Conference Calling/Webinar Service Newest MSBA Member
Conference Calling and Webinars are the wave of the future as they pave the
way for busy people like attorneys to meet over the Internet, share information
on their individual computers and participate in CLE courses and conferences
without ever leaving their offices. Now, MSBA is bringing this popular technology
to its members with a new, cost-effective member benefit. MSBA’s new
Conference Calling/Webinar Service, offered through MeetingBridge, is the latest
in a long line of MSBA member benefits to support lawyers in the practice of
MSBA is launching this new service so attorneys can economically attend meetings
via the Internet and conduct their business while enjoying the convenience
of staying in their offices. Teleconferencing and webinars will enhance law
firm communication and efficiency and save time. Attorneys will also be able
to actively participate in MICPEL’s CLE programs, other meetings and
In a Webinar, attorneys sit in their offices or in a conference room with a
projector and the presenter stays in his or her conference room. There is no
physical meeting. The moderator uses a PowerPoint slide-presentation over the
computer and, via teleconferencing, joins the attorneys and interactively participates
in the entire session.
MeetingBridge’s Conference Calling/Webinar Service is providing this
cost-effective program for members at special low teleconferencing rates. MSBA
members will receive a 25 percent discount, taking the normal rate of 14 cents
per minute down to .095 cents per minute – a big savings. MSBA members
will only pay for the minutes they use, may easily enroll through MeetingBridge’s
website (see below) and be up and running in an hour.
“During the evaluation period for MeetingBridge, we did numerous test
runs and found their service to be worthwhile, efficient and very cost-effective,” states
MSBA Executive Director Paul V. Carlin.
“While we understand that many of our members still appreciate in-person
meetings, which offer distinct benefits, we nonetheless understand as well
that great convenience can be achieved by electronic communication.”
Members can sign up today for this new member service by going to www.meetingbridge.com/333 and
following the enrollment instructions.