Wes Trochlil

For a quarter century, Wes has worked in and with dozens of associations and membership organizations throughout the US, ranging in size from zero staff (all-volunteer) to over 700. In that time Wes has provided a range of consulting services, from general consulting on data management issues to full-scale, association-wide selection and implementation of association management systems.

Close the loop!

If your association does a call for presentations for any of your events, do you provide feedback to those submitters whose presentations were not accepted? Or do you simply send a generic “Thanks for applying but your presentation was not accepted” note? If you’re not providing feedback on WHY the presentation was rejected, you’re missing …

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How often are you meeting with your AMS vendor?

I’ve written before about how your relationship with your vendor is much like a marriage. Can you imagine if you only talked to your significant other when there is a problem? Yet that’s exactly how most associations treat their relationship with their AMS vendor. The vast majority of associations only talk to their vendor when …

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Does your AMS support your mission?

Have you ever consciously considered how your AMS is supporting your organization’s mission? You should, and it should. Part of the mission statement for one of my clients reads “To connect and convene senior executives from across the industry to create meaningful cross-sector relationships…”  In other words, part of their mission is connecting people within their …

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