- January 2017 - The Kick-Start Issue -
- Unique Best Practice Insight - New Guest Blog Articles - Insight Videos - Events - Online Discussion -
- Issue 66 -
Happy New Year!
Dear

Welcome to our January 'Kick Start' edition of our monthly newsletter!


A New Year brings with it a great opportunity for us to stop, reflect, develop and grow.

These improvements are likely to include a mixture of organisational, professional and personal development to ensure we are 'skilled up'and ready for the future!

This issue is inspired by new beginnings and the concept of 'kick starting' change and development in early 2017.

This month you have 3 calls to action: 

1) If you have not already completed our Harnessing the Web 2017 survey it is open until 13th January. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of our research summary report and VIP invitation to our offical launch event in February.

2) Block out some time to read our free MemberWise Member Engagement Toolkit (in partnership with Research by Design and ASI Europe).  
 
3) Explore Membership Excellence 2017 (our next national conference) - A limited number of Early Bird and Group (3 for 2) discounted places are now available.  
 
I hope that you read this first issue of 2017 with interest and I hope the network continues to serve you well!

Richard Gott
Founder, MemberWise Network
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Member Engagement Toolkit - download your copy today!  

In December we launched this much needed resource to an audience of over 70 membership and association professionals. In less than 8 weeks we can report a staggering 1,000 downloads.

The toolkit contains practical information, advice, inspiring case studies, an action list, new member engagement models and useful templates/checklists to ensure your approach to enhancing and optimising member engagement is fit for the future.

This new resource was quality assured by a team of 15 member engagement specialists from leading membership organisations and associations.

The toolkit  is free to download and is located in the MemberWise Member Engagement Hub:
This resource is delivered in partnership with Official Member Engagemnt Toolkit Parners, ASI Europe and Research by Design
MemberWise Blog - The Latest Guest Blog Articles...

Latest Articles:

- Not quite the Lincoln I had Planned (MemberWise)
- From International Congresses to Fungal Forays: When to webinar (Ashridge)
- What the US Taught Me - innovation, mistakes and white noise (MemberWise

Other NEW Guest Blog articles:

- The State of User Experience on Association websites in the UK (Pedalo)
- Get Personal with Your Members (Unified Solutions)
- Direct Debit UK's most popular payment method for memberships (GoCardless) 
Explore the Membership Excellence 2017 programme!

We're pleased to announce the launch of our most adventurous National Membership Best Practice Conference and Exhibition ever!

Our theme: Recruit + Engage + Retain = Grow

- 27th April 2017
- Park Plaza London Victoria

Membership Excellence 2017 is the leading membership best practice focused conference that enables delegates optimise  membership engagement, value and growth. 

- 40 educational sessions 
- 34 membership expert speakers 
- 120 member focused learning outcomes 
This year's conference is delivered in partnership with ASI Europe and features the sector's largest membership solution exhibition

Ticket Promotions: Association Professional Early Bird Offer (save £50) / Group 3 for 2 (only £169 per place) now available.

Read more... 
MemberWise Insight Videos - New Videos Released...

Each month we publish two best practice videos that can help you to improve member recruitment, retention, value/engagement and growth. Here's our latest videos...

Keynote Presentation Insight

10 Key Lessons About Membership Communications (THINK)

10 Key Lessons About Membership Communications (Think)
Insight Interview

Communicating Challenging Messages to Members (Royal Statistical Society)

Communicating Challenging Messages to Members (Royal Statistical Society)

John Innes
Associate Director
Think
Nicola Emmerson
Director of Membership and
Professional Affairs

Looking for a New Supplier?

We can help. Our comprehensive directory contains over 100 suppliers providing products/serices to membership organisations and associations

- Helpful Categories / Free-Text Searches
- Exclusive Offers and Preferential Rates
- Case Studies / Videos

Looking for a new provider? Ensure the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Directory is your first port-of-call. Access this free resource today...
Jobs Board: New Year - New Role?

FEATURED ROLE:

Membership Officer

Royal Institution
London
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Membership Manager
Creative Industries Federation
London
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Director of Education and Training
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London
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Featured Free Webinar (powered by smartimpact)

- A CRM Solution vs. a Membership Database
- 25th January / 14:00 - 15:00

Ahmed Eltohamy, CEO, smart impact will give practical guidance on how to provide digitally integrated services to your members, this webinar is for:

- Deciding which platform is right for you
- Measuring the right level of member engagement
- Get a 360° view of members' activities

Conferences, Training and Events

- 15th February - New Staff Induction Training (SAMP) - More...

- 22nd March - New Staff Induction Training (SAMP) - More...
- 23rd March - Member Engagement Bootcamp - More...
- 6th April - Member Engagement Bootcamp - More... 
- 27th April - Membership Excellence 2017 -
More...
- 23rd June - New Staff Induction Training (SAMP) - More...
- 22nd September - New Staff Induction Training (SAMP) - More...
- 31st October - Harnessing the Web 2017 -
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