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Feb212017
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Stir the Soul

BY Laurie Dove|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

Make big plans that stir the soul. It was a fitting theme for the Emerge 2017 conference and tradeshow, where a record number of attendees celebrated RCMA’s 45th anniversary. From Feb. 7 through 9, attendees (many of whom prefer to be called “family”) met at McCormick Place in the heart of Chicago to not only […]

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Jul72016
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3 must-have apps for meeting planners

BY Laurie Dove|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

When it comes to tools that aid the planning process, there are apps and then there are apps. We’ve tested three apps that get the job done, without requiring a Ph.D. to make them work. Attendify WHAT IS IT? Attendify is a simple and easy-to-use app that helps planners make mobile event apps. These customized […]

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Apr122016
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Head to Ohio and South Carolina for Aspire Regional Events

BY Laurie Dove|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

RCMA has just announced the dates for the 2016 Aspire Regional Conferences. Aspire Regional Conferences are two-day events that connect small groups of planners and suppliers in their specific region. These events feature challenging education sessions, networking and community-building opportunities, tradeshow sessions, and meals and refreshments. Below you can find two regional events slated for […]

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Jan212016
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A Look Back at Emerge 2016

BY Laurie Dove|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

Can an annual convention be energizing, inspiring and connecting? If you attended Emerge 2016, you already know the answer is a resounding “yes!” One could feel the excitement building for Emerge 2016 in San Diego at the Jan. 5th opening reception aboard the USS Midway Maritime Museum stationed at San Diego’s Navy Pier. Despite wet and […]

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Feb172015

Keep Data Safe During International Travels

BY Laurie Dove|Suppliers|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

For the 29 million U.S. residents traveled abroad last year, encountering unsecure WiFi connections — and countering the threat of stolen personal information — posed real problems. “Using public WIFI is a recipe for disaster,” said Greg Kraynak, CEO of Cellhire USA.   “When you access personal data, social media, bank accounts, photos, etc., on a public […]

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Jan142015

Birmingham, Alabama, to Host Emerge Conference

BY Laurie Dove|Conferences|LEAVE A COMMENT

Enticing Southern cuisine, a nationally acclaimed motorsports park, and a host of historic sites bearing witness to the city’s influential past and promising future. Birmingham, Alabama, has earned its place as the cultural and economic heart of Alabama. Soon, it will be the epicenter of RCMA’s 2015 Emerge Conference, too. RCMA’s faith-based planners and suppliers […]

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