If you are serving on a chapter board, you likely have a long list of duties and responsibilities to tackle to keep the organization on the right track. But how do you know how your chapter is truly stacking up? Do you know your chapter’s strengths and opportunities? This tool can find out just that.
When you think about your annual conference or local networking events, things like sponsorships, programming, and logistics come to mind. All these things are important, but how much thought do
It takes a village to create an event that is more than just a meeting. Participants expect a curated and customized experience, but unfortunately budgets don’t always reflect that level
Welcome to the third episode of RGI Pep Talks! RGI Pep Talks is a video series by Raybourn Group International, made possible by the support of our friends at Markey’s
Is your chapter healthy? Do you know your chapter’s strengths and opportunities? This tool can find out just that. It’s important to take a chapter assessment because it dives into
How do you approach an event, program or service that your organization has always done and may no longer need? Every organization has programs/services that have outlived their purpose or
Welcome to the second installment of RGI Pep Talks! RGI Pep Talks is a new video series by Raybourn Group International, made possible by the support of our friends at
On one hand, partnering with another organization is one of the most powerful ways to put collective energy and resources behind a project or cause. What better way than to
Welcome to RGI Pep Talks! This is a new video series by Raybourn Group International, made possible by the support of our friends at Markey’s Rental & Staging, based on
If non-profits aren’t prepared to avoid financial pitfalls, they can find themselves facing a financial crisis. As a stakeholder of a non-profit organization, that’s not a phrase you want to
What happens if a key volunteer, especially one with long-tenure, wins the lottery tomorrow? What is at risk for your association when a person with an integral role leaves or
The world of internships is fast evolving. An ASAE Association Now article reports only 17 percent of college students had an internship back in 1992. Fast forward a quarter of
We’ve all heard the 80/20 rule; 80 percent of the work is done by 20 percent of the people. But today, most associations are operating closer to a 90/10 ratio when it comes to volunteer engagement. Here are five reasons your organization isn’t getting new volunteers– and what you can do about it.
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Is your association relying too much on too few volunteers? Is your association struggling to gain a larger, more committed volunteer base? We’ve come up with 5 reasons you’re not
Congratulations to our very own Brook Pritchett for passing the rigorous Certified Association Executive exam to earn the designation of CAE. The CAE credential, established by the American Society of
While the concept of the social media story originated with Snapchat, both Facebook and Instagram have debuted similar functions. Now users and brands can facilitate better engagement by documenting their
Early in the event planning process, registration is a high priority. What happens after attendees start registering? A lot of effort is poured into getting people to register, but that
Do you ever receive text messages from your favorite store or restaurant? They might send them out to alert you of a sale on a jean jacket you have had
Congrats to RGI’s Vice President of Client and Conference Services Katie Riggs, who recently earned her Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certification (HMCC).
If you’re serving on a board of directors that is considering changing your staffing model, the options may seem overwhelming. Here are a few key considerations to help you determine
Is your organization stalling on its goals? Are you coming up short on turning your vision into reality? Is your current staff not meeting expectations? Is your executive director preparing
An AMC offers efficiencies that can help your board meet its goals while reducing the amount of volunteer resources required. This can translate to happier members, a more financially sound organization, and a more productive board. But when it comes to finding an AMC, where do you start?
If your organization is considering making changes to its professional staff structure, an association management company (AMC) is a great solution. AMCs allow your organization to share staff, resources, office space
As a board member, you recognize that your association has a constant stream of projects, programs, or structures that need to be established, changed or replaced. These longer-term issues are
As 2018 begins, we want to take a moment to reflect on the trending topics in association management that shaped 2017. Here’s a look back at our top five blogs