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SmithBucklin to Provide Online Community Management Services and New Member Center for Amnesty International USA
SmithBucklin announced that it will provide online community management services to support the "Activist Resource Community," the new member center for Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), the world's largest grassroots human rights organization.
AIUSA supports human rights efforts through national online and community networks. Serving as an online destination for AIUSA's volunteer leaders, the Activist Resource Community features interactive tools and downloadable human rights resources for members, including forums to share experiences, news, events and expertise. The Activist Resource Community also allows members to create and maintain profiles connected to other social media networks, like Facebook and Twitter, as a way to engage other human rights supporters.
"We are pleased to support Amnesty International USA in developing this innovative and interactive online member community," said Stephanie Yanecek, SmithBucklin's vice president of Marketing & Communication Services. "Our experienced team is working closely with Amnesty staff and volunteers to build and launch a center that provides innovative resources to members while expanding the organization's online presence and social media platform."
SmithBucklin's marketing professionals have helped create and maintain successful online communities for more than 20 full-service and outsourcing services client organizations. The company also provides an array of other specialized outsourcing services, including event, trade show and convention management; advertising, exhibit and sponsorship sales; member retention, acquisition and engagement; public relations; editorial and publishing; accreditation and certification program management and development; speaker programming; government relations/advocacy; product and service innovation; and a wide range of consulting services.
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Founded in 1949, the company's mission is to drive growth for its client organizations and provide uncompromised stewardship for their long-term prosperity. SmithBucklin provides full-service management and high-impact specialized services to trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, corporations, government institutes/agencies and other nonprofit organizations. SmithBucklin's offices are located in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis and San Ramon, Calif. and the SmithBucklin + MCI Worldwide Partnership provides client organizations with seamless association and event management services from more than 40 offices throughout the world. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit www.smithbucklin.com or call 1-800-539-9740.
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