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Virtual Audience Engagement at Hybrid Events: A Guide for Speakers

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Hybrid events are on the rise, and this should come as no surprise. They allow you to roll all the perks of a purely in-person or virtual approach into one unified educational experience. But they do come with a potential pitfall: failing to deliver on virtual audience engagement.

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Feeding the Dragon: Five Reasons Why Your LMS is the Ideal Home for Your Hybrid Events

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The website English Language and Usage defines “feeding the dragon” as the pouring of resources into a self-perpetuating situation. In business terms, organizations develop self-perpetuating resources that we nurture and evolve to provide continuity and serve our communities.

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Embracing the Future While Appreciating the Past

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By Richard Finstein Past: CEO / CommPartners Present: President, LMS and Managed Services Divisions, Cadmium “Innovation is the unrelenting drive to break the status quo and develop anew where few have dared to go.“

Learning Strategies for New Members: Onboarding

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This is a guest post written by Tracy King, CAE. As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Learning Strategies for New Members: Microcredentialing

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This is a guest post written by Tracy King, CAE. As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design.

2020 Considerations: Certification and Digital Credentialing

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As more and more learners migrate online and associations expand their LMS offerings, it’s time to consider creating a robust professional development experience by rewarding learners for accomplishing courses or personalized learning paths.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Badging

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When running a marathon or 5K, there is usually something that pulls you towards the finish line. Something that keeps you going to the next mile when you feel like giving up. Something that makes you want to do it all over again. For some, it may be the health benefits; for others, it may […].

2020 LMS Considerations: Platform Organization and Taxonomy

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Imagine going to Amazon to purchase a new book and there is no search feature. You have to scroll through every single item Amazon sells until you come across the book you wanted. Phew, nightmare over.

2020 LMS Considerations: Wrap-Up

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This year we took a deeper look at several considerations that providers should apply to their LMS to support their learning community while increasing impact and reach in 2020.

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Hybrid Events 101

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Find out how to choose the right hybrid event platform for your organization. Then, how to make that event impactful. Blog customization engagement events management hybrid events Learning Management System livestream LMS marketing multi-media virtual conference

2020 Considerations: Personalization

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As we continue to dive into CommPartners, CEO Rich Finstein’s The Evolution of the Association LMS: 10 Considerations for 2020, we learn that personalization means identifying, tracking, and educating your learners in a personal and individualized way.

Pivoting In-Person to Virtual: Event Logistics to Keep

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This is a guest post written by Jordan Schwartz, president, and co-founder of Pathable, an event app and website platform for conferences and tradeshows. He left academic psychology for the lure of software building and spent 10 years at Microsoft leading the development of consumer-facing software.

The Lottery Effect

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This is a guest post written by Mallory Gott MA, CAE, founder + creative director of G+A | An Experiential Design Firm. Mallory has traveled the globe designing amazing experiences for people from all walks of life and across a breadth of industries and specialties.

eLearning vs. Conventional Training Approaches

Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? Find out why the best training outcomes are achieved when they are used together.

Eyeballs Not Zzz: Keeping Virtual Learners Engaged

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Keeping your learners attention during a Virtual Conference or a Webinar can be a challenge. You had an awesome, 3-day conference planned with all these great activities to make your event interactive, but now you’re forced to go virtual.

7 Things to Prepare For Your Virtual Conference Kick-Off Meeting

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One of the first steps in hosting a Virtual Conference with CommPartners is to meet with an Event Producer for a kick-off call. You likely went over some details during the sales call, but now will you dive more in-depth with your producer to take your conference to the next level.

5 Podcasts We’re Listening to Right Now

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Happy International Podcast Day! Whether you listen in the car, while you work, or just as a way to pass the time during quarantine, podcasts are a source of education, entertainment, and information.

Going Virtual with Kate On-Demand Here!

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Going Virtual with Kate is a weekly chat on Facebook Live with CommPartners’ Kate Ratcliffe. Kate discusses popular topics, answers questions, and shares ideas about all things virtual events during this time when many organizations are going virtual with their events.

K-12 Guide to Distance Learning: 5 Ways to Learn Anywhere

With a continued global health crisis, schools are adapting teaching practices and learning environments. This guide covers how 5 different aspects of teaching and learning can be improved and maintained to facilitate successful distance learning.

Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations

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Event Feedback: Beyond Attendee Evaluations Organizations of all sizes and interest groups can benefit from hosting or sponsoring live conferences and events. They help you connect your people with each other and with information.

5 Books to Inspire Leadership and Innovation

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In the spirit of today being World Book Day, we have compiled a list of some of our staff’s top book recommendations for e-learning leaders. These books fulfill different needs in our lives, whether it is to inspire or inform. Through reading, we can learn skills, adopt new perspectives, and experience personal growth. Books embody […].

3 Ways to Make Your Conference Website More Accessible

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Learn about ways to make your conference site fully accessible from guest, Mike Doane.

New Elevate Feature: Assessment Driven Learning Path

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Learners, meet your new advisor. Elevate admins can now make personalized content recommendations to learners through a Self-Assessment Quiz. The assessment gauges a learners’ knowledge of specific focus areas or quiz categories.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

2020 LMS Considerations: Community + Learning

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For this month’s dive into The Evolution of the Association LMS: 10 Considerations for 2020, we are looking at Community and Learning, the idea of integrating community into your content and your LMS.

Create Community at Your Virtual Conference with Higher Logic

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Learning at conferences can happen in two ways: peer-to-peer and from subject matter experts. Often, what initially attracts us to a conference are the impressive keynote speakers or interesting sessions that contribute to our professional development.

2020 LMS Considerations: Blog Series

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We are now more than half-way through 2020, and this has been a year of adaptation and finding new ways to engage learners.

My First ASAE: Session Standouts and Personal Takeaways

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My name is Julie. You may have seen some of my posts on the CommPartners blog over the past few months. I am the Content Production Specialist here at CommPartners. This August, I was able to attend my first ASAE Conference, and while this may have been my first ASAE, I know this was a […].

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

2020 PEAK Virtual Bootcamp: Your FOMO Cure!

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This year, PEAK took the shape of a Virtual Bootcamp, an afternoon of rewarding sessions featuring the expertise of the CommPartners team and covering a topic that is top of mind: Virtual Conferencing.

Pair Your Virtual Conference with an LMS

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The reality of transitioning to a Virtual Conference can be as simple or complex as planning a traditional on-site event, depending on the needs of your organization. As CommPartners sees inquiries come in for Virtual Conferences, one question we hear often is, “is an LMS platform really necessary?”

ASAM’s Education Program Grows with CommPartners and Elevate LMS

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ASAM Grows with CommPartners and Elevate LMS The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides learners with a curriculum of over 800 interactive online products that allow them to further their professional goals while gaining more insight into their field.

Why Your Organization Needs an LMS

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A Learning Management System, or LMS, is software designed for online training, tracking, and reporting that supports content creation and storage for continued learning. An LMS provides your organization or association an opportunity to create a learning community on an eLearning platform.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Attend 2020 PEAK Virtual Bootcamp

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The days of cramming into large convention halls are out of sight, and integrating eLearning into education strategies is the future.