The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants doles out a $25 referral credit to any member who refers recruits during an end-of-year membership drive. The dollars can be used to pay down next year’s dues.
Many associations operate on a calendar-year dues cycle with renewals late in the year, which means their members are currently deciding whether to join up again. Here are three tips to boost the chance of a renewal.
Launching a chapter network has helped PEN America, a literary organization with almost 100 years of history, recruit new members and reinvent opportunities for member engagement at the local level.
An incentive program offered by the Association for Talent Development has something for everyone: Members get discounted dues, chapters get a membership boost, and ATD gets broader promotion of programs and services.
A new benchmarking study indicates that associations view chapters as an increasingly important element of their member engagement strategy. Meanwhile, chapter membership structures and programs are starting to shift in new ways to support members.
Mimicking WeWork and other coworking operations, the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council recently opened a coworking space near its Boston headquarters. Spaces cater to members only for impromptu meetings or large-scale events.
The earliest member interactions can lead to long-term member engagement. If your onboarding program needs a shot of energy, consider these three small tweaks to make the welcome feel more personal and relevant.
Are you tired of sitting through hour-long webinars? At the American Evaluation Association, members register for virtual “coffee break” sessions. Time commitment: 20 minutes.
When you rely on member dues as a significant revenue source, free membership sounds scary. But you don’t have to go big: Limited free membership offers might provide just the boost you need.
There are big ways and small ways to make your meeting more sustainable. Here’s how a few associations are planning meetings to be more environmentally friendly, along with some small steps any organization can take.