Jay Handler is the co-founder & director of Membership180, a membership development consultancy working with Chambers of Commerce and other membership organizations across the globe, with a focus on long-term, sustainable growth. They stress Engagement, and ultimately Retention, above recruitment of new members on a short-term basis.
As a sought-after speaker, trainer & consultant, Jay’s diverse client list includes small business, corporate brands, Associations, Chambers of Commerce and non-profits. His clients have included Comcast Business Class, the National Kitchen and Bath Association, South Carolina SAE, Carolinas CCE, Minnesota CCE, local Chambers across the country, and internationally at the Engage Mexico Social Media Conference, the Calgary Chamber and the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Jay is the author of "The 8 M's of Marketing for Organization Management Professionals" and a faculty member for the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Institute for Organization Management. Aside from Membership180’s core business of Recruiting, Engaging and Retaining members, Jay offers training to clients in the areas of Marketing/Communications, Generational Marketing, Social Media, Networking, Goal-Setting, Storytelling for Business, and a host of other sales/advertising related topics.