Growing closer. Virtually.

Chapter Academy 2021

New Format for this Year:

6-Month Virtual Leadership Program


Program Kick-off:  March 10th


Real connections. Real stories. Real challenges. Real accomplishments.

For 2021, given the challenges brought on by COVID, Chapter Academy will be a six-month chapter learning experience.  Engage in this exclusive six-month learning experience featuring an agenda that's relevant with compelling content designed to help you succeed in today's ever-changing world. Leave every session with new ideas that inspire action.


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NIGP is committed to developing our talented network of Chapter Leaders. That's why we'd like to invite two (2) leaders from each Chapter to join us for Chapter Academy 2021 ABSOLUTELY FREE.

 

NIGP Chapter Leader (1st registrant)

$0

NIGP Chapter Leader (2nd registrant)

$0

 

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*Attendance at the Chapter Academy is limited to two registrants per Chapter

Collaborating, Meeting and Learning Virtually
Revenue Streams in a Recession
Virtual Events, Team Building

Member Engagement, Virtual Volunteering
Contracting during COVID-19
Chapter Resources

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Chapter Academy 2021 Virtual Schedule

All times listed below are Eastern Standard Time.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pep Rally

Join us for a virtual happy hour where Academy attendees will open a pre-event swag box, NIGP staff will preview the program and we will get to know each other in an informal and fun environment!

Thursday, March 11, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
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1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Welcome Keynote

To kick things off we have an industry expert joining us to discuss what is happening across chapters in associations currently. With the impacts of COVID19 and financial uncertainty, we will hear how other associations chapter leaders are handling the disruption.

 
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Succeeding in a Virtual World

This session kicks off the program by focusing on the technology needed to succeed in a virtual world. Not only to collaborate with members, but to have board meetings, to engage with suppliers and to event host events and trade shows---learn what technology chapters are using, hear lessons learned and brainstorm strategies to move forward.

Thursday, March 25, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Revenue Stream in a Recession, a Panel (Suppliers and Practitioners)

In a time where we need to be creative to identify revenue streams for our chapters, this session brings together a panel of chapter leaders and suppliers to discuss how to get creative when raising revenue for your chapter.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Events, Team Building

Taking a deeper dive into the world of team building and creating virtual events, this session introduces strategies in which chapters can create engaging virtual experiences to help with team building, recruitment, and supplier relationships.

Thursday, May 6, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Member Engagement, Virtual Volunteering

How are chapters staying connected? How are they recruiting new members? This session dives into the world of virtual member engagement and volunteering. Identify ways in which your chapter can be innovative and think outside of the box when it comes to engagement.

Thursday, June 10, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contracting during COVID-19, tips and best practices (Supplier/Practitioner Panel)

What do chapter leaders need to know about contracting with venues or for services during a pandemic? How can chapters protect themselves financially when trying to still push forward and plan events? What requirements do leaders need to be aware of? How can suppliers help? These are all questions many of you need to know, join us for this session to uncover best practices and tips for chapters to move forward.

Thursday, July 8, 2021
 
Time
Session
Speakers
Details
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Chapter Resources

Wrapping up the program with our final session, join NIGP leaders as they share with chapters what NIGP is doing to partner with them during this challenging time. Find out what resources we have available, how to schedule training for your members, and where to continue collaborating with your peers from Academy!

 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Closing