4 Ways to Make Your Next HOA Meeting Better
Productive meetings are essential for the successful operation of homeowner associations. Board members rely on them as an opportunity to share important information, gather consensus from the community and for several other functions. Unfortunately, many HOAs struggle to hold effective and productive meetings.
Many associations struggle with attendance, and others know that those who do show up would rather be anywhere else. No matter what type of problem you’re having with your HOA meetings, here are a few ways to make your next one better.
Listen to the Community
People are more invested and more likely to attend meetings if you find out what topics they would like to see discussed. Listen to members of the community, and encourage them to let you know what topics are important to them.
Have Diverse Speakers
Members of homeowner associations are more likely to attend meetings that offer some sort of value. An easy way to add value is by scheduling diverse speakers, especially if you have association members who are comfortable with public speaking.
Offer a Giveaway
Everyone loves the opportunity to win a prize. Offering a giveaway at the end of your next meeting is an easy way to boost attendance and encourage people to stay the entire duration of the meeting. The giveaway doesn’t have to be huge; a simple gift card will do the trick.
Promote Your Meetings
Everyone is busy, and if you don’t actively promote your next meeting, people aren’t likely to attend. Share the event on your website, your social media channels and in your newsletter. Display flyers in common areas and send out newsletters to spread the word to let people know when the meeting is and why they should attend.
Productive HOA meetings help ensure the successful operation of homeowner associations of all sizes. If your board is struggling to hold effective meetings, you may want to consider hiring a property management company. If you’re in need of a Colorado property manager, contact AMI Colorado today.