LMS: A viable option for associations

Among the opportunities the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has opened up is the use of digital technology in associations’ activities including member engagement and networking, organizing learning and educational programs, building communities of practice and volunteer recruitment. In less than a year since the Covid-19 pandemic started, with restrictions on public gathering and travel enforced, associations… Read More LMS: A viable option for associations

What is your association’s North Star?

This was the question posed by Mary Byers, CAE, who spoke to 40 attendees of the webinar, “Strategy in an Uncertain Environment,” organized by the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE) last September 15, 2020. Mary is an Illinois, USA-based author of two bestselling books, “Race for Relevance: 5 Radical Changes for Associations” and “Road to… Read More What is your association’s North Star?

Gaining sponsors is like dating

Associations need financial resources to fulfill their purpose and mission. Based on experience, membership dues alone are not enough to sustain this mandate. Non-dues revenues help augment this shortfall, and sponsorship generation and retention is one of them. With this as premise, the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE) recently organized a webinar… Read More Gaining sponsors is like dating

Orly Peña: Association leader extraordinaire

The first time I wrote a eulogy here was in my March 8, 2019, post entitled, “BSP Gov. Espenilla and the Association Community,” a tribute to the late Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) Governor Nestor Espenilla for his contribution to the association community as chairman of the Philippine International Convention Center… Read More Orly Peña: Association leader extraordinaire