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MemberWise Newsletter (May) Out Now!

2019-05-15T11:24:35+01:00Wednesday, 15 May, 2019|Categories: Memberwise, Newsletter|

Members of the MemberWise Network automatically receive our popular monthly newsletter direct. It contains: - The latest network activity - Information about our conferences and events - The latest discussion items on MemberWise Connect - Registration information for our free monthly seminars - Latest Guest Blog Articles - New & Renewing Recognised Supplier Information - [...]

Association Event Apps – Membership Excellence 2019 to demonstrate how it’s done!

2019-04-05T10:23:21+01:00Friday, 5 April, 2019|Categories: MemberWise conference|

Thinking about attending MEMX2019 but haven’t registered yet? Download our new dedicated MemberWise Conferences App for your Apple (iTunes) or Android (Google Play) smartphone to view the full range of sessions, speakers, partners, and more that you’ll miss if you’re not there! And here’s a secret: in the MemberWise Conferences App we’ve included a special [...]

Introducing The CPD Intelligence Community

2019-03-28T18:31:32+01:00Thursday, 28 March, 2019|Categories: Memberwise|

We’re pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new (pilot) online community for CPD/learning professionals working within membership organisations and associations. Introducing the CPD Intelligence Community... A free online professional community exclusively for professionals (at all career levels/stages) who are responsible for planning, delivering, reviewing and/or measuring continuing professional development (including learning/eLearning, qualifications and [...]

How We Change Membership Focused Conference Perceptions, Expectations & Experiences

2019-02-26T14:56:54+01:00Tuesday, 26 February, 2019|Categories: Memberwise|

  Written by: Richard Gott, MemberWise Network Chair     It’s very easy for me to say to you: ‘come to our next conference, MEMX 2019, it’s going to be the biggest and best ever’! If you haven’t been to a MemberWise Conference you will probably think: ‘well he would say that wouldn’t he - [...]

The 100 Largest UK Membership Bodies (INFLUENCE 100 LIST)

2019-08-14T07:55:28+01:00Tuesday, 15 January, 2019|Categories: Trends|

- By Richard Gott - Membership Sector Influencer & Thought Leader   The MemberWise Network represents over 5,500 professionals employed by leading membership organisations and associations in the UK, European Union (EU) and beyond. In this article I provide an overview of the estimated scale, reach and value of our sector. We also start to [...]

Free Resource: Suite of Member Facing Job Description Templates

2018-11-26T20:10:14+01:00Monday, 26 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing|Tags: |

It is critical for membership organisations and associations to attract the right candidates for new and existing member facing roles. It is important we: a) Ensure Job Descriptions are clear, concise and accurately communicate the requirements of the role b) Contain a person specification that will effectively communicate the knowledge, experience and capabilities required c) [...]

Introducing the UK’s 10 Largest Professional Bodies

2019-06-25T11:07:34+01:00Thursday, 6 September, 2018|Categories: Trends|

Following the  launch of The UK Membership Sector: Introducing Our Scale & the 100 Largest Membership Bodies blog article we are pleased to announce the launch of a sub list of the 10 Largest UK Professional Bodies. Two thirds of MemberWise Network’s 5,000+ members work within professional bodies, so we thought it would be [...]

Member Value (#MV2025) – 22 reasons why we’ve not focused on it until now!

2018-08-02T12:13:27+01:00Thursday, 2 August, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Value|

  Author: Richard Gott, MemberWise Network Founder & Chair   The current membership climate is challenging and many organisations are increasing their perceived and actual member value via a range of member benefit-focused development projects. However, an increased focus is required on the topic of member value, particularly with the observed mismatch (outlined in my [...]

Member Engagement and Value – The Discovery of a Mismatch

2018-12-31T15:27:25+01:00Sunday, 24 June, 2018|Categories: Member Engagement, Member Value|

Author: Richard Gott, MemberWise Network Founder & Chair   In 2017, the UK membership and association sector rated member engagement as more of a priority than new member acquisition for the first time in recent years. At the same time, however, the topic area was seen as a big challenge. In response, MemberWise delivered the [...]

The True Value of Members to Membership Organisations and Associations

2018-05-19T17:26:13+01:00Thursday, 24 May, 2018|Categories: Best practice sharing, Member Value|

Author: Richard Gott, Membership Sector Thoght Leader & Chair, MemberWise Network   This year the MemberWIse Network is focusing on the critical topic of enabling membership organisations and associations to offer improved member value. In this article (2 of 7) I introduce the concept of Member Lifetime Value (MLV) and how it can be used [...]