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July 2015 SPiN News

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Log in: spinplanners.com BY senior-level planners, FOR senior-level planners Monthly Journal of the Senior Planners Industry Network Issue 46 – July 2014 SPiN:News Log in: spinplanners.com BY senior-level planners, FOR senior-level planners Monthly Journal of the Senior Planners Industry Network SPiN:News Is SPiN Valuable to You? To the Industry? Really? By Founder, Shawna Suckow, CMP Upcoming Events Jul 29 SPiN:Toronto Branch- Wine Down Wed Jul 30 SPiN:Roundtable - Dealing with our Clients & Attendees Jul 30 SPiN:San Francisco Branch Event Aug 6 SPiN:Roundtable - Productivity Aug 13 SPiN:Roundtable - Selling (Ind. & 3rd Party) Aug 13 SPiN:Twin Cities - Branch Event I'm going to be very candid here, because something's on my mind. If you believe SPiN needs to exist, then we need every member to pay your dues (c'mon, they're absolutely the lowest of any major industry association!). If you appreciate the senior-level education, networking, private discussion board, and newsletter that we constantly strive to provide you, will you please consider supporting SPiN with at least a meager $25 annual investment in its future? That's two bucks a month to support senior-level education and networking. THE BACKSTORY In just four short years, we grew so quickly and branches formed all over North America, requiring more administrative effort than a team of volunteers could bear. Today, we have 1.5 staff members for a 2,500 -person network. PCMA and SITE are twice our size, but I guarantee they have more than twice the staff. We do NOT have unnecessary overhead that eats up your dues – we respect your finances as much as we do our own. Despite my deep love for this network and the people within it, I can no longer continue to pour my own money into SPiN. Over (Continued on page 12) Issue 56 – July 2015

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