A Library of Event Checklists

Association Navigator

Meetings & Conventions magazine has a great library of checklists that will help you in planning a wide range of events. The M&E library isn’t easy to find, but it includes 15 pages of lists including the following that I found very interesting: 1.

Libraries like associations facing challenges of generational differences

SCD Group

A story about the “controversial” make-over at the New York Public Library caught my eye. As you read the story, you’ll see a “divide” between those wanting a traditional library and those wanting a “wired library.”.

Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

Association Subculture

Innovation in Association Management. Why do you think your association is immune to those same forces? Libraries? Your association - unassailable? Ive seen the wreckage left behind after an association flies into a mountain. association. (25).

Live from Salt Lake City! Updates from ASAE Annual

MembersClicks

It all started Saturday night with the Opening Celebration at Library Square. association management association leadership ASAE Small Staff Chatter

Help Us Decide

Thanks For Playing

Scott Oser ( Scott Oser Associates ), Dave Will ( Peach New Media ) and I are considering launching a webinar series. They’re going to be about ALL KINDS OF TOPICS in association management. They’re going to feature presenters, association executives and consultants, who are RECOGNIZED EXPERTS in their topic(s). The concept we’ve been working with is an Associations 101 or Top 10 Things You Need to Know About… (a variety of topics in association management).

Bonus content – Event Garde e-news May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

Q & A with Gina Sutherland , director of education and events, California Society of Association Executives. In a coffee shop with lots of noise or in a quiet, library-like setting? It’s next door to the library, which is surrounded by a tree-filled park.

Stronger by Association: Can I get that mop and bucket in cornflower.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. I was at an event yesterday and spoke with a long-time association and nonprofit professional and volunteer. We got to talking about association management and some of the ways boards of directors choose to spend their time. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Make It Easy to Give - UPDATED!

DelCor Connection

At DelCor we have the library of professional books for browsing and a library of books for pleasure reading. Mostly, though, we all read our own literature varying from journals to blogs to the latest business management book on the market. Association Management Customer Service Membership Usability DelCor fundraising usabilityIn a consultancy firm, you can't throw a rock without hitting someone who is a massive reader.

Stronger by Association: AMR Explores Business Opportunities in Asia

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Nick Ruffin, AMR Management Services COO, talks with a representative from the hospitality. – AMR Chief Operating Officer Nick Ruffin recently traveled to Hong Kong as part of a coalition of association management companies (AMC). Pages.

Stronger by Association: NASCA Selects AMR as Management.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. NASCA Selects AMR as Management Partner. – The National Association of State Chief Administrators chose AMR as its new association management partner. ” About AMR Management Services. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: AMR Management Services Announces.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. AMR Management Services Announces Acquisition of Drake & Company. The combined company will be one of the 10 largest association management companies in the industry. About AMR Management Services. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter.

Four Observations for Associations in 2019 - Moery Company

Moery Company

If you need some ideas – check out our library of sponsorship content to help. #2 The American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) and the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) have launched their podcasting programs to great success. IStock/Credit:Rasica.

Stronger by Association: AMR Hires Four

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – AMR Management Services (AMR), a full-service association management company (AMC), continues its growth trajectory since acquiring Chesterfield, Mo.-based Before starting at AMR, she assisted home office sales management for IMG College.

Stronger by Association: Clearing the decks

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. This is a great illustration of what an association management company can do for your nonprofit organization. Think about it this way, is your boards work and effort adding value to the mission of the association or is it sliced and diced into project and activities that dont actually make the association better able to achieve its vision? The example may not be about an association, but imagine if it were? Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

How to Find Your Best Content Topics (Without Paying for Market Research)

Higher Logic

How is your association keeping its offers relevant to members and preparing for the future? According to a recent study by Leader Networks , most associations – 83 percent – are aligning their products and services to market needs so they meet members’ expectations and stay relevant.

Executive Connections: Adding Value

Executive Connections

While the staff works to implement a new Association Management System (AMS), our leaders and committees are making great progress on the activities occurring in 2008 and beyond, and I have been traveling to some very interesting conferences and meetings. Executive Connections. « SIIA Content Forum | Main. Lessons Learned: 2.0 » 13 September 2007. Adding Value. Things are moving along at a very fast pace here at SLA HQ.

Why Your Association Needs a Whistleblower Policy

Associations Now

Sample Policies Think your association needs a whistleblower policy and want some guidance on creating one? Either way, check out the ASAE Ethics Toolkit in the Models and Samples Library [ASAE member login required; search for “Ethics Toolkit”].

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way.

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Choose Wisely: Will an AMS or an Online Community Better Achieve Your Current Goals?

Higher Logic

An AMS is one of the largest and most expensive software purchases your association will make – and rightly so. Association Management Software (AMS) is the go-to software tool for membership management and is incredibly valuable. Associations in Startup Mode.

