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Surge Forward 2021

8-10, June 2021

Connect with membership organization professionals from around the world. Learn about cutting edge ideas and technologies to help your organization grow. Get inspired to lead your team with purpose.

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Sep 22, 2021

Wednesday | 2:00PM (EST)

How to disruption-proof your association advocacy

with Danielle Duran Baron, David Lusk, Oyango A. Snell, Esq, Thomas Goodwin

During the last 18 months, we have learned that the only thing constant is change…

Aug 23-27, 2021


Recruiting and Engaging Members with AI - Bootcamp

with Mike Kaput

As a purpose-driven leader, you want to fulfill your mission and reach your full potential.…

August 10, 2021

Tuesday | 10:00AM (CT)

Why Your Association Needs to Embrace a “Digital First” Strategy

with Harrison Coerver, Mary Byers, CAE, CSP

If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that associations underestimated members’ acceptance of digital delivery.…

July 28, 2021

Wednesday | 02:00PM (ET)

Virtual onboarding: How to communicate expectations, promote company culture and create connections

with Jonathan Carbin, Lauren Caputo, Esq., Sharon Kneebone, IOM, CAE, Wade Koehler

When the world quarantined in 2020, working remotely was a necessity. Now that the world…

June 29, 1021

Tuesday | 11 a.m. ET

Beyond Bitcoin: Workshopping how associations can put blockchain to use

This interactive workshop is designed to help you understand where blockchain fits into your strategic…

June 8, 2021

Tuesday | 9 a.m. CT

SURGE forward

The only virtual conference for fearless association pros. Learn actionable insights from top experts, connect…

May 27, 2021

Thursday | 11 a.m. ET

Up for discussion: Non-dues revenue in your association

with Lewis Flax

This event is exclusively for Sidecar members. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the world,…

May 5, 2021

Wednesday | 10AM CT

How to ask the right questions to improve your content and drive member engagement

with Chelsea Brasted, Dave Will

The best conversations start with the right questions … and this virtual event. In this…

April 20, 2021

Tuesday | 2pm ET

How your community can turn 1 event into 365-day engagement

with Alex Mastrianni

Last March we were all forced to make abrupt changes in virtually every area of…

April 7, 2021

Wednesday | 11:00AM (ET)

10 steps to make your virtual event worth watching

with J. Damany Daniel

The move to virtual has been quick, with no real standards in place. Things are…

March 31, 2021

Wednesday | 1pm ET

How to drive member engagement with education

with Dr. Holly Whitaker

In an increasingly competitive landscape, our No. 1 priority needs to be clearly showing value…

March 18, 2021

Thursday | 10am CT

Learning and leading beyond crisis: How to keep going and growing

with Donté P. Shannon, FASAE, CAE, Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE, Stefanie Reeves, FASAE, CAE

Before 2020 even ended, it became a cliche: That was one tough year. But just…

March 4, 2021

Thursday | 2:00PM (ET)

Workplace mindfulness, wellness, and productivity: Yes, there’s an app for that!

with Meico Marquette Whitlock

As our reliance on technology increases, so do our levels of stress and burnout. But…

Feb 18, 2021

Thursday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to bring virtual reality to life in your association

with Anthony Shop, Candace Parrish, Jimmy Vainstein, Kevin Coroneos, Rachel Henderson

With the unprecedented rush to virtual events and meetings in 2020, organizations around the world…

Feb 10, 2021

Wednesday | 10:00AM (CT)

Down, but not out: Flash mentoring to build your resiliency

with Julie Silard Kantor

  Join Sidecar and Twomentor for a flash mentoring session meant to help each participant…

Feb 4, 2021

Thursday | 1:00PM (CT)

Digital marketing strategies for ultimate content promotion

with Erica Salm Rench, Michael Hoffman

As an association professional, you're very familiar with the idea of producing content to deliver…

Jan 25, 2021

Monday | 02:00PM (CT)

How to create names that get noticed

with Alexandra Watkins

The right name can attract customers, increase sales and differentiate you. The wrong name can…

Dec. 10, 2020

Thursday | 10:00AM (CST)

Reduce, reuse, recycle: How to do more with less content in 2021

with Chelsea Brasted, Heather Nolan

Do you ever feel like you’re constantly churning out content for your association? Between blog…

Nov 19, 2020

Thursday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to market your hybrid event

with Aidan Augustin

This virtual workshop originally aired Nov. 19, 2020. Interested in seeing it for yourself? All…

Oct 26, 2020

Monday | 10:00AM (CST)

Content Curation 101: How to elevate your brand and connect with your audience

with Erica Salm Rench, Heather Nolan

Your audience has a lot of information at their fingertips. Perhaps too much. Is your…

Oct 13, 2020

Tuesday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to manage conflict in a remote workplace

with Jamie Notter

Oct 06, 2020

Tuesday | 10:00AM (CST)

4 strategies to build a culture of learning remotely

with Dr. Holly Whitaker

Adopting remote-learning opportunities delivers positive change to critical business metrics, such as reduced expenses, increased…

Sep 30, 2020

Wednesday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to build a world-class remote team

with Robert Glazer

Entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal-bestselling author and keynote speaker Robert Glazer has led an award-winning, 100…

Sep 23, 2020

Wednesday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to project leadership and get results in video conferences

with Dr. Laura Sicola

Sep 10, 2020

Thursday | 10:00AM (CST)

How to predict and prevent member churn

with Dray McFarlane, Thomas Altman

Retaining your members doesn’t have to be complicated or require sophisticated tools. In this workshop,…

Aug 25, 2020

Tuesday | 10:00AM (CST)

Can Facebook replace face-to-face? Building association communities online

with Jennifer Mackinday, Stefanie Reeves

28 July, 2020

Friday | 10am CT

Rooting out racism: How to get started at your association

with Chelsea Brasted, Maxine Crump

Join Maxine Crump of Dialogue on Race Louisiana and Chelsea Brasted of Sidecar for this…

Apr 28, 2020

Tuesday | 10:00AM (CST)

Go on offense with Andy Bailey

with Andy Bailey

As leaders, we’ve all been punched in the mouth recently. What’s your new game plan?…

Apr 16, 2020

Thursday | 10:00AM (CST)

Master the 'Forever Transaction' with Robbie Kellman Baxter

with Robbie Kellman Baxter

“The Membership Economy” author Robbie Kellman Baxter is back with a new book, “The Forever…

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