Partners in Growth: Advancing Associations Through Corporate Partnerships
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- Understand ways to align association goals with corporate partner business needs.
- Learn how to leverage corporate partners to diversity association revenue; provide content for members; and increase the association’s brand visibility.
- Find out actionable steps to create an association culture and business model for corporate partnerships.
Corporate Sponsorship Consultant and Co-Convener of the Partnership Professionals Network (PPN)
Bruce Rosenthal has advanced corporate partnership programs for more than 20 years. He is a strategic advisor, consultant, and educator to associations and not-for-profit organizations, creating corporate partnership programs that increase revenue, add membership/constituent value, and foster organizational sustainability. He demonstrates leadership in identifying and cultivating sponsorship and partnership best practices, opportunities, and solutions as Convener of the Partnership Professionals Network (PPN), a national sponsorship/partnership
organization. Bruce was a finalist for the 2021 PAR GOAT Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to association business development, and will be a speaker at the PAR 2022 RevUP Summit this December 7-8 in Annapolis, MD
Founder & Leadership Advisory Board Chair
Sean Soth is the Leadership Advisory Board Chair of Professionals for Association Revenue, a member organization focused on improving association revenue health through community and resources. As a recognized business development expert, Sean has led multiple sales portfolios in a variety of industries including: life sciences, legal, government contracting, association management, training and development, and healthcare. In these relationships, Sean’s teams surpass budget objectives, while launching new program and product development for thousands of clients per year.
In addition to his role with PAR, Sean is owner of Hi-Fidelity Group, Inc. a managed sales and marketing firm focused on exhibit and sponsorship sales and a Co-Founder of Webvent, a digital platform for webcast management and online directories for associations.
Sean is a regular speaker at industry conferences speaking about the value of audience, business development, and marketing best practices