Recent event: PARN 2016 – Professional Associations Research Network Spring Conference – 12th May 2016
Clear Direct Debit were very pleased to be exhibit and speak at the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN) Spring Conference held on 12th May 2016 at the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London.
Exploring how professional organisations create income, attendees learned the outcome of PARN’s recent research project and shared ideas about diversifying income for the professional association sector.
Recent Event Attended: Memberwise Membership Excellence Conference (MEMX) – 21st April 2016
Held at the Park Plaza Victoria, London on the 21st April, this is the membership and association sector’s best-practice conference. The event is dedicated to providing membership and association professionals with new ideas to allow them to deliver enhanced membership value and growth. This year the theme was Membership Evolution v Revolution. There was a fantastic programme that allowed delegates to pick from 32+ sessions delivered by 50+ senior membership professionals and expert speakers representing leading membership organisations and associations. The session streams focused on the following topics:
- Membership Sector Online Success Stories
- Enabling membership Engagement & Value through Innovative Approaches
- CPD – Innovative Approaches to member Learning Opportunities that Deliver Real results
- Membership Excellence Hacks.
The event also included a trade exhibition that offered the opportunity to network and meet leading sector providers.
Clear Direct Debit were present on stand 8 and were pleased to chat to old friends and new contacts alike. We were pleased to be able to input on hot topics such as driving membership engagement and retention – bringing a lot of experience and best practice sharing into play. We were also happy to discuss how our Direct Debit training, Direct Debit Consultancy and Direct Debit bureau options could support these key drivers. If you attended and would like to follow up your discussions with us, or you were unable to attend and would like to hear feedback from us on the event, please do contact us – we are always happy to help.
Recent Event Attended: CHASE 2016 – 16th & 17th February 2016
The 24th Charities and Associations Event – CHASE 2016 – took place at the Business Design Centre in London on the 16th and 17th February 2016. It was aimed at helping professionals within the not-for-profit sector gain a better understanding of a wide range of subjects through free seminars and valuable networking opportunities. The event also offered a chance to meet the leading suppliers of goods and services to the sector, making this a valuable visitor experience. Clear Direct Debit exhibited on Stand 51 and were pleased to meet lots of new, as well as many familiar, faces. We enjoyed being able to provide some useful advice about Direct Debit collections via our Bureau service, as well as providing information about our BACS Accredited Training courses. If you attended and would like to continue your discussions with us, please contact us.