When a global pandemic canceled conferences and events, associations had to innovate new, creative ways to engage their members and build community. Entirely new platforms and revenue streams have emerged as well as new ways to boost retention, volunteerism, and leadership.
Learn creative, proven strategies to engage members, and inspire participation and growth.
HOST: Sarah Sladek, Membership Author and Strategist
Aligning Innovation in Membership Strategy
When the pandemic hit, associations of all industries and sizes were brainstorming ways to keep members engaged and deliver value. And for those associations already in the midst of large-scale change, the pandemic threw in a curveball. Hear from two associations which have successfully innovated and kept members engaged during a time of considerable disruption.
Senior Vice President of Innovation and Member Advancement
International Dairy Foods Association
Dennis J. Slater
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Unique Member Engagement Strategies
When membership began to stagnate, the American Health Law Association and YMCA devised unique strategies to boost recruitment and retention, demonstrate member value, and further relationship-building. Learn about the launch of an eSports initiative and a membership concierge program and their impacts on member engagement.
Jennifer English Lynch, CAE
American Health Law Association
District Executive Director
YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City
Digital-First Membership Engagement
What does it mean to address member engagement from a virtual-first mindset, and what do associations need to consider when utilizing this strategy? From the creation of entirely new platforms to the revamp of programs and benefits, learn from two associations forging forward with digital experiences and community-building technologies.
Chief Experience Officer
International Society for Technology in Education
Ashley Hodak Sullivan, MBA
Director of Membership and Marketing
National Association of College and University Attorneys