Most predictions put the use, and the reliance, on digital meetings and work as rapidly increasing. The good news then is the skills we are rapidly improving in this time of physical-distancing will be useful long after the virus’ hold on us has ended. One set of skills I know we’ll be using are those needed for creating effective virtual meetings and work. Let’s jump start those skills with a few resources.

Chapters are vulnerable in the chaotic global health crisis, however that does not have to mean they will flounder or fail. We do have to intervene though on their part. Answering the how led us to host a virtual idea swap for association pros responsible for navigating this question. The swap brought together more than 70 association execs to explore how associations can support chapters. View the full Swap here and use this summary to help kickstart your own internal conversations.

Do you listen to podcasts? Well 1 in 4 Americans are active podcast listeners. This channel is reaching peak popularity for businesses and audiences alike. And during this time of meeting cancellations, the popularity is posed for another growth spurt. And that could be good for chapters.

We gathered some 70 association pros for a virtual idea swap on how national organizations can support and resource their chapters/components in this time of uncertainty. Kicking off the conversation was Diana Tucker, CAE, Vice President, Membership & Chapter Relations at NAIOP who shares how they are equipping their 50+ chapters, including giving them access […]

Here at Mariner we are home to three chapter organizations. All rely on revenue from in-person events. Yikes! We know we’re not alone … we’re hosting a virtual idea swap.

Back in November 2019, we used a post on how chapters could amp up their events to build a webinar on the topic with Billhighway. It turned out to be one of our most popular webinars ever, Adding Snap, Crackle & Pop to Chapter Events. Now, its been turned into a 3-part series.

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