Tips on Attracting Millennials to Your Professional Association

Blue Sky eLearn

Millennials are the most abundant generation in today’s workforce yet represent the smallest percentage in most professional associations. Social Responsibility : 80% of millennials will more likely use products/services from a company that supports a cause they care about, but 75% of millennials will do the same just as long as the company supports any social cause. Loyalty Programs : 86% of millennials join loyalty programs. Millennials care.

Reaching Millennials (Gen Y) with Mobile

Association Adviser

Two millennials weigh in on the latest research findings. As two members of the millennial generation, we pay special attention to articles that claim to state the best ways to market to us. Ninety percent of millennials send and receive messages from their phones, so a text message campaign can be very effective for reaching this group. Millennials don’t want to interact with brands on social media the same way that they interact with friends or family.


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The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Management Team. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? There have been many articles written on how to attract millennials and hopefully, by now, you’ve put some processes and activities in place to attract this very large generation. Innovating with millennials sounds like a no-brainer. Millennials aren’t thinking years in the future. When I was in school we’d refer to them as the “having class outside” perks.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

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Experience a best-in-class virtual event to inspire and start building your new event strategy. 5 Tips to Engage Gen Z and Millennial eLearners in 2020 and Beyond. Learn how to level up your existing learning strategy to meaningfully engage your Millennial and Gen Z learners.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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Millennials are spending more time at home than previous generations , per research uncovered by Sarah Todd at Quartz. Learn how to assess and improve editorial team alignment, peer review policies, and instructions for authors.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.7.16

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Class Central has reviewed and compiled a list of The Best Intro to Programming Courses for Data Science. Learn how to leverage the digital engagement at your event to demonstrate ROI; best practices for using a mobile app to realize instant cost savings; and actionable tips for sharing the value of the event with your team. – Stand Out in 30 Seconds: Effective Communication for Millennial Professionals. Host: Association CareerHQ and Millennial Week DC.

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

Association Adviser

million budget to generating $40 million in revenue as well as managing project teams of more than 50 people. There’s an effort to say, “Well, Millennials want to be involved in this type of program,” but there’s no real data behind Millennial preferences in associations that differs from other age segments. That’s not just a Millennial thing; that’s a societal thing. Taking that class outside of the association world has really helped us expand affinity benefits.

Building Inclusive Online Communities

Higher Logic

The second type is perception bias , which occurs when you form an opinion about a group that makes it difficult to fairly assess an individual within that group – think about how Baby Boomers view Millennials and vice versa. Gather the community team and talk to them about implicit bias. What would happen if you asked me for my email address and I told you it was How might your perception of me be shaped by that one piece of information?

Lunchtime Links: A Generation Nostalgic for the ’90s

Associations Now

Looking to reach millennial audiences? And millennials love remembering them. My fellow millennials, it seems, have developed a great fondness for sharing their favorite pastimes like arcade games, cassette tapes, and 1990s pop culture. That, and more, in today’s Lunchtime Links: Nostalgic content creators: How do you engage with millennials in your community? Help generations X and Y relive their childhood, says Mashable founder Pete Cashmore.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. From Millennials to Boomers: Connecting with Members at Every Age. Learn how to increase member/client satisfaction, improve team efficiency, and boost member/client engagement using the AFTERS technique. Ah, the beach. Between you and me, I prefer the mountains, sssh.

How To Use Your Meeting Space To Create An Ownership Experience

Velvet Chainsaw

They offer a variety of services from the private one-on-one Genius Bar consultations to how-to classes to events to roving staff that are more like personal assistants than sales clerks. Apple provides experts, helps desks, hands-on technology to play with, theaters, short classes and roving employees that are they to help, not sell. Just like a public library, the space should be open, free flowing and comfortable for an 80 year old grandmother and a 21 year-old Millennial.

Better Listening, Better Leadership

Associations Now

I’m chairing a committee for a national membership organization whose board I serve on, and I’m also teaching a pair of classes—a first for me. So I’ve been thinking a lot about the different types of personalities I’ll be working with in each of those three contexts—fresh-faced millennials new to the work world, self-assured boomers with long experience, and mid-career professionals looking to develop new skills.

Mo Rocca on Creativity, Comedy, and Obit Con vs Comic Con


Well, Lord knows I haven’t taken any journalism classes. I wish I had played team sports, at least for a time. Okay, Dana, right is saying team sports, especially about are crucial for girls and young women. And you know, she’s doing stuff for classes by zoom.

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