Here’s the learning line-up for the association community for the week of May 9. Since it’s not a big list, if you know of something I’ve missed, please let me know and I’ll add it.
Tue 5/10 at 12 p.m. EDT* – Providing Multilingual Communications at Your International Event
From hiring interpreters to ordering collateral translations, this webinar will walk you through how to decide what’s a “must have” for your international event, as well as how to book and promote these services effectively. Discover how to seamlessly integrate multiple language and cultural services at your event. Learn what to watch out for when having materials translated. Reconsider how to market to international audiences to increase attendance. More information/registration.
Speaker: Yvette Fang, CEO, Red & Blue International
*all times are Eastern Daylight Time
Tue 5/10 at 2 p.m. – Decoding the World of Video Formats for Digital Events
As videos become a critical element of our content channels, the jargon that comes with it can be overwhelming and confusing. During this session, we’ll discuss the language of video techie talk, the landscape of video formats and how to use them throughout your digital extensions. Learn which options might work best for your variety of needs and best practices for DYI video production and make you look like a pro. More information/registration.
- Joshua Butler, Product Manager, Freeman
- Alex Kozak, Director, VEI & Scott Westby, Executive Producer, Full Swing Productions
Tue 5/10 at 2 p.m. – Association Chat on Blab
Have you participated in Association Chat on Blab yet? It’s better than a Twitter chat because you can watch and hear the conversation between KiKi and her guests or whoever else takes a chair. You can also read and participate in a running discussion in the chat stream. More information on the topic, participating live or viewing the recording.
Host: KiKi L’Italien, Amplified Growth
Wed 5/11 at 9 a.m. – AENC Technology Roundtable on Security
This one’s for my North Carolina association community. In this case, what you don’t know can hurt you. 1.5 hours CAE credit. More information/registration.
Facilitator: Tom Purdy, IT Director, North Carolina Board of Nursing
Wed 5/11 at 1 p.m. – Badges, Points & Polls: Concrete Ways Games Will Improve Your Meeting
Learn how to use gamification, check-ins and live polling at events to encourage behavior, engage attendees, have fun and gain valuable insights for your members and the organization. More information/registration.
Host: Gather Digital
Wed 5/11 at 2 p.m. – How Conference Networking Improves Participants’ Brain Health
Discover neuroscience research that proves how important human connection is to your conference’s participants’ brain health. Explore how to bake-in more brain-healthy networking to make your attendees smarter. Discuss strategies to design meaningful “we-centric experiences” that unleash a flood of positive brain chemistry leading to healthier brains and increased conference customer loyalty. More information/registration.
Host: Velvet Chainsaw
Speaker: Sarah Michel, CSP, Vice President, Professional Connexity
Thu 5/12 at 2 p.m. – Developing Relationships to Reach Your Next Generation of Members
Start or renew your strategy for reaching key stakeholders to grow your student outreach, engagement and membership. Hear ways the American Institute of CPAs and New Jersey Society of CPAs are connecting with high school and college students, educators, members and other stakeholders to recruit members and nurture future CPAs. 1 hour CAE credit. More information/registration.
Host: ASAE Membership Section Council
- Carolyn Hook (Moderator), Membership & Engagement Director, New Jersey Society of CPAs
- Sonya Guthrie, Senior Manager, Next Generation Initiatives, Students, Academics & Inclusion, American Institute of CPAs
- Rebecca Reed, Next Generation Initiatives Manager, American Institute of CPAs
- Susan Dyer, Membership Development Manager, New Jersey Society of CPAs
Thu May 12 at 3 p.m. – Outsourcing Content Management: a 360 Degree View
Get a closer look at the pluses and minuses of outsourcing content and entrusting external forces to be the voice for your association. Learn the questions you should ask to determine if outsourcing is right for your association; staffing and other pain points for small, medium and large associations from the Association Communications Benchmarking Study; what to expect (and not to expect) from an outsource partner vs. an internal hire; and what your expected ROI should look like. More information/registration.
Host: Naylor Association Solutions
- Liz Richards, CEO, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
- Jill Andreu, Vice President of Content Strategy and Development, Naylor Association Solutions
Fri 5/13 at 9 a.m. – AENC AMC Roundtable
Another learning opportunity for my NC association community, this time for AMCs. Learn how to say “no” to scope creep. 1.75 hours CAE credit. More information/registration.
Fri 5/13 at 3 p.m. – Best Practices: Using Social Media to Grow Membership
HighRoad hosts a webinar every Friday at 3 p.m. I don’t have any additional information on this one but they have a reputation for being a valuable content provider. Registration.
Host: HighRoad Solution
If you can’t attend a live webinar, go ahead and register if the topic interests you. Most webinar hosts send a link to the recording to all registrants.
Association Brain Food Weekly is published Friday mornings. If your organization offers professional development for the association community, please send me the link via email or Twitter.