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Create value for and with your members

with Open Social's community experience platform for professional and trade associations

Trusted by the world's
leading associations:

International AIDS Society
Family For Every Child

Create value through your member community

Empower your members to share experiences, get peer advice and create relevant industry knowledge.

Community Engagement

Grow your business with the help of your members

Enable your members to grow their professional networks, engage and recruit new members.
Community Analytics

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With an all-in-one flexible community platform Open Social is designed around the needs of associations.

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“We reached out to Open Social for an extremely rapid deployment of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Coronavirus Hub. With the help of their skilled team, we went live 48-hours after our initial discussion.”

– Rich Masters
Executive Vice President, Public Affairs at BIO

Get an out-of-the-box solution to manage
your community in one central hub

Build, grow & retain your members base

  • Social Network integration, sharing public content
  • Engagement analytics to understand the health of your community
  • Self Service registrations
  • Gamification to see most engaged users
  • User roles to customize content based on interest

Amplify your impact

  • Ideation feature – leverage your members and crowdsource ideas for important topics 
  • Create and manage events (online, offline) to drive engagement
  • Create working groups based on location, topic or for specific members for them to engage and collaborate 
  • Public dashboards to share content to non-members

Get started quickly with our personal support

  • General configuration
  • Multi-language
  • Spam protection
  • Content moderation
  • Integrations: Microsoft 365, Salesforce, Mailchimp, Zoom and many others

Go back to your associations’ core:
Community building!

This publication has been designed to help associations create a new vision and long-term strategy for engaging their community to increase their impact.

It includes practical examples of online community platform solutions used by the world’s leading purpose-driven community organizations.

Join the 1000+ communities
making their story share-ific!

Creating Canada’s First Circular Food Economy
Our Food Future
This mission-driven community brings together nutritionists, farmers, businesses, government and citizens by giving them a platform for connecting, collaborating and creating change.
“We imagine a system where food experts and entrepreneurs come together to tackle our most complex food challenges.”
Making developmental funding more transparent
With IATI Connect, the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) has created an online hub for their online communities to explore data, exchange knowledge, build new networks and connect with a multitude of stakeholders.
“IATI is much more than numbers and data. At the heart of the initiative are its people.”
Creating Pathways to Sustainable Development
SDG Philanthropy
The SDG Philanthropy platform is a global UNDP community dedicated to solving sustainable development goals (SDGs). With the help of Open Social, it builds the bridge between the UN, governments and the private sector by encouraging collaboration and knowledge-sharing.
“We are an online collaboration platform that provides access to information on what partners are doing, real-time data on relevant SDGs, and events and solutions that funders and others are supporting. We add curated, targeted information every week, with a growing, connected audience.”
Connecting Experts during a Crisis
BIO Coronavirus Hub is a public platform open to anyone in need and anyone who can help with COVID-19 research and response. This hub connects stakeholders to help fight the pandemic on all fronts.
“It will take the great scientists of this industry working together across the globe to win the battle against an invisible enemy. Creating a central location to match need requests with availability helps research and development programs continue.”
Connecting students, alumni and staff
Holmesglen Institute
Holmesglen Institute uses Open Social to provide students with the tools for learning and living, and deepening relationships between the students, staff, and alumni.
“We want students to feel that this is their space to ask questions, form study or social groups, and share placement experiences.”
mobilizing 60,000 volunteers
Greenwire is a global online community created with Open Social that connects thousands of Greenpeace staff and volunteers around the world. The platform supports their active contribution to the goals Greenpeace seeks in its campaigns.
“Greenwire is increasing Greenpeace’s reach and amplifying the power of our volunteers every day. It’s a key element of a future in which the lines between online and offline activism are further blurred.”

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to make sure you are successful

Open Social helps you
every step of the way

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