That's fantastic, but as you've probably already learned, bringing together companies with common interests can be a challenge. Even if you're lucky enough to have paid staff, they're often multitasking - updating databases while answering phones, designing the association newsletter during the day and chairing a committee meeting the same night. Your board of directors and members are tops in their fields but they may be too busy with their day jobs to help run a well-organized association.
Finding the right membership management software can reduce the time spent on administrative tasks, giving you more time to communicate with members and advocate on behalf of your industry. It can also help you grow your association and attract additional revenue with special events or sponsorships. Plus, you can provide a virtual meeting place for your members to share ideas to help make industry improvements and uphold professional standards.
Are your volunteers bogged down in administrating member information?
Wild Apricot lets you easily automate member database contacts, membership applications, renewals, and recurring payments:
Want to help your business members leverage their membership to get more business?
Help your members network with Wild Apricot's Online Business Directory feature:
Do you struggle to get timely information out to your membership?
Wild Apricot helps you keep your members in-the-know with online communication tools:
Frustrated with the cost and time required to keep your webpages up-to-date?
Wild Apricot can help you create and manage a professional looking website:
Business/Trade Association Client Example:
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Chapter Template Case Study
The North Bay NARI is just one of many National Association of the Remodeling Industry chapters using Wild Apricot for features such as Membership Database, Automated Payments and Renewals, Member Directory and more. Check out the case study of how Wild Apricot works as an all-in-one "Automated Assistant" for multiple NARI chapters.
Many business and trade associations use Wild Apricot to much success - just take a peek at some of our other client examples: