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This newsletter is intended for 2022 leaders of Women's Council. This important information should be read thoroughly and shared with your local members as needed. 

Edition 03 - 2022 | January 27, 2022

Elevate Growth Conference - One Week Away

Our second annual Elevate Growth Conference is being held virtually on February 3-4, 2022 and registration is now open! Registration is $125 - with 25 lightning rounds, that's $5 per session! Additionally, registered attendees will get the playlist afterwards so you can view the sessions on demand. 

Who should attend: All local & state network leadership teams, anyone seeking to elevate their business leadership and growth in 2022.

As a 2022 network leader, attending is important: 

  • Get inspiration for your local and state sessions and shop for top-notch speakers!
  • Strategic partnerships, memberships, renewals, network marketing - Over half of the sessions will give you and your network leadership team take-home tools that you can implement right away for network success.
  • Prize giveaways and zoom room networking - Not your typical conference! Meet leaders, network online, Women's Council style.
  • Two fast-paced days! Have a client meeting? Feel free to multitask and grab the recording later (on-demand playlist will be sent to all registered attendees).

Optional Event - PMN Course: Achieving Balanced Well-Being is being held on February 2, 2022, for an additional cost.

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Reminder for National Help Desk? Email is Quickest

Need assistance at National? We prefer initial inquiries via email (wcr@wcr.org), with as much detail as possible: member name, contact info, network name, issue to be resolved. ​All inquiries are assigned ticket numbers for quality control and allow for a 2-3 day turnaround time. Answers via email will have quicker response times than telephone calls or contacting individual staff. We expect the backlog of inquiries to slow down in late January. Thank you for your patience as we handle record new members and high renewal volumes.  

SAVE THE DATE: Five Network Training Opportunities for You!

Microsite APPy Hour with Joli Waldeck
When: Jan 28, 2022 at 3:00 PM Central Time 

Part of your responsibilities as a network leader is to use your microsite as the primary communications tool for your network. All leaders have editor access. Having trouble on the back-end? Want to share tips with colleagues? Join Joli Waldeck, our microsite guru. She is also a network leader and can walk you through the quirks, provide tips, and will facilitate Q&A with your fellow colleagues. We are here to help! Clear your calendar on Friday and log in for “APPy Hour” to kick off your weekend. Joli will unravel microsite mysteries and host a fun and social APPy Hour!
Note: This was rescheduled from the original 1/22 date. 

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Network Certification Program Training for 2022

Whether your network was certified in 2021 (for the 2022 year), the 2023 certification process kicks off soon. This is our second year in this successful program! Note that annual reports are no longer required by networks.
The Network Certification Program highlights networks of excellence that nearly 2/3 of our networks attain. The benchmark milestones for the next cycle open soon. You must register in advance for sessions.

State Network Training February 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm Central

Local Network Training February 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm Central

APPy Hour: Rosters & Renewals Training
When: Feb. 11, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Central

How do we renew our network's members? And why do new (2021) members have different membership due dates than the other members on the calendar plan? What are successful tactics to have a great renewal rate? 
Allison Wax, 2021 Membership Director of Women's Council Las Vegas will unravel this all for you in a one-hour APPy hour and will answer all of your questions and more.  
Staff will be on hand to show you how to read rosters and not-yet-renewed reports.  

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Running for National Office: What you need to know from A to Z
When: Feb 17, 2022, at Noon Central Time

Thinking of running for national office? As a result of recent bylaws changes, the process has changed and this zoom call will walk you through everything you need to know from A to Z. Past National President, Heather Ozur, and Network Engagement Director, Jamie Saltman will moderate this and answer any questions you might have. All are welcome and whether you were curious about the process, or if there is any interest in running, this will give you everything you need to know. 

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Leadership Identification & Development Informational Session
When: April 5, 2022 at 10:00 am Central Time

Women's Council is a leadership organization, and as part of our mission, we are structured to provide you, the member, with leadership opportunities that enrich both our organization and you as a leader.

Whether a task force, governing board or assisting in running an election, opportunities abound for your involvement.

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