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Mar172017
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Invigorating General Sessions

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

After attending myriad conferences, attendees can get tired of the same setup—a presenter doles out information, talking at them for a period of time, they listen and then it’s over. So, it’s important to mix things up and make your conference—and sessions—stand out. If you follow any and all of these tips, you’ll freshen things […]

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Feb222017
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How to Find Sponsors for an Event

BY Mark Novelli|Conferences|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

Event sponsors can help immensely with offsetting costs. But finding them can be tricky—you have to know when to do it and how to address the potential sponsor. Once you do find the perfect match (or matches), sending proposal letters, determining the audience, finding the right person to contact and knowing the appropriate time to approach a […]

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Feb212017
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RCMA Announces Key Dates

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

We’re Headed to Omaha in 2018 Omaha, Neb., will serve as the location for the 2018 Emerge Conference. The three-day conference of faith-based event planners and suppliers is RCMA’s annual gathering. CenturyLink Center Omaha, where the event will take place, boasts nearly 400,000 square feet of event space and will host the Emerge Expo, general […]

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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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Jan72017
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Back by Popular Demand!

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

After much positive feedback, we have decided once again to host the 2017 Emerge Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by MeetNKY. Many of you participated last year, and it was a lot of fun to see teams get creative and really enjoy their time together. Winning the grand prize is nice too.  Just like last year, the […]

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Jan72017
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RCMA Takes Chicago

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

In just a few short weeks, RCMA (and hopefully you) will be heading to the great city of Chicago for Emerge 2017. We interviewed Michele Pondexter, director of diversity sales for Choose Chicago—who have been immensely helpful in hosting us this year—on what guests can look forward to, all of the work that went on […]

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Jan72017
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Last Chance to Register for Emerge!

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

It’s 2017! Start your new year off right and make sure you are part of RCMA’s Emerge Conference in Chicago, Feb. 7–9. Your participation is an investment in yourself and a benefit to your organization. This year’s Emerge schedule includes many exciting opportunities and a caring community filled with ideas and energy. Here are some […]

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Dec142016
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Don’t Hesitate—Register for Emerge!

BY Brittany Trevick|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

January is fast approaching. Make attending the 2017 Emerge Conference your New Year’s resolution to mingle with faith-based planners and suppliers in Chicago. Taking place Feb. 7–9, the event will help you improve your skills, make connections, find new resources and destinations, and rub shoulders with the growing, vibrant RCMA community. An opportunity that allows […]

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Dec142016
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Getting Fit at Emerge 2017

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

As the holidays approach, we ready ourselves for time with our loved ones to celebrate the season and enjoy copious amounts of food.  Many of us will make resolutions to work off all that excellent cuisine we indulged in as we start 2017. Luckily, at our upcoming Emerge conference in Chicago, we have taken what […]

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Nov32016
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Alex Goldfayn will share how to grow your organization’s revenue

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

Alex Goldfayn is our Wednesday afternoon keynote speaker at Emerge 2017. In a message entitled, “The Revenue Growth Habit: The Simple Art of Growing Your Revenue By 15% in 15 Minutes A Day” Alex will share hoe to grow your organization’s revenue with simple, powerful, no-cost marketing techniques. He will also detail 10 marketing behaviors which you […]

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