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October Luncheon "Changing Business Models"

  • 17 Oct 2018
  • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
  • City Club of Washington, Washington, DC


  • Bronze Members and their substitutes who have attended 2 or less luncheons.
  • For Bronze Members Substitutes where the member has already attended 3 luncheons.
  • Registration for for-profit, non-members whose company staff have NOT attended a FAR luncheon previously.
  • This is for nonprofit, non-member professionals only.

Registration is now closed.

Special morning event for luncheon registrants!

Speaker: Mary Byers (bio)

Special Morning Program: "Shrink to Grow: A Counterintuitive Path to Relevance"
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join bestselling-author Mary Byers, CAE for a thought-provoking conversation on how association strategy is changing as a result of an increasingly competitive environment. Understand why a more carefully curated menu of services may be necessary for your association and learn a step-by-step process for conducting a full program and service evaluation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand a methodology for evaluating services delivered to members
  • Develop an understanding of how to make decisions and plan for change if reducing services
  • Identify ways to customize methodology for one’s association
  • Learn how to respond to potential objections

*The morning session is free when you register for the luncheon! 

Luncheon Program: "Changing Business Models"
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Are annual dues dead? If they aren’t, should they be? Join Mary Byers, CAE, for this provocative look at what some associations are doing to compete in a rapidly changing environment. Mary Byers, CAE, covers tiered pricing, service packages and “subscription” model case studies to jumpstart your thinking about what the future might hold for your association.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand different objectives and benefits with tiered membership pricing models
  • Understand how membership organizations are packaging benefits for a new generation of members.
  • Learn how subscription based engagement models may be a substitute for traditional membership models.
  • Hear case studies of association currently using new models and understand implementation strategies

Click here for more information on Mary's book.

Where: City Club of Washington | 555 13th St. NW | Washington, DC 20009 (map)

The Club is located on Concourse Level, the entrance is just next to the fountain. There is a reader board of daily events as well as a Club Reception desk to assist you on arrival. 

Dress Code: Business Casual

Directions: Click here

Metro: Located directly at Metro Center. (If you take the "12th and F" street exit, you hit the street just steps from the building entrance. There is also a 13th Street entrance which is just next to the Warner Theatre.)

Parking: Click here
Note to All Guests: The building's parking garage is CLOSED UNTIL NOVEMBER 25th. City Club apologizes for any inconvenience at this time, the garage is under reconstruction for the fall. Thank you for your patience!

Registration Instructions:

Gold Members please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to be registered.

Registering yourself: FAR members, please make sure to log in to the FAR website to receive FAR member registration options. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to your registration.

Registering a substitute: FAR members, please do NOT log in to the FAR website if you are registering a colleague as your substitute, simply go to the event page and select the appropriate substitute registration. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to the registration.

*If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon before, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to attend as our guest!

The morning session and luncheon program has been approved for CPE & CPA credit.

FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after October 12, 2018. (Both programs) Field of Study: Management Services - technical. Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation. It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005


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