Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:06 AM

INFORMS Takes Advantage of TMG Digital Event Strategy Offerings as the Associations Annual Event Moves to a Virtual Platform

The leading international association for Operations Research and Analytics professionals has engaged Talley Management Group, Inc. to develop and implement its 2020 Annual Meeting, utilizing a virtual platform

MOUNT ROYAL, NJ – September 2, 2020 – INFORMS, a leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has joined Talley Management Group, Inc. (TMG), a prominent association management company dedicated to creating stronger communities and human connections to enhance global society for over 30 years. The TMG Digital Event Strategy team will work with INFORMS, developing a long-term event strategy, combining the best parts of the association’s annual meeting and best practices of digital events. The Annual Meeting will be held November 7 – 13, 2020.

“TMG is excited to offer our extensive digital event strategy services to INFORMS,” said Talley Management Group, Inc. Director of Event Strategy and Development Derrick Johnson, DES, CMP. “Since adding this service in May, we have already helped several current and new clients pivot from in-person events to virtual ones. Our skilled team performs an audit, carefully evaluating past and planned events and then implements best practices while ensuring that they are also the best fit for the respective organization.”

TMG will help INFORMS navigate and develop all the components of a virtual event by recommending a platform and additional tools to host live-streaming, prerecorded sessions on-demand presentations, resources and other audience engagement methods.

INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics with over 12,500 members. Its membership consists of business innovators, academic thought leaders, and students, making up the world’s largest association of operations research, analytics, and data science professionals. INFORMS delivers networking opportunities across industries and research communities while acting as a “home” to the management sciences, analytics, and data science related fields within engineering, information science, marketing science, decision making, quantitative methods, public health, and business intelligence. INFORMS offers industry professionals to obtain the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP©) Certification, a Certification noted as the premier global professional certification for analytics practitioners.

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About Talley Management Group, Inc. (TMG)
Talley Management Group, Inc., (TMG) is a full-service association management company. Founded in 1987, TMG has over 20 full-service association clients and provides virtual event creation, development and execution; meeting/event planning and consulting services such as accounting, strategic planning, marketing and technology to many more. Its mission is to create stronger communities and human connections to enhance global society. For more information on TMG, its services and full client partner list, visit, on Facebook @talleymanagement, onTwitter @TalleyMgmt and on LinkedIn.

With over 12,500 members from around the globe, INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics. INFORMS promotes best practices and advances in operations research, management science, and analytics to improve operational processes, decision-making, and outcomes through an array of highly cited publications, conferences, competitions, networking communities, and professional development services. For more information about the association, visit