|How To Boost
Your Club's Membership!
|Dick Montgomery's insightful article on how to increase your Club's Membership - a lot of great tips and suggestions for taking advantage of your Club's Shows/Events to gain members.|
|IPMS/USA Chapter Promotional CD-ROM||Several customizable Chapter presentations in MS-PowerPoint format on CD-ROM, are now available FREE OF CHARGE to all active Chapters. A great tool for promoting your chapter and getting the word out about IPMS/USA!|
Chapter Auction Tool
The spreadsheet is an Excel 97 file, is "user-friendly", and includes instructions on the first page of the file. A PC or laptop is required during the auction to use the spreadsheet, but most chapters have a resident techno-geek!
The only other supplies required are a bunch of 3"x5" index cards marked with large Buyer/Seller numbers, some price stickers, and an auctioneer. At our chapter auctions, we enlist the younger members as "runners" to deliver purchased items to the members. We believe you will find this to be a useful tool for a fun chapter event and send any questions or suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org. via John Noack, IPMS/USA.
|This Handbook is designed for the use of modelers everywhere, competitors and non-competitors alike. For competitors, it outlines the basic principles that guide IPMS model contests. For judges, it outlines the standards and objectives that make for fair, effective, and efficient competitions. For all modelers, it is a single best reference on how to look at models objectively: to know what to look for, to know what others are looking for, and to learn how to set personal standards of satisfaction and accomplishment.
The handbook is available in three versions: