Getting the digital generations engaged in our association is a constant conversation. I think we are better off in many cases asking our own members from these generations than scouring research. Which is why I find the work from the ASAE NextGen Project a useful guide. The NextGen project comes out of a facilitated discovery […]

How can you move members and legacy chapter systems into the future? Two associations – one state, one global – used visualization in two different ways to help evolve their models to meet their changing memberships.

What chapter doesn’t need more volunteer muscle? While associations in general are feeling the pressure in engaging volunteers, chapters’ pain is more acute. We could go into depth why chapters are struggling however simply put it’s a time/flexibility issue. One counterpunch is to make volunteering fun and appreciated.

Associations are tweaking, evolving and revamping their chapter programs. According the ASAE Foundation Mutually Beneficial Volunteering Relationships, 44% or associations in the study indicated they reviewed their structure and 41% added or deleted components or made a change within the past five years.

If you have chapters – geographic components of any form – join us
for a full day of conversation focused entirely on how to
“LeverageChapters. We’re calling it CEX: Association Component Exchange.
The “We” is a group of curious component relations professionals with
hosts Billhighway and Mariner.

Looking for a learning event that’s all about association chapters and other member communities? One where we don’t start the conversation with “why chapters?” but with “Yes, chapters …”
It’s coming!

Friday, October 13, 2017 | #AssnCEX2017

CEX: Association Component Exchange

Hyatt Centric in convenient Arlington, VA

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