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Daily Buzz: Working Outside of Association Hot Spots

Read this tips from OSAE Member Tracy Vanneman, CAE

We all know that lots of associations are headquartered in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and other major metropolises, but you don’t have to live in a big city to be an effective leader and have a flourishing association career.

A recent article from Association Success shares a few of the obstacles that come from working outside of industry centers and how to overcome them. Take networking, for instance. You can get a lot of work done anywhere you have an internet connection, but meeting a wide variety of fellow association pros is going to be difficult.

To develop your professional network, “maximize the utility of existing work travel by cutting out for an hour or so to attend local meet-ups of association professionals in the city you are visiting,” writes Tracy Vanneman, CAE.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Associations Now.

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