- April 2018 Edition -
- Network Update - Best Practice Info & Insight - Networking - Conferences & Events - Jobs -
- Welcome to your April Newsletter! 
It's the start of April and that can only mean one thing - our national one-day membership best practice conference,  Membership Excellence 2018, is only 3 weeks away!

MEMX 2018 - Over 400 delegates have registered to attend and only 100 places now remain. We will send you a final conference update later this week, however if you have not yet booked your place(s) please book now in order to avoid disappointment later. We announce the MEMX 2018 theme and the the launch of an exciting new Event App that will help delegates to personalise/optimise their experience on the day.

MemberWise Blog - In this issue you will see that we have gone completely 'Blog Article Crazy' and share 6 great educational blog articles with you (spanning governance, member value, creating a sense of belonging, collective licensing and knowing exactly what your members are thinking!

Next CRM Select Seminar - We take the opportunity signpost our next half-day free CRM procurement and selection seminar (for medium-sized organsiations with 20,000+ members) in partnership with Silverbear on 18th April.

New MemberWise Insight Video & More! - We signpost our latest MemberWise Insight video on the recent rebrand of The Caravan and Motorhome Club (formerly The Caravan Club) and signnpost the latest job vacancies, MemberWise Connect chat.

Happy scrolling!

Richard Gott
MemberWise Network Founder
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Conference Theme & New App Announced! 

- 25th April 2018  
- Park Plaza London Victoria hotel

We're now just 3 weeks away from our annual membership focused best practice conference, Membership Excellence 2018 and only 100 places now remain.

Our 65 membership expert speakers are preparing to deliver an incredible 55 sessions that will help you to improve new member acquisition, optimise existing member retention, increase member value and enhance member engagement and participation.

Each year our conference includes a key theme and seasonsed delegates will remember lions, failfests and of course who could forget halloween?!

This year in recognition of our intensified focus on membership competence, optimised engagement effort and member value 'push' we will celebrate our dedication with a lighthearted 'Membership Geeks' theme.

We also mentioned earlier that we will (for the first time) provide delegates with access to a dedicated MEMX 2018 App that will provide a range of extra benefits (including a schedule builder and delegate networking). Find out more...

Offer: £55 off the Standard Association Professional Pass (Discount Code: 'MEMXEB')

The Latest MemberWise Guest Blog Articles...  
- MEMX2018: Networking Value in a Nutshell - the Governance Surgery (The Professionalism Group)

- Member Value - Understand what matters to your members - not what you think matters to them! (ProTech)

- Why do people want to belong? (Darryl Howes, Guest Speaker, MEMX 2018)

- 5 Practical Steps to make sure you don't become the next headline story (The Professionalism Group)

- Collective licensing for membership organisations: what's it all about and why should you care? (i-Publishing)

- Ever wondered what your members are really thinking? Quantifying the CIPD Brand (Sarah Corney, Head of Customer Experience, CIPD) 

Could you be one of our next MemberWise Guest Bloggers? We invite membership/association professionals and providers to express an interest. 'Contact Us' for more information...
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Visit ProTech at   Membership Excellence 2018 - Stand 21 and learn how.
ProTech's focus on how to enhance Member Value aligns with the MemberWise Member Value 2025 project (launching at #MEMX2018), an important initiative to help overcome this key challenge for Membership organisations and Associations.

Find out more about ProTech...
- 18th April 2018 
- 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London

We are pleased to announce our 10th free half-day Select (CRM) seminar (in partnership with Silverbear) with an added twist!

We will focus on best practice for medium to large membership bodies with 20,000+ members. Our case study will be the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - a membership body with over 168,000 members worldwide.

If you are either horizon searching for a new CRM
system or considering the process this event is a 'must attend event' particularly if you are keen to find out more about Microsoft Dynamics platform.

Speakers will include Rob Curtis (Managing Director, CPC Direct), Kate Mayfield (Head of Private Sector & NFP, IndigoBlue), Richard Gott (Membership Champion & Sector Thought Leader) and Carl Grieves (Managing Director, Silverbear).

We have limited the number of places to a maximum of 30 delegates and over 1/3 of places have been reserved. A complimentary lunch is provided, however places are strictly only available to professionals employed by membership organsiastions and associations.

You can view view the programme, explore the learning objectives and meet the speakers online now!

Latest Vacancies 

- Business Services Executive          
           The Motor Ombudsman - £23k - London
           Spotlight - £negotiable - London
- Business Analyst
           Silverbear - £negotiable - Surrey
- Business Consultant
           Silverbear - £negotiable - Surrey

Current Hunter Merrifield roles:
- Product Development Manager
           Up to £50k - London
- Project Manager (interim)
           £154p/d - London
           £146-154p/d - London
           £30-42k - London
           £21-23k - London

Take a Look at the Latest Blog Article: Making your recruiter work for you

- Our jobs board enables you to raise awareness of your vacancies to over 4,500+ members who 'get membership'. You can manage postings via a convenient dashboard and select from a range of advert choices. Find out more...
A Brand New Us - Our Online & Offline Adventure (Caravan and Motorhome Club)

A Brand New Us

Our Online & Offline Adventure (The Caravan and Motorhome Club)

This month we announce the launch of a new Member Directory on MemberWise Connect that will enable members to better connect. We also feature the most popular discussions below:

1) CiviCRM Database Query (5 Discussions) - NLA
2) % of annual turnover spent on IT (4 Discussions) - RCEM
3) GDPR Boiled Down to 4 Flowcharts (29 Discussions) - BBSA
4) CRM/SAGE Integration (7 Discussions) - UCEA
5) China (5 Discussions) - Energy Institute

Note: Membership of the MemberWise Connect community is exclusively for membership and association professionals.
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- Exclusive Offers and Preferential Rates
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Looking for a new provider? Ensure the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Directory is your first port-of-call. Access this free online resource today...  
MemberWise Network Conferences, Training and Events

- 18th April - Select (CRM) Seminar (in partnership with Silverbear) - Register...
- 25th April - Membership Excellence 2018 - Register...
- 30th May - Select (CRM) Seminar (in partnership with ASI Europe)
- 20th June - Select (CRM) Seminar (in partnership with SmartImpact)
- 22nd June - Induction Training (SAMP) - Find out more...
- 21st September - Induction Training (SAMP) - Find out more...
- 17th October - Select (CRM) Seminar (in partnership with Silverbear)
- 31st October - Digital Excellence 2018 - Register an interest now...
- 14th November - Select (CRM) Seminar (in partnership with ASI Europe)

(c) MemberWise Network 2018