2016 Archives

HIP Network Acquires Convene Green from ASAE

October 5, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
Today, HIP Network announced the acquisition of sustainability platform Convene Green® from ASAE (American Society of Association Executives). Previously a stand-alone brand within the ASAE Membership Toolset, Convene Green® is positioned to become the preeminent industry benchmark for innovative event organizers, hotels, destinations and suppliers who service the meetings and events sector.


ASAE Foundation Names Five Universities to Receive Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants

September 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
ASAE Foundation announces five university programs have received research grants as part of the Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP). The SRGP will provide lead investigators with funds to conduct research on a cross-section of questions relevant to nonprofit membership and member-based associations. Each award is for one year, at a level of $7,500—with the funding period beginning mid-September.


Captains Scott and Mark Kelly, Dr. Derreck Kayongo Inspired Attendees to Lead, Seize Opportunities at 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
From August 13-16, close to 4,800 association professionals and industry partners participated in the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Attendees took part in more than 120 education sessions, two keynotes, five Game Changers, more than 20 OpenSpace pop-ups, and events. ASAE Foundation’s The Classic event sold out for the second year in a row.


ASAE Board Approves Budget, New Diversity + Inclusion Initiatives

August 13, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
Before the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 13-16, in Salt Lake City, the ASAE Board adopted a Diversity + Inclusion advocacy and policy model and approved new contract language for future events. The board also received updates on the major strategic initiatives, new AssociaMetrics platform, and passed the budget, which includes Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) Program of Work and specific projects in all areas of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation.


ASAE Announces Mikky Ekko Will Perform at Power of A-Summit Awards Dinner

July 25, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE announces Mikky Ekko will be the musical entertainment at this year’s Power of A-Summit Awards Dinner on Wednesday, October 5 at the National Building Museum.


ASAE Names Future Host Cities for 2018 through 2022 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

July 25, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — Following a very competitive bidding process, ASAE announces the host cities for the 2018 through 2022 ASAE Annual Meeting & Expositions.


Submissions for ASAE Foundations Innovation Grants Program Available for Associations

July 19, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE Foundation is accepting applications for its Innovation Grants Program (IGP) through September 30. Celebrating its fifth year, IGP is a program that provides monetary awards to support innovation exploration and development in the association community. These grants are funded through a major grant from the SunTrust Foundation and additional support from Whiteford, Taylor, & Preston L.L.P. and other donors.


ASAE Announces 110 Professionals Earned Prominent CAE Credential

June 30, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
— One hundred ten association executives recently received their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,000 industry leaders worldwide.


ASAE Reveals Evening Entertainment for Opening, Classic, Closing Night Celebrations at 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

June 27, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — In seven weeks, more than 5,500 association industry professionals will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 13-16. Attendees will experience the culture and flavors of Utah, a night honoring Sundance Film festival, and the outdoor spaces of Utah.


Silbermann, Olcott, Petrillo Bestowed with ASAE’s Highest Individual Honors for Exceptional Leadership

June 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
— ASAE will present Bryan Silbermann, FASAE, CAE, CEO of the Produce Marketing Association, with this year’s Key Award. In addition, Robert Olcott, CAE, FASAE, CIMA, AIF, Managing Director at ORION Investment Advisors will be bestowed with the Academy of Leaders Award; and Tracy Petrillo, EdD, CAE, Chief Learning Officer at EDUCAUSE, will receive the Professional Performance Award.


ASAE Announces the 2016 ‘Power of A’ Award Winners

June 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
— ASAE will honor six associations with the 2016 Summit Award, which is the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will accept their awards on October 5 during the 17th Annual Power of A Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. 


ASAE Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference Offered Attendees Insight, Effective Solutions

June 16, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — During ASAE’s 2016 Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference (MMCC), June 13-14, 967 attendees and industry partners took part in more than 37 learning labs, two keynote sessions, and the exhibit hall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.


ASAE Announces Derreck Kayongo as Closing Keynote, Five Game Changers at 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

June 10, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — Derreck Kayongo, CEO at the Center for Civil and Human Rights and founder of the Global Soap Project, will present the closing keynote address to thousands of association executives at the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 13-16.


Nominees for ASAE and ASAE Foundation Board of Directors Announced

June 6, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC
 The Leadership Committee of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation has identified the selected nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), which begins September 1, 2016.


ASAE Names 2016-2018 DELP Class

May 31, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC Twelve scholars have been selected for the 2016–2018 Diversity Education Leadership Program (DELP) class. DELP is a two-year program that supports individuals from under-represented identity groups to advance into the ranks of leadership in the association management profession. DELP scholars participate in an accelerated leadership program of education, mentoring, and volunteer service in the association community.


ASAE's Springtime Expo Celebrated 40 Years, Announced End to Longtime Show

May 2, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, 2,741 meeting and industry professionals celebrated 40 years of Springtime attending two ASAE events: Springtime Expo, April 28, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, and ASAE Foundation’s Annual Springtime DC Golf & Tennis Invitational, April 29, at Lansdowne Resort.


