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Preparing for the Generational Shift: How Associations Can Cater to the Growing Gen Z Workforce

Association Adviser

The impending generational shift in the workforce, with Gen Z poised to surpass Baby Boomers in early 2024, according to a report from Glassdoor Economic Research, signals a significant transition that associations must acknowledge and prepare for.

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Members and Associations: Who Supports Who?

Elevating Engagement

How do we reassure new members that we are here to support them, not the other way around? Someone asked this great question during Member Engagement Labs. For some potential members, associations, societies, and even online communities from afar might look like a lot of work, time, and money, especially if they are watching colleagues or managers grinding away on association “work” while not understanding the value.

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How to Acquire and Retain Association Members

YM Careers

Looking for a way to recruit and retain more members for your association? Here’s how an online career center can help. The post How to Acquire and Retain Association Members appeared first on YM Careers by Community Brands.

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The power of investing in employee growth

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , we delve into the transformative power of professional development within associations. Our O&U hosts explore how continuous learning and growth opportunities aren’t just beneficial, but essential for employee development, recruitment and retention. They discuss the impact of professional development on organizational culture, employee satisfaction and the broader association industry.

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Increase Member Value with Modern Training Experiences

Unlock the potential of your membership association by prioritizing modern member training experiences. In this white paper, we discuss the infrastructure behind an excellent learner experience for members, and how a modern upgrade can turn into major retention gains down the road. You’ll gain insights from real-life examples and identify and address common UX blind spots that may be undermining your current training initiatives.

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How to develop your association’s professional development program

Freestone

Introduction Is your association looking for strategies to grow your professional development program? Now more than ever, members are turning to their professional associations for continuing education, certifications, and career advancement resources. It’s up to your organization to deliver diverse content that’s relevant and engaging, ensuring members return to your program year after year.

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The Importance of Online Registration Data

Expo Logic

Unlock the power of online registration data by integrating software tools that provide actionable insights to elevate your next event. The post The Importance of Online Registration Data appeared first on Event Management Solutions for Expo Events and Trade Shows | Expo Logic.

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The Secret to Sustaining Culture Change

PROPEL

In order to sustain culture change, you need to do a mix of change action items, some focused on making the change real, and others focused on making it permanent. Map out a sequence of quick wins, meaningful improvements, and big ideas, and your culture will change more quickly, and not backslide to the way it was. We do this in our culture design work.

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From underrepresentation to empowerment: Engineering a more inclusive future

The Association 100

In this special Engineers Week episode, Dr. Alexis McKittrick, president, Society of Women Engineers, unveils how SWE champions diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB). Addressing persistent challenges women in engineering face, from significant underrepresentation and a “leaky pipeline” to the gender pay gap, McKittrick provides actionable insights for fostering a more inclusive environment.

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A Scientific Approach to Education Programs Has a Positive Impact on Learners’ Job Performance & Career Advancement

WBT Systems

Why do people invest their time and money in education programs? Because they want to enhance their career prospects by improving their resume and job performance.

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Here’s a Powerful Marketing Tool Designed for Associations

Show the Benefits of Membership to Your Toughest Prospects. Download this FREE infographic from GrowthZone AMS, Why Join an Association, and start using it as your go-to recruitment and retention marketing tool. Post it on your website. Use it in sales presentations. Or use it as inspiration to create your own version. Infographics have power. They're a quick read.

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Association Brain Food: 3.1.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Education programs. TopClass LMS shares another recap of a session from the Learning Business Summit. They describe how to apply best practices in cognitive, learning and behavioral sciences when designing education programs, so learners are more likely to retain and apply new competencies on the job.

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Build a Board for the Digital Future

.orgSource

Are your board meetings caught in a frustrating time loop? The faces change, but the concepts are entrenched. Nobody seems to notice that the same initiatives dressed in different costumes are masquerading as something new. Tradition can be a dynamic legacy. But an inheritance of stale ideas sandbags growth and keeps value at bay. In the digital era, this repetitive thinking is even more toxic.

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Concrete solutions: How NRMCA drives industry innovation and sustainability

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , Gregg Lewis, chief communications officer at NRMCA, delves into the innovative world of concrete, highlighting pivotal initiatives like “Build with Strength” and “Pave Ahead.” Lewis discusses the importance of storytelling in promoting industry advancements and sustainability efforts, underscoring the importance of effectively communicating value and impact.

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What if your culture sucks because your manager sucks?

PROPEL

Here’s an example of how to apply the tips and advice in our upcoming book, Culture Change Made Easy. To give you a sense of what the book is about, we created a GPT to accompany it where you can ask questions of the book – try it for yourself here. Culture Change Made Easy GPT As an example of a pretty loose question, we asked, “What do I do if my culture sucks because my manager sucks?

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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From Mundane to Magical: How AI is Reshaping Association Management

Association Freak

Reading Time: 3 minutes AI In Association Management 2024 As the landscape of AI in association management continues to evolve, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out as a transformative force, propelling us towards enhanced efficiency, deeper member engagement, and more strategic insights. Far from being just another tech trend, AI has become a fundamental element of our strategic toolkit, revolutionizing how we interact with members, streamline operations, and make data-dri

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A Quick Guide to Creating a Nonprofit Podcast: 5 Steps

Achieve

Podcasts are growing increasingly popular, with over 5 million podcasts globally and about 464 million listeners worldwide. The latter number is predicted to reach almost 505 million by the end of the year, with over 100 million active listeners in the United States alone. Leverage the benefits of this fast-growing industry and reach a larger audience by creating a nonprofit podcast.

