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Member Engagement Tactics Your Association Can Put into Action

Please join us for WSAE’s autumn hybrid Shop Talk scheduled for September 27, 2023 at the offices of Washington Society of CPAs in Bellevue or via Zoom. Our guest commentator, Monette Anderson, CAE, will explore with you new and innovative avenues for enhancing member engagement. Hybrid Schedule: 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Zoom and In-Person Program; 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Facilitated discussions - in person only. CAE value .5 for hybrid, plus 1 for in-person portion. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations

Participate in the Art of Association Management workshop on Thursday, September 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom to connect with your professional community in navigating Artificial Intelligence. In an era where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming industries at an unprecedented pace, the realm of professional membership organizations is no exception. The "Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations" workshop is a cutting-edge and interactive event that brings together industry experts and professionals from all aspects of association management to delve into the intricate relationship between AI and professional communities. This workshop aims to explore the opportunities, challenges, and strategies that AI presents for these organizations, fostering insightful discussions through engaging roundtable sessions.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

How to Shut Down a Microaggression (or Macro) on the Spot

Make no mistake:  bullies are just as present in the workplace as they are on a playground.  And bullies take their shots at people whom they perceive to be weaker than they are. In the workplace, that can show up as microaggressions, and bullies think they can get away with it by following it up with,  “just kidding”.   Here’s how to stand up to them, for yourself or a coworker:

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Building Stronger Connections

Building a sustainable path forward for your organization requires engaging members in flexible, novel ways while putting leading-edge technologies to work. One use of technology is to transform your association's digital spaces into vibrant communities. Join Hannah Ashcroft with Tradewing to learn more about how online communities can help you build outstanding experiences for your members. In addition, learn about WSAE's Professional Interest Categories/Communities (PICs) that will enable you to align your specific interests and preferences and address your evolving needs as an association professional.

Tuesday, August 22, 2023