Services Provided By IMI
IMI works to ensure long term fiscal health for the organization through managing daily accounts payable and receivable functions, logging and making bank deposits, preparing monthly financial statements, implementing investment management strategies, preparing annual budgets, maintaining financial records, asset management and reconciliation and fundraising implementation.
Marketing and Membership Communication
An association’s “brand” is one of its greatest assets. IMI has the talent and expertise to guarantee that we achieve the marketing and communication goals to succeed in this competitive and ever-changing landscape. IMI is versed in creating and implementing marketing strategies, copywriting, media relations. We also understand how important membership engagement is and conducting surveys for feedback to be utilized for further development.
For many associations, advocating on behalf of members to governmental audiences is a key element of their mission. IMI can offer professional lobbying, monitoring of city and county issues and agencies as well as bills to State Legislature.
Website Design and Management
IMI staff has extensive experience in the development and maintenance of websites and web platform-based systems for our clients and their members. We will work closely with your committees to ensure that websites include user-friendly navigation and that content is regularly updated to suit the needs of members.
IMI staff is experienced in working and communicating with people in all trades and professions. We work as a team with leadership and committee chairs to reach their goals and objectives. IMI is devoted to responding to the needs of volunteer leaders and members within 24 hours. Staff understands how to work with and motivate volunteers to stay on track with time management and deadlines and regularly attends leadership seminars and training sessions on board management.
IMI has extensive experience in planning meetings, conventions and tradeshows, planning over 100 events annually. We understand facility needs for events of every size and have established relationships with venue sales representatives throughout the United States. We work closely with hotels and caterers to ensure the success of association events so that volunteers can focus on the program rather than the logistics. IMI submits Request for Proposals (RFPs), negotiating favorable contracts with selected venues, determines room block requirements, food/beverage needs as well as audio visual needs keeping in mind the allocated budget. We have established relationships with decorators to ensure the success of tradeshows.
Strategic Planning & Long Term Vision
IMI is experienced in developing strategic and long range planning; vision and mission statements and leadership training. We know that members of associations are looking for leadership opportunities and we have proven programs to assist the member in their endeavors. IMI employees are constantly updating their leadership skills. We believe that involvement in a professional organization develops leadership skills and provides opportunities for peer interaction.
Staff Training & Education
IMI staff meets regularly as a team to discuss latest technology and association challenges/solutions. Each staff member shares activities, programs, marketing materials, and ideas that currently work for their associations. Knowledge sharing has enabled IMI to bring new ideas to the table for its associations that may have never been considered before. IMI staff attends seminars and training workshops related to association management that allows us to keep up with latest technology trends.
We have expertise in developing strategies for membership recruitment and retention. Whether it be membership communications, continuing education or hosting a membership directory, we have the experience to successfully guide the organization. IMI staff is experienced with many methods of database management systems. Staff works to ensure that member records are kept current allowing members and non-members to be easily identifiable.