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20 Club Event Ideas To DELIGHT Your Members! (+ Planning in 8 Steps)

Wild Apricot

The post 20 Club Event Ideas To DELIGHT Your Members! (+ Planning in 8 Steps) appeared first on WildApricot. Events

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How to Structure Forum Categories for a Growing Community

Higher Logic

The post How to Structure Forum Categories for a Growing Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Here’s what you need to know about structuring your forum: The post How to Structure Forum Categories for a Growing Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized Community Strategy

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7 Top Association Trends for 2023 + Free Ebook!

Wild Apricot

After the rollercoaster ride of the last three years, you might be wondering how we can predict association trends for 2023. It makes sense to feel uncertain, but trust us when we say that we’re not completely in the dark! Anticipated trends. membership

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Association Brain Food: 1.20.23

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Unpredictable chaos. The recent air traffic shutdown is an example of BANI come to life. BANI stands for Brittle, Anxious, Nonlinear, and Incomprehensible.

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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Three Key Warnings When Buying Community Software

Higher Logic

The post Three Key Warnings When Buying Community Software appeared first on Higher Logic. I have been in the community platform space since 2013 and in that time, I have seen and learnt a lot.

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5 Gen Z Values Associations Need to Know

Membersuite

Not every young professional is interested in membership. I know, blasphemous. But they can’t always afford it. And sometimes they don’t get what an association is all about. In our previous post on Gen Z , we looked at five of their values—that list continues here.

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How to Start a Fundraiser in 11 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

The post How to Start a Fundraiser in 11 Simple Steps appeared first on WildApricot. Fundraising

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After Action Review: A Critical Component to Event Planning

Aaron Wolowiec

When we talk about successful event planning, the emphasis is quite often on the word “planning” and all the tools and techniques we employ to ensure a successful event. But what about after the event?

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How and Why to Get Valuable Insight from Community Polls

Higher Logic

The post How and Why to Get Valuable Insight from Community Polls appeared first on Higher Logic. If you want an answer to something, sometimes it’s as simple as just asking. But how, when, and where you ask can have a direct result on the quantity and quality of the answers.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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Association Professionals Share Member Value and Diversity Efforts in 2023 Survey

GrowthZone

GrowthZone recently surveyed over 300 association professionals across the U.S. and Canada. Included in this survey was a section on Values and Policies. Nearly 40% of survey respondents believe members do not understand the value of their organization and the specific solutions offered to them.

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Membership recruiting: It’s like spring rush, except it’s all year long

Ungrated

This month, as spring rush gets underway at some colleges and universities, my daughter is following in my footsteps and serving as her sorority’s recruitment chair.

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Practical and Inspirational Takeaways from Expo! Expo! and Convening Leader

Aaron Wolowiec

Shannon Lockwood takes time to stop and reflect on the incredible takeaways and aha moments from the business events professionals and thought leaders who spoke at this year’s Expo! and Convening Leaders conferences. Here are some of her takeaways

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ICYMI: The Impact of Email Privacy Rules and Tips for Adapting

Higher Logic

The post ICYMI: The Impact of Email Privacy Rules and Tips for Adapting appeared first on Higher Logic. By now, you’ve probably heard of Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection (MPP) feature, which went into effect in September 2021.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

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Chambers Share Their Thoughts on Member Value and Lack of Diversity Efforts in 2023 Survey

GrowthZone

GrowthZone surveyed 474 chambers of commerce professionals across the U.S. and Canada at the end of 2022. 59% believe members clearly understand the value of their chamber and the specific solutions offered to them. Do you agree? Member needs and your chamber’s strengths can change over time.

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Membership Recruiting Is Like Spring Rush, Except It’s All Year Long

Ungrated

This month, as spring rush gets underway at some colleges and universities, my daughter is following in my footsteps and serving as her sorority’s recruitment chair.

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Association CRM: Choosing One That’s Right For You + Our Top 13 Picks

Wild Apricot

The post Association CRM: Choosing One That’s Right For You + Our Top 13 Picks appeared first on WildApricot. Website & Technology

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Gardian of the Month: Kris Mayo

Aaron Wolowiec

Kris Mayo is our Gardian of the Month! Find out her favorite thing about learning something new, networking advice for wallflowers, her go to resource and what she would title a book about her life

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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The Power of Associations Embracing Social Initiatives

Higher Logic

The post The Power of Associations Embracing Social Initiatives appeared first on Higher Logic. Sometimes, the reason ideas start looking the same is because the people being asked for ideas look the same.

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Member Engagement and Retention Cited as Top Challenges in 2023 Association Survey Results

GrowthZone

Near the end of 2022, GrowthZone surveyed over 300 association professionals across the U.S. and Canada. The survey results show growing membership, member engagement/retention of members, and revenue/budget/funding are what worry your association peers most. Can you relate?)

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Five Ideas Association Boards Must Embrace in 2023

Association Adviser

It is a new year, and we must redouble our efforts to help association boards become more.

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Taking Great HOA Meeting Minutes: Everything You Need (+ Template)

Wild Apricot

The post Taking Great HOA Meeting Minutes: Everything You Need (+ Template) appeared first on WildApricot. Organizational Management

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How to Attract New Members: 8 Steps to Take Right Now

Figuring out how to attract new members to your association amid a changing landscape can be challenging. Learn new membership recruitment strategies that help showcase that joining your association is a no-brainer.

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Are You Frequently Behind Schedule and Over Budget?

PROPEL

These culture patterns will throw you off, no matter how hard you’re working. But if you can spot the patterns in time, you can stay ahead of the game (without getting burned out). Your culture patterns are underneath the surface, and they don’t reflect your ideal culture.

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2023 Association Industry Survey Results Released

GrowthZone

Respondents cite reaching prospective members as the top hurdle to growing membership, with attracting younger members next in line. January 17, 2023 – GrowthZone , provider of association management software, released its 2023 Association Industry Survey results.

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How Your Association Can Plan for Successful Marketing and PR in 2023: Part II

Association Adviser

In our previous blog, we discussed marketing trends for 2023, along with some tips that your association can leverage to further your reach. In this second installment, we’ll unpack public relations best practices to get your association more publicity in the coming year.

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Taking Great HOA Meeting Minutes: Everything You Need (+ Template)

Wild Apricot

The post Taking Great HOA Meeting Minutes: Everything You Need (+ Template) appeared first on WildApricot. Organizational Management

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The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

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Empowering Workplaces, One Conversation At a Time

PROPEL

Sanja Licina and I set out to create a podcast through which wwe could gather as many ideas as we could that would help organizations design their own workplace cultures in ways that would support their people.

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How to Increase Member Engagement with Personalized Communication

Higher Logic

The post How to Increase Member Engagement with Personalized Communication appeared first on Higher Logic. No one is swept away by your use of the [firstname] field anymore.

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2023 Chamber of Commerce Industry Survey Results Released

GrowthZone

Lack of engagement with the organization and lack of time to participate named the top reasons for chamber members not renewing. NISSWA, MN – January 17, 2023 – GrowthZone , provider of membership management software, has released its 2023 Chamber Industry Survey results.

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