Our years of accumulated knowledge in not-for-profit association management have shaped us into experts in our field. But we're never happy with the status quo – we like to be ahead of the curve. That's why we put together a series of free webinar presentations, hosted in our Brix Studio venue, on a variety of topics tailored to highlight up-and-coming technologies and techniques for non-profits.
Our video production team is proud to provide these recorded presentations for those of you who want to expand or share your knowledge. Find out more about the speakers in our partner directory.
No matter how brilliant your business plan is, if you don't have the workforce to support it, you're not going to achieve your intended business results. Learn tips that will help you attract and retain top talent, and better manage the biggest asset and liability of your organization.
Join Glen Grant, Partner at HRfx Consulting, as he shares the insights you need to grow and support a successful team.
Are public speaking engagements keeping you up at night? Gather the confidence and skills you need to master the crowd and become a media star with Executive Speaking Coach Narges Nirumvala.
A few simple tips can set you up for success for your next AGM presentation, media appearance, or guest lecture. As the face of your organization, are you commanding respect and inspiring action in your audience, or putting them to sleep? Join us for this complimentary 20-minute session and turn your Board of Directors into media stars.
Join a representative from accounting firm Tompkins, Wozny, Miller & Co. for this 20 minute presentation on Tips and Highlights for NPO Accounting. Learn about new and recurring accounting issues faced by most NPOs, and the best methods for addressing them.
Strategic planning is critical to the success of your Association. We are talking about your future here - it shouldn't be boring!
This session will talk about how to create a strategic plan that is effective, easy-to-follow and that gets everyone excited and pulling on the same set of oars to help turn your Association’s strategy into a reality.
Join Carol-Anne Moutinho from the Association Resource Centre for this session on Strategic Planning for Associations.
If you are involved with any board of directors in the non-profit sector, this is a must-see session featuring Darlene Hyde, governance expert and Executive Director at NAIOP Vancouver and the BC Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.
Good governance is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Join us for this complimentary 20-minute session where we discuss the do’s and don’ts of effective governance in the world of non-profits, and how you can be a better board member.
Join us for a complimentary 20 minute session with Chris Goward, Co-Founder and President of Wider Funnel. Let Chris help your association grow as he talks about how YOU can attract members with "Conversion Optimization" through using your associations website, in this weeks Association Night!
Association websites lacking search engine optimization (SEO) make it difficult for users to find content related to their industry. A little SEO strategy could help associations show up more frequently, and in a better ranked position, in industry related searches. This talk aims to explain SEO basics and best practices that can help association websites gain online recognition.
Join us for a complimentary 20-minute presentation by search engine optimization expert Steven Tait.
As executives and board members, understanding governance is essential to maintaining the reputation, integrity, and compliance of your association. This session will assist you in identifying common problems with governance and provide you with a better understanding of constitutions and bylaws.
Join us for a complimentary 20-minute session with legal & governance expert for non-profits Anders Ourom
Wouldn't you rather listen to a story than a sales pitch? We all know what it's like to attend boring lectures, media appearances and AGM presentations; don't leave your audience sleeping - leave them smiling!
This presentation will give you insight into the key elements of good storytelling and why it's more important than ever to your communication, marketing and fundraising efforts.
Join Executive Speaking Coach, Narges Nirumvala for complimentary 20-minute session that will turn you into a speaking superstar!
An organizational communication specialist, Carol J. Sutton holds certificates in mediation and conflict resolution (Cert.ConRes.) from the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
This one hour webinar is designed to lead board members and others through a thought process that improves one's ability to collaborate, while lowering the prospect of conflict.
What's puzzling you about communication with another person? Get a "cheat sheet" on how to deal with them at this session.
Narges Nirumvala is the Founder and CEO of ExecutiveSpeak Coaching International. She is much sought after speaker, executive speech coach, corporate trainer and an accomplished business writer. Having difficulty connecting with your audience including your board and membership? Join us for tips on how to build rapport and encourage communication.
Over the years, Darlene Hyde has provided governance advice to countless non-profit association boards. More recently she has become the Executive Director of both NAIOP Vancouver and BCAMRT. Being a board member doesn't have to be scary. In this presentation you'll learn some great tips on how to manage your tasks while keeping the association's goals in mind. Including:
Why is board governance such a hot topic these days?What are the characteristics of ineffective boards?What do high performing not for profit boards look like?Ten best practices for excellent governanceChecklist for the not for profit board member
Join us for a panel discussion with our three speakers who will take your questions on governance live!
About our Speakers:
Carol Sutton: An organizational communication specialist, Carol J. Sutton holds certificates in mediation and conflict resolution (Cert.ConRes.) from the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
Narges Nirumvala: Narges Nirumvala is the Founder and CEO of ExecutiveSpeak Coaching International. She is much sought after speaker, executive speech coach, corporate trainer and an accomplished business writer.
Darlene Hyde: Over the years, Darlene Hyde has provided governance advice to countless non-profit association boards. More recently she has become the Executive Director of both NAIOP Vancouver and BCAMRT.
We all know the old saying "time is money", and when it comes to managing the day-to-day tasks of associations, it is no different. Having a team behind you that understands and is equipped to manage all of your activities is integral; equally important is having a place to manage your tasks without duplication as this directly effects your survival and growth.
In this session, Vice President of Technology at Support Services Unlimited, Jay Nelson, will discuss the ways in which you can utilize technologies to facilitate the effective operation of your association.