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MCLEAN, Va. – Despite modest improvements to member communications and a reasonable awareness of lingering shortcomings, results of the 2017 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey indicate that many trade and professional associations are having a hard time implementing changes, and continue to struggle with how to become better communicators.

A strong majority (84 percent) of the more than 500 respondents to the survey, now in its sixth year, believe they are good at creating relevant content. Yet only 17 percent believe they have a good understanding of their reader, member and advertiser needs. Meanwhile, more than 40 percent see serious problems with the lack of revenue generated from their communication vehicles.

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Scott Conley, Career SolutionsMeet with Scott Conley, senior manager and market group leader for healthcare, at ASAE’s Associations @ Work conference, Oct. 15-17 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. Scott will present “Retention and Training Go Hand-in-Hand” during the Oct. 17 Luncheon Lighting Talk.

More info about this event is available at aaw.asaecenter.org

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) and Naylor Association Solutions have announced that they will be partnering to produce and offer advertising for IIABA’s multi-platform member communications, including print and online media.

IIABA will continue to produce the editorial content for all publications.  Naylor’s sales professionals will work with insurance industry advertisers to offer customized promotional packages across all of IIABA’s media platforms, including IIABA’s monthly magazine, Independent Agent, three member eNewsletters and www.iamagazine.com. Independent agents trust IA to deliver the content they need, and Naylor’s team will help advertisers grow their brand and engage with readers through IA’s outlets.

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McLEAN, Va. – When searching for a customized, cost-effective membership management software system, associations are increasingly taking note of Timberlake Association Solutions’ comprehensive association management software offerings. Their support of Timberlake’s quality product and customized service translated into ranking Timberlake’s AMS No. 14 out of more than 150 membership management software options in the most recent rankings from Capterra.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Naylor Association Solutions and three of its clients – the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) and the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) – were honored at Association TRENDS’ 38th annual Salute to Association Excellence Luncheon in Washington, D.C. The Association TRENDS All Media Contest recognizes the best and most unique communications and marketing work created by associations and their partners.

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MCLEAN, Va. – Four in five associations think at least half their member communications are ignored, but 86 percent think they are good at creating relevant content. Only 28 percent of associations think they are using member data wisely enough to deliver a customized member experience, but more than half are conducting member communications surveys at least once every two years. Just 27 percent of associations awarded themselves a score of four out of five when asked how well their communications are integrated, but more than half feel they have the tools they need to improve readership.

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WASHINGTON – Naylor Association Solutions, the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, the Airports Council International – North America and the Associated General Contractors of America, were honored at the 36th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala on Monday, June 27 in Washington, D.C. with three silver awards in Magazine: Design Excellence, Magazine: Redesign, and Promotional Content: Social Media Campaign.

The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards is the largest and most prestigious award program that exclusively recognizes excellence and leadership in nonprofit and association media, publishing, marketing and communications.

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Atlanta—The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Naylor Association Solutions as its official integrated media communications partner. This strategic partnership is aimed at reinforcing and amplifying AAHOA’s position in the lodging industry as “the voice of America’s hotel owners” and providing AAHOA members with high value content.

After a record-shattering 2015, AAHOA is determined to keep the momentum going in 2016 and beyond. By expanding and reinvigorating its communications platform, AAHOA is positioned to better serve its members–and the lodging industry in general–through a variety of communications platforms, including a rebranded monthly magazine, robust magazine news site, weekly digital newsletter, annual conference guide and online vendor guide.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two leaders in the association marketplace, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership and Naylor Association Solutions, have announced today that they will be partnering to produce ASAE’s annual Associations Now Print and Online Buyers’ Guide. Sent to ASAE’s robust membership base, this annual guide is the go-to resource for more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners, and represents more than 9,300 unique organizations.

“Naylor Association Solutions is thrilled to be partnering with ASAE to help build their buyers’ guide and generate non-dues revenue,” said Alex DeBarr, president and CEO of Naylor. “Naylor strives to help associations, like ASAE, succeed in the ever-changing association marketplace, and we’re excited to share our industry-leading tools and practices to help them engage their members. We look forward to working with ASAE to make the upcoming edition of Associations Now Print and Online Buyers’ Guide the most useful to members yet.”

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The 2015 Association Communications Benchmarking Study includes top recommendations for improving communication programs while new online platform enables respondents to instantly see how they compare to other respondents.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The latest communication research from Naylor Association Solutions and Association Adviser reveals associations believe they are improving in their fight to combat information overload, reduce the amount of communications members ignore, make content more accessible and to ensure communications are mobile-friendly (see infographic). However, it also finds that associations still have a great deal of work to do when it comes to their ability to develop relevant content, integrate all communications and use data advantageously to learn more about their members.

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New video channel to drive member engagement and SEO for association websites

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Naylor Association Solutions, the leading provider of member engagement and revenue solutions for the North American association marketplace, has produced an exclusive, association focused online video channel set to launch on October 1, 2015 and is partnered with 10 state, local and regional societies of association executives at this time.

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Move enables deeper integration of product, sales, marketing and account management for Naylor’s content, communications, career, association management software, event management, online learning and association management solutions.

McLEAN, Virginia. — Naylor Association Solutions, the leading provider of member engagement and revenue solutions for the North American association marketplace, has consolidated its three northern Virginia offices into a new location in Tysons Corner, VA.  The three previously separate offices were the result of Naylor’s prior acquisitions of Convention Management Group (2008), Boxwood Technology (2014) and Timberlake Membership Software (2015).

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RLJ Equity Partners-owned Naylor’s set of engagement and revenue solutions now include association management, online learning and AMS services, content strategy, career centers, event management, and print, digital and video communications, serving 1,800+ associations in the U.S. and Canada.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Naylor Association Solutions, the leading provider of integrated communications, event management, online learning, career services, association management software (AMS) and advertising, exhibit and sponsorship sales for the North American association marketplace, has acquired Schaumburg, Illinois-based WJ Weiser and Associates, a leading provider of association management solutions. WJ Weiser services include everything from full outsourced management of associations to specific services such as accounting and financial management, branch and chapter management, and information and technology services.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Every year, Naylor Association Solutions recognizes its top projects – based not just on the monetary value, but the overall value to the association and the internal workings that go into the products. The award with probably the toughest competition is the national award, which is why the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA)’s recognition in this department was even more outstanding. For 2014, SPFA’s magazine, SPRAYFOAM Professional, earned the Naylor National Publication of the Year award, competing against hundreds of other publications and associations.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Naylor Association Solutions announced today that it has acquired exclusive U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to Blue Sky Broadcast’s full range of online learning services for the association industry, including the Path™ Event Learning Platform, launched in late 2014. Founded in 2002, Blue Sky Broadcast helps 200+ associations capture educational content from live or virtual settings, and facilitates the management and delivery of content to a global audience through its award-winning learning platform.

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