Rambling Thoughts About Association Management

SCD Group

I posted all three presentations -- all topics valid for most association members -- on Slide Share. This reminds me of a point that Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant make in their new book, When Millennials Take Over. If I didn’t know better, it looked like an association event.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”.

Pay attention to what matters most

Aaron Wolowiec

This probably won’t come as a surprise to many of you, but it seems associations and their members aren’t always on the same page. According to a recent report by Abila , what members want from associations vs. what associations think members want don’t always align.

What will 2016 bring for associations?

Aaron Wolowiec

From memberships to learning to partnerships, software and services provider Abila just released its predictions for associations in 2016. The demand for knowledge will continue to grow this year, specifically the focus on certification programs. It’s a new year. New predictions.

You’re Never Too Young to Conquer New Challenges

Association Adviser

Christina McCoy, AMPED Association Management. Do you remember how you started working in associations? This month’s Corner Office professional, Christina McCoy, CAE , landed her first association job literally hours after taking her last college exam.

How Associations Can Deliver More Value to Members Through Job Training

Socious

Just imagine how difficult it is for new college graduates (many of whom are millennials and their successors, gen z) who have little to no real-life experience. That’s a major disadvantage for new jobseekers, but a huge opportunity for associations. Associations and the Job Skills Gap.

Where are the YPs?

Spark Consulting

Associations Now recently profiled an initiative by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association focused on exactly this: recruiting young people into the industry. I’d guess that PHCC and my client aren’t the only associations struggling with this.

Why a Credential Is a Good Choice for Young Professionals

Associations Now

Professional development is key to career advancement for association execs of all levels. Recent studies have revealed two things about millennials. One, we join associations for training and career advancement.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now. Trends Associations Should Prepare For.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.2.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages transitioned into a benefits-based membership model. Tue 3/6 at 2 p.m.* – The Influencer Economy (Association Chat).

Hear That Sound? It’s the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Engaging Members from Day One

Association Adviser

Since becoming Director, Membership for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2013, Mike Skiados, CAE has enjoyed a 98 percent member retention rate. Association Adviser: Tell us how you got into working for associations. MS: We’ve got a great association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

Reid All About it

Before I get to OIB, I’m attending the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Annual Meeting in Williamsburg VA where I get to spend time with several speaker friends from across the nation. Identify potential project management solutions. Host: Association Networking Group.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.27.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Does your association need a stop-doing list? The basics of programmatic advertising for associations (Laura Taylor, Naylor’s Association Adviser ).

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Steal This Idea!

Association Adviser

Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have basically zero overlap in audiences). Some members only date your association casually and then move on. A certification?

Steal This Idea!

Association Adviser

Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have basically zero overlap in audiences). Some members only date your association casually and then move on. A certification?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.20.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’ve referenced the New Member Engagement Study from Kaiser Insights and Dynamic Benchmarking for many of the posts I write for clients, so I’m happy to see they’re preparing to do another one.

Association 141+: Working in the Association World - Love It.

Association 141+

Association 141+. Working in the Association World - Love It. Check out the Association World! Anyone who is working for an association is contributing to making the world a better place by making professionals better in their profession. Association Subculture.

The Hourglass Blog: Do You Want Your Members to Be "Smart" or.

The Hourglass Blog

Are association members generally "smart" or "stupid"? Well, using Schrages definitions, Id have to say most in my experience have been "stupid," in the sense that they generally dont know the true cost of the association products and services that they access and use. Management.

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Management Misdemeanors: 10 Crimes Against Increased Volunteer Engagement

Idea Architects

Unfortunately, you don''t have too look too far to find organizations regularly committing management misdemeanors that get in the way of them engaging the volunteers they say are so important to them.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.13.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is cool again , says Buffalo News reporter Colin Dabkowski. You might get some ideas for your association. It’s not just Millennials.

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Association 141+: Guest Appearances

Association 141+

Association 141+. After reading The End of Membership as We Know It and discussing future membership model iterations, I think that there is a sweetspot where associations have the chance to take a step back and explore what membership would be if there were no limitations.