Acquiring and maintaining members is at the top of the priority list for any association. From obtaining of new members to sustained commitment of long-time members, we love helping associations with the entire member journey. Please find below our curated content for the topic of association membership.
Member retention is the cornerstone of every medical association since it takes more effort to attract a new member. Therefore, if your retention rate is below 75%, you have a severe problem. While marketing can save the day by attracting potential members, you need to ensure that your association has a plan for membership development. […]
The success of an association depends on the satisfaction of its members. While growing your membership is crucial, it is equally important to retain association members. Besides, it is cost-effective to win-back members instead of running campaigns for new memberships. Members usually leave an association due to lack of engagement, economic hardships, and lack of […]
With many years of collective, collaborative experience in conference management, we have acquired a lot of insights along the way. It can be an intimidating exercise, especially when planning your first conference as there are multiple components to piece together. In light of this, we have put together these 7 steps for conference management paper […]
If you have been tasked with conference planning for your association, we understand that you may be rather dubious about the idea. For your association or organisation to get the most out of their conference, to ensure its success, your planning must be rigorous and concrete. If implemented correctly, the benefits can be outstanding. Orchestrating […]
Finding new members for your association can be a very challenging task, especially if your association is of a smaller size. The integral part of any association is a firm, loyal and engaged membership base. Association consulting can assist in this matter. In the modern era, members’ needs, and expectations have changed – information is […]
A solid and engaged membership base is essential to every association, but attracting and retaining members continues to be one of the main challenges faced by organisations all over the world. Medical associations are not immune to the membership challenges of the 21st century, so this post will cover how they can recruit new members […]
Why is it important to define leadership for modern associations? In today’s society, associations play an essential role as they possess the combined power needed to tackle issues that matter to the communities they are involved with. Organisations pay much attention to programmes and operations, but the importance of human capital cannot be minimized. This […]
On May 25, 2018 – GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will become fully enforceable throughout the European Union – at which time organisations in non-compliance will face hefty fines. Therefore, Congrex Switzerland is working with a Data Protection Officer to present our clients an all-in-one package to be compliant with the EU GDPR change as […]
Members are the mainstay of associations, yet the concept of membership is subject to a constant evolution that mirrors the world we live in and the ever-changing nature of society. This article reviews some significant factors that organisational leaders must take into consideration to allow for organic and sustained growth within their member base. Rethinking […]
Related References for Association Membership
The Joint Annual Conference of the Swiss Society of Pneumology 2018 took place in St Gallen in May.
The third consensus conference for the Action Plan for Stroke in Europe took place at the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung in Munich, Germany in March 2018.