July 26, 2021
WASHINGTON—ASAE today announced the three recipients of the Individual Honors for Exceptional Leadership which are bestowed upon professionals who have demonstrated exemplary support of ASAE, the association community and society at large. The 2021 winners include Michelle Mills Clement, FASAE, CAE, RCE, CEO of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®, who is recognized with this year’s Key Award; Donald Dea, FASAE, CoFounder, Fusion Productions, digitalNow, who received the Academy of Leaders Award; and Vicki Deal-Williams, MA, FASAE, CAE, Chief Staff Officer for Multicultural Affairs, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, who is honored with the Professional Performance Award.
July 12, 2021
WASHINGTON— The ASAE Research Foundation today announced the recipients of the Scholarly Research Grant and the Sal Martino Legacy Grant for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research.
July 8, 2021
WASHINGTON— One hundred thirty-one association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE®) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,600 industry leaders worldwide who hold the distinction.
July 2, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE’s Leadership Committee, comprised of representatives of ASAE and the ASAE Research Foundation, has selected six nominees to serve on the ASAE and the ASAE Research Foundation Boards of Directors for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), with terms beginning September 1, 2021.
June 28, 2021
WASHINGTON—ASAE today announced the publishing of the 10th Anniversary Edition of its best-selling book, Race for Relevance, which offers a bold no-nonsense look at the intense pressures that threaten associations, how they operate, and what they need to do to prosper moving forward in a post-pandemic world. (192 pages, member price $22.95, non-member price $27.95).
June 17, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE has announced that Visit Reno Tahoe has signed on as a new event partner in ASAE’s Alliance Partnership Program, as of July 1.
June 15, 2021
WASHINGTON—ASAE’s virtual Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference (MMCC) June 2-4, 2021, was attended by a strong mix of association professionals, industry partners, speakers, press, and vendors. Over forty-six (46) percent of registrants for this year’s MMCC were first-time attendees. The final attendance breakdown of 761 overall registrants included: 475 association professionals (includes 69 small-staff org members), 127 Industry Partners, 72 speakers of various designations, and 87 others including press, vendors, and staff. Additionally, there were 30 industry partner companies that participated in various registration & conversation packages, Insider Day demos, and Solution Chats, along with engagement through thought leadership supporter packages, such as the session tracks and keynotes. The ratio of buyers to sellers was 81 percent buyers to 19 percent sellers.
June 1, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC— Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE, current President and CEO of the Chicago-based Association Forum, will become ASAE’s next President and CEO effective September 1, 2021, Stephen J. Caldeira, ASAE Board Chair and Co-Chair of the Search Committee, and President & CEO, Household & Commercial Products Association, Washington, DC, announced. She succeeds Susan Robertson, CAE.
May 19, 2021
WASHINGTON— Registration is now open for the 2021 ASAE Annual Meeting, taking place August 13-18, 2021 through the Intrado virtual platform, as well as through additional, half-day ASAE Community Pop-UPs taking place in-person in select cities across the nation.
May 4, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE announced today the winners of the 2021 Gold Circle Awards, which denote excellence, innovation and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership and communications programs.
April 16, 2021
WASHINGTON— In response to publishing and content consumption trends, ASAE announced today it will discontinue publishing its print magazine, Associations Now, after the August 2021 issue and focus on digital media channels that can best serve the needs of the ASAE community.
April 7, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE has opened the call for association professionals and industry partners to fill open positions on the ASAE and the ASAE Research Foundation Board of Directors to help lead the association dedicated to furthering the profession of association management.
April 1, 2021
WASHINGTON— In response to a proliferation of voting reform legislation under consideration in multiple states, ASAE today issued the following statement on values and principles that should guide lawmakers:
March 17, 2021
WASHINGTON— The ASAE Investment Center announced today the addition of Graystone Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley, to its suite of advisers in an effort to increase access for its member associations to professional investment management providers. The number of associations seeking respected and trust-worthy advisers is on the rise and now with three vetted advisers in the ASAE Investment Center, the program addresses the needs of the entire range of membership from the smallest to the largest asset portfolios.
March 16, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE’s 2021 Sentinel Awards will be presented to Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA). The award will honor the Congressional leaders who championed the cause of including nonprofit associations and other 501(c)(6) organizations in the Paycheck Protection Program.
March 11, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE has announced that the payment solutions provider AffiniPay has signed on as a new event partner in ASAE’s Alliance Partnership Program.
March 3, 2021
WASHINGTON— Due to continued concerns for the health and safety of all members, industry partners, volunteer leaders, staff and other stakeholders during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASAE announced today that the ASAE 2021 Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held virtually, alongside smaller, regional hub meetings that can safely take place in person around the country. The dates for the 2021 Annual Meeting will be the week of August 16, 2021.
March 2, 2021
WASHINGTON — One hundred and eighty-nine association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE®) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,700 industry leaders worldwide.
February 16, 2021
WASHINGTON—The ASAE Research Foundation named three awardees for the Innovation Grants Program (IGP). The ASAE Research Foundation will be in contact with each grantee throughout the year with opportunities to share their projects with their association peers. These grants are funded through support from Truist (Formerly SunTrust Foundation), Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP and the Atlanta CVB.
February 10, 2021
WASHINGTON— ASAE has announced that the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau has signed on as a new event partner in ASAE’s Alliance Partnership Program, as of Feb. 1.