Running an Association is like Running a Marathon

Posted by Lisa Trofe on Apr 10, 2018 1:37:12 PM

Running is my passion and I have long been uber-inspired by ultra-marathoners – those crazy body geniuses that push themselves to run anything further than the standard 26.2 mile marathon, even going as far as 50 or 100 miles – on their own two feet!

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Topics: Association Management, board management, volunteer engagement

Five Ways to Engage Your Volunteers in Event Promotion

Posted by Beth Mauro on Apr 11, 2017 2:12:20 PM

The best evangelists for your event are the people who play a part in creating it. And by that I don’t mean the meeting planners, I am talking about the volunteer leadership and loyal members who are committed to building your organization and growing their professional networks.

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Topics: front row meetings & events, meeting management, volunteer engagement

Recognition Ideas for Your Volunteers

Posted by Michele Biordi, CAE on Apr 4, 2017 3:46:26 PM

Volunteers are the lifeblood for any nonprofit organization but how often are you showing your appreciation for these dedicated members? They should be thanked as soon as they begin their volunteer journey and that should continue on a frequent basis throughout their time of volunteering within your organization.

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Topics: volunteer engagement

Strengthening Engagement: The Power of Member Feedback and Employee Insights

Posted by Holly French on Jan 27, 2017 2:23:59 PM

I recently had the opportunity to attend a webinar hosted by Association Trends, entitled “Strengthening Engagement.” This webinar’s focus was how to create enduring high value relationships with your members, and thereby build your membership through engagement.

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Topics: volunteer engagement, Membership