Thu.Apr 18, 2019

Associations Need to Focus Where They Excel: Their Members

Moery Company

Growing up the daughter of an association professional, I learned at a young age the world of not-for-profit management and maybe even more impressive, what all the letters on the side of the buildings in Old Town Alexandria were for.

Post-Event Engagement: How to Keep the Hype Going Once Your Event Is Over

MembersClicks

So much of the event planning process comes before and during the actual event - and understandably so! But to keep the experience alive, it’s important to have a post-event engagement plan as well. How will you follow up with attendees? What types of collateral will you create?

Build a Sustainable Brand with Purpose-Driven Marketing

Higher Logic

Purpose – what is it? If you’re thinking “the name of Justin Bieber’s fourth album”. that would be correct, but this word carries more weight than his millions of fans.

Experts from Associations, Guilds to be Crucial in Notre Dame Restoration

Associations Now

A fire swiftly burned through the 800-year-old lumber supporting Notre Dame’s roof, causing significant damage. Now, France looks to experts to restore the medieval church.

A Futurist’s View: On The Amazon Of Certifications

Association Success

Associations are stronger together, how can they collaborate to create a place to develop, provide, and update certifications? Association leaders need to be futurists and makers. It’s that simple.

Listen From the Heart to Better Engage Attendees

Associations Now

At last week’s Xperience Design Project, participants were reminded that that there’s power in silence and that listening can create memorable moments for both associations and their attendees. “I I cried.”.

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Daily Buzz: Turn Facebook Likes Into Email Subscriptions

Associations Now

If you’re running a Facebook page and not getting your fans on your email list, you’re missing an opportunity. Also: small tech changes that drive a compelling member experience. Does Facebook leave a bad taste in your mouth as a marketing strategy?

Does your AMS support your mission?

Effective Database

Have you ever consciously considered how your AMS is supporting your organization’s mission? You should, and it should.

Conference Circuit: International Sign Expo

Associations Now

Rundown Exhibit hall square footage: 237,425. Attendees: 20,000 plus. Exhibitors: 600 plus. The International Sign Association’s 2019 International Sign Expo begins next week in Las Vegas. Attendance is expected to exceed 20,000.

The 40 Year Old Association Problem

Smooth The Path

Some associations are busy solving the problem their members had 40 years ago. Or 30 years ago or 15 years ago or even 5 years ago. That problem was a problem then, but it is not an urgent, painful problem right now. Now your members are grappling with entirely new problems.

Organizations Assess Impact of New EU Copyright Directive

Associations Now

This week’s approval of the long-debated European Union Copyright Directive by the EU’s member states has groups for content creators and digital rights organizations speaking up about potential impacts—positive and negative, respectively.

Eliminate Roadblocks to Planning—Integration Transforms Strategy into Action

.orgCommunity

Strategy Meltdown —The screen play. The corner office of the Association for Ad Hoc Planning – Afternoon. The executive director and membership team are seated at a conference table. They are hunched over laptops. The executive director is frowning.

Flight Attendants Group: Why We Care About Climate Change

Associations Now

In an op-ed for Vox , the president of the Association of Flight Attendants made the connection between air turbulence and climate change—and why the aviation field has a stake in the issue.

Eliminate Roadblocks to Planning—Integration Transforms Strategy into Action

.orgCommunity

Strategy Meltdown —The screen play. the corner office of the Association for Ad Hoc Planning – Afternoon. The executive director and membership team are seated at a conference table. They are hunched over laptops. The executive director is frowning.

The Big Red “M” Celebrates 9 Years in Business

Moery Company

Back in 2010 when JP Moery launched his company, it was a solo journey. Today, The Moery Company is staffed by a dynamic 12-member team of sales, marketing, research, and communications professionals.

Facilitating with Difficult Personalities: What to Do When the Unthinkable Occurs

Association Adviser

Facilitating adult learning with difficult personalities requires a trained facilitator who’s ready and willing to intervene at exactly the right moment with an effective response. The post Facilitating with Difficult Personalities: What to Do When the Unthinkable Occurs appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Membership adult learning association learning educational facilitator

Ten Takeaways from CP’s Peak Bootcamp

CommPartners

Community Starts With Trust To kick off Peak Bootcamp our keynote speaker, KiKi L’Italien, discussed the importance of community. Who is your community? What are some shared experiences or interests that bring your community together and create a purpose for them to engage and interact with one another? These are a few questions […]. Blog Education