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. Retaining Current Members. With events.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Starting to feel a little holiday stress? MemberSuite suggests ways you can help your members (and yourself) deal with holiday stress. Sustainability and ‘flight shaming’ are topping many lists of event trends. WBT Systems asks if associations need to think about providing a more sustainable professional development option to their members and market.

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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?

Are You an Innovator or a Producer?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. Since innovation has been a topic of interest to associations and other member-based organizations, we’re wondering if you’ve had the same experience? It keeps it vital and attractive to potential members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… New member onboarding. Does your association have a new member onboarding, orientation or welcoming program? If you do, please participate in the 2020 New Member Engagement Survey from Amanda Kaiser (Kaiser Insights) and Dynamic Benchmarking. We’ve had a few months now of quickly planned virtual conferences and learning events. Host: Event Garde.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Reboarding members. In a recent webinar, Reggie Henry introduced many in the association community, including WBT Systems, to the “ reboarding members ” concept—taking time each year to reacquaint yourself with a member’s goals, needs and interests, and reintroduce them to membership benefits and resources. Virtual event ebook. Host: Liz King Events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week. In her work with associations, Amanda Kaiser has talked with hundreds of members about their conference experience. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Tue 2/14 at 12 p.m.* – Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Learn how to plan and execute a video marketing plan for your next event.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week. In her work with associations, Amanda Kaiser has talked with hundreds of members about their conference experience. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. – Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Learn how to plan and execute a video marketing plan for your next event.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.11.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… DelCor consultant Mike Guerrieri explains how to build a strong business case for a new technology project. Way off-topic: Check out my Grabbing the Gusto blog for my weekend post about the list of recipes I’ve made this week or plan to make in the coming week. Now, the main event: free professional development events for the association community. GDPR: Is Your Event Ready?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.7.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… DelCor’s Tobin Conley, CAE, has some advice for association IT directors: it’s time to start thinking like a CIO. I was at this fun and enlightening event.) A few quick hits before we get to this week’s list of free webinars: Seven tactics for listening to your members—the key to member engagement. Discover new ways to engage your audience throughout your meeting.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.20.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Tim Ebner at Associations Now talked to the American Society for Quality about some of the things they did to turn around declining membership. Off-topic: Check out my Grabbing the Gusto blog for my posts about the recipes I’ve made recently or plan to make in the coming week. Here are the educational events scheduled for next week plus a few extras. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.10.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Virtual association survey. Virtual conference engagement. Because so many associations are quickly converting their in-person conferences to virtual conferences, WBT Systems shares advice on engaging virtual conference attendees with the right kind of content design, networking ideas, and other extracurricular activities. Event communications. Host: Event Garde.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Take away tips to enhance your member engagement. Presenter: Arianna Rehak, community engagement coordinator, Grit Marketing. Hear how to simplify the selection process and eliminate guesswork; activate performance, productivity, and profit; and empower happy, highly engaged employees and reduce turnover. Learn how you can prepare for upcoming trends in meetings and events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Take away tips to enhance your member engagement. Presenter: Arianna Rehak, community engagement coordinator, Grit Marketing. Hear how to simplify the selection process and eliminate guesswork; activate performance, productivity, and profit; and empower happy, highly engaged employees and reduce turnover. Learn how you can prepare for upcoming trends in meetings and events.