ASAE Technology Conference Emphasizes Innovation, Potential Disruptions, Opportunities for Association Industry
December 14, 2017
WASHINGTON—More than 1,000 association and industry professionals participated in the 2017 Technology Conference & Expo, December 11-13, and took part in 25 high-level education sessions and a sold-out exhibit hall. The event was held at the Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
Kelly McDonald, William Espey Keynote 2018 ASAE's Great Ideas Conference in March
December 8, 2017
WASHINGTON—From March 11-13, more than 600 association executives and industry partners will gather in Colorado Springs to evolve ideas into action at ASAE’s 2018 Great Ideas Conference at The Broadmoor. Participants can choose from over 60 idea labs, two executive leadership workshops, a Women Executives Forum, and two keynotes. New formats for this year’s conference include learning circles and leadership intensives.
ASAE Foundation Undertakes New Content Strategy Research Project
October 11, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE Foundation has recently launched a new research project called, “Association Content Strategies for a Changing World.” It will explore how association leaders are navigating the shifting content development and management landscape. Not only will the project look at the positive impacts of strategic approaches to content, but it will also examine the emerging challenges organizations face when creating content and its dissemination.
ASAE Foundation Names Two Universities To Receive Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants
September 20, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE Foundation names two university programs that are receiving research grants as part of the Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP). The SRGP provides lead investigators with funds to conduct research on a cross-section of topics relevant to nonprofit management and member-based associations. Each recipient will receive a $7,500 grant that starts in mid-August and lasts for one year.
ASAE Reveals Jonny P Will Perform at Power of A-Summit Awards Dinner
August 25, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE announces Johnny P will be the musical entertainment at this year’s Power of A-Summit Awards Dinner on Wednesday, October 4 at the National Building Museum.
Betsy Piper Bach Joins as New President for ASAE Business Services Inc
August 23, 2017
WASHINGTON— Betsy Piper/Bach is joining ASAE as President, ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI) and Executive Vice President and COO, ASAE Insurance Company, on September 1. She will succeed Dixie Arthur, who retires on August 31.
Dixie Arthur to Retire from ASAE Business Services Inc
August 22, 2017
WASHINGTON— After 18 years with ASAE, Dixie Arthur, President, ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI) and Executive Vice President and COO, ASAE Insurance Company, will retire on August 31. She will serve in an advisory capacity through December 31.
ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition Offered Strategies for Organizational Growth, Managing One’s Career
August 18, 2017
WASHINGTON— More than 4,500 association professionals and industry partners gathered in Toronto, August 12–15, for the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. Participants listened to keynotes by Nilofer Merchant and Chef Jeff Henderson, participated in more than 120 education sessions, five game changers, and a packed expo hall with close to 400 companies.
ASAE Insurance Source Offers Associations Property and Casualty Insurance, Risk Management Support
August 14, 2017
WASHINGTON— ASAE has launched the ASAE Insurance Source. Created through ASAE Business Services, Inc. (ABSI) – ASAE’s wholly-owned subsidiary, the ASAE Insurance Source is a new platform designed to help associations effectively manage their operational and governance risks.
ASAE Board Hears Updates on New Initiatives by ASAE and ASAE Foundation, Approves Budget
August 12, 2017
WASHINGTON— Before the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 12-15, in Toronto, the ASAE Board received updates on ASAE’s new event Xperience Design Project (XDP), expansion of ASAE Learning Online, updates on the ASAE Foundation research agenda, and a new platform for risk management for associations. The board passed the budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 18).
Garet Turner Joins ASAE as Vice President of Development
August 3, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE is pleased to announce that Garet Turner, CMP, will become the new Vice President of Development starting August 7. Turner will lead the development efforts for the ASAE Foundation including growing the annual fund and Leadership Society as well as managing fundraising events.
New ASAE Book Talent Generation Offers Strategies for Associations to Engage, Retain Employees
July 28, 2017
WASHINGTON— ASAE has released a new book called Talent Generation: How Visionary Organizations Are Redefining Work and Achieving Greater Success by Sarah L. Sladek, CEO and Founder of XYZ University. It examines the different talent theories and explains why organizations need to change their culture, strategy, and structure to recruit and retain employees in today’s post-industrial 21st century-raised workforce.
