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Smithbucklin Facts

  • Established in 1949
  • 650 employees
  • 100-percent employee owned
  • Headquarters locations in Chicago and Washington, D.C. 

Media Mentions

Now, More than Ever, Organizations Must Cultivate Adaptability

Forum Magazine, September 2021

Matt Sanderson, Smithbucklin President & CEO, weighs in on adaptability and urges association professionals to practice resiliency and the ability operate in uncertain environments.

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Buffy Levy Shares Her Recipe for Success with Trade Show Executive

Trade Show Executive, August 2021

Buffy Levy, Smithbucklin Event Director, shares how she’s made a career of innovating and improving processes for some of Smithbucklin’s largest and most established trade shows. 

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CEIR Research Council Spotlights Jeff Calore

CEIR Research Council, July 2021

CEIR highlights the dedicated members of the Research Council, featuring Jeff Calore, Smithbucklin Event Portfolio Director. 

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How One Association Achieved Record In-Person Revenue During the Pandemic

Marriott Bonvoy Events, June 2021

Despite uncertainty and ever-changing COVID-19 guidelines, it was still possible to host in-person events – even ones that achieve record revenue. This held true for Smithbucklin client Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) in April 2021. 

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New Money, Back to Basics

Associations Now, April 2021

The Print Services and Distribution Association (PSDA), a Smithbucklin client, knew its members wanted to help those new to their industry gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of printing. Hearing that need, the organization designed a course called Print Basics.

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In Search of New Revenue

Associations Now, April 2021

Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI), a Smithbucklin client, was able to launch an entirely new product in three months after identifying a pandemic-related need of its members, who provide building maintenance and cleaning services.

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5 Things I Learned at Holiday Showcase

Forum Magazine, February 2021

Smithbucklin Executive Directors, Chris Mundschenk, CAE, and Guilherme Lopes shared how to engage members without in-person meetings at Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase

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Remote Earning: How to Make Money from Digital Events

Forum Magazine, October 2020

Don Neal, Founder & CEO of 360 Live Media shares how associations can still supercharge revenue with digital events. 

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