Membership Growth Online Summit 2017

Powerful Ways to Grow Your Organization in Today’s World

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In a series of five one-hour webinars, a select group of industry experts will reveal the modern marketing strategies used by the top membership organizations to dramatically increase member growth.

By the end of the week, you will know:

  • The 3 keys for attracting younger members
  • How to turn your events into a membership growth engine
  • The blueprints to a digital marketing campaign that actually works
  • How and why digital learning is the glue that keeps your members coming back for more
  • The tech tools used by the fastest growing nonprofits to grow membership

Presented by


Amanda Kaiser, Member Engagement Expert

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Amanda Kaiser is a qualitative researcher for the association industry. To date, she conducted over 345 in-depth member interviews. Through these conversations, she has come to understand members’ goals, challenges, and worries then translates these insights into strategies that exponentially improve member engagement. Channeling member insights, Amanda also writes a weekly blog for association professionals at or follow her on Twitter @SmoothThePath. Amanda can help you engage your new members early and engage them for life!




Rebecca Peterson, Director of

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As Director of, Rebecca is responsible for the strategy, development, and outreach to support this open online learning initiative and strengthen the capacity of nonprofits around the world. Rebecca has over 15 years of experience working in higher education and nonprofit environments, including serving as the Director of Educational Initiatives and Research at, the nonprofit massive open online course learning portal co-founded by MIT and Harvard University. In addition to her work at edX, Rebecca served as the Sr. Research Manager at HarvardX where her team developed analytic tools and studied learner utilization, motivation and usage of open online courses.  She has also led online experiential learning efforts at Northeastern University, blending digital learning opportunities with on-ground, real world experiences for learners. Rebecca has a BA in History and Secondary Education from Nebraska Wesleyan University, an Ed.M from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is finishing her doctoral studies in organizational leadership at Northeastern University.



Jeff Hurt, Event Design Expert


Jeff Hurt is the EVP, Education & Engagement, at Velvet Chainsaw. Jeff encourages meetings and events to adopt Evidence Based Education (EBE) methods based on neuroscience, cognitive psychology and biology. His powerful message is one that moves registrants from a meeting attendee to a participant in the conference experience with a focus on increasing their ROI of learning. He also has experience working with organizational structures, board and committees to help them transition to 21st century governance models.





David Mundy, Director of Marketing at Guidestar

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David Mundy is the Director of Marketing at GuideStar. In his role, he develops and executes seamless engagement strategies in the nonprofit sector by using a funnel approach with a specific focus in behavioral marketing. He is the marketing project manager for five key programs at Guidestar including: Ecommerce, Direct Sales, Philanthropic Partnerships, Nonprofit Profiles, and Donations.  A native of Northern Virginia, David attended Marymount University where we graduated with a B.S in Marketing. David enjoys playing basketball, writing, and spending time with his family, especially his beautiful daughter, Lilly. 





Terry Ibele, Nonprofit Tech Expert


Terry Ibele is the resident nonprofit technology expert at Wild Apricot, where he also manages the blog, social media, and hosts many of our expert webinars. Terry has worked with hundreds of nonprofit organization to help them automate their processes so they can focus on growth and achieve their missions.  You can follow him on Twitter @terryibele.






Attendees to these webinars are eligible to earn 1 CAE credit for each webinar.

All registrants will receive webinar recordings.