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


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#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.,

The Meetings Report: Five game-changing tactics redefining education strategy and success

Aaron Wolowiec

The Meetings Report Seminar. Expect a highly engaging and discussion-filled seminar that drills down into each key recommendation. In December 2012, I was pleased to finally release Event Garde’s first research project.

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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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.

JP Moery to Speak at Thought Leadership Conference in Cambridge, MA

Moery Company

JP Moery, president of The Moery Company, will be speaking at the Profiting from Thought Leadership seminar , held on November 14 and 15, in Cambridge, MA.

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

The Learning Equation that Changes Everything

Blue Sky eLearn

More than likely, you spent about 30-50 hours of time in ‘training,’ whether it be in keynote speeches, online training, or face-to-face seminars. Think about why then so many seminars and keynotes fall flat.

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.

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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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.(

Peer-to-Peer Learning: Why Your Attendees Are Experts Too

Associations Now

One way to do that is to eliminate experts and keynoters entirely, which may sound extreme, but it is exactly the strategy the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges is taking with its 2020 California Great Teachers Seminar.

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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Why You Should Consider Blended Learning

Blue Sky eLearn

workshop, seminar). Blended learning (hybrid, mixed-mode or technology-mediated instruction) is simply combining traditional face-to-face instruction with online learning.

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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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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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.

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.

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 ).

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 ).

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.

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.

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

Perhaps you could design a seminar or webinar series to highlight different careers within your industry, and how your association works to help advocate for and develop the industry.

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.

Convenience Store Group Joins State Agencies in Human Trafficking Fight

Associations Now

A series of seminars will be held across the state, and WPMCA will share information with members throughout the year to increase understanding of human trafficking in the industry.

Social Good Brasil Conference

Beth Kanter

From November 6-8 – 2012 I will be in Florianopolis, Brazil to keynote the Social Good Brazil – The Seminar , which brings together influential minds, social entrepreneurs and innovators, and connecting people from all walks of life to share ideas and actions to make the world a better place using technology, social media and innovative thinking. This will be my first visit to South America and I could not have asked for a more joyous introduction to social good and social media in that country. The seminar is an opportunity to for a wide range of change makers in that country to engage in the global conversation put forward by the UN Foundation and see the work of inspiring Brazilians such as Reinaldo Pamponet ( , Mauro Segura ( ) and Rodrigo Bandeira ( ). I will be part of a delegation of experts from the US who will be speaking. This includes: Peter Sims (Author of “Little Bets”), Aaron Sherinian (VP of Communications and PR of the UN Foundation), and Simon Mainwaring (“We First”). Check the agenda , the list of speakers , follow the entire event via live stream and engage in the global conversation through Facebook and Twitter. Learn more on the web site. From November 6-8 – 2012 I will be in Florianopolis, Brazil to keynote the Social Good Brazil – The Seminar, which brings together influential minds, social entrepreneurs and innovators, and connecting people from all walks of life to share ideas and actions to make the world a better place using technology, social media and innovative thinking.… Read More Conferences

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.

Daily Buzz: Make It Easy for New Members to Engage

Associations Now

If new members are confronted with hours-long seminars and online conferences right off the bat, they might not interact with future communications. Give new members short, high-value content that takes little time to absorb. Also: Incorporate health and wellness into your next event.

How Associations Help Under 30s with Career Growth


The kit includes 8 Engaging Event Ideas for 20-somethings with functions like a personal growth seminar using the Clifton Strengths-Finder program , virtual horse racing , or a home run derby networking event.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

Give your members the tools and resources they need to grow within their profession with conferences, seminars, and other educational events that they can easily find through your association. In today’s world, associations are growing and evolving at a rapid pace.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

A session or a seminar? Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, we are counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program! Tip #10 – Preparation. Start preparing NOW.

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