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Welcome to DFWAE's Newest Member Benefit

This powerful and informative newsletter is the newest member benefit from DFWAE. Sponsored by MultiView, DFWAE Leadership Briefings will be sent to you twice a month and include up-to-the-minute news and best practices on the critical issues in association management. It's another way DFWAE is Advancing Your Career in Association Management.

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Do you know your personality style and how it affects the way you work? Speaker Stu Schlackman will discuss the Insight Spectrum Survey and show you how to define your personality style. Join your DFWAE colleagues, 11:30 a.m., Oct. 20 at the Hilton Anatole. Register Now. More

Hand to hand events
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Social media is rapidly becoming an integral part of holding a meeting or special event. But that doesn't just mean setting up a Facebook Live page or picking a Twitter hashtag so everyone knows how to find fellow attendees' Tweets. The point of social media, after all, is interaction. More

7 reasons why organizers need to develop meeting apps now
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Technology forecaster and business strategist Daniel Burrus believes that meeting planners who aren't developing mobile technology apps are making a big mistake. Mobile apps are the future, he says. And, oh, by the way, the future is now. More

Avectra announces enhanced fundraising solutions for associations
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Avectra, the leading provider of web-based association management software, today announced enhanced fundraising solutions to help association leaders improve donor engagement, advocacy, and fundraising efforts — key revenue drivers for association and not-for-profits. Avectra’s leading association management solution combined with the integrated, enhanced fundraising functionality allows organizations to manage their important fundraising activities within their central membership database. More

Pulling it all together: The 360 degree marketing communications strategy
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We've seen several distinct stages in the association sector's journey into and through the world of social media. At first, the evangelists spread the good news, and a few eager souls experimented. Early adopters followed their example, and soon, the growth from seed concept to mainstream was amazingly rapid. At each stage, there were successes, failures, and lessons learned. Most of us are continually refining our objectives, strategies and technologies. And we're learning from each other — we're all figuring this out together. More

Taking on a new leadership role? Here are some tips on how to take charge
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On appointment to a supervisory position which involves leading subordinates, ask the HR Department to review with you the personnel file of each of your employees. Ensure that you know the names of your subordinates ASAP, and become familiar with their backgrounds and experience. More

Strategy is personal
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Any time you get a Board of Directors together, it's a good idea for them to share something personal, hopefully something that others don't already know. Each time you reveal yourself like that, you build trust in the group. We need more trust in Boards because it enables them to move more quickly. More

Ten criteria for choosing the right core event tech providers
Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, Inc.    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
How do you choose which core event technology providers you're going to use? Core event technologies include your registration system, online event website and electronic marketing, event eCommunity, exhibitor sales management, tradeshow floor plan, lead retrieval, event management, event mobile app and others. More

The challenge of business model innovation
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In the aftermath of nearly two years of severe economic turmoil, the most significant problem facing association boards, CEOs, and senior executives today is the task of creating organizations capable of thriving in the 21st century. Reaching this vital goal demands that associations embark on a comprehensive, dynamic, and ongoing process of reinvention, beginning with an intentional and imaginative effort to design, develop, and implement new business models that fully integrate the inextricably linked pursuits of purpose and profit. More
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