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Association Today is a blog authored by Paul Lundy that talks about the news and insights relevant to the association industry.

Clever Ways to Use Social Media to Ensure the Right People Know You’ll be Attending an Event

Clever Ways to Use Social Media to Ensure the Right People Know You’ll be Attending an Event

What are the must-attend events in your industry?

You know, the ones where you’re committed to making an appearance because it’s the right thing to do for your profile, your positioning, and your organisation.

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Is Your Legacy System GDPR Compliant?

Is Your Legacy System GDPR Compliant?

Have you heard about the new piece of European data regulation that will become law from 25th May next year?

The General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR for short) and was adopted on 27th April 2016. It will replace the current Data Protection Directive and is designed to strengthen data protection for EU citizens.

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The Votes Are In – Assemble Wins

The Votes Are In – Assemble Wins

Yesterday, we competed in Salesforce’s Demo Jam with our events app, Assemble, and we won! Salesforce holds a monthly demo competition with around 5 of their over 4,000 apps on the AppExchange. Each team completes a 3-minute demo, and the audience votes on the winners.

Fonteva Events isn’t new. In fact, over 100 of our customers are already using the app, built 100% native to Salesforce. But because of the flexible nature of Fonteva’s flagship product, Fonteva For Associations, we were able to un-bundle some of the feature sets that our member-based customers love, and package them for all types of Salesforce customers on the AppExchange. Assemble is one of those packages.

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Will Virtual Reality Become Reality for Associations?

Will Virtual Reality Become Reality for Associations?

Want to see what the future looks like for associations? See the association community’s first virtual reality prototype.

Remember when “paradigm shift” was the go-to idiom to refer to changing an industry’s perspective?

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Not All Apps on Salesforce Are Alike

Not All Apps on Salesforce Are Alike

Person Accounts Blog Series

Many associations who are looking for new association software have already decided that they are going to move to the cloud. Many, in fact, have decided to go with Salesforce as their CRM. But when it comes to selecting Association Management Software, their discerning process seems to end. In more than one vendor selection meeting, I have heard, “Well they’re both on Salesforce, so how can we go wrong?”

But you can go wrong!

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