Using Vision & Value to Plan Strategically
Using Vision & Value to Plan Strategically
  Kim: This Is Your Need to Know News for May 5, 2023

[1] Reboot Your Networking: How to Connect in the New Normal

Wednesday, May 10, 2023  |  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

Special Hybrid Program: Zoom and In-person at the Washington Farm Bureau in Olympia, WA

Guest Commentator: Monette Anderson, CAE with the Washington Society of CPAs
Do you find that your networking skills are a bit rusty? This special Shop Talk will cover everything to make networking easier and more effective. You will learn how to approach new contacts, build relationships, and follow up in a way that creates lasting connections. Monette will also reveal top strategies for navigating awkward situations with grace, including how to gracefully exit a conversation. Come prepared to learn, connect, and leave with the tools to make networking a breeze.

[2] Take Advantage of Early Bird and Guest Room Discounts

Attending WSAE's June 7 - 9, 2023 Convention at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort is a fantasic opportunity to position yourself for bigger roles and new challenges, as well as change the playing field for your organization.
Taking advantage of the following due dates will make attending the Convention a more affordable and enjoyable experience. 
Guestroom Reservation Cut-Off Date - TODAY! - May 5, 2023 (Enter Group Code 15572)
Early Bird Registration Due Date - May 11, 2023
For comprehensive information regarding the Convention, please visit WSAE's Convention webpage. 

[3] Measurement as a Part of Sustaining Relevance

By Glenn Tecker | Tecker International
From the Associations Now article How KPIs Can Make Volunteer Groups More Successful, Hannah Carvalho shares how the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) leveraged KPIs to better serve members...We applaud that ASID understands the outcome orientation of successful associations. Read more in Glenn's blog about planning strategically that is driven by vision and value.

[4] Association Content Strategies for a Changing World

By Carrie Hane, Diane Lewis, CAE, and Hilary Marsh 
Effective delivery of content is critical to association success. In The Decision to Join (ASAE, 2007 & 2011), association members ranked dissemination of knowledge or content among four of the top five most important association functions. Marketing General’s annual Membership Marketing Benchmark Report consistently finds that the top challenge to membership growth is “difficulty in communicating value or benefit.” Continue reading to learn more about the "Association Content Strategies for a Changing World" project and highlights of the findings.

[5] Be Part of a Transformational Experience this August

ASAE is readying an unparalleled learning and engagement experience for attendees of its 2023 Annual Meeting and Exposition, taking palce August 5 - 8, 2023 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The theme for this year's gathering, "Shape Your Purpose", recognizes the unique approach that associations take when defining their perpsonal and organizational purpose. Check out the full schedule and learn about the more than 115 learning sessions you can choose to attend.
Calendar of Events
May 10 
Reboot Your Networking - Shop Talk (Virtual & In-Person, Farm Bureau, Olympia)
May 10 
May 23
June 7 
June 7 
June 7 - 9 
WSAE Annual Convention
Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
June 20 
July 12 
July 26 
Professional Interest Categories (PICs): Look for those PICs that you are most interested in and/or align with your career goals.
Diversity/Equity/Inclusion - DEI
Executive/Governance/Leadership - EGL
Finance/Legal/Business - FLB
Government Relations/Advocacy - GRA
Marketing/Communications/Publications - MCP
Meetings/Events/Sponsorship - MES
Membership Management - MM

Professional Development/CAE - PDC
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