It's the perennial question facing associations: How do we persuade people to attend our conference? “Unfortunately, I’m seeing attendance down,” says Bethany Curtis, president of the Michigan Charter of Meeting Professionals International and director of sales at the Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center. “I just think we’re all doing so much. We’ll survey our memberships on the best times for the conference, but then they still don’t come.
Great photos are a surefire way to remind guests of the great time they had at your event and preserve memories they will cherish for years. With so much on the line, selecting photographers can be tricky. We've pulled together a selection of tips and tricks from experts so you can find a skilled photographer and get a superb selection of shots from your event.
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