Member Recruitment & Retention: It’s About Being Flexible & Personal

Wild Apricot

This is the second post offering clips from our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group. It offers insight into the importance of being both flexible and personal in recruiting and retaining members

Conference Circuit: Jewish Scholars

Associations Now

The Association for Jewish Studies’ 48th Annual Conference begins in San Diego this weekend. Venue: Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Location: San Diego. Rundown Attendees: 1,100. Sessions: 190 plus. Travel grants awarded: 70. Exhibitors: 40.

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5 ways to communicate the value of your membership

Optimist Consulting

The Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego has a visually appealing grid to help members understand the different levels. Membership Membership Benefits Membership Recruitment

What to Do When Membership Is Booming?

Associations Now

There are so many innovations, like collaborative robots and vision technologies, in more places, what I call robotics clusters—Pittsburgh, Boston, Silicon Valley, San Diego, and Austin, to name a few,” he says. “A

AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth Kanter

Some recent examples include: Amazon’s AI recruiting software that learned to penalize résumés that included the word “women.” Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book.

Lunchtime Links: Peyton Manning’s Omaha Shoutout

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During Sunday’s win over the San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shouted the city’s name a total of 44 times, causing viewers to take to social media to discuss what the call meant. The CVB’s response, shown above, gave the city a great PR victory—one it hopes to extend by potentially recruiting Manning for a few promotional ads. The city of Omaha found new love for Peyton Manning’s play-calling skills over the weekend.

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