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?
Chapter awards should be a popular event. If chapters are bored or think the process is daunting, your program might be considered a Pain-In-The-A** (PITA).
Chapter awards are a longtime tradition for associations, but since it's spring cleaning season, maybe it's time to give them the Marie Kondo treatment.
Your members can pitch in as content creators of social media feeds, newsletters, or blogs. These micro-volunteering opportunities can help members.
Chapters live and die by their educational events. Most of their revenue comes from event registrations, sponsorships, and exhibition fees.
A virtual chapter might fit in with an increasingly digital-first world, but it can also present organizational obstacles.
With everything going virtual these days, why not create a virtual chapter too? Let's dive into issues to consider when planning/launching virtual chapters.
Members communicate, research, network, learn, and interact with customers online. Joining a virtual community or chapter is the natural thing to do.
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.