Business Development

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Why an Affinity Program Could Be a Win-Win-Win for Your Association

March 15, 2023

Associations are looking for new sources of non-dues revenue, members want increased value and companies are searching for meaningful partnerships. It can be challenging to find initiatives that meet each criterion, but affinity programs could be the win-win-win solution for everyone involved. In this PARtners @ Work feature, CardConnect shares the partner’s perspective on affinity programs.

RevUP 2023: A Home for Business Development {Video}

March 10, 2023

From C-Suite to Non-Dues Revenue teams, the RevUP Summit brings together and supports professionals looking to improve their association’s bottom line. Watch this 2-minute video for a glimpse of the RevUP Summit 2022 and join PAR in Annapolis, Maryland on December 6 and 7 for the 2023 event!

Why a Business Development Strategy is Vital to Association Revenue Health

March 2, 2023

Associations aren’t effectively strategizing. That is one of the key findings from the Professionals for Association Revenue (PAR) Association Business Development Landscape Survey in which 86% of respondents said their organization’s business development strategy is underperforming or non-existent. See why that’s a problem for associations working to remain relevant in a changing economic landscape.

6 Mindset Shifts to Improve Your Association in 2023 {Video}

January 30, 2023

Small shifts in mindset can spark impactful change within our associations. PAR’s six GOAT Award Finalists are association professionals who are impacting their organizations in transformative ways each year. They each shared one way association professionals can shift their mindset and improve their approach in 2023.

4 Tips to Focus Your Forecasting

September 16, 2022

Our lives are made up of forecasting – and while planning doesn’t eliminate uncertainties, it does help us prepare for them. Here are 4 tips to get your team started with a focused forecasting plan.

How to Keep Corporate Sponsor Investment in Your Association

September 6, 2022

Associations are no longer the obvious advertising choice for corporations looking to connect with consumers. Digital outlets, social media channels and corporate websites mean companies have choices – and associations have competitors. But how do associations beat out the competition to increase and keep corporate sponsor investment?

3 Tips for Selling During Times of Economic Uncertainty

September 1, 2022

Economic uncertainty means different things to different people. But if you are in the business of sales, we think you’ll agree: selling in 2022 is challenging. Global sales and marketing advisor Ryan Dohrn shares three tips for sales teams to survive and thrive during times of disruption.

3 Steps to Making and Maintaining Meaningful Conference Connections

June 29, 2022

Event sponsorship and exhibits – once the foundation of association sponsorship programs – are now the starting point for companies looking to engage with an association in year-long brand awareness and thought-leadership opportunities. Associations that provide exhibitors with a positive and valuable conference experience have the advantage when it comes to growing relationships… and revenue.

Managing Your Relationship with Your CRM

May 16, 2022

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is the hottest and fastest growing software on the market. By 2025, it’s expected to reach over $80 billion dollars in revenue. But bring up the term “CRM” to your colleagues and you will likely invoke a smile or a squirm — and often both.

Approach Your Suppliers as Collaborators and Improve Revenue

April 4, 2022

As more associations get back to a familiar business model in a post-pandemic environment, there is opportunity to change the way organizations are approaching industry suppliers. PAR Leadership Advisory Board Chair Sean Soth shares how association leadership teams can develop a flexible approach to business development to collaborate with industry suppliers.