Events

Leveraging Your Events, Part 2

Alumni events are a great opportunity to recruit and recognize members! During your event, set up a membership table (this can be part of your registration or welcome table). Encourage attendees to join or renew at the discounted event rate of $40 (regularly $50) as they check in. Another great time to ask attendees to join …

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Leveraging your Events

There are several ways to leverage your alumni events to grow membership. Here are some things you can do even before your event begins: •  Start with offering a discount to members of at least 20 percent or $5, whichever is higher. For example, at Hoosier Village tailgates, members pay $15 for the buffet, while non-members pay …

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So, what do I get if I join?

Does this sound familiar? It’s probably the number one question you receive when approaching an alum at one of your events about joining the alumni association. How do you come up with a quick, effective answer before losing them to the hors d’oeuvre table? In short, joining the IU Alumni Association is a great way to …

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How to Eat an Elephant

We all know the saying: How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. A big goal, such as the ALL IN membership challenge, can be like trying to eat an elephant. And while big goals are great, they can also be overwhelming. Breaking them into several, smaller goals can make them more manageable. We’ve …

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Prizes, fabulous prizes!

Thank you to everyone who is participating in the ALL IN membership challenge! To reward you for your efforts, we have some fabulous prizes lined up for you! Participants who recruit at least one member between July 2013 and June 2014 will receive an IU gift bag, which will include one of our exclusive “IU …

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You Gotta Regatta!

Sometimes things are just a perfect fit. That’s probably the best way I can describe the IUPUI Regatta. It’s a canoe race on the downtown Indianapolis canal and has become the embodiment of IUPUI. It combines live music, food vendors, an art contest, student organizations, a dog costume contest and much more at an incredibly …

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Are you “ALL IN”? The IUAA Membership Challenge is on!

At this year’s Alumni Leaders Conference, we issued a challenge for all of our alumni volunteers: Recruit 10 new annual IUAA memberships or one lifetime member. The potential growth from these efforts could impact IUAA in such an exciting way!

So, how are you doing on your “ALL IN” commitment? Be sure to record your progress on the Membership Challenge page of the Volunteer Leaders Intranet. You can use the form to find the recent IUAA members you recruited and track your achievements. Soon you could find yourself on the leader board!

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Inside the ALL IN photo booth

We had such a good time at this year’s Alumni Leaders Conference, held June 7-8 in Bloomington. If you haven’t checked out the photo booth pics, now’s your chance! Seems like everyone from J T. to Barbara Baker had fun posing with mustaches, bowties, pom-poms, and more. See the photos on Flickr »

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