July 2, 2010 by Jeff Hurt
Join me July 13-15, 2010, for ASAE’s Online Conference for Small Staff Associations (nonprofit associations with ten or few staff).
With the rise of social media, mobile technology, and a very vocal blogosphere, it sometimes feels like your members never sleep. How can you engage them nonstop without sacrificing your own shut-eye? More importantly, how can you accomplish this with limited staff and resources? If these issues are literally keeping you up at night, you cannot afford to miss ASAE & The Center’s latest online conference, Creating the 24/7 Small-Staff Association. Learn the essentials that will help you manage an ever evolving landscape with this conference designed specifically for organizations with 10 or less staff members.
July 13, 11 am – 12 pm ET
Finding Focus in the 24/7 Networked Environment (This is the session I’m presenting.)
While small staff associations have to focus on results, it seems that the demands of managing an organization never stop. Your members communicate with each other around the clock, and you feel you have to stay on top of all those conversations in addition to everything else on your list. Can you find time for Twitter, Facebook, and all the rest while still getting your work done? Seasoned association executives and staff are having a challenging time shifting from the industrial age mindset of logic, certainty and confined restraints to the network gestalt of interaction, self-organization, unlimited potential and unpredictability. The secret to success is having a strategy of doing the right things rather than doing things right and embracing a networked mindset. Knowing your goal will help you to channel your energies on what’s most important to your industry, your organization, and your members.
July 13, 3 – 4 pm ET
A Staff of One for a Cast of Thousands: Create and Nurture Online Communities
Marjorie Bynum (left) and Peggy Hoffman (right)
Marjorie Bynum, senior director education & communications, Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals International (left)
Peggy Hoffman, CAE, president, Mariner Management and Marketing LLC (right)
July 14, 11 am – 12 pm ET
Mobile Technology Essentials for Small-Staff Organizations
Presenter: Ron Wille, MBA, coCEO, NimbleUser, TBD Association Executive
July 14, 3-4 pm ET
Free and Low-Cost Tools YouCan’t Live Without
Presenter: Beth Ziesenis, Avenue Z Writing Solutions
July 15, 11 am – 12 pm ET
Virtually Together: How to Operate Your Association Remotely
Gretchen Jaspering (left), Jay Karen (center), Kevin Meade (right)
Gretchen Jaspering, president, Bailiwick Communications
Jay Karen, CAE, president & CEO, Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Kevin Mead, CAE, president, IGAF Worldwide
July 15, 3-4 pm ET
Leverage the Voice of Your Association
Bonnie Fedchock (left) and David Harrison
Bonnie Fedchock, executive director, NACE National Association of Catering Executives
David Harrison, president, Harrison Communications
Each day, you’ll have two sixty-minute live Webinars. Each Webinar is followed by a sixty-minute online chat with content leaders and peers held within ASAE’s branded small-staff association online conference eCommunity. You’ll also have access to resources, handouts, reference materials and recorded materials for up to one-week after the event.
For more information about the online conference, topics and presenters.
Brian Kirkland or 202.326.9528
Mark Milroy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.326.9509
Hope to see you online during this conference.
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