go-to networking tip or trick?

Be yourself - be transparent, be honest.

TRANSFER: What is your best advice for helping yourself or others apply new knowledge to the workplace?

Encouragement and not being scared to fail or to scare your team about failing.

RESOURCE: Please share with us a resource and why you can’t live without it.

My macbook - Chrome browser, Spotify, NPR.

JUST FOR FUN: What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Weather and Lake Michigan Beach time.

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To learn more about The Image Shoppe visit their website theimageshoppe.com.  You can also connect with Rob McCarty, The Image Shoppe's Managing Partner directly on LinkedIn or via email at rob@theimageshoppe.com.  

By: Allison Laux | Aug, 12 2022
Associations

Findings of 2022 Non-Profit Survey on Value Proposition

Halmyre has released their latest report: Growing Value: Findings of Halmyre's Non-Profit Value Proposition Survey. This is based on the 2022 survey of Non-Profit Executives about value proposition, member engagement, pricing strategy, and data intelligence. Here are two highlights from the learning.

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Developing a Site Visit Itinerary

With sky high flight prices, travel delays, and lost luggage, it’s more important than ever to ensure every site visit is productive, efficient, and flexible. Here are 5 steps to guarantee that you are crafting a worthwhile itinerary for your group.

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By: Kara Nacarato | Jul, 29 2022
Meetings

Flexibility and Creativity: The Key to Event Planning

As we prepare to kick off the busy fall conference season, we are continuously reminded that despite the resurgence of in-person events, the way we plan and execute events continues to require more flexibility…with a side of creativity.

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Designing impactful instructor-led learning experiences with the millennial in mind

When it comes to offering face-to-face learning experiences, such as a day-long interactive workshop or a 75-minute breakout session at a conference, associations must carefully consider the millennial learner’s needs and expectations.

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Gardian of the Month: Luke Whalin

Luke Whalin is our Gardian of the Month! He shares his favorite part of learning something new, his go-to networking tip, the tools that help him retain knowledge and shares which animal's life he would like to live! 

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15 Best Practices for Virtual Site Visits

In partnership with ConferenceDirect, I recently began exploring and conducting virtual site visits. Based upon our recent experiences sourcing a number of venues for national events, following are 15 best practices for making the most of your virtual site visits.

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