Events

Member Engagement Masterclass - 2

22/02/18 13:30

PLEASE EMAIL EMARRIOTT@TAFORUM.ORG to reserve your place. We are delighted to invite you to attend the second 2017 Member Engagement Masterclass by the Trade Association Forum in association with Qdos Partnerships. Come and join us for this FREE event which will feature presentations, discussion and networking opportunities. Find out how to make the most of membership benefits and hear the latest updates from TAF. Date: Thursday, 22nd February 2018 Time: 1.30pm - Registration and...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

Essential Social Media Marketing for Membership Bodies - Online Course

05/03/18 04:00

A 4-week eLearning and coaching programme Starts on 5th March 2018 Social Media offers membership bodies an incredible opportunity to listen to, join in and shape conversations with their existing and prospective members. We live in an era where business empires are built on YouTube; teenagers in their bedrooms are building millions of followers on Instagram and bloggers are becoming as influential as movie stars. But in a space that moves so fast, how can trade associations keep up - let...

Team Leadership Skills for Trade Association Professionals

08/03/18 09:30

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to four high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. This workshop is suitable for trade association professionals who are about to take on their first managerial role, have recently started as a manager or who have been a manager for a while but not received any training in team leadership. It looks at the challenge of building the effectiveness and performance of teams. It will cover: • How to...

Writing for the Web

15/03/18 09:30

A 1-day workshop exploring how to research and create engaging content for a variety of web platforms. Best practice principles on how people read online. How to write engaging copy that people will read, share and act upon. Your (web) copy has a huge impact on customer’s perceptions of your brand – both on and offline. Your (digital) copy is crucial to the way you inform, persuade and sell This highly practical (online) copy writing course offers research-based best practice advice. Applying tried...

Seminar for TA Chairmen

21/03/18 09:30

**SOLD OUT** Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place on this seminar. Each year a number of senior business people, with significant experience in running organisations and conducting meetings, are asked to take on the chairmanship of a trade association. However, they may well find the experience rather different from that which they have been used to. The result is that an incoming chairman struggles to get to grips with the role and may have to spend much time establishing a...

i2 Offices - Euston
NW1 1AD

Membership Recruitment 2018

22/03/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place(s) Together with Membership Retention, the most important topic for any Trade Association is Membership Recruitment. The TAF Membership Recruitment Workshop is suitable for all Trade Association employees, irrespective of how many years they have been recruiting new members. Combining just the right blend of theory, discussion and practical exercises the workshop is designed to be both thought provoking and fun. Most importantly, all...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

TAF's Directors Forum

29/03/18 09:30

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. The TAF Director’s Forum aims to improve the effectiveness of Directors who sit on the Boards of trade associations. It is suitable for professionals who are about to be appointed to a Board, who have recently joined a Board or who have sat on a Board but not benefited from any training in this subject. By the end of the workshop, delegates will be...

Membership Retention 2018

26/04/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place(s) on this workshop. Together with Membership Recruitment, the most important topic for any Trade Association is Membership Retention. The TAF Membership Retention Workshop is suitable for all Trade Association employees, irrespective of how many years they have been working with their members. Combining just the right blend of theory, discussion and practical exercises the workshop is designed to be both thought provoking and fun. Most...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

Good Media Writing for TA Professionals

03/05/18 09:30

'Dear Financial Times, Thank you very much for printing our announcement. Next time, please don’t change the words...' This is a real message sent by a managing director to Lex at the FT. Although we smile, we’ve all had the same feeling from time to time. Why can’t they just print what we send? They can and often do. But only if we know how to write our story according to the media’s own rules. Journalists are trained to compose news items and features using vocabulary, structure and...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

The Change Leader

10/05/18 09:30

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to four high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. This workshop is suitable for trade association professionals who need to introduce change in their organisations such as office moves, new technology, new processes or new organisational structures. It looks at the challenges of delivering change quickly, overcoming resistance and inertia and doing this with minimum impact on the performance of the...

Virtual and Remote Leadership for Trade Associations

05/07/18 04:00

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to four high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. This workshop is suitable for trade association professionals who manage geographically spread offices or staff with little opportunity for face-to-face contact such as home-based working. It looks at the challenges of managing teams and individuals spread over different locations. It will also look at the issues of ‘dotted line’ relationships...

Seminar for TA Chairmen

11/10/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place on this seminar. Each year a number of senior business people, with significant experience in running organisations and conducting meetings, are asked to take on the chairmanship of a trade association. However, they may well find the experience rather different from that which they have been used to. The result is that an incoming chairman struggles to get to grips with the role and may have to spend much time establishing a modus operandi -...

i2 Offices - Euston
NW1 1AD