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Be prepared: The rising cost of living doesn’t have to be a crisis

To help combat the negative impact from this cost of living crisis, AIM Associate Supplier Beyonk is encouraging experience providers to take a look at their current operations and make som…

Understanding emotional connections to museums

During the pandemic we saw many passionate local people getting together to support and ‘save’ their local museums or similar cultural organisations. Our new research project asks ‘Ho…

Fantastic for Families Awards 2022

Have you provided cultural and creative opportunities for families or older people over the last year? Family Arts Campaign have launched applications for the Fantastic fo…

3 key issues facing museums and heritage sites after Covid-19 (and how we can fix them)

Megan Thompson, business development manager for AIM Associate Supplier Vennersys, has investigated the issues facing the museum and heritage site industry because of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…

Grow your museum over the holidays

With the busy Spring and Summer months fast approaching, now is the perfect time for your museum or heritage site to focus on increasing ticket sales and facilitating business growth with t…

Getting the most from your online booking system

Make sure you’re getting your money’s worth from your online booking system with these five tips, say AIM Associate Supplier, Beyonk. Set up …

From collections to characters

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Personas Project The Trust have been working with AIM member Documentary Media Centre to develop a new project with the support of a young…

Increasing footfall with digital

In their latest Heritage Briefing, AIM Associate Supplier Heritage Creative cover how to best use your digital presence to drive visitor footfall. The impact of Covid restri…

Making the case for marketing

In an era of budget cuts and constraints, marketing is often one of the first areas to feel the pinch. Yet, as marketing and audience development consultant Christina Lister explains, used …

Look like you are in the business

Supply chain issues are having an impact on product availability across the UK, resulting in fragmented offers, empty shelves, and overdue deliveries. This can damage brand credibility and …

Attracting visitors – benefits versus features

Focussing on the benefits of your offer to visitors is a useful step to moving to a visitor focus, explains Colin Mulberg. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many museums and her…

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