Conferences are used by associations to promote and encourage sharing of information, provide education opportunities, increase membership and generate income.
These guidelines have been created to assist associations develop, organise and plan conferences and seminars, from a half-day workshop for a few attendees to a large conference with thousands of attendees.
They cover selecting a location, delegating duties and responsibilities, deciding on a theme, developing the program, seeking sponsors and advertising the event, managing registrations and administering the finances. A number of checklists are provided to assist decision making.
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