2019 Editorial Calendar

associations now editorial calendar

Associations Now Magazine

January/February 2019: The Executive Leadership Issue

Association CEOs and other C-suite leaders face extraordinary challenges—both familiar and new—every day. As a complement to the Board Brief supplement, the issue examines how executive teams can best work with their boards to meet their mission in a changing world.


  • Special Section in the Magazine: Southeast Destinations
  • Supplement: Guide to DC CVB Satellite Offices
  • Supplement: The Associations Now Board Brief: A Quick Guide to Volunteer Leadership. Written directly to the board audience, this essential, concise guide focuses on practical tips and tools for busy board members. This supplement, printed on high-quality, glossy paper, will have a bonus distribution of 15,000 with total paid circulation of 35,000+ copies!

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: November 30, 2018
  • Materials: December 7, 2018

Mail delivery begins the first week of February.

March/April 2019

Cover Story: New Business Models. Associations are nonprofits, but they need to generate revenue to fund their work. That means every association needs business savvy. This cover story reveals how associations are reinventing their business models to support the mission.


  • Supplement: Tech Toolkit

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: February 11, 2019
  • Materials: February 20, 2019

Mail delivery begins the third week of April.

May/June 2019: The Technology Issue

What new technologies are creating opportunities for associations to engage members, operate efficiently, and achieve their business goals? The annual Technology Issue explores the changing association tech landscape.


  • Special Section in the Magazine: Florida Destinations

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: April 1, 2019
  • Materials: April 8, 2019

Mail delivery begins the second week of June.

July/August 2019

Cover Story: Why Culture Matters. A look at how to build an organizational culture that encourages teamwork, supports innovative thinking, and cements deep connections between an association, its staff, and its members.


  • Supplement: Guide to Association Management Companies

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: May 20, 2019
  • Materials: May 28, 2019

Mail delivery begins the last week of July.

Fall 2019: The Meetings Issue

A must-read for meeting professionals and CEOs seeking new strategies, destinations, and revenue opportunities for their premier events.


  • Special Section in the Magazine: Destinations With a Difference
    Advertising Deadlines:
    • Space: July 19, 2019
    • Materials: July 29, 2019
  • Supplement: [email protected] Toolkit
  • Supplement: Guide to Consulting Services
    Advertising Deadlines:
    • Space: August 19, 2019
    • Materials: August 27, 2019

Mail delivery begins mid-October.

Additional Publications

XDP Playbook Package

Onsite distribution to all Xperience Design Project (XDP) attendees (April 11-12, 2019, Gaylord, National Harbor, MD). 

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: January 25, 2019
  • Materials: February 1, 2019

Associations Now Buyers' Guide

The most comprehensive national industry-partners resource for association decision makers.

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: April 5, 2019
  • Materials: April 12, 2019

Annual Meeting & Exposition Official Program and Exhibitors Guide

Onsite distribution to all Annual Meeting attendees (August 10-13, 2019, Columbus, OH).

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: April 23, 2019
  • Materials: May 13, 2019

Daily Now: Official Daily of the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

Onsite distribution to all Annual Meeting attendees (August 10-13, 2019, Columbus, OH).

Advertising Deadlines:

  • Space: May 31, 2019
  • Materials: June 7, 2019