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August 2016 (Issue 62)

Welcome to our August Newsletter!

This Summer we've seen a lot of change occur inside and outside of the association and membership sector: From Brexit to Pokemon Go, we are seeing 'the game change' online and offline.

As association and membership professionals we need to continue exceeding our members' expectations and as a network I hope we can continue to assist you in doing so!

This month we extend our Harrnessing the Web 2016
Early Bird offer (to 31st August)  in response to many of you returning from your well deserved summer breaks.

In this issue we launch our new survey summary report on membership organisation and association events (in partnership with Eventbrite), feature an Email Marketing Info Graphic and Guest Blog from Abby Wright-Parks, and feature a new engagement focused video insight from network member and long term advocate, Laura Fleming (Head of Membership at the Royal College of Physicians).

I hope you enjoy reading our newsletter and if you would like to submit or suggest any future content please do get in touch!

Richard Gott 
MemberWise Network Chair
#HTWEB2016 - 150 Registered/Early Bird Extended!

This month we welcomed our 150th delegate and we're pleased to announce that our Early Bird promotion (saving 50 per delegate) will be extended until the end of August.

Harnessing the Web 2016 will be our most ambitious conference yet and will feature over 40 seminars, 50+ membership expert speakers, 20+ association case studies PLUS the sector's largest online solution provider trade exhibition.

We have one hell of a day planned for you, so we hope you can join us!

Online Member Engagement Focus - Take a look at our latest
online member engagement focused conference update...

Who should attend? - Membership/Association Professionals interested in harnessing the web to drive membership value and growth.

- We are pleased to welcome new Official Online Growth Sponsor, Trillium Systems, and a number of new trade exhibition participants including Etellect, Hiscox and (c) Systems Global.

Explore the programme, meet our expert speakers and book your extended Early Bird / 3 for 2 place(s) online now! 
Association Event Research Report Launched!

This month we launch our latest sector research summary report (written in partnership with EventBrite:

How Associations Can Achieve Membership Growth and Improve Member Engagement via Events

This research project was conducted with 120 membership organisations and associations. The report contains key trends and practical recommendations to rocket-power your member events. More...
MemberWise Blog - Latest Guest Blog Articles
Are your member emails performing well enough? In this Guest Blog article Abby Wright-Parkes (Optimist Consulting) explores the email marketing related results from this year's Harnessing the Web 2016 survey summary report (sponsored by ASI Europe). The article compliments a great new email marketing focused Info Graphic (supported by Optimist Consulting and designed by Ocean Design).  More...
Connecting Great Associations with Great Providers - In this short blog article we explore the benefits of using the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Directory to horizon search for new providers. We explore how a leading European Society & a leading UK based agency have been connected thanks to the programme. Read more... 
Could you be our next Guest Blogger? Perhaps you have strong thoughts on a particular subject or would like to share your knowledge/insight on a paticular membership body focused area? If so please Contact Us...
NEW Insight Video - RCP - Member Engagement
Member Engagement Insight (Royal College of Physicians) - Laura Fleming, Head of Membership

Member Engagement Insight (Royal College of Physicians) 

Laura Fleming, Head of Membership
SNAP! 2,290+ MemberWise Photos Launched!


Our network is all about people. And that is why at every conference we curate you will see a film crew and photographer 'capturing the moment'.

This month we publish an incredible 2,290+ photographs from our popular growing programme of national conferences and events. The photos are hosted on our Official Facebook page so please do 'Like' and you will automatically be updated when future conference photos and alerts are published.

Membership Scheme Temperature Check Service
Introducing a great new MemberWise Service that will ensure your membership scheme is fit for the future...
- Full Memberhship Scheme Review
- Membership Team Discussion
- Benchmarking/Best Practice
- Actionable Recommendations

The result is almost certainly going to deliver increased new member acquisition, enhanced member retention, improved member engagement and increased growth.

3 leading association have already had their Membership Scheme Temparature Check. Request further information...
Conferences & Events
Harnessing the Web 2016
Park Plaza Victoria, London


Member Engagement Lunch & Learn
Devonshire House, London
More to follow...
Trade Mark
Lunch & Learn
Queen Street Place, London
More to follow...
Membership Excellence 2017
Park Plaza Victoria, London
#HTWEB2016 - What delegates can expect...
Introducing the MemberWise Network

Introducing Harnessing the Web 2016...
Members First. Technology Second.

In this Insight Network Founder, Richard Gott, provides a quick update on the network's next national sector conference, Harnessing the Web 2016. We hope you can join us!
Online Networking

Our online professional networking group on LinkedIn is one of the most active association and membership professional groups in the UK. We have had a busy month!

Current discussion topics:

- Digital Maturity Benchmarketing - Like? (MemberWise)
- Impact of engaging university students (RCGP)
- Moving members/customer date to one place (RCN)
- 2016 edition of Engaging Events (MemberWise)

Join in the discussion...

Note: Access exclusively for association/membership professionals and MemberWise Recognised Suppliers. 
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