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Trial Equity and MTA Partner to Champion Diversity in Clinical Research  

A Bold Step Forward: Trial Equity and MTA Partner to Champion Diversity in Clinical Research [May 20, 2024] – Trial Equity and Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) are excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership aimed at expanding education and participation across diverse patient groups, in a strategic move to address the crucial gap in clinical trial diversity. This collaboration will co-market Trial Equity’s innovative Clinical Trial Diversity Training to pharmaceutical sponsors, CROs, and site networks, leveraging MTA’s extensive global reach and expertise in event management within the healthcare sector.  “This partnership...

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Miller Tanner Associates Honored as Silver and Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2024 American Business Awards® 

Miller Tanner Associates (MTA) was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Corporate Event category; a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Employee Engagement Event category; and a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Incentive Event category in the 22nd Annual American Business Awards®.  The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.   Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be...

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Audience Engagement

No matter what type of event you’re planning, we’re willing to bet that audience engagement is one of your top priorities – and, more than likely, one of your biggest challenges. These days, event organizers are facing serious competition when it comes to holding the attention of their audiences. In a world in which distractions are always within reach (literally and figuratively!), figuring out how to engage an audience has become as essential as it is challenging. But with a few tips and a solid variety of audience participation ideas...

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How to Plan an Incentive Trip on a Budget

Incentive trips are a smart, essential investment for any company, including major corporations and small businesses alike. Offering incentive trips for employees can directly contribute to stronger business results, in addition to a multitude of other advantages. And here’s more good news: an outstanding incentive trip is possible even if you’re working with a limited budget. In fact, with some savvy budget hacks for travel planning, there are plenty of great company trip ideas that are far more affordable than you might think. What is an Incentive Trip? Essentially, an...

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Meet MTA: Joe Almanza, Director, Information Technology

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to Director, Information Technology, Joe Almanza. Joe’s vast experience in information technology ensures the success of all technology projects and operations at MTA. Meet Joe Almanza, Director, Information Technology Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Harmony, Relator, Consistency, Developer, Responsibility Languages spoken: Spanish  Tell us about your current role with MTA? What are your primary...

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Meet MTA: Kennedy McPeak, Financial Compliance Associate

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to Financial Compliance Associate Kennedy McPeak. Given her top strength is “connection,” Kennedy helps connect attendees and event sponsors with the final details for a seamless post-event experience. Meet Kennedy MCPeak, Financial Compliance Associate Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Connection, Input, Relator, Learner, Intellection Tell us about your current role with MTA. What are...

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Meet MTA: Piero Limonchi, Technical Support Specialist

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to our Technical Support Specialist Piero Limonchi. Peiro is our technical support expert ready to assist with any internal and external technology challenges that may arise. Meet Piero Limonchi, Technical Support Specialist Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Adaptability, Includer, Positivity, Activator, Arranger Languages spoken: English and Spanish   Tell us about your current role with MTA?...

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Volunteer Spotlight: MTA Finance Team

Miller Tanner Associates promotes community involvement by providing volunteer time off annually for our global team to volunteer in their local communities. Today we spotlight our Finance Team’s recent community service. Our Tennessee-based Finance Team served together during a 3-hour shift at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN, joining with other community volunteers to finish packing 21 pallets of meal boxes that will be provided to seniors in the local community; in total, the volunteers finished packing 770 food boxes, each weighing about 30 pounds with a variety of...

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Meet MTA: Huajia Yu, Global Experience Success Manager

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to our Global Experience Success Manager Huajia Yu. Huajia’s role is to ensure the success of our extended team members through training and development, while also building upon successful MTA partnerships. Meet Huajia Yu, Global Experience Success Manager Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Restorative, Input, Achiever, Responsibility, Learner Languages spoken: Mandarin Chinese and English  Tell...

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Meet MTA: Joseph Carberry, Software Engineer

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to Software Engineer Joseph Carberry. As a software engineer, Joseph works behind the scenes creating, enhancing, and maintaining MTA’s products. Meet Joseph Carberry, Software Engineer Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Learner, Achiever, Analytical, Discipline, Includer Tell us about your current role with MTA? What are your primary responsibilities?   I am a software engineer with...

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Meet MTA: Sue Bridges, Financial Compliance Associate

The Miller Tanner Associates’ (MTA) difference is our people. That’s why we want to introduce you to our team of superstars that brings our corporate meetings and events to life for our customers. Today we introduce you to Financial Compliance Associate Sue Bridges. Sue supports the Finance Team in a number of ways, keeping all events on track and in check with compliance and transparency processes. Meet Sue Bridges, Financial Compliance Associate Strengths (based on CliftonStrengths): Consistency, Empathy, Harmony, Positivity, Responsibility Tell us about your current role with MTA. What are your...

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Key Factors for a Successful Investigator Meeting 

Why Investigator Meetings are Important for the Success of a Clinical Study  While there continues to be tremendous innovation throughout the clinical trial industry, everything from decentralized trials to remote monitoring to eCOA solutions and everything in between, having motivated and highly-trained healthcare professionals (HCPs) remains paramount to achieving quality patient enrollment and clinical study data.   Despite a shift to virtual meetings during the pandemic, pharma/biotech sponsor companies continue to prioritize relationship-building with their sites in person. There has been a significant return to face-to-face and hybrid meetings over the...

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