Innovatis Group Blog Archives

The Number One Thing to Remember When Recognizing Volunteer Leaders

The balance between making sure volunteers are recognized and celebrated for their contributions and making sure they understand the true benefits of their time and energy is sometimes a difficult one to achieve. When it comes to incentives and rewards, it’s important to understand the timing and how it affects the morale and motivations of your organization’s volunteers. […]

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Why Budget Management is Everyone’s Responsibility

Accounting is many things. It’s the basis for managing an organization’s financial health. It’s the primary source of balance and reliability with financial data and reporting. It’s the foundation upon which the future of any organization is based—without accountability for the spending of the money with which we are entrusted, there is no credibility in future goals or ambitions.  […]

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Six Secrets Every Events Professional Should Know

“Event planning is one of those things,” says Caitlin Contreras, Event Coordinator at Innovatis Group, “that many people think they could do professionally. The trick is to intentionally make it look easy, so anyone thinks they could do it.” Because associations are inherently social organizations, events are a critical component of success; from location to […]

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Setting (& Reviewing) Multi-Year Goals with Your Board of Directors

In the world of associations, keeping your goals at the front and center of everything you do is of the utmost importance. With your Board of Directors losing and gaining members from year to year, it is crucial to have a vision for your organization solidified in writing to maintain accountability. I recently sat down […]

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Three Ways to Mobilize Your Engagement Strategy

three ways to mobilize your engagement strategy

As a relatively seasoned market researcher, I’m all-too-familiar with the sterile, one-dimensional research that’s prevalent in my profession. In typical research scenarios, a company will reach out to its customers and offer an incentive (small dollar amounts, points, etc.) in exchange for answers to a short survey. Once the survey is finished, that’s it. There’s […]

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