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So far Richard Gott has created 107 blog entries.

MemberWise – Building Membership Focused Walls – Eh?

2018-05-04T12:27:08+01:00Tuesday, 8 May, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: , |

At each of our popular membership focused national conferences our Official Illustrator, Caroline Chapple, captures the key themes of the day via 'The Wall'. As our expert keynote speakers present on their insight, knowledge, experience and achievements Caroline draws the emerging themes on a blank canvas. She quite literally 'draws the conference'! Here is the [...]

5 Practical Steps to make sure you don’t become the next headline story

2018-03-27T18:53:18+01:00Monday, 12 March, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

  Author: Susie Kay Organisation: The Professionalism Group Role: Governance Ambassador     As a member of the Institute of Directors, it has been painful to watch the unfolding story of their governance problems being played out in public over the past week.  The daily revelations of claim and counter-claim, suspensions and resignations, demonstrate once [...]

ICO asks MemberWise for Membership Sector’s 10 Key GDPR Focused Concerns

2018-03-13T05:46:55+01:00Monday, 26 February, 2018|Categories: Memberwise, Survey|Tags: , |

On 25th May the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect and in preparation membership organisations and associations need to be ready. The ICO has asked the MemberWise Network (in partnership with the Trade Association Forum) to submit 10 key membership focused questions, so we want to hear from you! In most [...]

MemberWise Accredited as Provider of Training Excellence

2018-01-21T16:54:01+01:00Monday, 15 January, 2018|Categories: Memberwise|

The MemberWise Network is delighted to announce that it has obtained the Provider of Training Excellence (PTE) accreditation awarded by the Professional Development Consortium.  This formal accreditation highlights and acknowledges the quality and calibre of the training and events programmes that the MemberWise Network delivers. Most importantly it confirms that our content is of a [...]

From a woman in property to a woman of property (Female Leadership in Membership Seminar Review))

2017-12-12T07:51:21+01:00Tuesday, 12 December, 2017|Categories: MemberWise seminar|Tags: , |

Guest Blogger: Erin Johnson Communications Officer, Institute of Biomedical Science In this Guest Blog Article Erin reviews the network's recent Female Leaders in Membership Seminar delivered in partnership with highflyingdivas and hosted by Kingston Smith LLP. The Issue – Entrepreneur, Rosemary Cooper-Clark, recognised that women across the UK might wish they had a supportive professional [...]

10 tips to keep your membership organisation fighting fit

2018-12-31T15:29:44+01:00Friday, 27 October, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: |

In this latest guest post (sponsored by GoCardless), membership sector expert, Richard Gott,  looks at how membership organisations are adapting their offerings to meet the needs of members today, and give 10 practical tips to enable change. If you were able to completely rebuild your membership organisation (and its current systems and processes) from scratch, [...]

MEMX 2018: Could You Be One of Our Inspirational Speakers?

2017-10-18T12:48:38+01:00Wednesday, 18 October, 2017|Categories: MemberWise conference|Tags: |

The MemberWise Network is curating the content for the association and membership sector's leading annual membership best practice conference, Membership Excellence 2018 (#MEMX 2018). Could you be one of our inspirational membership expert speakers? 25th April 2018 / Park Plaza London Victoria / London The process kicks off today with us inviting association/membership professionals (at [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT – A New Era in New Job Search & Staff Recruitment (MemberWise & Huntress)

2017-10-17T14:05:25+01:00Thursday, 5 October, 2017|Categories: Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Message from MemberWise|Tags: |

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 and advice for membership organisations/associations - One-week [...]

Can a ‘Club within a Club’ Inspire Your Association?

2017-10-17T14:04:25+01:00Thursday, 17 August, 2017|Categories: Member Engagement|Tags: , |

It’s not often you’ll see me review a Premier League football club initiative, however I’ve been so impressed with the engagement focused principles behind Manchester City Football Club's (MCFC) new 'The Tunnel Club' I wanted to share them with you. Firstly I need to be clear that I am not a MUFC fan, and Secondly [...]