Sun.Oct 20, 2019

How One Leader Encouraged a Board to Make a Big Move

Associations Now

When the American Astronomical Society had a chance to acquire a magazine earlier this year, the price tag was hefty. But it opened a conversation about opportunities and mission. Sometimes the perfect idea for improving your association just lands in your lap.

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Benchmarking Report: Chapter role in member engagement grows

Mariner Management

There is a shift occurring in the world of chapters. Associations are increasingly viewing chapters as a critical element of their membership engagement strategy. In the 2019 Benchmarking Report, member engagement rose even higher on the list of strategic importance of chapter programs. In fact, 64% viewed member engagement as an “absolutely essential” role for their chapters.

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Connection to a Locale Fosters Authentic Interactions with Peers

Associations Now

Attendees seek all that a city has to offer: local restaurants, sporting and cultural events and authentic experiences to enjoy with peers.

Please Give to Support My Ride

Jamie Notter

Many of you know that I am an avid cyclist. I've been riding for years, and some of you will remember that for about 10 years I would do an annual ride in the fall, which included a fundraising component, geared towards supporting wounded soldiers.

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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.