Does your organization’s marketing plan successfully connect organizational goals with your target audiences? Thursday, September 15, 2011 from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM The Association of Community Services (ACS) will offer a half-day workshop designed to improve your plan’s effectiveness. Under the expert guidance of Ron Nicodemus, president of Nicodemus Communications Group, attendees will learn how to develop a plan tailored to their nonprofits’ specific needs. They will explore the fundamental elements of a successful strategic communications and marketing plan. In the process they’ll analyze needs, identify challenges and clarify the elements of a customized plan. This affordable, hands-on workshop will include practice and feedback to ensure participants leave with the beginnings of a carefully crafted marketing plan designed to meet the needs of their specific organizations. Open to both ACS members and non-members, the workshop will be held at the ACS office, 10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 920, Columbia Maryland, 21044. Pre-registration is required. Costs: $40 for staff, board members and volunteers of ACS member organizations; $60 for non-members. To register go to: http://bit.ly/Sept15Marketing. Or contact Joan Driessen at 410-715-9545 or Joan.Driessen@acshoco.org.
Ron Nicodemus, (www.NicodemusOnLine.com), has more than 25 years of experience in guiding organizations in the development of their communications and marketing strategies, including local and large national nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies. The Association of Community Services is a network of non-profit, for profit, faith-based and government agencies and citizen advocates. Founded in 1963, ACS develops, supports, and promotes the Howard County human services community with education and training, advocacy, and community connections. ####
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