Wednesday Buzz: Shaking Things Up at #MMCCon
At ASAE’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference, association pros are discovering ways to reimagine what they've always done.
ASAE’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference kicked off yesterday in Washington, DC. This year’s theme: “New Perspectives.”
“A new perspective changes results,” says the conference site. “For marketing, membership, and communications professionals, staying ahead can mean looking at what you’ve always done and shaking it up.”
On Tuesday, opening keynote speaker Jamie Turner, CEO of the marketing consultancy SIXTY, urged attendees to let go of the traditional sales funnel and practice nonlinear marketing to increase membership recruitment.
And Wednesday, attendees heard from basketball legend Byron Scott and business executive Charlie Norris, who forged an odd-couple friendship based on shared leadership ideals. The coauthors of Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court coached attendees on teamwork, negotiation, and motivating others.
If you couldn’t make it to DC, enjoy this glimpse at the the #MMCCon buzz on Twitter:
I remember watching @official_bscott torch the Bulls a time or two! Now he’s on stage with Charlie Norris talking about his book: Slam-Dunk Success. Key trakeaway…real leaders encourage risk and celebrate failure. Growth comes from learning from mistakes. #MMCCon pic.twitter.com/k7ZN8644bo— Matt Tramel (@matthewtramel) May 23, 2018
Kinda floored. The presentation I gave this morning at #MMCCon went 20 minutes over into lunchtime, and yet over 75 people stuck around to the end. Plus, so many questions! Not bad, considering my co-presenter and I basically put it together on a shoestring and a prayer… 😆— Ben H. Rome (@bhrome) May 23, 2018
#MMCCon Loving all the options for live feeds across social media. “Be in the Moment.” Interesting session about boosting engagement at events with live streams w/ @interprosepr @AccessibleMeds pic.twitter.com/DvqjZsTFRc— Erica Klinger (@ericaklinger) May 23, 2018
Follow the #MMCCon hashtag on Twitter to keep up with the latest updates.
Other Links of Note:
A healthy mindset can make us more productive. Here are three growth-driving mentalities for nonprofit leaders from the Bloomerang blog.
Is monthly giving the key to fundraising success? John Haydon reveals why it’s a must.
Have you implemented “Solution Rooms” at your meetings? Meeting designer and facilitator Adrian Segar makes a case for them.
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