5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Association’s Event

Blue Sky eLearn

For an association, hosting events like conferences, networking meetups, and learning sessions is an effective way to bring people who share a common goal or passion together. Plus, events are one of the ways that your association can raise non-dues revenue. . There’s a lot riding on your association’s next event, so how can you get the most out of it? . Every event-planning team struggles with this question. With events.

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4 tips to help out and stand out as an all-star volunteer

Association Success

According to a 2016 survey of recruiters conducted by Deloitte, only 30% of job seekers mention volunteer experience on their résumés, despite the 82% of surveyed recruiters preference to applicants involved in volunteerism. Plan your goals and work your plan. Plan out your volunteer goals like you would any other goal-based plan. Write down your plan and make it plain. Looks like you’ve forgotten something.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.25.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’m not publishing Brain Food next Friday (10/2) because I’ll be hiking in southern Utah, so this edition includes all the events I know about in the next two weeks. The ASAE Communication Professionals Advisory Council requests your participation in a short, 11 question survey to help the community understand the challenges of planning virtual conference communications. No Events?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Benchmark survey on communicating in the current climate. Billhighway explains how to help chapters leverage their event and content assets to deliver desperately needed revenue to their bottom line and value to sponsors. Virtual event sponsors and exhibitors. Here are the educational events scheduled for next week. Host: Event Leadership Institute. Host: Event Garde.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.19.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Inclusion advice. Virtual event benefits. Fíonta suggests looking at your cancelled events as opportunities to design new experiences for attendees, sponsors and exhibitors—now you can have virtual events that generate both revenue and engagement. Virtual events are responsible for some of the silver linings described by WBT Systems in their post this week.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Back in my restaurant general manager days, I went through a serious bout of burnout. Here’s a quick path to burnout: all the tedious tasks associated with certification processes , yuck, been there. Billhighway shares advice on ways your association can provide member recruitment training to chapters and affiliates. Now for the educational events scheduled for next week.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

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Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. If you’re eager to get the most out of your time at the European Meetings & Events Conference, think of this webinar as a “must-attend.” Plan to join the discussion. Discover what exciting events are doing in experiential, the role of technology in experiential events and how can you make the most out of it, and cutting edge tactics to get the wow factor. Hosts: Hubb and Event Tech Tribe.

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Fonteva

With features spanning database capabilities, messaging and email tools, accounting and payment systems, and event planning, a top AMS solution is a smart move for practically any group. Focused on offering your team both big-picture planning capabilities and more specific tools to fine-tune your strategies, events, and communications, Fonteva Membership is a powerful partner for any membership-based organization. Powerful event management features.

Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

Association Adviser

The same members tell us they never know about events, professional development opportunities or other benefits to which they’re entitled. Early results of our unscientific reader poll show that one in four associations (26 percent) are now offering separate networking events for young leaders at their live events. While that may not surprise you, did you know that 23 percent of associations tell us they are inviting younger members to join their event planning committees?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

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Now on to the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Brainstorm ways to start planning for the uncertain future with case studies and best practices from around the globe. The Event Planner’s Guide to SEO. Considering that 93% of all online experiences begin with organic search, organizers should learn the basics of SEO in order to drive more qualified visitors to event websites and to ultimately increase event registrations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Not only will this report help you benchmark your association’s membership marketing efforts against nearly 1,000 other associations, but you’ll pick up ideas for improving recruitment and retention tactics. The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Learn how you can prepare for upcoming trends in meetings and events. Dustin Westling, CSEP, OneWest Events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Not only will this report help you benchmark your association’s membership marketing efforts against nearly 1,000 other associations, but you’ll pick up ideas for improving recruitment and retention tactics. The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Learn how you can prepare for upcoming trends in meetings and events. Dustin Westling, CSEP, OneWest Events.