- June 2017 Edition (Issue 71) -
- MEMX 2017 Wall - Network Event Review - Digital Excellence 2017 - SAMP Induction Training -
- Hiive Insight Video - The Latest Vacancies - New Guest Blogs - New Recognised Suppliers -
- Welcome to your June Newsletter...
As membership and association professionals we all work hard to deliver deep and sustainable member engagement, value and growth. It's what we do. However, it can sometimes feel non-stop (even through the Summer months!), so I hope the network continues to provide you with practical help and support!

Since our last newsletter over 100 members have attended a whole host of network roundtable events that have covered critical topics including GDPR, Female Leadership in Membership and Member Engagement. We hope to deliver more of these and I would like to thank everyone who attended.

We now ramp up preperations for our next national member focused conference - Digital Excellence 2017. We provide you with a progress update below!

In this issue we feature the Membership Excellence 2017 Wall - A visual resource that will help you ensure sector-wide themes, trends and activities are well and truly on your 'membership radar'. We hope you like this!

Other articles include an update on the latest Guest Blog articles, we signpost a great Insight Presentation video from new membership body, Hiive, on rocket powering new member acquisition, we highlight the latest sector roles and invite your new starters/returners to attend the next SAMP Induction Day.

As ever there's lots going on and I hope our network continues to serve you well!

Richard Gott
Founder, MemberWise Network 
Membership Excellence 2017 Wall
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This year our Official Illustrator, Caroline Chapple, created the Membership Excellence (2017) Wall. It is an illustration that encapsulates all of the key member focused themes/topics discussed/presented during our popular national conference, Membership Excellence 2017.

This is great resource to explore if you are considering improving memberengagement value and growth. We recommend printing it off and including as an item on any member focused meetings you have scheduled over the coming monthss.

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Boot Camps, Female Leadership Evenings & GDPR - We've got it all covered!

Earlier this month we delivered a number of learning and networking events including our 2nd Member Engagement Boot Camp (@ Uk Chamber of Shipping),  a dedicated Female Leaders in Membership evening (in partnership with High Flying Divas, Optimist Consulting & Irwin Mitchell LLP) and a GDPR 360 seminar (in partnership with Latcham Member Engagement).

Thanks to all of our expert speakers including Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard (RCGP Chair), Jane Hatfield (CEO of the FSRPH), Heather Forrester (Research by Design), Gareth Davies (Royal Society of Chemistry), Mark Child (Newable), Mike Hughes (Latcham Member Engagement), Paul Dawson-Hart (Membership 360) and Ian Singer (PKF Littlejohn).

We're now working on our events after the Summer break and so far we have two CRM Select Seminars planned, a Digital Platform Selection Seminar and of course our national digital conference - Digital Excellence 2017.

Please check the Events section of our website regularly as sometimes our events actually sell out before we actually market!


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 informaion...
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Digital Excellence 2017

A Quick Progress Report

Our conference programme is nearly complete and we're working on ensuring the conference is ready for launch in July. We provide a quick update below...

Date-for-the-diary - The conference will take place at the Park Plaza London Victoria on 31st October 2017. Make sure the date is in your diary!

- We have a wide variety of topic areas planned this year. The main focus will be using 'Digital' to drive new member acquisition, improve existing member retention, enhance member value, drive deeper member engagement and increase long term/sustainable growth.

Identity - We've created a great new conference logo that aligns with our Digital Excellence 2017 research summary report. We hope you like it!

Partners - We're pleased to announce that ASI Europe, Silverbear, Cantarus, Fonteva and Trillium Systems are 5 of 10 Official Partners. This support means we can  heavily subsidise the ticket price.

Providers - This month we will launch our Official Digital Excellence 2017 Stakeholder Guide that includes a range of promotional opportunites including trade exhibition participation and remaining Official Supporter/Partner packages. Contact Us for your copy of the guide...

Express an interest in attending and save when registartion opens...

More to follow in July...
MemberWise Jobs Board - The latest sector vacancies...

Londonwide LMCs and Londonwide Enterprise Ltd, London
 £25k (pro rata)

Head of Membership & Business Dev.
UK Chamber of Shipping
Development Officer (Member Networks)
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals 
London - Up to £32k 
Regional Manager
National Federation of Roofing Contractors
North West
Enterprise Nation
London - £43-45k
Society of Association and Membership Professionals (SAMP) Induction Training Course - only a few places left!

We're preparing for our 3rd Induction Training course (23rd June / London). New starters from organisations including the British Veterinary Association, British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, National Federation of Roofing Contractors will attend.

If you have any new starters or returners who need to 'hit the ground running' this course is for them!

This one-day course provides new starters and returners in any department (from a wide range of membership organisations and associations) with critical knowledge and insight that will enable them to 'hit the ground running' in their new role.

This course is for all levels of staff who are new to the association and membership sector and is also a great way for delegates to start to build their professional network!

- Provide individuals with the skills/knowledge required to grow in confidence more quickly

- Improved consistency/quality of knowledge/insight/understanding of the sector
- Learn from professionals who have started their careers in a similar role/organisation
- Provide solid groundwork for future career within your organisation
- Meet/network other professionals working in similar organisations

Your call to action - Please signpost this information to colleagues responsible for staff training and/or your Human Resources (HR) department.

Next training date: 23rd June
Location: Westminster / London

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Other dates: 22nd September (London) / 4 November (Manchester)
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MemberWise Network Conferences, Training and Events

- 23rd June - New Staff Induction Training - SAMP (London) - More...
- 27th June - CRM Select Seminar - More... (only 4 places left)
- 22nd September - New Staff Induction Training - SAMP (London) - More...
- 31st October - Digital Excellence 2017 -
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- 3rd November - New Staff Induction Training - SAMP (Manchester) - More...
- 16th November - Member Recruitment Social - Express an interest...
- 25th April 2018 - Membership Excellence 2018 - Express an interest...
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