The Our Associate Membership with NAPO-St. Louis has great improved our sales and company as a whole. Not only do we benefit from the referrals from Professional Organizers that are members of NAPO-St. Louis, we also get great advice on developing and growing our business from the chapter meeting program speakers. Our company also gets great exposure and branding through public events sponsored by NAPO-St. Louis. - Briana Gerler, Associate Member Director
As NAPO membership skyrockets, its position as "The Organizing Authority" solidifies. As a NAPO-St. Louis associate member, your company information will be included in our Associate Member Directory which increases the visibility of your organizing related product or service. As an associate member you may also display the NAPO-St. Louis logo on your marketing materials, business website and business cards.
NAPO-St. Louis associate members are invited to attend chapter meetings, events and socials. This is an excellent opportunity to increase your referral business by networking with organizing industry professionals.
Associate members are given the opportunity to showcase their business to NAPO-St. Louis members and at public events sponsored by NAPO-St. Louis. All associate members in good standing are invited to speak to chapter members at our November chapter meeting about their product or service and answer questions from the chapter membership. Associate members are also invited to showcase their business at public events sponsored by NAPO-St. Louis such as Go Month activities.
The programs at our chapter meetings (9 per year) offer opportunities to learn about local resources, business development and organizing methodologies that may be beneficial to your business.
The NAPO-St. Louis lending library allows associate members to borrow CDs from past NAPO conferences and ICD conferences. Additionally, chapter members have collaborated on a list of favorite books, CDs, and other learning resources which provides the opportunity for associate members to learn more about the organizing industry.
The NAPO-St. Louis website gives the public easy access to NAPO-St. Louis associate members and identifies associate members as supporters of NAPO-St. Louis and as a local source for organizing related products and services. Being listed on our chapter website is a key referral source for all of our members!
The NAPO-St. Louis forums give associate members the opportunity to ask questions of
NAPO-St. Louis members and fellow associate members, to compare notes, and to share resources.
The chapter newsletter, Organized Times, is an excellent resource for NAPO-St. Louis members. One associate member is profiled in each issue, giving you the opportunity to tell NAPO-St. Louis members more about your business. Our Ask the Associate Member section allows you to showcase your expertise by answering questions submitted by NAPO-St. Louis members.
NAPO-St. Louis is always seeking volunteers for various chapter activities. This is your chance to rise to a leadership position in our prestigious organization.
On the even numbered months, members get together for two hours of fun at a member's home. Snacks and (non-alcoholic) beverages are provided by the host. This is an informal way to get to know chapter members and fellow associate members, share knowledge, and brainstorm new ideas for ourselves and for our chapter.
As an associate member, you will be able to participate in promotional activities like Get Organized Month. These activities are meant to raise awareness of NAPO-St. Louis and the professional organizing industry. When the chapter organizes an activity for the public as a part of NAPO's Get Organized Month, it is a great opportunity for media to give attention to the local organizing community.
If you believe that your product or service is an asset to the organizing industry, we hope that you will become a member of NAPO-St. Louis, because we believe that together, we are better!