Industry Practices

We serve organizations in the following three areas:

Business + Trade

Trade and professional associations operating within a wide variety of business sectors turn to SmithBucklin to achieve their missions, create value for their stakeholders, and advance their industries and professions.

Healthcare + Scientific

SmithBucklin helps clinician, allied health, scientific and multi-disciplinary organizations achieve their missions and objectives in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment.


SmithBucklin serves user communities and technology-focused associations by helping to strengthen the bonds and value of participation for users, technology companies, and industry partners.

Service Areas

Our service unit professionals provide functional expertise in the following areas:

Events, Tradeshows & Management

We deliver powerful results through the creation and management of educational programming, conference design, participant marketing, site selection, registration, technology, finances, logistics, on-site experience, and tradeshow and sponsorship sales and fulfillment.

Financial Management & Accounting

For the organizations we serve, we ensure security, transparency, and compliance throughout our work, and provide a comprehensive set of accounting services including monthly financial processing and reporting, cash management and multi-currency transactions. 

Marketing & Communications

SmithBucklin offers a wide spectrum of services in areas such as editorial and publishing, social media, graphic design, video, and multimedia production, branding and messaging, sponsorship, event promotion, and membership.

Education & Learning

To meet the unique needs of any organization, we provide customized, comprehensive, and flexible services that include education strategy development, education committee management, speaker training and development, certification program development, and content and instructional design and delivery using a variety of traditional and innovative formats and technologies.


We help our client organizations create and implement strategic sales plans, identify new revenue opportunities, and develop and sustain long-term relationships with key decision-makers and influencers in the vendor-buyer community.

Government Relations

SmithBucklin helps organizations positively impact laws, regulations, policies, and other decisions regarding their industries or professions.

Information Technology

SmithBucklin implements tech solutions for our client organizations that drive member acquisition, retention, and engagement, create online communities, offer new and more compelling education opportunities, enhance attendee and exhibitor conference experiences, promote products and services, improve customer service, and provide robust tech backbones.

Corporate Units

Our corporate unit professionals provide support to SmithBucklin in the following areas:

Corporate Marketing

Human Resources

Corporate Finance

Corporate IT


SmithBucklin-Owned Companies

We also provide high-impact, specialized services through the following companies:

360 Live Media

The France Foundation



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