Here's Why You Need to Attend Personifest 2020 Virtually

WildApricot Updates April 20, 2020

Tatiana Morand

By Tatiana Morand

It’s that time of year again — WildApricot’s third annual user conference is just around the corner! 


Our conference is part of PersoniFest, the annual conference hosted by Personify, our parent company.  


And even if we can't meet up in person this year, we're still holding it virtually so that you can get the benefit of all our expert sessions online. 


Plus, it's now free — so if your organization was unable to travel or afford the conference before, now is your chance! 


Wondering what exactly is in store this year? The full PersoniFest Agenda is LIVE, so you can start planning your schedule now. 


If you’re ready to sign up, click here to register!  


And if you still need a little more convincing, here are the top 3 reasons you and your team need to attend PersoniFest 2020 online: 

1. Hours of Product Training from WildApricot Coaches and Developers 


As a WildApricot customer, you know that there is nothing more valuable than hands-on product training. This year, we will be offering even more product training sessions, based on the feedback we received from last year. Product training sessions are the best way to learn how to leverage new and old features to the fullest. You can get all your questions answered on the spot and learn what works best for your organization. 


Here are our top program picks, based on last year’s feedback regarding what you’d like to learn: 


WildApricot Roundtable: Tips, Tricks, Feedback and More 

If you want to learn how to get the most out of WildApricot’s features, don’t miss this opportunity! Coach Mark and senior software engineer Dmitry Smirnov will discuss effective strategies, popular workarounds, and handy tips and tricks to help you and your organization thrive. 


8 Ways to Integrate WildApricot: Picking the Integration Strategy That’s Right for You 


If you want personalized advice on integrating WA with your systems, this workshop will give an overview and show you how to choose an integration approach that meets your organization’s specific needs. From simple visual tools to complex custom integrations, this roundtable will also discuss what integration tools are missing and analyze real cases that help participants to draft a solution for their integrations. 


WildApricot Payments + AffiniPay: How to Report like a Pro


Interested in learning more about the payment reporting capabilities in Affinipay? Join this session with Coach Mark as well as live assistance from the Affinipay team to ensure you are managing your organization’s finances effectively by mastering WildApricot Payments’ simple reporting options. 


Making Better Decisions with Real-Time Analytics Using the WildApricot Reports Manager 


If you want to learn how to turn your data into actionable information, join this session to learn about the value of real-time analytics for your organization and explore the capabilities of the WildApricot Reports Manager (WARM). WARM is a custom tool designed to extend the reporting functionality into business analytics for one site or a network of sites. In this session, we will also demonstrate a powerful way to integrate WildApricot analytics with hundreds of other data sources like Google Analytics. 


2. Even More Breakout Sessions With CAE, CEM and CPE Credits 


This year, we plan to provide even more compelling content and breakout sessions that allow attendees to learn the best practices in their industry and become more effective users of our family of products. 


The sessions will range from topics covering technology, business, marketing, strategy, product training and more! 


 The "ABCs" of Marketing: Always Be Converting


In this session, we will uncover a better understanding of the current challenges faced by today’s association marketers, including how marketing practices can balance retention as well as recruitment, and the combination of data sets to create effective marketing campaigns. 


Navigating COVID-19 as a Membership-Based Organization: An Expert Roundtable Discussion


A brand-new concept this year that will surely become an attendee favourite! Wondering how your organization should position itself for success during COVID-19? For this panel discussion, we've gathered membership and nonprofit experts to provide advice on how you can overcome this crisis and come out on the other side stronger than ever. 


How to Develop a Video Strategy That Drives Member Engagement and Revenue


When communicating with our members or community, video isn’t always our first response. But as consumers, we watch videos every day. Creating video sometimes requires a shift in thinking. The thought of starting on the video content game can be quite overwhelming, whether it’s because of a lack of time or resources. This session will include tips on defining your video strategy to drive engagement, member renewals, brand equity and loyalty, along with proven hacks to bring in new revenue streams when utilizing video for your conference, events, CAE content and member engagement. Walk away inspired on how to provide a more engaging and valuable online experience for your members!


3. An Unforgettable Keynote

This year’s keynote is out of this world — literally.  


massiminoAn astronaut, the first person to tweet from space, a recurring character on The Big Bang Theory, and now a bestselling author, Mike Massimino grew up a working class kid whose seemingly unreachable dream of becoming an astronaut and flying in space was realized in a journey that was accomplished with hard work and humour. After two missions to the Hubble Telescope and four space walks to make critical repairs to the telescope, Mike is now a Columbia University professor, the Senior Space Advisor for the Air & Space Museum, an author, television host and more. 


At PersoniFest, Mike will share his perspective on teamwork, innovation and leadership as we ascend to new heights! 


Now that you have an idea what you’re in for, check out the full PersoniFest Agenda — or register now!  

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