ASAE Foundation’s Innovation Grants Program Expands to Five Grants, Applications Now Available for Associations
July 14, 2017
WASHINGTON— ASAE Foundation is accepting applications for its Innovation Grants Program (IGP) through October 1. Celebrating its sixth year, IGP is a program that provides monetary awards to support innovation exploration and development in the association community. GEICO has joined on as another supporter for the IGP.
ASAE Announces Professionals Who Earned CAE Credential
July 6, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC — Ninety-eight association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,200 industry leaders worldwide.
Gerstmann, Jacobs, Yep Receive ASAE's Highest Individual Honors for Exceptional Leadership
June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE will present Richard Yep, FASAE, CAE, CEO of the American Counseling Association, with this year’s Key Award. In addition, Sheri Jacobs, FASAE, CAE, President and CEO of Avenue M Group, LLC, will be bestowed with the Academy of Leaders Award; and Elena Gerstmann, PHD, FASAE, CAE, Deputy, Executive Operations at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, will receive the Professional Performance Award.
Nominees for ASAE and ASAE Foundation Board of Directors Named by Leadership Committee
June 19, 2017
WASHINGTON—The Leadership Committee of ASAE and the ASAE Foundation has selected the following nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18), which begins September 1, 2017.
ASAE Announces the 2017-2019 DELP Class
June 12, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE has selected 12 scholars for the 2017–2019 Diversity Executive 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 Launched First Successful Xperience Design Project for Association and Industry Professionals
May 25, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE delivered its newest event, Xperience Design Project (XDP), May 23-24, at the Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center. Over the two days, XDP brought together 1,816 association professionals and industry partners. Participants collaborated together to co-create ideas and solutions on how to reinvent their meetings, networked at Connections, and had new face-to-face business experiences.
ASAE, Steelcase Partner to Provide Unique Experiences at XDP
May 17, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE is partnering with Steelcase Event Experiences to deliver ASAE’s new event called the Xperience Design Project (XDP), May 23-24, at the Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center in Maryland. XDP will create a collaborative learning environment for association professionals to think differently about their meetings and inspire a new era of face-to-face business experiences.
ASAE Marketing Membership Communications Conference 2017
May 05, 2017
WASHINGTON—During ASAE’s Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference (MMCC), May 2-3, 851 association executives and industry partners took part in 24 learning labs, three keynotes, two preconference workshops, and networked in the exhibit hall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
ASAE Launches New Learning, Talent Development Platform–ASAE Learning Online
April 17, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE has a new continuous learning and talent development platform called ASAE Learning Online. It provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community.
ASAE Announces Nilofer Merchant as Opening Keynote for 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
April 17, 2017
WASHINGTON—Known as the “Jane Bond of Innovation,” Nilofer Merchant, a Fellow at The Martin Prosperity Institute and one of the world’s top-ranked business thinkers, will kick off the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 12–15, in Toronto.
ASAE Reveals 2017 Gold Circle Awards Winners
April 11, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE announces the winners of the 2017 Gold Circle Awards competition, which denotes 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 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), May 2-3, in Washington, DC.
ASAE Names Six Association Leaders to the Class of Fellows
April 5, 2017
WASHINGTON— Six inspiring association leaders have been chosen for ASAE’s 2017 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.
Strickland Discussed Key Success Factors on Leadership with ASAE’s Great Ideas in Association Management Conference Attendees
March 28, 2017
WASHINGTON—Last week at ASAE’s 2017 Great Ideas in Association Management Conference, Asia-Pacific (GIAP), March 22-24, a group of 150 attendees gathered to explore the latest trends in association management and learn new strategies for leadership, international alliances, and volunteer management. They represented 15 countries and 46 cities from across the Asia Pacific region, Middle East, and U.S.
