Association friends: While we usually talk about associations’ operations in this blog, today we’re focusing a little bit on chambers of commerce. But, given that you are both membership-based organizations, a lot of this still applies to you and maybe it can give you some ideas to bring into your industry and organization!
Ok, so managing a chamber of commerce will never be easy. With hundreds to thousands of members (and their benefits) to keep track of, on top of any other entities you manage, events to plan, finances to keep accurate, not to mention your advocacy and community building efforts...so much to do, so little time.
That’s where having the right membership management system comes into play. There will always be a lot on your plate, but these platforms are built specifically to:
- give you some of that time back
- give you more resources to accomplish your goals
- give you the tools that will in turn help you provide more value to your members
Sounds like a dream, right? Well it can be a reality with the right solution! Each membership management system is a little different, but generally speaking these are some of the features you can expect to see: