- October 2017 Edition (Issue 75) -
- Latest News - Best Practice Advice - Networking Opportunities - Conferences & Events - Jobs
- Here's your October Newsletter...
Welcome to the October issue of our popular monthly newsletter! We've a lot to share with you, so I've summarised some of the topics below:

Digital Excellence 2017 - Our national digial focused conference will take place in London on 31st October. 250 delegates have registered to attend and a few places are still available. We highlight our FutureTech sessions and free professional MemberWise Connect profile photos for all delegates (powered by Higher Logic). Visit our dedicated conference website...

New Technology Community Launched - We introduce our great new Tech Connect community. Some seriously good online help/support here!

A New Era in Staff Search & Selection - We announce an exciting new partnership with leading membership sector recruitment agency, Huntress. See below and save 15%.

Creating Podcasts (Insight Video) - We interview James Metcalf, Digital Media Manager at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) about his great work on creating a series of audio podcasts for a key membership segment.

Free Select CMS Seminar - We invite you to register for one of 2 final free places at this half-day seminar that will investigate 'what good looks like' when it comes to procuring and selecting a new Content Management System (CMS).
In this issue we also feature regular content that includes our great Guest Blog articles, the latest job vacancies and some key dates for the diary!

I hope that you scroll through this issue with interest and hope the network continues to serve you well!
Richard Gott
MemberWise Network Founder
Issue Sponsor
Cantarus is a digital agency specialising in membership. We have a proven track record of delivering exceptional online experiences focused on providing value to members, facilitating low-friction transactional journeys and enabling the building of engaging member communities. 
Cantarus is proud to be an Official Partner at Digital Excellence 2017. We will present an interactive seminar on 'Amplifying Your Reach: Frictionless Multi-Channel Engagement'. Meet the team at Stand 8. Find out more... 
  Introducing our FutureTech Seminars  
We explore the 'FutureTech' related content that will be presented in 3 weeks time...

Critical topics at Digital Excellence 2017 will include digital transformation, digital re-engineering, automation, online member engagement/value feature prominantly within this year's programme, however a new addition is 'Future Tech'.

Our FutureTech themed sessions are aimed specifically at looking beyond 'today' and include the opportunity for delegates to get-to-grips with new tech.

- Using New Digital Experiences to Engage Members (featuring Virtual Reality & 360 Degree Imaging), Liquid Productions
- Chat-Bots - Could these really help your association kick off deep and meaningful online help/dialogue (Hack Seminar)
- The Association of the Future: Leading Indicators vs Lagging Indicators on your dashboard (Fonteva)

Speakers will represent leading organisations including the CQI, Royal Society of Chemistry, YHA, Caravan and Motorhome Club, National Trust, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, National Landlords Association and many more!

- Individual Association Passes - £50 off promotional code* - 'DIGITAL50'
- Association Group Passes - 3 for 2 or 1/3 off 4+ places

Find out more about Digital Excellence 2017...
*Offer ends on 30th October & is exclusively available to professionals employed by a membership organisation/association. A limited number of supplier passes are still available.
MemberWise Launches New Online Technology Community

The MemberWise Connect community has grow exponentially since February and over this period a growing number of members have requested a dedicated technology focused community that can help answer technical questions/queries/challenges.  
In response we are pleased to announce the launch of Tech Connect - A dedicated sub-community that is part of our All-Member MemberWise Connect community. We have brought together leading technology experts (who get membership!) to answer your questions and queries. Topics range from CRM, CMS, online social, digital transformation and more!

Existing All-Forum Members - You can join this new community and your digest email will feature content being discussed. Sign-up now... 

Not yet registered? - As a membership and association professional you have free access to our great online community. Register here...  
Featured Tech Connect conversations:  
- Does anyone use MemberNation?
- The association stach. What's an AMS?
- Online social @ your events - What do you do?
- Quick poll - Would you recommend your CRM Provider?

The Latest MemberWise Guest Blog Articles... 

