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Virtual Reality and Associations:
Strategies for Utilizing Emerging Technology to Increase Membership, Non-Dues Revenue, and More

Webinar • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 2:00- 3:30 PM ET | Qualifies for 1.5 CAE

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Virtual reality is the way of the very-near future for associations and their members. But how do you adopt virtual reality? And what’s the best way to use this versatile technology?

Associations are discovering that virtual reality can unlock new opportunities with everything from tradeshows and meetings, to professional development and advocacy. What they’ve learned—about costs, software, uses and more—can springboard your own virtual reality breakthroughs.

Here’s how to get this valuable head-start on all virtual reality can do for your members, non-dues revenue and more!

Register now for Virtual Reality and Associations: Strategies for Utilizing Emerging Technology to Increase Membership, Non-Dues Revenue, and More.

This 90-minute webinar brings you 360-degree perspective on using virtual reality (VR) to benefit your association and its members. Your speakers include two VR technology experts, plus an executive who draws on 18 years of experience with his association’s international programs, membership, annual conference, and trade show exhibit sales, operations and marketing.

Ready-to-use insights from a VR case study.  Learn how an Expo’s staff and exhibitor task force created a Virtual Reality Showroom that drove strong foot traffic to the rear of the hall, generated over 700 leads for exhibitors and created valuable post-show opportunities for sales teams. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to explore your association’s best opportunities for leveraging virtual reality, including:

  • The difference between Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • What VR technologies are on the market today
  • The costs of VR and what to expect in the future
  • How VR can transform the membership experience
  • How VR can be used for professional development, conferences, government advocacy and more
  • Lessons learned from an association’s highly successful use of a Virtual Reality Showroom in 2017

In addition to showing you how to harness the potential of virtual reality, this program will help you introduce members to the applications—and value—of this transformative medium. 

Register now for Virtual Reality and Associations: Strategies for Utilizing Emerging Technology to Increase Membership, Non-Dues Revenue, and More

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Andy Drennan is Senior Vice President of the Food Processing Suppliers Association, overseeing all PROCESS EXPO marketing, promotion and show operations. He has been with the Association for over 18 years and been involved in every aspect of member activities including international programs, membership, annual conference, trade show operations and marketing, exhibit sales and currently serves as staff liaison to the dairy and beverage councils.

Prior to joining FPSA, Andy worked as an international account manager for Union Carbide Corporation and provided small business development assistance while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Chile. 

Andy holds a B.A. from the University of Scranton and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

 

Sig Vandamme is an executive representative for the Community Brands portfolio of industry-leading membership software products and services. As a membership software “evangelist,” Sig delivers thought leadership through public speaking, webinars, whitepapers, and tradeshows. In addition, Sig focuses on customer advocacy through direct participation in product councils, advisory groups, and user communities.

 

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to trade associations, professional membership organizations, charitable organizations and other tax-exempt organizations. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • CEOs
  • CTOs
  • COOs
  • Directors, Technology & Operations
  • Membership Staff
  • Professional Development/Training Staff
  • Government Relations/Advocacy Staff

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1.5 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org

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