Association Event Planning: 5 Steps to Meaningful Events


Hosting memorable events at your association can help create an excellent, enriching experience for members. An event, whether it’s a large conference or a fun, culture-building auction fundraiser, gives your members the opportunity to network, build a close community, celebrate and recognize one another’s achievements, and develop professionally. In recent years, more and more associations have been adding virtual events to their agenda—and for a good reason. Virtual events provide many of the same benefits as traditional in-person events, all while allowing members and attendees to meet together regardless of their location. Hybrid events combine the best of both worlds, enabling members [...]

Association Event Planning: 5 Steps to Meaningful Events2023-05-05T08:35:29-04:00

From Pitch to Partnership: Securing Event Sponsorships


When you’re in the thick of planning a fundraising event, you know that all the details matter, but sponsorships are especially important to maximize revenue and fundraising outcomes. It’s important to note that sponsors should be stewarded differently than your organization’s regular donors. Sponsors typically give larger amounts of cash, in-kind donations, or assets than average donors, which means that you, as a fundraiser, need to employ different strategies to get them onboard and be prepared to spend more time and effort maintaining the relationship. The great thing about these types of sponsorships is that they are a win-win for your [...]

From Pitch to Partnership: Securing Event Sponsorships2023-04-04T09:05:05-04:00

Hosting Engaging Virtual Events: How to Boost Participation


It’s no secret that virtual events can sometimes be a double-edged sword. On one hand, they present great opportunities for interfacing with your nonprofit’s supporters, and growing your community in a convenient, cost-effective way. But, on the other hand, they can sometimes lack the excitement, connection, and fun that in-person events offer. So, what can your nonprofit do to make sure you’re hosting engaging virtual events? In this short guide, we’ll walk you through a few strategies that will help you boost participation at your next virtual event, and make it more memorable: Invest in the right tools for virtual events. Try an [...]

Hosting Engaging Virtual Events: How to Boost Participation2023-04-07T18:25:42-04:00
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