ASAE Announces New Event: Xperience Design Project

Apr 28, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — During today’s Opening Keynote at Springtime Expo, ASAE announced a new event for the association industry called Xperience Design Project (XDP). The new design thinking format will be a two-day, business event for association professionals and industry partners to co-create solutions around shared challenges in the meetings industry. The inaugural Xperience Design Project will be May 23-24, 2017, at Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland.


ASAE Announces 2016 Gold Circle Awards Winners

Apr 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE names the winners of the 2016 Gold Circle Awards competition that signifies excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership, and communications programs. The Gold Circle Award for Overall Excellence will be announced during ASAE’s 2016 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), June 13-14, in Washington, DC.


ASAE Welcomes Experience Columbus as New Strategic Partner

Apr 11, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE announces Experience Columbus has signed-on as a Strategic Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program.


Captains Mark, Scott Kelly Will Inspire Attendees at 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE is expecting close to 5,500 nonprofit and association professionals to gather in Salt Lake City for the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. Today, ASAE launched its Annual Meeting website, which includes information on all of the speakers, more than 120 education sessions, registration, hotels, and events.


ASAE Announces Five Association Leaders to the Class of Fellows

Mar 31, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — Five inspiring leaders in the association community have been named to ASAE's 2016 Class of Fellows. The Fellows program recognizes individual accomplishments and contributions to ASAE and the association sector, and it is a call to service for the profession.


ASAE Great Ideas Conference Inspires Executives to Innovate, Build Influence, Elevate Leadership

Mar 18, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE’s 2016 Great Ideas Conference, March 13–15, had its highest attendance when located at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs with 790 attendees. The total represents an increase of 131 percent from 2012. Association professionals and industry partners participated in more than 70 education sessions with 160 content leaders including keynotes from: Boston College’s Carroll School of Management dean Andrew C. Boynton, MBA, PhD and because I said I would founder Alex Sheen.


ASAE Announces 2016 Sentinel, Association Political Leadership Awards

Mar 3, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE will present Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) with the 2016 Sentinel Award and Cheryl Ronk, CAE, CMP, FASAE, President of the Michigan Society of Association Executives, with ASAE’s Association Political Leadership Award. The awards will be presented during American Associations Day, March 9, at the ASAE Board Reception. American Associations Day is ASAE’s yearly fly-in to share the association industry’s powerful story with policymakers and their staffs in Washington, D.C.


ASAE ABSI Launch New Retirement Trust for Associations

Mar 2, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE has launched the ASAE Retirement Trust. The Trust, created through ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI) – ASAE’s wholly-owned subsidiary, delivers a retirement plan that is designed to help organizations address two pressing talent management challenges: financial retirement readiness among current staff and attracting and retaining high quality, skilled employees in an increasingly competitive workforce.


ASAE Announces 141 Professionals Earned Prominent CAE Credential

Feb 12, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — One hundred forty-one association executives recently received their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,000 industry leaders worldwide.


ASAE Opens Nominations for Board Positions

Feb 12, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE has opened the call for association professionals and industry partners to fill open positions on the ASAE, and the ASAE Foundation Board of Directors to help lead the association dedicated to advancing the profession of association management. There are five open positions: Secretary-Treasurer and four At-Large Directors. All directors selected will serve on the ASAE Board and two of the four selected will also serve on the ASAE Foundation Board. 


ASAE Announces YourMembership as New Strategic Partner

Feb 11, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC— ASAE announces YourMembership as a Strategic Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program for the next three years. The partnership includes a collaboration to create new learning initiatives aimed at senior association leaders and technology officers.


ASAE Launches New Organizational Membership Options

Feb 10, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE is introducing a hybrid membership model which will provide associations and Association Management Companies (AMC) the option of joining or renewing through an organizational purchasing model. For one flat annual fee determined by staff size, every employee in any size association or AMC office can opt to join ASAE and reap all available member benefits. 


ASAE Foundation Names Innovation Grants Program Award Winners

Jan 8, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE Foundation announces the four winning projects for the Innovation Grants Program (IGP), which received 61 applications this year. Each winner will receive up to $10,000, and they will be recognized during ASAE’s 2016 Great Ideas Conference, March 13-15, at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. These grants are funded through a major grant from the SunTrust Foundation and additional support from Whiteford, Taylor, & Preston L.L.P.


ASAE Opens Call for DELP 2016-18 Class Applications

Jan 5, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE has opened the call for association professionals to apply for the 2016–2018 class of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP). Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 14, 2016. The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau is the exclusive sponsor of DELP since 2001.


ASAE Invites Associations to Submit Entries for 2016 Gold Circle Awards

Jan 4, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE invites the association community to apply for the 2016 Gold Circle Awards (GCA) competition that recognizes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership, and communications. Deadline to submit entries is Monday, February 8, 2016, and winners will be announced in April.

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