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Top 10 Social Media Tools/Tips for Associations

By Catherine Wilson, Content Marketing Manager, cwilson@bostrom.com These are the tools I “can’t live without” right now! As my list keeps growing, I find that these tools are consistently solid. Google Analytics – If you have not put your website on Google Analytics,...

Understanding GDPR and Data Privacy

Understanding GDPR and Data Privacy

Community Brands’ content repurposed with permission With additional content provided by Rob Gates, Bostrom Business Analyst Most organizations have, by now, heard of the European Union’s regulation regarding data privacy, the General Data Protection Regulation, or...

Culture: Newly Defined and More Important Than Ever

Culture: Newly Defined and More Important Than Ever

Ken Monroe Chairman & CEO, Bostrom kmonroe@bostrom.com Much attention has been paid in recent years to the concept of corporate culture. There is a growing recognition that sound strategies and good nuts-and-bolts operational plans can put associations on track to...

Agility and Synergy – Keys to Success In Uncertainty

Agility and Synergy – Keys to Success In Uncertainty

Ken Monroe Chairman & CEO, Bostrom kmonroe@bostrom.com   As a leading professional services firm specializing in full-service management, outsourcing, and consulting, Bostrom is fully aware of the dynamic nature of today’s environment that all non-profit...

Bostrom Honors P. Lesser

Bostrom Honors P. Lesser

In recognition of his longstanding contributions to clients and to the association community, Bostrom, in conjunction with the Association Forum, created the Philip Lesser, PhD, CAE, Education Fund to honor Dr. Lesser on the occasion of his retirement. A 24-year...

AAAM on the Road to Success

AAAM on the Road to Success

After maintaining its own staff for 60 years, in October 2015, the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) determined it required an infusion of new thinking to achieve its growth plan. That’s when it turned to Bostrom. One year later, in October...

Bostrom Adds, Promotes Team Members

“Our agile approach to association management is yielding positive outcomes for our clients and fueling our ability to add new talent to our teams in both offices,” said Randy Lindner, CAE, president, Bostrom. CHICAGO OFFICE After joining Bostrom in 2013, Katie Keel,...

Bostrom Profile: Mik Bauer

Bostrom Profile: Mik Bauer

SOLUTiONS: Tell us about your career path at Bostrom. MB: I left Caribou Coffee Company in 2011 as the industry certification trainer and began an entry level position as an Associate with Bostrom. I began helping out where I could. If that meant working receptions,...

Predictions for 2017

Predictions for 2017

Every month we have an all staff meeting with our DC office and report corporate items, share client stories, celebrate that month's birthday list, announce the employee of the month and I get to provide a New Media Minute which usually lasts longer than a minute. In...

Put Away Your Crystal Ball! The Future of Meeting Spaces

Put Away Your Crystal Ball! The Future of Meeting Spaces

Mark Cooper, CEO, IACC mcooper@iacconline.org   Meetings make a difference. We understand the importance of collaboration and knowledge sharing and how the environments and tools that support these behaviors shape people, organizations, politics and ultimately,...