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Three Easy Ways to Make In-Person Attendees Feel Comfortable Again

Making the Best of Virtual BOD Meetings

It’s quite possible that virtual board meetings may be part of the “new normal” for your association leadership for the foreseeable future. By being a purposeful planner, you’ll use technology to not just survive, but thrive.

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Five Keys to the Board Nomination Process

Five Keys to the Board Nomination Process

It is more important than ever that you fill your board with volunteers who are passionate, committed and possess the skills needed to lead your association. Follow these five key steps to help your board nomination process.

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Three Easy Ways to Make In-Person Attendees Feel Comfortable Again

3 Easy Ways to Make In-Person Attendees Feel Comfortable Again

As Association professionals we are constantly juggling the changing needs of various stakeholders. The return to in-person meetings is no exception. The last 18 months has taken a toll on the well-being of many of our members. In this post, we identify 3 easy ways to make attendees feel comfortable again.

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Steps to Finding an AMC

Steps to Finding an AMC Finding, selecting and contracting with an Association Management Company (AMC) is a valuable process in and of itself, but it does take time. For many

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Scope of Work

Sample Scope of Work

Sample Scope of Work When selecting an AMC, it’s important to ensure mutual clarification of the duties to be performed by the AMC. Click the link below to download a

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AMC/Volunteer Responsibility Grid

AMC/Volunteer Responsibility Grid The AMC/Volunteer Responsibility Grid  is an example of a tool that boards can use to determine appropriate responsibilities. This will allow you to list all the things

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Understanding the AMC Management Model

As defined by The AMC Institute, “Association  Management Companies (AMCs) are for-profit businesses that manage associations to help them grow and prosper.” The AMC management model allows associations access to

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RGI in 2020: Our Year in Review

A lot has happened in 2020, and associations from all over have been forced to respond to what has been a difficult and unexpected year. Here at RGI, we are

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RGI Welcomes Industry Veteran Wendy King as Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 12, 2020 Contact: Shelly Pfenninger, CAE800-362-2546spfenninger@raybourn.com Raybourn Group International Welcomes Industry Veteran Wendy King as Executive Director Indianapolis – Raybourn Group International (RGI), an Indianapolis-based association

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Four Keys to Approaching Member Communications

As associations and association staff frame their marketing and communication strategies, they must plan specifically around two categories: member and non-member communications. Non-member communications oftentimes mean recruitment campaigns, where associations

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Q&A: Pivoting to a Virtual World

COVID-19 has forced associations to re-think how they offer educational and networking opportunities. While in-person events have been a traditional fixture for associations, today virtual and hybrid (part in-person, part-virtual)

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Creating Member Value Amidst Uncertainty

As associations adapt to COVID-19, it is critical to lead through crisis and ensure that your organization’s member benefits still provide value. Two RGI membership professionals, Melissa Heeke, CAE and

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Non-Dues Revenue in a Post-COVID World

As associations grapple with new challenges in a post-COVID world, one of the most pressing issues is the generation of non-dues revenues. With many conferences and events cancelled, and many

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Perspective from a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every person working in associations, from those on staff to board members and volunteers. The last few months have reshaped how we approach our lives,

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