Last year was record breaker, NEW Annual Report says
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Network of Executive Women set new records in membership, sponsorship and
industry engagement last year, according to the Network’s just released 2012 Annual
Network membership grew to an all-time high of nearly 7,000, up 38 percent from
the year before, according to the report, which opens with the personal stories
and portraits of 10 NEW members from across the country. Members represented
more than 700 organizations last year, a significant gain compared to the 461
organizations represented in 2011.
number of national sponsor companies grew from 73 to 84, helping boost total
sponsor contributions 14 percent from $2.1 million in 2011 to $2.4 million last
sponsorship, at nearly $2.2 million, accounted for nearly half of the Network's
$4.6 million income. Three national conferences ― the NEW Diversity Forum, NEW Executive
Leaders Forum and NEW Leadership Summit ― contributed nearly 31 percent of income.
The Network’s 19 region’s accounted for more than 15 percent of income.
700 NEW members served the Network as regional group officer or committee
member, a 32-percent increase from 2011. Nearly 11,000 members and supporters
attended 33 regional learning events and 59 networking mixers and outings in
the United States and Canada.
Last year the Network delivered more information and education through more
platforms than ever before. The three national conferences set new attendance
records: The NEW Diversity Forum increased attendance by nearly 8 percent, the
NEW Executive Leaders Forum grew by more than a third and the NEW Leadership
Summit grew nearly 30 percent to a record-breaking 1,015 attendees.
than 3,600 members participated in NEW Leadership Academy webinars live and
thousands learned through viewing the webinars later in NEW's online Study Hall.
Network also published two Best Practices reports. "Women, Leadership and the
Power of the Purse: Gender Diversity in Canadian CPG/Retail” offered insights
gleaned from a survey of 428 industry executives in Canada. "Changing the Game:
Strategies for Harnessing the Power of Female Talent” was mailed to c-suite executives throughout the industry and shared with
members online during two Town Hall webinars.
NEW Annual Report 2012
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