Membership Hack: Conference Call Seminars

Associations Now

The National Ayurvedic Medical Association hosts a monthly after-hours seminar by conference call. The October seminar focused on fibromyalgia and Ayurveda. And a number of people apply to lead seminar sessions.”.

My slides from Managing Membership seminar

Optimist Consulting

I was delighted to speak today at the Managing Membership Seminar organised by the IAmGroup and Adapta Consulting. I focused on retention. You can download my slides here. If you would like a no-obligation discussion about your retention challenges please contact me. Membership Membership retention


#ASAE18: Addressing Sexual Harassment Demands More Than a Training Seminar

Associations Now

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Announcing a Full-Day Membership Marketing Seminar Presented by Tony Rossell and Mark Levin

Membership Marketing

We will offer the seminar in Chicago and in metropolitan Washington DC area. Seminar If you are looking for powerful ideas and strategies to grow your organization’s membership next year, this is a program you may want to consider. Mark Levin, CAE, CSP, President, B.A.I.,

MeetingsNet Seminar Slides Nov. 18 on International Meetings.


MeetingsNet Seminar Slides Nov. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services.

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Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.


Emerging Market Strategy Seminars – Chicago and DC in August. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services.

SCD Group: 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education

SCD Group

Education (whether conferences, seminars or webinars) represents a key component – and major revenue source – of most associations. Google Enters The Realm of Online Events By Julius Solaris via Event Manager Blog News is that Google just announced Course Builder, a suite of tools to run courses, seminars, workshops online. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Sunday, September 16, 2012.

Can you hear me now?


I attended a session at last week’s Mid-Atlantic Marketing Seminar in Baltimore on reaching the media in a digital/mobile world. The main message was that while the media may be more accessible, it is also harder to get their attention.

Membership Management Software and eLearning | 5 Tips


Whether it’s online courses, learning sessions, discussion forums, streaming seminars, or live webinars — when it comes to eLearning and the value it can bring to your organization, the possibilities are endless! Guest blog by Jake Fabbri, Senior Vice President, Marketing – Fonteva, Inc.

Wild Apricot Blog : Trends and Best Practices for Associations

Wild Apricot

My Mumpreneur UK Conference slides

Optimist Consulting

I was invited to deliver a seminar at the Mumpreneur UK Conference today. I talked about How to create a marvellous marketing plan. I hope all the delegates found it useful. I said I would share my slides from the event, so here they Optimist Consulting Mumpreneur Conference 30 Sept 2012 FINAL. Do get in touch if you have any questions or comments. Marketing

Associations don’t have long tails

Golden's Rules for Association

For a while there, Chris Anderson’s book, The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More, seemed to dominate the association consulting/seminar/blogging space. Now that its currency has dimmed a little, I have a confession to make. I struggled for a long time trying to like this book1. But in the [.]. The Nature of Associations


My slides from CHASE 2014 – Generational differences

Optimist Consulting

You can download my slides here - OC CHASE 2014 generational differences seminar FINAL Feb 2014. I was delighted to present a workshop at CHASE 2014 on generational differences and what membership bodies need to do about it. Do contact me if you would like to know more about this issue and how I can help your organisation meet the challenge of the different generations. Membership


Rosetta Stone for Twitter

Golden's Rules for Association

A lot of what gets tweeted at conferences and seminars is drivel, but for those fluent in the language, Twitter can add a [.]. Twitter is a second language … it takes some effort to learn to speak it fluently. But does tweeting content in realtime at educational events add or detract from the educational experience? Social Media & Associations

Poll Finds Decisiveness, Board Relations and NFP Experience Key to Association Leadership

Association Adviser

Soft skills such as listening, empathy and consensus-building get the most attention at seminars, management retreats and self-help books for association leaders.

25+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2010

Wild Apricot

There’s no more convenient way to brush up on your skills than to do your professional development online - and July 2010 brings us lots of free online presentations and seminars for fundraisers, board members, administrators, active volunteers, volunteer coordinators, and other non-profit folks.(

Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

According to the survey, association innovation tends to focus around a few main areas: website and social media; conventions, conferences and seminars; education programs; and membership, technology and marketing (56 percent each). Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

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Social Good Brasil Conference

Beth Kanter

Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

According to the survey, association innovation tends to focus around a few main areas: website and social media; conventions, conferences and seminars; education programs; and membership, technology and marketing (56 percent each). Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

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Webinars: Training on a Shoestring

Wild Apricot

Online seminars can offer an affordable option for professional training, ideally suited to nonprofits who don't have the travel budget to send staff and volunteers to major conferences and workshops.( read more

8 Association Event Ideas 20-Somethings Will Love


Our recent industry survey revealed a number of trends impacting the association industry. Several of the questions generated numerous responses specifically about young professionals. The How-To Guide to Successful Event Promotions. is a blueprint for association success.

