Interest and attendance at the annual member celebration and awards ceremony had been decreasing each year. The Social Committee wanted to grow the celebration from a casual after-work networking get together to a must-attend social event, including a sit-down dinner, gaming, and live entertainment.
MNCREW was unable to hold their second annual MNCork wine tasting event in-person in 2020 due to COVID-19. The inaugural 2019 event attracted 250+ attendees and relied heavily on participant interaction and networking, as well as showcasing a new real estate development.
NAIOP was maintaining three different websites: main site, mobile version of main site, and a Wordpress blog. The chapter wanted a new, responsive design site that would also incorporate the blog, condensing everything into one site.
The RGCA has a very social membership, with many members having longstanding personal friendships. With the cancelation of in-person events due to COVID-19, we were challenged to find a low-cost solution that allowed members to interact in a social but professional environment.
When confronted with the possibility of canceling their 50th Annual Conference due to COVID-19, the Society of Insurance Research (SIR) chose to pivot their event to bring members together in a virtual setting for the first time.