June 28, 2018
WASHINGTON—ASAE announces Siri Lindley, a world champion triathlete, coach, and author, will be the closing keynote at the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago. ASAE is expecting close to 6,000 association professionals and industry partners in Chicago.
June 27, 2018
WASHINGTON—ASAE will recognize six associations with the 2018 Summit Award, the highest recognition under The Power of A Awards. The six organizations will receive their awards on October 3 during the 19th Annual Power of A — Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
ASAE Announces McEwen, Mills, Pietranton Receive Highest Individual Honors for Exceptional Leadership
June 25, 2018
WASHINGTON—ASAE will bestow Arlene A. Pietranton, PhD, CAE, FASAE, CEO of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, with this year’s Key Award. In addition, Cynthia Mills, FASAE, CAE, CMC, CPC, CCRC, Founder, President and CEO of The Leaders' Haven, LLC, will be presented with the Academy of Leaders Award; and Janet McEwen, M.A., CAE, Director of Corporate Relations at the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, will receive the Professional Performance Award.
June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON—ASAE and Association Forum are collaborating to increase “in-person” educational offerings in the Chicago metro area, which is the second largest association market in the United States.
ASAE Foundation Announces 2020 Centennial Research Initiative, Firms Selected to Collaborate on Multi-Year Project
June 12, 2018
WASHINGTON—Leading up to ASAE’s 100-year anniversary, ASAE Foundation has launched a multi-year research initiative that will showcase some of the contributions associations make to society. Integral to this effort will be an expansive body of research aimed at measuring the impact and influence associations have related to workforce development, education, economy, member engagement, and change management. Research firms WESTAT and McKinley, along with digital agency Social Driver, will collaborate with the ASAE Foundation on aspects of data-collection, analysis, interpretation, dissemination, and engagement of the findings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.