Mon.Mar 23, 2020

Navigating Change for Associations

Moery Company

The past week our personal and professional lives have been upended. Cancelled events and meetings. Sectors with members that were thriving last month are now wondering how they will stay in business next month. Figuring out how to home school our children while simultaneously leading an association.

Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19

WBT Systems

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Association Field Report (March 23, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi friends, it’s JP Moery, here is today’s update from the field. I just spoke with a client today about converting their face-to-face live event to an online series of webinars and live streaming events.

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Finding New Ways to Engage Members Online During the COVID-19 Crisis


In the midst of social distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns, your members’ need for social connection and community is growing. This is a good time for your association to experiment with new ways of engaging members online. Here are ideas to help


AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

How to manage stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Association Success

Perhaps one of the most concerning effects of the coronavirus is the heightened levels of cortisol pumping through all of our veins during uncertain times. Put another way: Stress. With a global economic meltdown, job insecurity and social distancing, we’re all facing difficult times.

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How Associations Can Adapt to Remote Work Quickly

Association Adviser

There’s little doubt that the COVID-19 epidemic has caused our world to change, seemingly in the blink of an eye. Two weeks ago, the majority of Americans were going about their lives: commuting to work, traveling to conferences and attending office happy hours. And then, it all just stopped.

Ban the Boring Virtual Meeting

Mariner Management

Most predictions put the use of, and the reliance on, digital meetings and work as rapidly increasing. The good news is that the skills we are madly improving in this time of physical-distancing will be useful long after the virus’ hold on us has ended.

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Focus on Your Career Center in an Uncertain Job Market

Association Adviser

Associations and the industries they represent are experiencing workforce disruption at a speed we’ve never seen. Entire organizations are shifting to telework, when and where possible.

Chapter Benchmarking Report: What the Data, Success Stories & Opinions Tell Us [Webinar 2]

Mariner Management

Part of our ongoing webinar series in partnership with Billhighway. Chapter membership takes on a significant value in an increasingly online world. Members seek face-to-face opportunities to connect, learn, volunteer, and socialize with their peers, mentors, and clients.

Now is the Time to Explore New Digital Non-Dues Revenue Streams

Association Adviser

The association community has been hard hit by COVID-19 in recent weeks, with nearly all face-to-face conferences and events throughout the spring now postponed or even canceled, requiring your members who sponsor, advertise and exhibit to pivot quickly. Despite this disruption in the market, there’s more of a need than ever for your members to […]. The post Now is the Time to Explore New Digital Non-Dues Revenue Streams appeared first on Association Adviser.

Daily Buzz: The Value of Emotional Intelligence

Associations Now

A boss who builds relationships with employees can help your organization grow. Also: how to tell if you need new membership management software. For business leaders, emotional intelligence is a great attribute. But how much is it really worth?

How Should Associations Approach a Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity?

Associations Now

According to a new report from Classy, it’s important to focus on what a potential corporate sponsor can get out of a partnership just as much as how it can benefit your organization.

It’s Time to Rethink Your Association’s Relationship With Its Paywall

Associations Now

Associations have long used paywalls to their advantage. But there are strategic opportunities for tapping nondues revenue that they could be leaving on the table. By Eric Goodstadt. When it comes to content, associations and media outlets face the same conundrum: What should go behind a paywall? And what type of paywall should we use?

Thinking of a Tech-Minded Benefit? Put Utility First

Associations Now

If you’re looking into building an app or digital service for your members or even the public, a key goal should be to create something that’s worth going back to. Build utilities, not novelties. Whether your members are solo entrepreneurs or massive businesses, they all have difficulties that can prevent them from being as effective as possible.