Need some help? Use our suite of referral tools to get you started.
Share an explanation of the benefits at each membership level, as well as The WICT Network’s program offerings.
Tell the story about why you’re a member. Why did you join? What was the most compelling message about The WICT Network that made you want to join? If there was a person who influenced your decision to join, why did his/her opinion matter?
Provide examples. A positive testimonial is one of the strongest tools. Prospective members will be much more likely to join if they can relate to how you have benefited from membership. Describe how membership has helped you advance personally or professionally via the relationships you have developed through The WICT Network.
Appeal to their goodwill. Do they know The WICT Network advocates for gender diversity? With the mission to create women leaders who transform our industry, our professional development programs and B2B network have helped to advance women for the past 40 years. Make sure they are aware of all the ways The WICT Network provides life-changing support for women in our industry.
Let us help you close the deal! Need us to call or provide more information to prospects? Simply email Kristin Edwards, VP, Member & Chapter Development at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more assistance.
Launched in March 2023, The WICT Network Member App was created to enable our membership — comprised of five, unique generations of women across the media, entertainment and technology landscape — to forge stronger connections with industry peers worldwide and more easily navigate to timely information about our many programs and events.
The WICT Network Member App is an exciting new benefit of membership with The WICT Network. Please see the below features and resources to highlight when discussing the app with potential members.
The app has many features designed to help you easily form connections and make the most of The WICT Network’s member benefits, including:
- Events & Registration: Easily register for The WICT Network’s renowned programs through the app with just a few clicks.
- Webinars: Access on-the-go learning opportunities via our Online Learning Library.
- Calendar: Quickly access our full industry calendar to see what events are happening near you or online.
- Groups: Chat, network and collaborate with peers across the globe through the “Groups” feature.
- Resources: Peruse our diversity stats, timely publications and many other resources to help you navigate your career.
- How to Access The WICT Network App
- Using TWN Member App
- Online form to submit feedback on the member app.
Learn more about the app here.
Below is a sample email message you can use to help you get started. Strengthen the message with your own story about why you joined The WICT Network and how you have benefited from membership.
Dear [RECRUITEE NAME],
I’m a proud member of The WICT Network, a nonprofit professional association that develops women leaders and advocates for gender diversity in the media, entertainment and technology industry. The WICT Network provides an unparalleled suite of educational programs, along with volunteer and mentor experiences to further your development as a leader and help advance your career.
The WICT Network is strong, and provides me with the opportunity to connect with a community of over 10,500 members across the globe, as well as my The WICT Network: <<ChapterName>> that offers exceptional local programs and events. You can learn more about The WICT Network’s educational programming, B2B network and membership benefits here.
<<Share your experience here.>>
• I joined The WICT Network in [year], I have stayed with The WICT Network because…
• My favorite aspect of The WICT Network is…
• I attended [The WICT Network Event] and had a great experience…
I think you would be a great fit for The WICT Network!
The easiest way to join is online. When completing your application, please include my name and email address under “Who referred you to The WICT Network?”
Please send me an email or text when you decide to join so that I can be one of the first to welcome you to The WICT Network! We resumed in-person programs and I’d love to connect at an event soon.
If you have questions, I would be happy to discuss membership benefits with you. Please don’t hesitate to reach out.