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Building your success crew: Inside the Women’s Executive Forum experience

The Association 100

Many women, when asked who has helped them thrive and succeed, will credit a “crew” of friends, peers or mentors. The Women’s Executive Forum resonates deeply with attendees every year because it offers an instant “crew” – a full day immersed in a group of women association professionals invested in the collective success and well-being of every other woman in the room.

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A New Day for Middle Managers

Associations Now

Association leaders have an opportunity to support an essential but often-beleaguered group of employees, both as staffers and potential members. The middle isn’t so middle-of-the-road anymore. Since the pandemic, there’s been a lot of conversation about the changing roles of middle managers—specifically, how put-upon they’ve been. Since the pandemic, they’ve had to referee back-to-office policies, implement new HR initiatives, and, often, be the Bad Cop around decisions from the top.

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5 Habits of Growth-Oriented Associations

We’ve identified the five defining characteristics of future-focused associations. Adopting these traits allows your organization to chart a course for long-term growth and success. Find out: Why some organizations are more adept at navigating and overcoming challenges facing all associations. The success formula for thriving associations, including a behind-the-scenes peek at some flourishing organizations.

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2024 Association Outlook: Embrace the Change

Association Freak

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this presentation, we explore the 2024 association outlook and how professionals can embrace and adapt to the evolving landscape. Join us as we provide a descriptive overview of the upcoming year, highlighting key trends, opportunities, and strategies to navigate the dynamic environment. Get ready to discover the transformative potential of the 2024 outlook and prepare yourself for the possibilities that await.

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Blog | The Power of 'Purple Cow' Marketing | Multiview

Multiview

In today's competitive landscape, associations are grappling with the challenge of not only attracting members but also staying relevant amidst a sea of relentless competition. To put things into perspective, Cause IQ statistics show that over 43,000 professional and trade associations currently thrive in the United States alone. With such staggering numbers, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and wonder how, in the midst of all this noise, your association can truly stand out from the crowd.

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The Reiimagine Collection of Hotels & Resorts - EXEC’s Featured Partner Spotlight

The Journal by EXEC

Image Credit: SO/ Sotogrande Spa Golf Resort, Reiimagine In the world of luxury travel, there exists a realm where opulence meets personalized service; every detail is curated to reflect the pinnacle of sophistication, and executives aren't treated as just guests but as treasured members of an elite club. Enter The Reiimagine Collection of Hotels & Resorts, a globetrotter's dream, handpicked for EXEC members who expect nothing but the finest in their travel.

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Medical Imaging Group Launches Awareness Campaign

Associations Now

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ “Be Seen” campaign wants its members to be better understood by the public and in the statehouse. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has launched a new campaign designed to increase public awareness of—and influence legislation around—the medical-imaging industry. The centerpiece of the “Be Seen” campaign, launched February 20 , is a one-minute video featuring Michael Benzaia, who is also a medical imaging professional—and has playe

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11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption

Elevate your member education initiatives This eBook will explore: Why measure content consumption rather than (or in addition to) completion rates and member satisfaction? What are some proven tactics to create quality learner content and raise your content consumption rates? You’ll discover why measuring content consumption is pivotal for program success and explore effective tactics to boost overall engagement.

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2024 Association Outlook: Embrace the Change

Association Freak

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the evolving landscape of 2024, associations face a pivotal moment characterized by significant shifts in membership dynamics, economic pressures, and technological advancements. This year’s association outlook underscores the necessity to adapt and thrive amidst these changes. Here are some of the transformative strategies and innovations we see shaping the future of associations.

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The Unlikely Romance: Culture Change Meets AI

PROPEL

In the ever-evolving workplace, the intersection of culture change and artificial intelligence (AI) is like a sitcom romance—unexpected, a bit awkward, and yet, strangely compelling. 1. The Awkward First Date: Initial Integration Imagine AI walking into the workplace, a bit like a character from a sci-fi show who’s never seen a coffee machine.

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Members and Associations: Who Supports Who?

Elevating Engagement

How do we reassure new members that we are here to support them, not the other way around? Someone asked this great question during Member Engagement Labs. For some potential members, associations, societies, and even online communities from afar might look like a lot of work, time, and money, especially if they are watching colleagues or managers grinding away on association “work” while not understanding the value.

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But will you DO anything with that data?

Effective Database

But will you DO anything with that data? I frequently exhort my clients to always answer the question "What will you do with that information?" when they talk about collecting new data or creating new reports, queries, and dashboards.

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Year-End Membership Calculations for Associations

Membership Calculations for Association Pros This user-friendly workbook (aka “cheat sheet”) provides simple, step-by-step instructions for calculating seven vital member statistics, including: Retention Rate Churn Member Acquisition Cost Average Membership Tenure And more! It’s a handy cheat sheet for association pros who want a quick reference guide.