No Secure Socket Layer? There Could Be Potential Trouble Ahead! (Zanzi Digital) 
Building a better membership experience: the benefits of working together (Ashridge)   
How to improve member retention (Senior Internet) 

Are we going policy mad? Let's get real! (Consort Strategy)
Why Consent isn't always the Holy Grail for the Membership Sector (Member360)  

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...
Free MemberWise Connect Photo Booth @ DigitalX2017

The MemberWise Network is well-known for taking a fresh and innovative approach with our growing programme of national conferences/events, so we're excited to announce that a free MemberWise Connect Photobooth (powered by Higher Logic) will feature at #DigitalX2017.Digital Excellence 2017.  
All delegates will be invited to have a complimentary professional photograph taken during the conference and our Official Online Community Partner, Higher Logic, will automatically upload it direct to MemberWise Connect Profiles. If you are attending the conference look out for the booth in the Registration Area!
If you have not yet accessed the MemberWise Connect community we recommend you take a look! There is no such thing as a stupid question, over 1,100 conversations have taken place since February and we have lots planned over the coming months!

Featured conversations:  
- GDPR & Data Processing
- Big Data - A Good Read
- Young members - How do you bring them in?
- Online Community Platform Recommendations

A New Era in New Job Search & Staff Recruitment

Following the successful launch of the MemberWise Network's new Jobs Board, MemberWise Jobs, in September we are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with leading membership sector recruitment agency, Huntress.

Our exciting new partnership will deliver the following great benefits to MemberWise Network members:

- Free recruitment information & advice for membership organisations/associations
- One-week priority focus on urgent roles
- Free face-to-face career mentoring sessions at our popular conferences & events
- Guest Blog Articles providing practical career guidance to members
- Cashback for Jobs Board advertisers who do not receive a response

Offer: To celebrate this great new partnership you can enjoy 15% off all permanent placements received by 31st October 2017.


Latest Jobs:

- Membership and Communications Officer , NSPA - c. £29k - Surrey
- Membership Manager, Huntress Search - £35-40k - London
- Regional Membership Co-ordinator, Huntress Search - £10-11ph - London
- Development Administrator, Huntress Search - £12-14ph - London   
- Team Administrator, Huntress Search - £22-25k - London 


- Our new 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...
Latest MemberWise Insight Video...

Serialise your way to success: delivering member value with episodic content (ICAEW)

James Metcalf, Digital Media Manager, ICAEW

Serialise your way to success: delivering member value with episodic content - Creating a PodCast Series

Our next free 'Select CMS/Digital Platform - 'What Good Looks like!' Seminar will take place on 18th October at the Chartered Instution of Highways and Transportation.

Only 2 Free Places Now Available!
We can help you de-risk the horizon search, procurement and selection process by taking a more structured and positive member outcome focused approach.

Our free half-day seminar will provide you with independent information, knowledge and insight required in order to select the right digital platform/CMS provider.

Richard Gott
Membership Expert
MemberWise Network
Nick David   
 Head of Digital 
Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) 
Lee Adams
Managing Director

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MemberWise Network Conferences, Training and Events

- 19th October - Select (CMS) Seminar - What good looks like - Register Today!

- 31st October - Digital Excellence 2017 - Register Today!
- 3rd November - New Staff Induction Training - SAMP (Manchester) - Find out more...
- 16th November - Member Recruitment Social - Express an interest...
- 22nd November - Female Leadership in Membership - Register Today!
- 23rd November - Select (CRM) Seminar - Register Today!

- 7th February - Select (CRM) Seminar - More info to follow...
- 16th February - Induction Training (SAMP) - Find out more...
- 4th April - Select (CRM) Seminar - More to follow...
- 22nd June - Induction Training (SAMP) - Find out more... 
- 25th April - Membership Excellence 2018 - Express an interest...
- 21st September - Induction Training (SAMP) - Find out more...
- 17th October - Select (CRM Seminar - More to follow...
- 31st October - Digital Excellence 2018 - More to follow...

(c) MemberWise Network 2017