Don’t Get Deserted on an IT Island: 8 Steps to Improve IT Maturity


Attend seminars that are not related to technology so you can better understand the challenges and trends your colleagues face. Many of us dream of a relaxing vacation on a tropical island with white sand, sparkling blue water, brilliant sun, palm trees, and refreshing tropical drinks.

Why Your Professional Association Needs a Strategic Plan…Right Now

Association Management

If I wanted to attend a seminar, I had to limit my search to local groups hosting local events. What’s an eight-letter word for association management? Strategy.

Try These Tricks for Engaging Members with Online Learning


One trend we’ve seen in the last few years is the traditional seminar being taken online to create webinars. Thanks to new tools and platforms, many traditional member benefits are being taken to the virtual space, allowing more flexibility for members to participate. In fact, your association may already be conducting webinars on a regular basis!

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42+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2010

Wild Apricot

August is a great time for online learning – in fact, this month we’ve rounded up more free online seminars than ever before! Ready for a bit of professional development, before Labor Day brings the start of another busy fall season? There’s something for everyone from board members and administrators, to fundraisers and volunteer coordinators, to active members of all interests and levels.( read more ).

23 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - October 2009

Wild Apricot

Live or recorded, online seminars (webinars) or web-based teleconference calls make it easy and affordable for your staff and volunteers to get in direct contact with expert resources, without anyone needing to take time off work or to travel. Here's a list of 23 free nonprofit webinars for October 2009.( read more ).

22+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for June 2010

Wild Apricot

Even as we move toward the lazy days of summer, when the pace traditionally slows down a bit, there’s still a great variety of free online presentations and seminars on tap for fundraisers, board members, administrators, active volunteers and volunteer coordinators. It’s that time again! Our regular monthly round-up of free professional development opportunities for nonprofit folks is back for June 2010.

Conference Circuit: Pig Tales

Associations Now

Following Saturday’s preconference seminars, the 48th AASV Annual Meeting will start on Sunday with afternoon concurrent sessions and an evening welcome reception. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Technical Tables Exhibitors: 80 plus.

Conference Circuit: American Orchestras

Associations Now

Following preconference seminars, the League’s National Conference begins on Monday afternoon with an opening plenary featuring Giancarlo Guerrero. Rundown Attendees: 1,000 plus. Exhibitors: 60 plus. Content tracks: 5.

Seven Strategies for Growth in Tough Times


Ever worry that you’ve used up all your ideas for recruiting new customers, retaining long-time clients, or filling up the seats at your seminars? Is your business in danger of being like all the rest? Try looking beyond your business for fresh inspiration. … Continue reading → You are reading Seven Strategies for Growth in Tough Times from the Wired 4 Leadership blog. Brand Leadership

Are Your Products Aging Like Wine or Forgotten Yogurt?

Association Success

education events (conferences, seminars). Visualizing your associations’ products throughout their lifecycle can provoke critical conversations. Our members are our consumers. Collectively, they buy millions of products & services (including membership) from our associations every year.

Airbnb Aims at Event Space Rental With Acquisition

Associations Now

The Silicon Valley mainstay recently acquired , which targets small events in particular, such as seminars, workshops, and team-building events.

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My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth Kanter

Earlier this week I was in Miami to do a social media pre-workshop at the Knight Digital Media Seminar. If you want to read the re-caps or view the videos for the seminar itself, the Knight Foundation blog has full documentation here ).

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5 content marketing stats membership bodies should take note of

Optimist Consulting

If you are interested in content marketing, you might be interested in my session ‘Content Marketing for Membership Bodies’ which takes place on Tuesday 17 th February 2015 at CHASE; a free charity-sector-focused expo and seminar programme at the Islington Design Centre, London N1.

7 Deadly Sins of Professional Association Training Programs

Association Management

A tax advice seminar on April 16 th doesn’t help me much. The world is filled with bad training programs. I see them all the time in my inbox.

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Is Your Association Stale? Hit Refresh

SCD Group

Another association offered partial day ( 9 am to 3 pm) topic specific seminars locally around the country. Again, these seminars attracted attendees who did not attend the national conference.

Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

This annual client seminar will take place in Victoria, London, UK. WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the ASI Europe Insight Day hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI), October 19, 2016.

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Blend and Extend Your Conference


During Your Conference, Trade Show, Seminar or Event. Blend Your Conference. Blended eLearning is combining virtual with face to face learning. You can now create a blended conference by including virtual components with your face to face conference. Have a face to face conference and an eConference at the same time. Let members that can not attend in person, attend virtually. You could select the presentations that make sense to do online and offer exhibitors a virtual exhibit as well.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

Reid All About it

This morning seminar will cover GDPR updates and give you feedback on the impact in Europe. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Brain Food is quick and dirty this week.

Best Benefit Ever: Authors Get Virtual Publishing Help

Associations Now

Today the organization launched Author U Circles , phone seminars held on Mondays that focus on four major aspects of the creative and publishing process: writing, platform development and social media, book production, and marketing and sales.