Emerging Professionals are Invited to Panel Discussion November 30

Virtual, Inc. invites emerging professionals to a networking open house and discussion surrounding the theme: “Finding a Great Place to Work.” If you are a recent grad, a current student thinking ahead, an entry-level professional looking for a new job, or someone switching careers, we know how overwhelming it can be. You want to play
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Virtual: A Day in the Life of Public Relations Associate – Mary Campbell

Q&A with Mary Campbell, Public Relations Associate at Virtual What do you do at Virtual? As a PR Associate on the Marketing and PR team at Virtual, I help associations drive awareness for their mission and vision. On a day-to-day basis, this might involve communicating new PR initiatives to members or reaching out to generate
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Virtual: A Day in the Life of a Staff Accountant – Jessica Jimenez

Q&A with Jessica Jimenez, Staff Accountant at Virtual What do you do at Virtual? I work on the Finance and Accounting team at Virtual. As a staff accountant, I handle accounts payable process for our association-based clients. I track everything from what invoices and dues are coming in to how much is being paid out.
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Virtual: A Day in the Life – Business Development Manager

Q&A with Sheila McDonnell, Business Development Program Manager at Virtual 1) WHAT DO YOU DO AT VIRTUAL? I manage the company’s business development, which includes introducing new prospects to the right mix of Virtual services and staff so they can focus on what they do best and keep their operations running smoothly. I also assist
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Virtual: A Day in the Life – Training Specialist

Q&A with Kim Wyman, Events Manager at Virtual 1) WHAT DO YOU DO AT VIRTUAL? I’ve been a Training Specialist at Virtual for five-plus years, I’m part of a team that manages the coordination and administration of the Global Certification Programs for one of our largest clients, a security standards council for the payment card
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Meetings 5.0: Five Ways to Improve Your Events

This week I’m speaking on a panel at the New England Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting. I’ll be honest, I’m not entirely sure what the session title is. But I know it has something to do with “innovations in meetings and programs.” And while I’m not entirely sure of the topic, I’ve got some
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Mission Accomplished! (Or maybe not…) – Part II

In my last post, I wrote about some business-related issues associations and consortia should consider before they publish a specification. In this post, I’m going to cover the same topic, but from the perspective of looking at some things to consider on the technical side of an organization: Spec Maintenance: As folks start implementing the
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CXPA Caselet


Challenge

CXPA, a brand-new member association, needed to go from zero to full member service in under a year while delivering on its mission of connecting professionals and promoting best practices.

Solution

Virtual worked with the new Board to create a financial plan, start marketing the first annual event, provide member service, and create a brand identity and web site.

Result

CXPA has become the premier networking and education source for customer experience, with 2,000 members in the first year and a successful first annual conference.


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