Entries by Ed Rigsbee


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Be the Optimal Partner to Association Meeting Planners: A Guide for Success

Being a successful speaker takes a lot more than being a subject matter expert or even mastering all the elements of stagecraft.  Sure that’s all very important.  But while the association world is huge (over 100, 000 associations in the US) – the meeting and events part of this world is much smaller. Your reputation […]

5 Strategies to Get on More Association Stages

Inflation and recession are economic realities that businesses often grapple with, and professional speakers are no exception. As these economic challenges loom, it’s essential for speakers to address price objections by demonstrating their value to meeting planners and associations.  At the ASSC we focus on the association market. The good news for speakers is that […]

Association Management Companies: What Are They and Why Should You Care?

If you’re in the business of selling products or services to associations, you may have come across the term “Association Management Company” (AMC). But what exactly is an AMC, and why should you care? In this article, we’ll explore the world of AMC and explain why they can be an essential part of your association […]