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THE 5-STEP DIY MEMBERSHIP RETENTION STRATEGY AND WORKBOOK

Association News

In today’s trade association environment, it is more important than ever to research the nuances of your organization’s revenue streams to find the optimal mix of non-dues revenue (NDR) generating products for your specific organization. Associations need to analyze historical data to predict how existing NDR streams will converge with membership dues to help or hinder their organization’s goals ...

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The transition to remote work was like the transition to emergency remote instruction for schoolkids. Neither companies nor schools were prepared for such a drastic disruption. They implemented systems quickly and figured out processes on the fly. Everyone adapted the best they could.

At the start of the pandemic, most people could only guess which skills would help them succeed while working ...

Association News

Over the years, we’ve learned to rely on information technology to make our organizations more productive, efficient, and collaborative. However, it has also opened the door to a whole new type of criminal activity – cybercrime. Victims of cybercrime suffer severe consequences, including loss of digital and financial assets and reputational damage. Nevertheless, the risk of a cyber breach can be ...

Association News

Organizations have varied structures. Some are stand-alone 501(c)-exempt organizations while others include a foundation, PAC, and/or for-profit corporation. Some have a “parent” organization and/or local chapters. Each element has a purpose in advancing the mission, generating income, and serving members.

Leadership

The crises of the past year continue to challenge association CEOs and their colleagues in leadership, but paths to recovery and more resilient organizations are becoming clearer. In this special report, association executives reveal how they see successful leadership in 2021 and beyond.

AfSAE News

The first Virtual Africa Association Summit (AAS2), which took place in late September, yet again proved a great success coming at the heels of a global pandemic. Themed “Building Better Together,” the summit was timely and significant. It came at a time when associations and other membership organizations across the world are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on association ...

Leadership

From standing and ad hoc committees to task forces and advisory councils, a board accomplishes its work through a variety of smaller groups. Associations need to regularly evaluate their existing committee structure and be ready to adjust it based on the organization’s changing governance needs.

Association News

International Advisor to the Global Association Hubs Martin Sirk interviewed four association leaders in preparation for an interactive online education session during the recent #PlanetIMEX event, focusing on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their current global operations and priorities, how it is reshaping their strategic thinking and longer-term development plans, and what they believe ...

Association News

Board members must understand how public policy impacts their organizations, the importance of educating policymakers, and the need to include resources for advocacy in an organization’s budget.