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AMR Vlog #1 - Five Takeaways from XDP

AMR Vlog #1 - Five Takeaways from XDP

Molly Marsh, AMR Director of Education and Engagement Design

AMR's own Molly Marsh shares her top five takeaways from the recent Xperience Design Project (XDP) from ASAE. Click read more to view the video.

One Great Idea - Three Conferences Improved

Molly Marsh, AMR Director of Education and Engagement Design

As association meeting professionals, we know that for real learning to occur at our conferences participants must be active contributors to the educational experience. It’s a core principle of adult learning theory, right?! But when you leave “time” in the agenda for discussion, reflection or group work so much can go wrong…how do you ensure there’s enough to discuss, but not too much?


Krista Ferrell, Deputy Director, Strategic Programs

With only four months until the effective date, companies and organizations across the globe are scrambling to make sense of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and assure compliance come May 25, 2018. The association industry is no different.  With the vast amount of information regularly collected about members, associations are looking deep within themselves to assure that members and their data are well protected.  Here at AMR, GDPR is in the forefront of our minds as well as the protection not only of data, but of our clients and how they successfully engage with their members to provide the best services, resources, and conferences while complying with the new regulations. 

Why government affairs?

Yejin Cooke, Director of Government Affairs, National Association of State Chief Information Officers

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Miss Sloan” or watch “House of Cards,” there are probably more than a couple of scenes that portray lobbyists as scum of the earth with questionable morals and flexible principles all jockeying for financial gain or political power. But in real life, the lobbyist’s mission is simple and probably mundane; it is to study the impact of potential laws and regulations on the population they represent, convey that impact to others, and advocate for the position that best serves those they represent.