Help your members develop and improve in the areas of communication, comprehension, knowledge exchange, share best practices and practice leadership in a secure discussion group environment hosted by your association.

Groups allow your members to exchange discussions and points of view and collaborate towards a shared improvement of the industry you represent, all in a secure environment only accessible to members.

Groups are available to your association at no additional cost.

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Discussion Groups Benefits

Some of the main benefits to your members include:

Practice and hone communication skills including giving and receiving feedback, and moderating group debate.

Members can learn more about a subject, ask questions to better comprehend it, and hear other points of view, knowing that all engagement comes from peers.

Problem-solve as partners where knowledge communicated and gained can benefit all participating members.

Share best practices around technical skills such as marketing or advertising within the industry.

Practice skills like sympathy, empathy, conflict resolution, and cooperation.

Participation in a discussion group may also help individuals develop leadership qualities, such as the capacity to conduct group discussions, distribute responsibilities, and steer the group toward a common objective.

Groups have the potential to be a fertile ground for personal growth and part of your associations' professional development strategy.

Communication, comprehension, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, and leadership are just some of the abilities that participants may develop and hone via active engagement.

 

Groups Highlights

Here are 4 key features of the Groups discussions:

Discussions
Member will be able to create and dialogue in a private environment.

Scale
Host as many personalized groups as you want - no limits!

Events
Each group can host their own events privately.

Documents
Members will be able to share documents with other group participants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For your convenience, we've prepared a collection of common questions and answers about Members Village. We are more than happy to learn about your association and how Members Village can support it, let us know if there isn't an answer to your question and one of our experts will get in touch with you.

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Absolutely! Keep your website as is as Members Village can run as an independent and secure members, database and payment portal.

You also have the ability to integrate your Members Village membership database through our API. It's secure and will provide your association with the basic functionality to authenticate, add, edit and delete members and users. Financial reports and other details will be available to your through our secure Members Village portal.

During the on-boarding process we will setup a vanity URL of your choice, so for example, you could use a subdomain such as: database.yourassociation.extension

Of course! Batch membership renewals and payments are available out-of-the-box and without additional fees.

Furthermore, you have control over whether there groups who are renewing receive any sort of discounts based on the number of members they renew.

Applicants and members will be able to pay for membership fees by credit card. E-transfer, cheque and bank transfer are other optional methods.

Payment gateways for member payments which are supported, and carry no additional cost, include:

  • Authorize.net
  • Braintree
  • Elavon
  • Global Payment
  • iATS
  • Moneris
  • Paypal
  • Square
  • Stripe
  • WorldLine

We regularly add new gateways as they become available.

E-transfer, cheque and bank transfers are accounted for manually once they appear in your bank account.