2019 Archives

Timms, Heimans, and White Named as Keynotes for 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON— ASAE announces co-authors of the bestselling book New Power, Jeremy Heimans, co-founder and CEO, Purpose, and Henry Timms, president and CEO, 92nd Street Y, as opening keynote speakers for the 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition. Following a variety of other educational opportunities, singer, actor, and dancer, Alton Fitzgerald White, will bring a taste of Broadway as the closing keynote.


ASAE Reveals 2019 Gold Circle Awards Winners

May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON – ASAE announces the winners of the 2019 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 2019 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), June 6-7, in Washington, DC.


ASAE Announces Enhancements to the ASAE 401(k) Retirement Program

April 2, 2019

WASHINGTON – ASAE announces three major enhancements to the ASAE 401(k) Retirement Program, formerly known as the ASAE Retirement Trust. The changes are inclusive of a new fiduciary role, an enhanced fund line-up and a reduction in fees.


Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans Reacts to DC District Court Ruling on the Final AHP Regulations

April 1, 2019

The Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans (Coalition) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruling to invalidate a portion of the Department of Labor’s authority to issue its final association health plan (AHP) regulations.

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, a district court overturned the Department of Labor’s regulations governing Association Health Plans (AHPs). Assuming the regulations remain in effect while the appeals process is exhausted, most, if not all, organizations that have established an AHP of Jan. 1, 2019, along with those organizations that are planning for a Jan. 1, 2020 start date, will continue moving forward. This is because these organizations want to offer comprehensive health coverage at a reasonable cost to their members. The AHP regulations allow them to do that.


Award Winning Musicians, Legend and Paisley, Set to Entertain Attendees at 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, Columbus

March 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy multi award winning musical performances, first by John Legend at the ASAE Foundation The Classic, and Brad Paisley at the Closing Celebration. From August 10–13, ASAE is expecting more than 5,000 association professionals and industry partners to come together in Columbus.


2019 ASAE Great Ideas Conference Attendees Encouraged to Gain a Diversity of Perspectives to Spark Innovation

March 21, 2019

WASHINGTON – From March 17-19, a total of 507 association executives and industry partners convened in Colorado Springs for ASAE’s 2019 Great Ideas Conference at The Broadmoor. Over three days, ASAE had nine Main Stage speakers, hosted by Visit Salt Lake, in addition to 39 Idea lab sessions, two preconference workshops, and four new leadership intensive offsite opportunities.


ASAE Announces Six Association Leaders to Class of Fellows

March 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – Six association leaders have been selected for ASAE’s 2019 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 Supports Lankford, Coons, Walker, Suozzi Bills to Repeal UBIT on Nonprofit Employee Benefits

March 6, 2019

WASHINGTON – ASAE supports legislation introduced in the past few days by Sens. James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE), along with Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) to repeal a provision in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that assesses a 21 percent tax on the value of so-called fringe benefits – such as free parking or mass transit assistance – that nonprofits provide to employees.


New ASAE VP of Public Policy Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, Officially Instated

February 13, 2019

WASHINGTON – Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, is ASAE’s new Vice President of Public Policy. With 10 plus years of experience working in legislative affairs and association advocacy, Cunningham will lead ASAE’s public policy efforts on Capitol Hill and around the country.


ASAE Announces 160 Professionals Earned Prominent CAE Credential

February 11, 2019

WASHINGTON— One hundred and sixty association executives recently received their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,300 industry leaders worldwide.


ASAE Seeking Nominations for Board Positions

January 30, 2019

WASHINGTON—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 furthering 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 Welcomes OpenWater as New Event Partner

January 22, 2019

WASHINGTON— ASAE announces OpenWater has signed-on as an Event Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program.


ASAE Welcomes Discover Puerto Rico as New Strategic Partner

January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON— ASAE announces Discover Puerto Rico has signed-on as a Strategic Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program.


ASAE Foundation Announces Three Innovation Grants Program Award Recipients

January 15, 2019

WASHINGTON—The ASAE Foundation named three awardees for the 2019 Innovation Grants Program (IGP). Each grant recipient will receive $10,000, and they will be recognized during ASAE’s 2019 Great Ideas Conference, March 17-19, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO. These grants are funded through support from the SunTrust Foundation, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P, GEICO, and Choose Chicago.


ASAE Launches Applications for DELP 2019-21 Class

January 8, 2019

WASHINGTON—ASAE has opened the call for association professionals to apply for the 2019–2021 class of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP). Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 11. The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau has been the exclusive sponsor of DELP since 2001.