Meet Eric, our Business Development VP

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 2:15:28 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Eric Lacourciere recently joined our team to help support Amilia’s growth! His primary role will be to develop a global plan for our company and to evaluate the potential new markets where Amilia could potentially grow. Eric has worked in technology for over 20 years and is now ready to face new challenges. We have no doubt he is an excellent addition to our team. We asked him 10 to know him better, here are his answers:

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The Importance of Online Registration for Your Dance School

Posted on Apr 4, 2017 4:11:26 PM by Nathalie Parmentier

The year I started high school, I had to fill out a form to decide which arts class to take. There were four checkboxes to choose from: music, dance, drama, and visual arts. Having no predisposed talent to any of these options, I checked the box marked ‘dance’. To my surprise, it grew on me, and dancing has been a major part of my life ever since.

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New features to start spring on a good note

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 2:02:59 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Spring is (finally) here and that makes us happy! The days are longer, we are gaining a few degrees each week and the snowmageddon is now a thing of the past. Despite all this excitement, we’re still working hard to make your life easier. Here are three new features that your organization can use as of today.

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Happiness at Amilia

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 10:32:46 AM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Today we celebrate the international day of happiness. Do you know what makes us happy at Amilia? At the top of the list is our work culture which focuses on being bold and working as a team!.

Amilia is growing rapidly and it is our goal to maintain the entrepreneurial culture that is unique to start-ups. The atmosphere of respect and solidarity encourages us all to take action, make mistakes and learn from them. It is through our dedicated employees that Amilia continues to grow and innovate.

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Meet Ashish; our new developer

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 10:05:45 AM by Kim Fortin

Did you know that at the beginning of 2016, we counted 25 employees working at Amilia and now, we are more then 40? Yes, that's a lot of new team members, and among them there is Ashish, a developer. He joined us recently and in order to know him a little bit better, we asked him 10 questions. Here are his answers:

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Is your online registration process tarnishing your brand?

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 4:44:29 PM by Megan Guerin

Business owners pour their heart and souls into their business and face the challenge of differentiating themselves from the competition. In order to do so, they need to establish a reputable and reliable brand that reflect their business’ core values.

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Online Registration Software: Custom Build or Buy Off-the Shelf?

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 3:37:43 PM by William Owens & Kristen Goecke

Or maybe a bit of both….

From time to time, we encounter a potential client who is either in the process of building their own online registration and business management system or considering building it themselves. These organizations range from very small family owned clubs and non-profits with modest needs all the way up to to enormous federations or associations working with multiple locations and partners with very complex business needs.

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Share the love with our new Facebook feature

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 1:48:55 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Valentines day is the perfect time to unveil our new Facebook sharing feature!

While Facebook is a great way to communicate with your participants and engage with your community, it can also be used as a marketing tool. Amilia now simplifies your life by offering you a Facebook share button for your activities to help fill those empty spots. 

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5 Tips for a Killer First Time Customer Experience

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 2:37:14 PM by Megan Guerin

You had me at HELLO!

Have you ever heard the expression “first impressions are everything”? The reality is, good first impressions can create meaningful lasting impressions (that was all me by the way). So how can we make sure you wow your clients from day 1 so they become lifelong members and refer you to their friends? Well, their experience starts before they ever even step foot in your club.

5 tips to create a lasting impression:

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Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Le Chiffre

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 12:14:40 PM by Sébastien Leduc

This post first appeard February 3, 2017, on Sebastien Leduc's LinkedIn Profile.  

Accounting is one of those prickly tasks many entrepreneurs and managers struggle with. I completed a short interview with Thomas-Louis, co-founder of the Montreal accounting firm Le Chiffre. We discussed the evolution of the Accounting profession and how technology accelerates these changes. In a short time, the 12-employee company has successfully differentiated itself by adapting to the new realities of the industry.

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