Engage a More Youthful Membership
Engage a More Youthful Membership
  Member: Happy New Year!
This Is Your Need to Know News for January 5, 2023

[1] Start the New Year Strong with Free Webinar

"5 Ways to Help People Be More Effective"
Presenter: Nancy Bacon | Nancy Bacon Consulting
Friday, January 6, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (PST)
Too often people don't do what we hope they will do. Changing how we engage with people will save time, reduce frustration, and increase our effectiveness. Be a part of this interactive webinar and learn five ways we can use research related to adult learning and behavior change to strengthen nonprofit performance.

[2] Three Elements of

Any Productive Meeting

Guest Commentator:
Nancy Bacon |
Nancy Bacon Consulting
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
See the complete details for the first Shop Talk of the New Year during which we will be discussing the components of holding productive meetings so that the next time you say, "That was a great meeting - when can we do it again?", you mean it.

[3] You Have Options to Take Your Career to the Next Level

As a commiteed association professional, earn the credential that demonstrates your wide-range of knowledge that is essential to manage an association in today's challenging environment. WSAE's partner, the Michigan Society of Association Executives, has three different courses to fit every level of preparedness...
Full Course: January 9 - April 24, 2023
Concentrated Course: February 17 - April 24, 2023
CRAM Session: April 7 - 14, 2023

[4] Tapping the [Membership] Fountain of Youth

By Donna Oser, CAE
Michigan Society of Association Executives
Engaging a more youthful membership may be the key to growing your association membership. So how will you grow membership if you don't have a strong youth pipeline? Learn more about the expectations Generation Z has of associations and suggestions for engaging younger members.

[5] Call for Convention Sessions

Submissions Due: January 11, 2023 | 5:00 p.m.
You are invited to submit an education proposal to be considered for the WSAE Annual Convention scheduled for June 8 - 9, 2023 at the   Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. The Convention theme is "Riding the Wave of Innovation". There will be both plenary and breakout sessions. Visit our application form for additional information.
Calendar of Events
Jan 6 
Jan 9 - Apr 24
Full CAE Prep Course (Virtual)
Presented by MSAE
Jan 10
Jan 11 
Jan 24 
Feb 17 - Apr 24
Concentrated CAE Prep Course (Virtual)
Presented by MSAE 
Mar 15 - 16 
Northwest Event Show
Seattle Convention Center
Mar 17 
Complimentary Introduction to 6-Month Series
Board Chairs Academy (See Below)
Mar 29 & 30
Art of Association Leadership (Save the Date)
Presenter: Jeff DeCagna, FRSA, FASAE
Apr - Sept 
Board Chairs Academy - 6-Month Series
Third Sector Company in Partnership with WSAE
Apr 7 
Spring CAE Cram Session (Virtual)
Presented by MSAE 
June 7 - 9 
WSAE Annual Convention
Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
Tentative Schedule  |  Registration
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Focused Content for Those Who Produce Events

The Northwest Event Show is back - re-imagined and re-invigorated! Learn more about how you can join the more than 5,000 attendees and 350 exhibitors that are expected to attend March 15 - 16, 2023 at the new Summit Building.

Nonprofit Management Programs

Are you a graduate of a nonprofit management program, e.g. Seattle University's Nonprofit Leadership Program? If so, we would like to hear from you and will share the information gathered in a future issue of the Fast Five.

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