Trade Association CEO Support: Event Planning Checklist

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. Event Planning Checklist. My volunteer leaders were struggling with the complexities of planning a small event for our trade association so I prepared this checklist to help guide them.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

These membership management tools – contact database, email system, billing and payment options, event platform, website builder, and other useful services – will streamline your association’s operations and drive growth for your organization. Pricing available upon request.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Starting to feel a little holiday stress? Sustainability and ‘flight shaming’ are topping many lists of event trends. Here are the educational events scheduled for next week.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… The world wants you just as you are—you are enough. If you heed the advice of Eventpedia, you can be sure your event app won’t bomb with attendees. Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.9.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… My friends at DelCor Technology Solutions have kicked off their 15th Annual.org Community Food Drive to support the Capital Area Food Bank. Many of the criteria also apply to other types of technology too.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.3.17

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… I love the role of content curator, haven’t you noticed? Customization” has become a dirty word in association technology and for good reason. Technology isn’t the only success factor.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.30.18

Reid All About it

I know how badly you want to put your technology project (and all that heavy drinking) behind you, but before you move onto your next big project, heed Gretchen Steenstra’s advice at the DelCor blog: before moving forward, do a technology project close. Innovation and Events.

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Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

SocialFish

As the world has become increasingly more technological, a wide and diverse array of organizational software has been developed to assist nonprofits in their fundraising and stewardship efforts. Event planning software. Event attendees.

Why It May Be Time to Ditch Your Association’s Event Tools for Your AMS Software

Socious

They’re inexpensive and the extra variety I get is worth the price of my occasionally overlapping options. I’ve seen associations do this with association management software (AMS) and separate event systems. Determining Your Event Software Needs.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

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. DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

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. DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors.

Are You an Innovator or a Producer?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Innovation time may take away from production (or event planning) time in the short run but in the long term, assessing and reassessing the way you conduct business and your offerings is beneficial to your organization. Pricing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Did I talk to these people? Now for the main event: free professional development events for the association community. Own Post-Event Planning! Host: Event Manager Blog.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.7.18

Reid All About it

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.) Digital for Events (part 3).

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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. If your organization has a free webinar or event coming up, please send me the link.

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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. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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