Association Globalization 2016 Trends Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
1.

My organization can best be described as a:

Professional Association
Trade Association
Federation
Philanthropic Organization (charity)
Coalition or Interest Group
For-profit Company
Governmental Entity
Other  
2.

Please indicate the level of international activity you have in the following areas:

Note: "International" means everything outside your organization's headquarters country.

 < 5% 5 to 14% 15 to 24% 25 to 49% 50% or more Not Applicable 
How many International Members do you have?
How many of your conference attendees are International?
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3.

Which of the following products or services are your strongest offering internationally? Select each that applies.
 

Membership
Conferences
Training and Education - In person
Training and Education - Online / Webinars
Networking - In person
Networking - Online (incl. social networks)
Publications - Journal or Magazine
Publications - Books
Certification
Standards
Advocacy
Other  
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4.
Please rank the following social media channels based on how they are used to promote your organization, events and membership, especially internationally. Please list other channels if they are used.  
 Not Used Passive Proactively used   
LinkedIn   
Facebook   
Twitter   
YouTube   
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5.

Please list each geographic area where your organization is currently active (where you have members, programs, events, chapters, etc.) at this time.
  

North America
Central America
South America
Europe
Middle East
Africa
Central Asia / India
South East Asia
North East Asia (South Korea/Japan)
Mainland China
Pacific Islands
Australia / New Zealand
Other  
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6.

Please list the geographic areas that your organization has identified that you would like to strengthen, grow or develop over the next 12 - 24 months.
 

North America
Central America
South America
Europe
Middle East
Africa
Central Asia / India
South East Asia
North East Asia (South Korea/Japan)
Mainland China
Pacific Islands
Australia / New Zealand
Other  
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7.

Which of the following best describes your experience:

Our international membership numbers over the past 3 years have been... 

Decreasing
Growing slower than our overall membership
Growing at the same pace as our overall membership
Growing faster than our overall membership
Other  
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8.

My organization has identified the following areas as some of our greatest challenges internationally. (Select each that applies)
 

Governance structure
Legal and registration issues
Defining appropriate business models
Accurately estimating the international market's potential
Identifying qualified partners (associations, vendors, other..)
Identifying qualified volunteers / leaders
Identifying qualified staff (local or expat)
Currency and banking issues
Language issues
Cultural issues
Communications (time zones, other)
Technology issues
Standards and regulatory issues
Assessing and managing risk
Other  
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9.

Which best describes your organization's view of  globalization?
 

Large Opportunity
Small Opportunity
Both: Opportunity and Threat
Small Threat
Large Threat
Other  
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10.

How would you characterize this statement?

Globalization and international activities are a high priority for my organization at this time.

Strongly Agree
Agree
No Opinion
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
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11.

What is the best description for your organization's international strategy today?

Complete and being implemented now
Complete but not yet implemented
Being developed now
Being considered but not yet started
Not being considered
Other  
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12.

Which best describes your current approach to international development? You may select more than 1 answer.
 

We are passive and do not proactively promote international membership or programs
We have a loose (non-formal) collaboration with related organizations in other countries
We have formal bi-lateral agreements with one or more countries
We are members of an international federation for our sector
Our primary approach is to collaborate or partner with other non-profit organizations
Our primary approach is to establish our own progams and services in other countries
We partner with for profit companies to promote or deliver our products and services internationally
We maintain a legal presence (chapters, representative office, etc.) in more than one country
We have staff (direct employee or under contract) in more than 1 country
Other  
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13.

What is your one most important issue / problem / opportunity / priority regarding globalization and international development as applies to your organization?
 

 

1000 characters left.
14.

How would you measure "success" for your international activities?

 

350 characters left.
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