Associations 2025 Conference #futureassn

Portage Group

Over the next 2 months, leading up to Associations 2025 on April 26, 2016 we will be exploring the topics: How do association professionals anticipate big trends like information technology, aging demographics and industry consolation?

Associations 2025 Summit Coming Soon!

Portage Group

We will be offering a variety of dynamic presentation styles, similar to Ted Talks, at The Associations 2025 Summit, with a more interactive case study exploring (Re)Creating Tomorrow’s High Performance Association mid day.

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Halfway to the Horizon: A Look at the Chambers 2025 Report


In 2014, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) took on a major project.

Associations 2025 Coming to Vancouver! Save the Date, April 3 2017

Portage Group

The Portage Group is extremely proud to once again partner with the Canadian Society of Association Executives in leading the discussions during this great event on April 3, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel.

Association Warns U.S. Could Be Short 90,000 Doctors By 2025

Associations Now

The United States could see a shortage of up to 90,000 physicians by 2025, according to a new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges, which is calling on Congress to increase support for graduate medical education (GME).

"Trend-Talk" - Young Professionals on The Future of Associations/Non-Profits

Portage Group

In April, the Canadian Society of Association Executives ( will present a Summit on "Associations 2025". What will be the attributes of the successful association leader in 2025? by Jack Shand; Executive Partner of The Portgage Group.

2017 Association Trends Survey: Participate and Get a Free Copy of the Results

Portage Group

REGISTER Associations 2025: High Performing Associations of Tomorrow. If you are in an association leadership position in 2017, chances are you feel like you are playing an eternal game of whak-a-mole. Recruiting and engaging young professionals. Growing and diversifying revenue.

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Foodservice Group Looks to Bust Student Misperceptions and Fill Talent Gap

Associations Now

To close that perception gap, in February, the foundation launched the People Future 2025 initiative , which will use education and engagement to draw more students to the industry. “We We want to change how we are getting to 2025,” she said.

Your Association Will Look Very Different Ten Years From Now: What Are You Doing About It?

Portage Group

Reading this article on technology trends for 2016 got me thinking: It's hard to believe that just a decade ago, most of us had never heard of the term 'smartphone.' Personally, I am always a little panicked when my phone is not within arm's reach.

Future Focus: When Looking Ahead, Talk to Members First

Associations Now

The effort resulted in a new study forecasting industry trends that will affect members and the association by 2025 and beyond. The findings were released last week in a report called FutureForward 2025.

Top Auto Groups Combine in Major Industry Merger

Associations Now

Last year, AAM and Global Automakers worked together on a safety initiative to add rear-seat reminder systems to vehicles by 2025 to ensure that children and pets are not accidentally locked in hot cars.

4 tech facts Executive Directors need to know about AMS platforms

Nimble AMS

Millennials (who are forecast to make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025) expect their work systems to be as good or better than what they see in their personal apps. What technology will your association invest in?

Back to The Future: Associations in 2010

Portage Group

The Associations 2025 Summit is coming up next week! At Associations 2025 Summit! link] It is a collaboration between The Portage Group, CSAE and a group of inspiring leaders from associations and businesses across Canada.

3 Ways to Generate Non-Dues Revenue


The online learning environment (aka e-learning) is predicted to reach $325 billion by 2025 (source: Global Industry Analysis) as young professionals look to advance their careers. Tweet. Fact: 50% of association revenue is generated from non-dues sources. Check out these 3 things you can do today to increase non-dues revenue using technology you probably already have: JOB POSTING SERVICES. Your website is a logical go-to source for industry employment.

Firearms Group, Suicide Prevention Group Join Forces to Save Lives

Associations Now

AFSP is working with NSSF as part of its ongoing Project 2025 , which aims to lower the annual suicide rate by 20 percent by 2025—using data-based analysis to take action in necessary areas.

Replacing the Engine While Flying the Plane: The Association Executive’s Guide to 21st Century Change

Portage Group

REGISTER Associations 2025: High Performing Associations of Tomorrow. Leading Your Association Over Uncharted Territory Association executives and directors have been hearing for years now that change is coming. Membership apathy and decline. Decreasing revenues. Industry consolidation.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.26.16

Reid All About it

Location: SmithBucklin, 2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC. Birthday weeks always put me in a reflective mood. Over the last few days, I’ve been thinking about…. what I accomplished, or didn’t, this past year, and what I hope to achieve in the coming year.

