19 April 2012

JamboFREE: Genealogy Society Leader Workshop

One of the Friday JamboFREE activities on June 8, 2012, is the Genealogy Society Leader Workshop. Meet the outstanding speakers and topics for that session:

8:00 a.m.
“PROJECTS!!!”
with Cath Trindle, CG
Energize your society. Draw in new blood. Work with FamilySearch, Adopt a Wiki, develop a designer project just for your society or work with other societies and government agencies.


9:10 a.m.
“Publicity is the Society’s Friend”
with Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Using all aspects of publicity (print/online) can make or break your society. Learn about the possibilities and how to use them properly to give your society the 'edge.' Publicity used in the right way means success for an event, brings in new members and gets out the word on your society.

10:20 a.m.
“How to Develop and Implement Affordable Membership Benefits”
with George G. Morgan
Genealogical and historical societies are struggling to attract and retain members while striving to stay solvent. It is essential to offer tangible benefits year-round. This session discusses best practices that can be put in place to provide affordable benefits to members. Whether your society is big or small, local, regional or national, a successful website is a necessity! Come learn how to create a website that will fit your society’s needs, and will be beneficial to current and prospective members of your society.

11:30 a.m.
“Creating a Website for your Society”
with Josh Taylor
Whether your society is big or small, local, regional or national, a successful website is a necessity! Come learn how to create a website that will fit your society’s needs, and will be beneficial to current and prospective members of your society.

2 comments:

Kathryn M. Doyle said...

Paula,
This has changed, correct? Registration page indicates these are running concurrently so you can only pick one. Am I reading this right?

Paula from SCGS said...

Kathleen, we have several different Free sessions going on Friday morning. Librarian Boot Camp, two different beginner sessions, the Genealogy World round table discussions, and the Society workshop.

Within the Society workshop, there are four different presentations which are presented in this post.

See you there!