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Niroo Rad, CEO, ASI Europe
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ISSUE NO. 48 / June 2015 
June eUpdate


Welcome to your June eUpdate!

In June we take our network 'to the next level' in order to provide association and membership professionals with more solid/robust help and support.

We're doing this by employing a dedicated Development Manager (Kristina Sodomkova) to oversee a more structured approach to subscriber engagement, content and events. We hope you welcome this development and if you would like to find out more about Kristina she has introduces herself on our popular LinkedIn Group.

\i have lots to share in this issue, however I will signpost our second free Lunch and Learn of the year. It takes place next Tuesday in Central London and is dedicated to managing staff during times. We have a few place left, so if you are available please do join us (more information is featured below).

Let's see what we have in store for you this month!
In This Issue
Free Insight Meeting Invitation
Over the coming weeks we will host a series of free  Insight Sessions in Central London to help you increase membership value and growth.

Here's your invitation...
Membership and Association Professionals - Session content will include signposting of the latest information and advice, key challenge review, practical solution suggestions and an opportunity to feedback on current/future network activity.

Suppliers - This is a great opportunity to gain insight from the network and provide us with an update on your progress within the sector. We can highlight opportunities to increase awareness of your products/services and listen to your feedback.

If you would like to express an interest in attending a session please contact MemberWise Development Manager, Kristina Sodomkova.
Lunch & Learn - Next Tuesday! 
Managing Your Staff During Times of Change - Only a few places left!
At this free MemberWise Lunch and Learn, Richard Cummings, Managing Director of HR Insight, will take attendees through the evolution of an association and how this directly links to the strategy of managing your people, most specifically discussing :

- Obtaining employee buy-in to enable structure, culture and attitude change/shift
- What you do about the ones that simply won't budge and those who say the right things but don't demonstrate the right behavioural traits
- How you elect those for promotion, creating new roles and removing functions
- Managing and removing the dead-wood

- 9th June, London
- Hosted by Kingston Smith LLP

Note: Due to limited capacity places are exclusively available to practicing membership and association representatives.
Free Practical Help and Advice 
As a subscriber you have access to the latest practitioner driven information and advice located within the Advice section of our website.

You will find an incredible 100+ free to download PDF presentations created by association and membership professionals, and many feature in our popular Insight Videos that are also available to download completely free of charge.


Advice covers a range of topic areas including membership, marketing, communications, PR, CPD, Governance, Online/Digital and many more member focused themes.


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Transforming Membership
The Latest MemberWise Video Presentation

Membership Schemes: Considering a more flexible and member focused model? How we did it! (Society of Experimental Biology)
Membership Schemes: Considering a more flexible and member focused model?
How we did it!

In this MemberWise Insight Sabina Baba, Membership and Grants Manager, Society of Experimental Biology, explains why the Society of Experimental Biology took the decision to move away from a traditional fixed annual membership model to a more member focused annual rolling membership scheme model.

This session was presented at Membership Excellence 2015.

To register an interest in our Membership Excellence 2016 conference please visit:
Invitation to Tender Service
Our network provides practical help to ensure you're communicating with the right sector suppliers.

When horizon searching for a new provider it can be a challenge to ensure your invitation to tender is sent to the right providers. This can be both time consuming and involve sifting through a number of providers who may not meet your requirements.

The MemberWise Network can help you raise awareness of your invitation to tender completely free of charge via our network of 120+ MemberWise Recognised Suppliers who specialise in providing membership organisation and association specific products/service.

What invitations to tender are covered? We can help with tenders for all key functions/activities including:

Renewals/membership mailing/fulfilment, Outsourced Membership Marketing Campaigns/telesales, Content Management System procurement, CRM/Database Provider procurement/selection, eLearning platform/provider selection, Membership Recruitment/Retention Consultancy, Communications/Marketing Consultancy, Member research projects and more!

Contact Us and tell us about your current product/service requirements.
Harnessing the Web 2015
Taking Online to the Next Level!
- 4th November 2015
- Lancaster Hotel
- London

The focus of this year's membership and association sector web conference will be 'taking online to the next level!' and our programme is shaping up well.

The conference will feature 25+ sector success story keynote sessions and two breakout streams of interactive networking sessions that will provide insight, inspiration and lots of practical takeaways!

The conference is unique because it is driven by the insight we all shared in our Harnessing the Web 2015 summary report so topics are ALL based on sector need.
Thanks to continued sector supplier support we will hold our conference at prestigious Lancaster London Hotel and an allocation of 100 subsidised places will be made available to those who express an initial interest.

We are pleased to announce that Official Sponsors and exhibitors this year will include leading sector providers including Abacus e-Media, ASI Europe, Deeson, IndigoBlue, NetXtra, ProTech, Purple Vision and Silverbear. More to follow...

Register an interest in attending (without obligation) and also be the first to gain access to our
group 3 for 2 promotion.  

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Note: Entry to the group is exclusively for Membership Professionals, Association Professionals and Recognised Suppliers.
Introducing the Jargon Buster!
Created by the sector, for the sector

The membership sector is famed for its over-use of jargon and it is time for us to cut through this. Introducing the Jargon Buster...

This new guide (written in partnership with the Professionalism Group) contains an incredible 800 definitions and meanings of the most useful words and phrases in associations and membership organisations.

The guide will be of great use to staff and stakeholders at all levels, including new starters and those returning to the sector.

Content has been quality assured by representatives of leading organisations including CILIP, ACCA, RCP and the BBSA to ensure the content is accurate, relevant and current.