You don't need Lady Gaga on stage to glam up your chapter awards. But if you've been following the same old script for years, it's time to rethink it.
Chapter awards get a lot of buzz for a day or two when winners are announced. But after that? How can you make chapter awards more meaningful to winners?
Virtual chapters sounds like a great idea, don't they? Let's look at associations that use a virtual chapter to solve their membership challenges.
The first few months after they join your association, a new member is evaluating whether they made the right choice. Has membership met their expectations?
Survey says member renewal rates increase from 62 percent to 68 percent after the implementation of a new member onboarding (engagement) plan. See why.
Once chapter leaders get past the fear of change, they see how chapter banking can improve their lives and grow the national-chapter relationship.
Chapters can reach a unique audience for programs that national cannot. Understand the benefits of chapters, how conflicts arise, and how to support them.
Rick Grimm, from NIGP, shares the importance of establishing a regular feedback loop with chapter leaders, so they understand how to support them.
Read how Rick Grimm, from the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), helped NIGP build a chapter ambassador program.
Two associations established a national partnership with another organization to provide access to opportunities and increase chapter engagement.