State Association Resources

The following links are intended to assist state association staff and boards in governance, volunteer management, event planning and other efforts. 


The 5 Ps of Onboarding New Board Members (Source: Associations Now)
Good Read You Might Have Missed: Good Governance   (Source: Associations Now)
Amid Inflation, It's Time to Review Reserve Policies (Source: Associations Now)
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action (Source: Associations Now)


Membership Pro Tip: Online Communities of Practice (Source: Associations Now)
Six Ideas for Upgrading Member Onboarding (Source: Associations Now)
Seven Things to Include in Your Social Media Guidelines  (Source: Associations Now)
Understand Your Members on a Deeper Level Through Journey Mapping (Source: Associations Now)

Event Planning

The New Normal: How In-Person Events Have Evolved In The Post-Pandemic World (Source: Entrepreneur)
How to Plan Your First Hybrid Event in 2023 (Source: Eventia)
5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Meeting Location (Source: Miller Tanner Associates)
85 Conference and Interactive Event Ideas for 2023 (Source: Slido)


40 Volunteer Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind (Source: VolunteerHub)
How to Improve Your Volunteers' Experience (Source: volgistics)


9 Innovative, Brand Building Conference Marketing Ideas (Source: Think Business Events)
9 Essential Marketing Strategies for Your Association (Source: Personify)