2023 Shop Talks Archive

August 23: Building Stronger Connections Through an Association Online Community, Guest Commentator - Hannah Ashcroft
*July 19: How to be Successful at Sponsorship Sales, Guest Commentator, Sylvia Allen
June 28: How to Switch to Google Analytics 4, Guest Commentator, Chivan Lim
May 10: Reboot Your Network, Guest Commentator, Monette Anderson, CAE

*April 12: Pro Tips for Recruiting Top Talent, Guest Commentator, Amy DuBeau
March 8: Keeping Boardrooms Productive & Collegial in a Polarized World, Guest Commentator, Steve Francks, CAE
*February 8: Membership Makeover Hits and Misses, Guest Commentator, Monette Anderson, CAE
*January 11: Three Elements of any Productive Meeting, Guest Commentator, Nancy Bacon

2022 Shop Talks Archive

November 23: Friendsgiving - Book Review and Sharing of Holiday Recipes/Traditions, Jackie Barry, CAE, APTA Washington
November 9: Foster Productive Political Conversations, Peter Schrappen, CAE, American Waterways Association
October 26: Infusing Profit Margin Culture with Your Board, Patty Anderson, CAE, WSAE
*October 12: Technology Tips & Tricks, Guest Commentator: Brit Kramer, CAE, WSAE
September 28: What to Consider when Looking for a new Association Mangement System, Guest Commentator: Vanessa Dennison, Dennison & Associates
September 14: Saving Your Association's Bottom Line: Strategies for Combatting Rising Costs & Inflation, Guest Commentator: Tom Hurdelbrink, CAE, NWMLS
August 24: Creative Meeting Spaces & Places, Linda Herald, Guest Commentator: Wenatchee Convention Center
*August 10: Trends Shaking Up Association Meetings, Guest Commentator: Angela Strecker, Blue Wings Events
July 27: Marketing & Communications, Patty Anderson, CAE, WSAE
*July 13: Membership Matters, Brit Kramer, CAE, WSAE
June 22: Proposed New Name & Aha Moments from Convention, Guest Commentator: DeAnn Hartman, HartManagement, Inc
*May 25: Content and Messaging through a DEI Lens, Dr. Jen O'Ryan, DoubleTall Consulting LLC
*May 11: Moving the Unmovable, Guest presenter: josh martinez, Future Emergent
*April 27: DEI Strategy Sharing, Guest Commentator: K'ai Roberts Fu, Magnus Media Video Production
*April 13: Specific Federal Legislation Impacting Washington State Associations, Guest Commentator, Brenda Orffer, CAE, Washington Health Care Association
*March 23: Website Accessibility, Guest Commentator, Peter Schrappen, CAE, American Waterways Association
*March 9: Optimizing the Eight Stages of Association Marketing, Guest Commentator, Kirk Richardson, Materials Technology Institute
February 23: Essential & Emerging Dues Strategies, Guest Commentator, Lola Franklin, TriCity Association of Realtors and Pacific Regional MLS
*February 9: Learning Management Platforms, Guest Commentator, Vanessa Dennison, Dennison & Associates
Bonus session: D2L DEMO
January 26: Top Association Trends for 2022, Guest Commentator, Louise Miller, CAE, SBI Association Management
*January 12: The Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act: Big Changes to Affect Nonprofits in 2022, Hosted by Tammie Hetrick, Washington Food Industry Association

2021 Shop Talks Archive

*December 8: How Hotels are Doing in 2021 and Beyond, Hosted by Jeff Bowe
November 10: In-Person Meeting Updates, Hosted by Emily Hoyt (Slide Deck | King County Vaccine Verification Toolkit | WSCC Covid-19 Health Order FAQs)
November 24: Friendsgiving, Hosted by Marcia Holland, CAE, and Donna Cameron, CAE
*October 27: Art of Leadership: Ethics, Hosted by Jeffrey Wilcox
*October 13: Budgeting During a Pandemic, Hosted by Joel Diehl
September 22: The Hybrid Office, Hosted by Bracken Killpack
July 28: Open Discussion/Committees & Task Forces
*July 14: Using Video for Drastic Results, Toni Harris Taylor
June 30: Generative Learning, Jeffrey Wilcox
June 16: Aha! Moments from Convention
May 19: Open Discussion: Meeting In-Person Scenarios, Protocols and Procedures
May 5: Open Discussion/Working From Home - What's Working
April 21: Open Discussion/Opening up strategies post COVID
April 7: Open Discussion/Producing Hybrid Events
*March 17: TikTok for Associations, Joey Viola
Feb 24: Post Covid Marketing Strategy, Melanie Asher
Jan 6: Connect the Dots: Innovative Thinking for Association Leaders, Bill Stainton

2020 Shop Talks Archive

*Dec 9: Convention 3.0, Dr. Dan Diamond
*Nov 18: Inclusion, Jen O'Ryan, Double Tall Consulting
Nov 11: Ethics, Jeffrey Wilcox, Third Sector Co. (This session was 1 full hour)
Sept 2: How Associations Can Benefit From Online Learning Platforms, Brandon Mullen, D2L
*August 19: Networking in the New Normal with Joe Diehl, Diehl & Co LLC (download handout)
August 5: Microsoft Productivity Hacks with Laura Leist, Eliminate Chaos
July 15: Open Discussion
July 1: Blended Meetings Continued
June 24: Virtual & Blended Meetings and Events
June 17: Protecting Your Association from COVID-19 Scams with Mitch Hansen, Clark Nuber
June 10: Convention Orientation with Dr. Dan Diamond, MD
June 3: Open Discussion 
May 27: Virtual Fundraising
May 20: Public Relations with Jocelyn McCabe Public Relations
May 13: Governance Challenges (ASA webinar)
May 6: Zoom 
April 29: Sponsorship, with Sylvia Allen Consulting
April 22: Communication 
April 15: Governance
April 8: Membership
April 6: Adding Member Value in the Time of COVID-19 (ASA webinar)
April 1: Shop Talk Launch with Dr. Dan Diamond