Partners works with its association clients utilizing integrated membership management platforms and web sites as part of the fulfillment of their missions. Our technology infrastructure includes wide bandwidth internet connectivity, on-site and cloud-based servers for the storage and maintenance of member and financial data, and the appropriate security and firewalls to protect all information, with a back-up process and plan for storing data securely off-site.
An Individual Membership Association had great potential membership, but wasn't experiencing the growth it wanted - We formulated a grassroots membership network that has yielded a net gain of more than 1,000 new members each year during a five-year period. The Florida Life Care Residents Association is made up of residents of Continuing Care Retirement Communities located throughout the state of Florida, and has more than 15,000 members to date in 53 retirement communities.
While most associations have resumed in-person meetings, many meetings are still striving to achieve pre-covid attendance levels. However, as they move forward, wise association managers and planners entering into contracts for in-person meetings in 2023 and beyond, will do well to apply the lessons learned over these past two years.