2018 Archives

ASAE Names the 2018-2020 DELP Class

June 4, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE has chosen the 12 scholars for the 2018–2020 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’s Marketing, Membership, Communications Conference Emphasized Importance of Relationships, Leadership Brand Success

May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON—Nearly 950 association executives and industry partners gathered together to learn new strategies to build stronger relationships with their members at ASAE’s Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference (MMCC), May 22-23. Participants took part in 40 education sessions, two keynotes, and three preconference workshops at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Total attendance this year was 947.

ASAE Joins New Event Industry Leaders Coalition to Stop Sexual Harassment

May 14, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE is part of a new coalition that’s comprised of leaders and executives from organizations including: AWE, EIC, IAEE, IMEX, JMIC, MPI, PCMA and SITE. The group’s goal is to eradicate sexual harassment in the events industry and workplace.


ASAE Welcomes Destination Cleveland as New Corporate Partner

May 1, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE announces Destination Cleveland has signed-on as a Corporate Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program.


ASAE’s Xperience Design Project Emphasized Importance to Engage, Acquire Members and Sponsors for Events

April 23, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners. They co-created strategies, ideas, and solutions on how to engage attendees through gamification, drive attendance at meetings, and create meaningful partnerships with industry suppliers.


ASAE Hosting First CEO Symposium in Europe

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON—From May 23-24, ASAE will hold its first Europe CEO Symposium at the NH Amsterdam Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The CEO Symposium provides CEOs and their newly-elected officers an opportunity to strategize on governance and volunteer culture for the organization. Glenn H. Tecker, chairman and co-CEO of Tecker International, will lead the two-day program.


ASAE Announces 2018 Gold Circle Awards Winners

April 12, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE names the 2018 Gold Circle Award winners, 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 2018 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), May 22-23, in Washington, DC.


ASAE Announces Five Association Leaders to Class of Fellows

April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON—Five association leaders have been selected for ASAE’s 2018 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 and Fonteva Announce Corporate Partnership

April 2, 2018

Arlington, Va.,—The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected Fonteva as a corporate partner, enabling both organizations to take their mutually beneficial relationship to the next level.


ASAE Foundation Releases ForesightWorks Research for Association Community

March 29, 2018

WASHINGTON—As an outgrowth of its new and ongoing ASAE ForesightWorks initiative, the ASAE Foundation has released resources exploring 41 drivers of change facing the association industry. These resources help association professionals not only see but interpret how changes will affect their organizations. The original research was performed by Signature i and Foresight Alliance through support from the ASAE Foundation.


ASAE Names Strickler as Opening Keynote for 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, Registration Opens for Chicago

March 28, 2018

WASHINGTON—From August 18–21, ASAE is expecting more than 6,000 association professionals and industry partners to come together in Chicago for the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. For this year’s meeting, the opening keynote will be Yancey Strickler, former CEO and Cofounder of Kickstarter and Cofounder of The Creative Independent.


Five Industry Speakers, New Learning Formats Inspired 2018 ASAE Great Ideas Conference Attendees

March 15, 2018

WASHINGTON—From March 11-13, close to 600 association executives and industry partners convened in Colorado Springs for ASAE’s 2018 Great Ideas Conference at The Broadmoor. ASAE had five 25-minute Main Stage speakers, hosted by Choose Chicago, and introduced new design features including: Learning Circles, Braindates, and an offsite Leadership Intensive. ASAE had a total of 593 in attendance.


ASAE Announces 2018 Sentinel, Association Political Leadership Awards

February 21, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE will present Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) with the 2018 Sentinel Award, and Wendy W. Kavanagh, CAE, president of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE), with ASAE’s Association Political Leadership Award. The awards will be presented during American Associations Day, March 21, 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 Opens Call for 2018 Board of Director Nominations

February 5, 2018

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 Announces 141 Professionals Earned CAE Credential

January 31, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — One hundred and forty-one association executives recently earned their Certified Association Executive (CAE®) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,200 industry leaders worldwide.


ASAE Foundation Announces Five Innovation Grants Program Award Recipients

January 9, 2018

WASHINGTON—ASAE Foundation names the five awardees for the Innovation Grants Program (IGP). Each grant recipient will receive $10,000, and they will be recognized during ASAE’s 2018 Great Ideas Conference, March 11–13, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO. These grants are funded by support from the SunTrust Foundation, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P, and GEICO.


ASAE Opens DELP Applications for 2018-20 Class

January 5, 2018

WASHINGTON—The call for association professionals to apply for the 2018–2020 Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) class is open. Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 19. The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau has been the exclusive sponsor of DELP since 2001.