ASAE Honors Congressmen Peter Roskam, Kurt Schrader with the 2017 Sentinel Award
March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON—During the American Association’s Day reception last night, ASAE presented the 2017 Sentinel Award to Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR). American Associations Day, March 15-16, is ASAE’s yearly fly-in for association professionals, where they share the association community’s powerful story with policymakers and their staffs in Washington, D.C.
Keynote Chef Jeff Henderson, Game Changer Speakers Will Inspire Attendees at the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
March 14, 2017
WASHINGTON—From August 12–15, ASAE is expecting close to 5,000 association professionals and industry partners to come together in Toronto for the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. The ASAE Annual Meeting website includes information on: featured speakers; more than 120 education sessions; preconference workshops and masterclasses; registration; hotels; events; and more, has been launched. Registration is now open.
ASAE Great Ideas Conference Attendees Encouraged to Take Risks, Be Flexible, Lead With Trust
March 10, 2017
WASHINGTON— For ASAE’s 2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, there were 601 association professionals and industry partners that took part in more than 40 edu cation sessions, 150 Brain Dates and three Executive Leadership Workshops. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Florida.
ASAE Foundation Announces Two Universities Receive Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants
March 1, 2017
WASHINGTON— ASAE Foundation names two university programs that are receiving research grants as part of the Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP). The SRGP provides lead investigators with funds to conduct research on a cross-section of topics relevant to nonprofit management and member-based associations. Each recipient will receive a $7,500 grant that starts in mid-March and lasts for one year.
ASAE Seeking Nominations for Board Positions
Feb 9, 2017
WASHINGTON—ASAE launches the call for association professionals and industry partners to apply for open positions on the ASAE and the ASAE Foundation Board of Directors to help lead the association dedicated to furthering the profession of association management. There are six open positions: Secretary-Treasurer and five At Large Directors (four At Large and one Industry Partner). All directors selected will serve on the ASAE Board and two of the four selected will also serve on the ASAE Foundation Board.
ASAE Names 148 Professionals Received CAE Credential
Feb 1, 2017
WASHINGTON—One hundred forty eight association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,200 industry leaders worldwide.
New ASAE Foundation Report Reveals Current State, Future Technology Needs for Associations
Jan 26, 2017
WASHINGTON—A new ASAE Foundation report, Tech Success for Associations: Balancing IT maturity, readiness, and expectation for a satisfying, sustainable future, paints a picture of association performance against effective technology application, as well as insights into member and staff technology abilities and expectations. It also provides a vision of what associations need to do for the future. ASAE Foundation, in partnership with DelCor Technology Solutions and in collaboration with research firm Rockbridge Associates, worked on the comprehensive study.
ASAE’s Great Ideas in Association Management Conference Offers New Learning Opportunities, Don Strickland as Opening Keynote
Jan 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC —ASAE’s 2017 Great Ideas in Association Management Conference, Asia-Pacific (GIAP) will offer new education formats for association executives, and President and CEO Don Strickland of Strickland & Associates will provide insight on how associations can have long-term success. The conference is March 22-24, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Seoul in Seoul, South Korea. The Korean Tourism Organization, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul Tourism Organization, and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism are sponsoring the conference.
ASAE Launches Enhanced Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Insurance for Associations
Jan 10, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC —ASAE’s Endorsed Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Insurance Program is delivering a broader, enhanced and competitively-priced D&O insurance coverage solution to the association community. Developed by Aon Affinity Nonprofits (Aon), in partnership with A+ rated Arch Insurance Company (Arch), ASAE-Endorsed D&O Insurance is a flexible multi-coverage product tailored to meet the evolving risk management needs of trade and professional associations, as well as other nonprofit organizations, across the nation.
ASAE Foundation Selects Innovation Grants Program Award Winners
Jan 9, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC —ASAE Foundation announces the four winning projects for the Innovation Grants Program (IGP). Each winner will receive $10,000, and they will be recognized during ASAE’s 2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Florida. These grants are funded by a grant from the SunTrust Foundation with additional support from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P.
ASAE Launches Applications for DELP 2017-19 Class
Jan 5, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC —ASAE has opened the call for association professionals to apply for the 2017–2019 class of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP). Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 20. The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau has been the exclusive sponsor of DELP since 2001.