Chapter affiliation and monthly meetings
- Chapter meetings are held on the second Monday of every month from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., except as otherwise indicated. Meetings offer members the opportunity to:
- network with colleagues in the organizing community
- hear speakers on a variety of topics
- learn organizing tips
- get information about products
- share ideas with fellow members and guests
- get to know our business partners
- participate in chapter-sponsored events
- All Regular Members have motion and voting privileges at chapter meetings.
- Volunteer to gain experience and skills while connecting with other members. Volunteer opportunities include being a Greeter or Speaker at chapter meetings, assisting with marketing and public relations, or participating in special events.
- Present at monthly chapter meetings, and share your experience and expertise while developing your public speaking skills.
- Participate in NAPO-NE Get Organized Month and other events that draw interest from the general public and the media. Opportunities include planning, volunteering, and speaking.
- Develop leadership skills and credibility within the industry.
- Seek a position on our Board of Directors.
- Join Golden Circle, a prestigious designation within NAPO. Members who have been in the organizing business for five years or more and who have been a member of NAPO for at least one year are eligible to apply. NAPO-NE Golden Circle members meet quarterly.
- The general public can find all of our members on our website and view their contact information, specialties, location, and more.
- Members can search the directory to find other organizers for networking, business opportunities, and more.
Public relations and marketing opportunities
- Benefit from NAPO-NE media exposure and branding.
- Promote your affiliation with this industry-leading organization by downloading and using the official “NAPO-New England Member” logo on your website and marketing materials.
- Link to the NAPO-NE website from your website.
- Get organizing- and productivity-related content on social media.
Professional development opportunities
- New Organizer Workshops. Designed for new and prospective professional organizers, and facilitated by veteran organizers, this forum covers all aspects of operating an organizing business and working in the organizing industry. Check our events section for schedule, cost and other details. Pre-registration is required.
- Professional Development Seminars. The NAPO New England Professional Development Seminars are special workshops devoted to gaining extensive knowledge on a specific topic. Typically these seminars occur every other year.
In addition to our monthly chapter meetings, there are plenty of opportunities to network with fellow organizers and business partners.
- Success Groups. Success Groups meet monthly and provide informal networking opportunities outside of the traditional format and location of regular monthly NAPO-NE chapter meetings.
- Private Facebook group. This is a private group for NAPO-NE members only to learn about chapter news and communicate with fellow members.
- NAPO POINT. The Productivity & Organizing Interactive Networking Tool (POINT) is a rich and information-packed resource of NAPO. As the leading online forum and professional networking site for professional organizers and productivity consultants, NAPO members are able to solicit advice from peers, learn from others’ experience, connect and collaborate with colleagues from around the globe, keep up with fellow committee members, and participate in ongoing conversations about the industry.
Resources available on the NAPO-NE website’s members-only section
- Membership Directory. This list of member names, contact information and specialties are updated regularly.
- Business Partner Directory. Business Partners are available as resources to our membership and to promote our industry. Some offer discounted rates or other incentives to NAPO-NE members.
- Charitable Organizations List. This list of charitable organizations helps organizers help their clients find ways to donate their unnecessary items.
- Resource List. This list of local resources recommended by our members includes a wide variety of local businesses that offer services complementary to the organizing field, from consignment shops and antique dealers to professional services such as carpenters, house cleaners, interior designers, and CPAs.
- Chapter meeting minutes. Chapter meeting minutes and presenter handouts are available (with permission). This resource helps members keep up with chapter news and get information about presentations when they can’t attend the chapter meetings.
- Media Library. We have an extensive list of recommended readings to help you become a better organizer and business owner.
For more information on becoming a member, please contact our New Member Coordinator.