MCN 2016

About MCN Sponsor Emails

Over the last few days, we’ve seen a couple of tweets about the number of MCN sponsor emails landing in your inbox. This might be a little surprising to those new to the conference, so I thought I’d try to clear things up a bit. Expanding strategic partnerships that include opportunities for sponsors is a…

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MCN2016 registration update

The response to this year’s conference has been extraordinary, and so far, the number of registrations has exceeded even our most optimistic projections. It has however created a very acute capacity issue, which explains why some of you may have noticed when you registered that the Ignite reception is already sold out. We are in…

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Meet the #MCN2016 Scholars!

Each year, we are pleased to offer scholarships to 15 talented individuals from the cultural heritage sector to attend the annual MCN conference and join the MCN community. This year the Scholarship Committee received 88 strong applications from museum professionals located all over the US, UK, Europe, and Australia. As we do every year, the…

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Every year, the MCN conference evolves in response to feedback from the community. This year, we dug into several years of MCN’s attendance data, and discovered that as many as 50% of attendees are new to the conference annually. Wow! This prompted us to rethink our assumptions about how knowledgeable attendees are when they arrive….

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The Ultimate Mixtape: Putting Together the #MCN2016 Program

This week, we sent out acceptances for the MCN 2016 conference program. Whew! The overall quality of proposals was exceptionally high this year and we are so excited about all the sessions we have lined up. That being said, due to the high number of proposals we received (nearly 300), we have unfortunately had to reject…

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Help spread the word about MCN 2016

Do you have access to a lunch room, student lounge, or community bulletin board? Then you can help us spread the word and widen the MCN community. This printable flyer includes all of the information you need to submit a proposal, apply for a scholarship, or volunteer with MCN. Pick one of two full-color designs,…

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Join the MCN 2016 Program Planning Committee!

MCN is looking to add Program Co-Chairs for 2016-2017 Position Title: Program Co-Chair (2 positions) Period: 1 year, with the possibility of a 2nd term Start: Mid-December 2015 Commitment: 1-3 hours/week throughout the year, increasing as the conference nears; full time during the conference. The 2016 Co-Chair must be available one weekend in January for…

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