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AMS Vendors Providing Educational Opportunities
15 November 2011, by , in AMS Vendors, 1 comment

I’ve noticed an uptick, lately, in the amount of free education being provided by AMS vendors. This is a promising development, as any real and useful information (i.e., not advertising) is welcome.

Here are just some examples of vendors providing online education, very often for free. These are in no particular order, and I welcome other vendors to list their educational opportunities in the comments section.

Again, this is just a sampling of what’s available out there. Educating the market is always a good thing, and I’m happy to see the AMS vendors providing this kind of information.
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Amith Nagarajan/Aptify - 15 November 2011 Reply

Wes, Thanks for raising awareness for this. Aptify has been providing free education for the association community for quite some time and we do intend to expand our offerings this quarter and going into next year. Thanks again for mentioning this.

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