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Important Announcement: Interel and AMG Join Forces

Press Release  |  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  |  Brussels, Washington DC  |  February 7th, 2017

Interel, the global public affairs consultancy, today announced that Washington DC based firm AMG, has joined its Group. Together both companies will generate  €25 million (EUR) ($27 million (USD)) in annual revenues and employ more than 200 consultants, staff and advisors.

Adding to its own offices and partner firms in over 60 countries, Interel will now benefit from a strong foothold in the United States as AMG’s infrastructure and 90 strong staff provide an instantly scalable growth platform which delivers the following capabilities:

  • Strategic association management, meetings and government affairs services, focused on growth and achievement
  • Sophisticated work with global corporate brands focused on business activation and engagement of target audiences.
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S.U.P. (Short. Uncomplicated. Pleasing.)

Keep your message short. Keep your language uncomplicated. Keep your presentations pleasing to the eye.

By Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

My 9-year-old nephew often sends me a simple text message… “sup” – no punctuation and no extra words. While short, the intent is clear. He’s checking-in, saying “hi” and seeing if I am around to respond.

This simple word… well, almost a word – in this usage it is more slang; “sup” is actually a word that means to “take (drink or liquid food) by sips or spoonfuls” – who knew?… Back on track; this simple word illustrates a key message in communication.  » Read More

Going Beyond Your Logo Colors

The benefits of an extended color palette.

By Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

It’s easy to get stuck in a color rut because of your logo colors.

For instance, several years ago I began working for an organization whose logo was two colors, let’s say red and black, and E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G they produced, from their website to their annual report, relied on those two colors, and only those two colors.  » Read More

‘Tis the Season… for Fraud?

By Scott Hall, Director IT Solutions, Association Management Group (AMG) and Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

This time of year is always full of so much joy. The holidays bring the anticipation of cooler weather and the potential for time off with family and friends. They also often bring end-of-the-year rushes at the office… and, unfortunately, often unscrupulous people who try and take advantage of the chaos and merriment.  » Read More

NASAO Selects Kimberling as President and CEO

Mark Kimberling, NASAO’s new President and CEO

The National Association of State Aviation Officials chooses from within for their new leadership.

McLean, VA, October 20, 2016 – The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has chosen Mark Kimberling as their new President and CEO of the 85-year-old organization. NASAO is one of 19 similar organizations managed by Association Management Group (AMG), the largest association management company based in the Washington D.C.  » Read More

Top Reasons to Attend Networking Events

Understanding your member’s motivations.

By Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

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Why do people join associations related to their industry and interests? To network with other like-minded individuals. Whether at a large annual conference attended by hundreds, or a local meet-up for thirty, these gatherings offer attendees the chance to connect and interact with their peers. As they say, it is all in who you know… whether seeking partnerships, collaboration or future employment, networking is the key and you should focus on making your association the go-to resource for valuable networking opportunities and build your membership.  » Read More