Why on earth work with associations?

Simon Pryor FSAE FAIM About Simon Pryor Simon Pryor has been Chief Executive Officer of the Mathematical Association of Victoria for the past ten years, part of a continuing thirty-plus year career in the not-for-profit sector. A committed professional, he has served as a volunteer director of the peak body in the association sector for

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Managing Change in the Mice Sector

What would you do in your business, if, in 12 months time, your product or service was irrelevant? That was the challenging question posed to delegates at the PCO Association’s annual conference in Auckland by Lynne Schinella, chief executive of training company Ripe Learning. Schinella said the conference theme “Adapt, Improvise, Overcome” was very apt,

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Insurance Matters

Insuring against a range of potentially disastrous events – not just natural disasters – is essential for PCOs, according to Jason Holmes, of H2 Insurance Solutions. “What can you do to protect the financial investment of your client in the case of, for example, a fire at the venue you have booked?” he asked delegates

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