Articles relating to our Memberwise conferences and events. We hold a number of events throughout the year open to all Membership professionals.

Innovating digital content to achieve member engagement

2017-10-17T14:05:34+00:00 Sunday, 8 October, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement, MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

  Matt Day, Creative Director at Liquid Productions Speaking at Digital Excellence 2017 The biggest challenge that membership organisations say they face is engagement. Most membership organisations are formed for the sole benefit of their members; they are designed to meet member needs. The challenge of engagement is therefore rarely about an organisation’s value proposition, it is [...]

Membership Hacks from Membership Excellence 2017

2017-10-17T14:01:42+00:00 Tuesday, 9 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise conference|

Guest blog by:   Abby Wright-Parkes, Optimist Consulting & Lynda Rigby, Institute of Biomedical Science We thought it would be useful for everyone if we wrote up the top tips from the day to share across the network. Some might seem obvious, but attending a learning event like MEMX, gives membership professionals the time to take [...]

MemberWise to Celebrate Failure

2017-10-17T13:59:47+00:00 Wednesday, 1 March, 2017|Categories: Memberwise, MemberWise conference|Tags: |

Yes. You read the title correctly. At Membership Excellence 2017 we're going to celebrate failure. We introduce Fail Fast Forward. The aim of this Sector First conference theme is to enable association and membership professionals to learn from each other's past mistakes (Fail) to ensure future risk of failure is minimised, and the likelihood of [...]

#DIGITALHACKS @ Harnessing the Web 2016

2017-10-17T13:56:57+00:00 Tuesday, 11 October, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise conference|Tags: , , |

Following this year's national Association and Membership Professional web focused conference, Harnessing the Web 2016, we gain insight on the day via a Guest Blog from Sarah Alder, Co-chair of #digitalhack seminar stream (adudience led seminar stream). What did we do? During the course of the day we hacked away at 8 different topics, sharing [...]

Membership Excellence….. More than a numbers game?

2017-10-17T13:52:44+00:00 Tuesday, 1 March, 2016|Categories: MemberWise conference|Tags: |

Is achieving excellence in the diverse and intricate world of the professional association really attainable? Are membership professionals all slaves to the metrics in pursuit of excellence? Do we run the risk of losing sight of what’s important when we are chasing the tiniest of percentage retention increases or finalising a recruitment campaign the millennial [...]

#HTWEB15: Taking a BIG step

2017-10-17T13:47:45+00:00 Tuesday, 10 November, 2015|Categories: MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Survey|Tags: , , , , |

Last week I was chairing a seminar track at Harnessing the Web 2015 (#HTWEB15), the biggest MemberWise conference to date with 300 delegates registered. My seminar track, held in Room 2, was supported by Pixl8 and SmartImpact. It was focused on how to optimise online member engagement, value and growth. One of the themes that [...]

4th November 2015 – The Day the Membership & Association Sector Takes Online to the Next Level: Be Part of It!

2017-10-17T13:46:24+00:00 Monday, 19 October, 2015|Categories: Invitation, MemberWise conference|Tags: , , , , , |

MemberWise, the independent network for association and membership professionals, delivers two annual conferences per year: Harnessing the Web (autumn) and Membership Excellence (spring). These vibrant 1 day conferences are must-attend events in the association and membership sector's calendar. Harnessing the Web 2015 conference will take on 4th November at Lancaster Hotel – conveniently located in [...]

Harnessing the web: avoiding the Tabasco fiasco …. (Network Views)

2017-10-17T13:45:42+00:00 Friday, 2 October, 2015|Categories: MemberWise conference, Opinion Piece|Tags: , , |

The MemberWise Network is introducing a new monthly feature called Network Views - an opinion piece on a set monthly theme. The purpose of this feature is to give a voice to the thought leaders of the membership and association sector and acknowledge and celebrate their wealth of knowledge and experience. The theme for October [...]

Are you living and breathing digital?

2017-10-17T13:45:03+00:00 Friday, 25 September, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , , , , |

Author: Tim Chalklen. Tim is Managing Director of Unified Solutions, a leading Digital Media Agency based in the Thames Valley. Alongside his business partner and Technical Director Peter Johnson, Tim has navigated the company through interesting and challenging times over the past 20 years. Having worked extensively with many membership organisations over the years including [...]

VIDEO – Veena Naik, Learning & Development Officer, CIMA – e-Mentoring Insight

2017-10-17T13:43:19+00:00 Saturday, 31 January, 2015|Categories: Interview, MemberWise conference, Video|Tags: , , |

In this MemberWise Insight we interview Veena about the current CIMA e-Mentoring pilot that is being conducted with up to 1,000 student members. Veena introduces CIMA, outlines why e-Montoring is being piloted, provides an overview of the member focused drivers for the project and outlines how the organisation will measure success. This Insight [...]