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COVID-19 Changed Your Association’s Plan.

Now it’s Time to Create a New One.
COVID-19 has affected every professional and trade association in the world and unless you sit on the board of an association for toilet paper manufacturers, that impact has likely been negative.

We know COVID-19 changed your association’s plan, but that does not mean your association has to experience a […]

5 Tips to Help You Successfully Work from Home

With easier access to technology, updated equipment, the right procedures, and enough time to incorporate them all into a plan, working remotely can be easy to accommodate. At SBI, we even have several team members who work remotely full time.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic found many organizations, associations, and companies abruptly forced into uncharted territory. Now […]

How Your Board Can Strengthen Its Relationship with Members

Your Association Has an Opportunity to Demonstrate Its Value. Here Is What Your Members Need to Hear from Their Board of Directors.
Trade associations and professional societies face challenges and uncertainties they haven’t experienced in at least ten years—if ever. That’s the bad news.

The good news?

Associations have an incredible opportunity to prove their value to members.

At […]

Association Event Cancelled? Take These Next Three Steps.

Like many, your association just canceled your event. Here’s what you should do now.
Because of COVID-19, many associations face financial uncertainty. As a board leader, it can be tough to know where to go from here.

Here’s the truth: The economic impact of COVID-19 was felt first and hardest by trade associations and professional societies, especially […]

4 Tips for Nonprofit Associations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Your Association Could Be Impacted by the Coronavirus. Here’s 4 Tips You Need to Know.
While public health officials and public policy experts continue to monitor the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), one thing is clear: The illness could have a serious impact on conferences, meetings, and entire associations. Travel restrictions, quarantines, and simple fear could […]

Looking Back at 2018: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

To celebrate the beginning of a new year, we’re reflecting on what we accomplished in 2018

What a year 2018 was for SBI! We took strides toward
adopting new technology, honing best practices, and exploring new innovations
to improve our clients’ member experiences – and had fun while doing it!
Together with our team of staff, client partners, association […]

SBI Announces New Client Partnership with the International Ombudsman Association (IOA)

Seattle, WA – January 2, 2019

SBI, a Seattle-based association management company, is proud to announce the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) as its newest full-service association management client.

As the largest international association of professional organizational ombudsman practitioners in the world, IOA represents nearly 900 members and supports organizational ombudsmen from the United States and worldwide working […]

3 Ways to Nurture Your Relationship with Sponsors

3 Ways to Nurture Your Relationship with Sponsors

You’ve done the hard work. You developed a package of sponsor benefits that provides value to both your sponsors and your organization. You successfully solicited sponsorships to help support the mission of your association. Now comes the hard part: how do you steward relationships with these sponsors so […]

How to Ensure a Smooth Transition to a New Executive Director

How to Ensure a Smooth Transition to a New Executive Director

The transition from one Executive Director to the next can be a stressful and challenging time for an association. Associations often have many moving pieces and complexities, and the knowledge of all of these parts must be seamlessly transitioned to new leadership. To make the […]

4 Tips to Maximize Your Next Association Networking Event

Cultivating strong connections in your professional community can really boost your professional growth and contribute to the growth of your industry. However, busy schedules often make it a challenge to set aside time to foster strategic relationships and build connections. For the busy professional, association networking events offer a valuable way to connect with peers and industry vendors. Check out these tips in order to get prepared and make the most of the next networking event.

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