COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Compass Management & Consulting is a leading association management and event management company. We provide an expert, customer-focused team of professionals who focus on every detail to ensure your association or event is presented at an elite level. Read more below about what we can do for you.
Our team of experts, led by a senior staff executive, will manage your day-to-day operations from top to bottom. In addition to guiding your organization’s Board of Directors on implementing its strategic direction and organizational policy, we ensure your organization’s resources are deployed in the most productive and cost-effective manner possible. Our extensive capabilities include executive office services, event management, continuing education and educational design, marketing and communications, membership development and administration, financial planning, fundraising and business development, legislative advocacy and information technology.
Compass Management and Consulting can conceptualize and implement educational meetings and events of all sizes and calibers. As experts in our industry with an extensive knowledge base, we maintain strategic relationships with hotels, convention centers, convention and visitors bureaus and various vendors nationwide allowing our team to execute meetings and events at any level and in any location. We have a deep-rooted passion in providing innovative experiences that engage conference and event attendees and keep them coming back for more. Our staff handles everything including:
- Strategic site searches and venue selection
- Contract negotiation with venues and third-party vendors
- Faculty recruitment and management
- Hotel and catering management
- Audiovisual and staging coordination
- Special events and entertainment booking
- Ground transportation
- Full service event marketing and promotion services
- Program and syllabus development
- Registration and housing management
- Fundraising including grant applications and exhibit and sponsorship sales
- Trade show management
- Budgeting and reconciliations
We are a leader in developing and delivering effective continuing education programs for health care professionals. Our team not only delivers outstanding content, but they also assess and gauge the impact of your programs, allowing for continuous improvement.
- Creative instructional design and educational planning, include needs assessment development, learning objective development, and gap analysis
- Expertise in ACCME and CE accreditation compliance
- Experience with a wide variety of live/enduring formats, including scientific sessions, monographs, peer-reviewed journals and Web-based events
- Evaluation of outcomes based on competencies and objectives
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Effective marketing and communications are the lifeblood of a recognizable brand. Our dedicated team delivers thoughtful, concise messaging packaged in plans optimized for success. We follow cutting-edge methods to develop, execute and analyze campaigns in the most efficient manner possible. Our top-level capabilities include:
- Advertising – traditional and digital media
- Logo design, signage & display materials
- Marketing collateral development
- Press release development and public relations management
- Publications development
- Search engine optimization
- Social media management
- Special reports & white papers
- Website design & administration
MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
Giving your members the attention they deserve can be a major challenge. With our customer-centric team, you can rest assured those needs are being met. Our membership professionals are dedicated to recruitment and retention, processing dues payments, sending out timely reminders and tracking all transaction history in your proprietary member database in addition to administrating and developing special member benefits programs. At Compass Management & Consulting, we are not only focused on cultivating your current membership but also growing your organization by increasing brand awareness and developing strategic relationships.
Compass Management & Consulting can assist with general bookkeeping and accounting services for our clients. We can also work closely with your CPA firm in the administration of your account or can arrange CPA services for you.
FUNDRAISING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
We recognize the significant importance of corporate fundraising and its contribution towards the success of an organization. Our staff is skilled in creating unique and customized opportunities for industry to provide financial support for your organization. We are highly effective in developing innovative opportunities that not only meet and exceed the needs of supporters but most importantly, opportunities that contribute towards the growth of your organization. Our staff can provide the following business development and fundraising services:
- Develop annual corporate support opportunities for sustained revenue
- Pursue relationships with industry that create value-added benefits for members
- Develop and submit educational grants
- Create unique and customized sponsorship opportunities
- Manage exhibit sales for tradeshows of all sizes
LEGISLATIVE, ADVOCACY AND LIAISON SERVICES
Have an ongoing set of legislative issues that can positively or negatively impact your organization’s profession? We can help you reach and persuade your lawmakers to work on your behalf. We can provide you with legislative services and advocacy support alongside your lobbyist to give your group a consistent and knowledgeable representation in Washington or in your state capitol. We also represent our clients with parent or other related organizations on the national and state level. Compass Management & Consulting will work to keep you and your members fully informed of the critical bills, issues, initiatives and policies that affect your patients and your practices.
Compass Management & Consulting’s high-level information technology services will serve as the backbone of your organization. Our unique and custom-developed web management solutions empower members to maintain their accounts online, keeping us apprised of changes of address, billing inquiries and other member management issues. It also gives you on demand information to track the success of your event. Led by a team of expert, in-house web developers, we are focused on giving your organization’s website and database detailed attention.