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epIQ Creative Group acquires Community Leaders Institute

We thank our current members for their patience and understanding as we bring new and exciting opportunities to engage and grow as community professionals and leaders

Edison, NJ – September 6, 2022 Brad Weaber Consulting Group is brought on by Community Leaders Institute to provide Strategic Advisor services as it looks to re-launch and re-ignite the brand to represent community and marketing professionals.

“This is one of many steps forward we will be taking to make CLI the foremost independent organization representing community and marketing professionals,” says Bill McGlade, President of CLI, “The extensive experience Brad Weaber Consulting Group brings to us, will steer us in the right direction to provide the most value to our members.”

“It is a privilege to work with the dynamic team of CLI on this endeavor,” says Brad Weaber, Principal of Brad Weaber Consulting Group, “Community engagement is one of the most important cornerstones of marketing for event professionals. The value proposition of creating and fostering community is more relevant today than it has ever been!”

Brad Weaber Consulting Group’s mission and purpose is to share proven transformative business and strategic expertise to help companies find their voice and build for the future.

www.bweaberconsulting.com

brad@bweaberconsulting.com 

Community Leaders Institute is a member based organization representing thousands of community leaders and professionals through education, certification, and events.

All members and Community Professionals can contact bmcglade@epiqcreativegroup for any current needs

We thank our current members for their patience and understanding as we bring new and exciting opportunities to engage and grow as community professionals and leaders

Edison, NJ – August 18, 2022 epIQ Creative Group acquires Community Leaders Institute, a member based organization representing thousands of community leaders and professionals. Community professionals have been around for years but recently have become one of the hottest professions in the marketing realm. Thousands of communities exist to this day and more and more are being created every day.

“CLI, as the foremost independent organization representing community professionals, affords it’s members amazing opportunities to shine a light on the value these professionals bring to the marketing ecosystem,” says Bill McGlade, President of epIQ, “We remain diligent in our efforts to continue bringing forth the value of communities while investing into the future and the ever changing marketing industry. We thank our current members for their patience and understanding as we bring new and exciting opportunities to engage and grow as community professionals and leaders.” Scott Lebwohl, the Executive Vice President of Glenmore Industries, which is the parent company of the Community Leaders Institute and epIQ Creative Group, says “Measuring and validating the efforts and effectiveness of community leaders and their members has always been a moving target. With our progressive approach to metrics, engagement, and education, we strongly believe we’re the vanguard of the next evolution in collecting and reporting these member based and value driven goals. Being able to tap into crowd sourced real time analytics and sentiment within each tailored cohort and subset is the business intelligence dream we’re bringing to reality.”

”I am beyond excited about the potential of Community Leaders Institute (CLI) with epIQ behind it now. We launched CLI in 2021 to address a need for an independent global association to serve the rapidly growing Community profession. Companies and organizations of all sizes are racing to develop and grow communities — it is currently one of the fastest growing marketing trends on the planet. Technology platforms and solutions are launching to fill the need. epIQ is the ideal shepherd to take CLI to the next level and help CLI members be more successful. This investment in CLI and new ownership will give the growing profession a neutral home with long term sustainability.

epIQ Creative Group, a division of Glenmore Industries, provides premium marketing services and content to our unique community membership subscription program so our members gain knowledge and assets to thrive in your industry. Join the Quantum Circle!

Community Leaders Institute is a member based organization representing thousands of community leaders and professionals through education, certification, and events.

All members and Community Professionals can contact bmcglade@epiqcreativegroup for any current needs