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CSAE BC August 2017 Newsletter

CSAE BC August 2017 Newsletter


Upcoming Events

CSAE-BC 2017/2018 Calendar of Events


CSAE-BC's Wine Tasting and Speed Networking Social Event

September 21st, 2017

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The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) British Columbia Chapter invites you to participate in a speed (flash) networking event for Executive and Business members as well as industry professionals, on September 21, 2017.

This event will provide participants with a valuable opportunity to quickly meet and learn about each other. Attendees will "flash network" for the first 90 minutes, followed by an open social mix and mingle for the remaining portion of the event.

Register to connect with fellow professionals! Limited to 40 seats!


Sponsorship Opportunities 2017

If your organization is seeking an investment for your immediate or long term marketing plan and are interested in building strong brand awareness with association management industry leaders, then we invite you to become a CSAE-BC Sponsor.



An Introduction From CSAE's New President & CEO, Tracy Folkes Hanson


Member Profile -- Rick Nickelchok, Chair Networking Committee, Member Content Committee

My passion for volunteering with the CSAE family and the Not-For-Profit (NFP) community comes from my 30+ years of experience in organization leadership employed in amateur sport, health, and academic sectors. My broader knowledge of the NFP sector comes from being intimately engaged in association leadership positions at the national, provincial and local levels, in both staff and volunteer capacities.

Recently, I have ventured over to the "spark" side (as in, to ignite the fire) of association management with the launch of my own consulting firm called Board Matters Consulting (BMC). I know that associations face organizational challenges and I believe that with a focus on best practices, an in-depth understanding the situation and through building personal relationships these challenges can be solved.


Chapter News

Welcome to New Members

Taylore Ashlie, The Law Society of British Columbia
Director, Communications and Knowledge Management l email

John-Paul Ellson, British Columbia Institute of Agrologists
Executive Director l email

Crystabelle Fobler, Royal Oak Burial Park, Crematorium & Mausoleum
Executive Director l email

Jason Haugen, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Sales Manager l email

Lori Mathison, Chartered Professional Accountants of BC
President & CEO l email

Edward Wendling, Advanced Solutions International
Director of Marketing l email


Industry News

Can Podcasts Drive Membership

Offering exclusive content to members is a great way to create value and entice new subscribers. Your association may already be offering exclusive white papers, magazines, and online portals, but have you considered using podcasts as a way to gain new members?

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Boost Your Members' Digital Readiness

These days it feels like nearly everyone is using the internet for nearly everything. But recent research from the Pew Research Center finds that more than half of American adults hesitate to embrace digital learning. How can associations help? A recent WBT Systems post suggests that associations can help members bridge the digital readiness gap, in part because organizations invest a lot of time and money to provide online learning resources.

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Follow the Leader: Be the Leader Everyone Wants to Follow

In elementary school, teachers usually designate a "leader" who the class follows throughout the day whenever they leave the classroom to go to recess, the cafeteria and other daily activities.

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4 Things You Need to Know About B2B Buying Decisions

If you think it's hard to sell, you might want to spare a thought for your potential customers: depending on which research you look at, the majority (around 2-in-3) of their buying decision processes end with them deciding to do nothing at all, and sticking with the status quo.

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