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Persistent versus Transient Information

AssociCom

Association Managers that are wondering why their members are not engaging on Facebook or any other online community that is primarily designed to be a social meeting place, may want to consider that online social communities are designed primarily for transient information and communication. Think of a book in a searchable library that you can borrow from. Primary association benefits are networking and access to specialized information.

Protech Associates Creates “Tier 1 Support on Steroids”

Higher Logic

Based in Columbia, Maryland, Protech Associates, Inc. provides cloud-based association management software powered by Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In early 2015, Protech Associates Director of Customer Care Matt Bruffey recognized the need to improve the customer support experience.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

Socious

That technology has been evolving rapidly and continues to do so to this day, influencing our daily lives and the associations we’re running. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Associations are at a tipping point.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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Persistent versus Transient Information

AssociCom

Association Managers that are wondering why their members are not engaging on Facebook or any other online community that is primarily designed to be a social meeting place, may want to consider that online social communities are designed primarily for transient information and communication. Think of a book in a searchable library that you can borrow from. Primary association benefits are networking and access to specialized information.

A Quick Way to Invigorate Your Off-site Meeting

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. July 6th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. So I figured this would be a good book when I got around to it but as I was browsing the library shelves looking for some books on engagement it was there. Membership Management. Associations. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Beyond GDPR: Where Data Privacy Compliance Goes Next

Associations Now

Brian Willard, a senior business intelligence analyst for the American Library Association, said that his organization is organized as a series of businesses under one central leadership structure.

Kickstart your Association’s Social Presence

SilkStart

It’s here, it’s important and your association needs to have a social presence or runs the risk of looking. outdated and irrelevant – the exact opposite of what most associations are trying to convey. Heralded as the King of social media management. This tool allows you to consolidate your social media accounts in one dashboard, manage and schedule social posts, run analytics and just about everything else that you can think of.

A Kick-Ass Community Manager Q&A

Higher Logic

It's time to get those community management challenges addressed. This year marked our second annual expert panel of kick-ass community managers, who all agree: communities are here to stay and offer the best engagement for members. The Kick-Ass Community Managers.

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

Reid All About it

While the association community flies this weekend to St. Every week I write a blog post for my client Avectra , an association management software and online community platform vendor. Be the Host with the Most: Twitter Chats for Associations.

Stronger by Association: Who Should Manage Your Organization.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Who Should Manage Your Organization? Industry Experts vs. Association Experts. This battle royale will decide who should be the next executive director for your association. Please give it up for -- the Association Manager! Pages.

It’s a Great Time to Be a Young Association Professional: Erin Sevitz on Working Hard, Being Agile and Leaving Your Mark

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office features Erin Sevitz, director of communications for the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Together, they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.

How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). It gives technology providers an opportunity to understand your association and its resources, goals, challenges, and core requirements. Associations find out which vendors and products could be a good fit based on functionality, experience, costs, and project approach. Borrowing another association’s LMS RFP. Is it okay to ask other associations for a copy of their LMS RFP?

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Making the Most of Engagement Data

Associations Now

Find out how two associations are collecting such data and using it to better serve their members and improve their bottom lines. ” McNair said an added benefit to this tactic was that it helped raise awareness, across the association, for the importance of social media.

Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders. What’s the most critical skill for leaders of associations and nonprofit organizations? It might just be the ability to prioritize and manage time. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Stronger by Association: How to create a memorable recognition.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. How to create a memorable recognition and awards program for your association. An association will want to keep top of mind how to publicize the program in order for the association and the award recipients to gain the most benefit. Pages.

Stronger by Association: Which (c) is Right for Me? 501(c)(3) vs. 501.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Includes membership associations (e.g., business league, industry trade association), advancing a common business interest. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Stronger by Association: Make 2012 "The Year of Better Content"

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Kinda makes you wonder what associations have been doing all these years, huh? When setting the course for a better association content strategy, be sure to keep the five Ws in mind: Who are we trying to reach? Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter.

Effective Management of Your Association's Chief Executive and Staff

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Effective Management of Your Associations Chief Executive and Staff. Besides acting as good stewards for an association, they usually have full-time careers, spouses, families, community engagements and other interests outside of work. Pages.

Stronger by Association: Shake it Up to Avoid Silence on.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. I facilitate conference calls for two committees of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. How to Start an Association.

Participate, Learn, Engage: Letting Go of the Listserv

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Moving from a traditional listserv to a collaborative online community can often be an anxiety riddled experience, for both association staff and members. Recently, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and the National Association of State Procurement Officers, both clients of AMR Management Services , made the switch from a traditional listserv to a Higher Logic Connected Community. How to Start an Association.