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Both Sides of the Coin: What Millenials and Boomers Can Learn From Each Other In Your Association

Portage Group

original article found here) Join us April 19, 2016 for: Associations 2025: High Performance Associations of Tomorrow Full details found here We would love your feedback as we lead into the #associations2025 summit. More information found here.

Wednesday Buzz: Millennials? Old News. Try Centennials.

Associations Now

What will work look like in 2025? Speaking of things you’ll have to worry about in the future, Fast Company’s Gwen Moran wants you to know what work will look like in 2025. The next generation you’ll have to reach is starting to graduate from high school.

Data Fuels Active Innovation

Potomac Core

ATKearney’s “Twelve key trends will shape the global outlook and operating environment through 2025” provides a basis by which uneven economic performance and disruption will continue far into the future.

Association Looks to Boost Member Relevance With New Innovation Center

Associations Now

When VSCPA launched its 2025 strategic vision in 2017, the organization asked how it could position CPAs to be ready for the future.

Should You Invest in Recruiting Software?

Associations Now

According to a recently released Marketresearchpro report , the recruiting software market is set to experience worldwide growth by 2025. Recruiting software can help HR teams become more efficient, but before you jump on board, you’ve got to know which function you’re looking to improve.

Neurologist Shortages Widespread in U.S., Alzheimer’s Association Warns

Associations Now

million people suffering from dementia, a number expected to top 2 million by 2025. According to new research released at an association event, neurological care is struggling to keep up with the demand in 20 states.

Food Date Labels to Get Some Clarity, with Coalition’s Help

Associations Now

We believe simplified and consistent date labeling will help us get one step closer to meeting our resolution to halve food waste by 2025 while also helping reduce confusion for consumers.”

Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

By 2025, the U.S. Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65. Many associations operate with the assumption that they’ll lose these aging members to retirement. But don’t jump to that conclusion—older members may not be going anywhere anytime soon. According to a Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study, nearly 50 percent of retirees want to continue working in retirement. One-third said they have to because they need the money, and two-thirds want to work to stay mentally active.

New Energy Alliance’s Big Goal: Make Renewables Easier to Buy

Associations Now

The former group helped bring together more than 200 large energy buyers—but with its relaunch, the organization has bold goals, including a plan to help launch 60 gigawatts of new renewable energy resources by 2025.

Does Your Association Need a Stop Doing List?

Associations Now

And they want to add new potatoes for 2025 and 2030. Associations are always trying to do more for their members, but with limited time and money, sometimes the best way to move forward with new projects is to stop doing old ones. Most people talk about having a to-do list.

Reactions to ASAE Foundation Global Management Series – Special Focus on China


China’s need to rely less on low cost manufacturing and more on innovation-based economic strategies will need to contribute up to half of its GDP growth by 2025 ( $3 trillion – $5 trillion annually).

The Associations Helping Make 5G Happen

Associations Now

In a report released earlier this year , GSMA predicted that by 2025, just 14 percent of all connections will be using it globally, with uptake lower in some parts of the world than others.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

Reid All About it

Millennials make up one third of the workforce today, and at the rate Baby Boomers are retiring, millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce in the country by 2025.

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Say Yes To Developing Next-Gen Professionals

Associations Now

By 2025 , the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation estimates that 75 percent of the global workforce will be part of Gen Y, forcing many associations to adjust management, communication styles, and overall company culture.

Monday Buzz: The Jobs the Robots May Steal

Associations Now

Citing predictions by the Boston Consulting Group that by 2025, one-fourth of jobs will be automated and a Deloitte/Oxford University study that found 35 percent of UK jobs are already at risk, Wakefield explores which fields and industries are already feeling the impact of intelligent machinery.

House Extenders Package Includes UBIT Repeal

Associations Now

Neal has proposed paying for extensions of a slew of lapsed tax breaks by ending higher exemption levels for the estate tax at the end of 2022 instead of 2025 as currently scheduled.

Robotics Industry: No, Robots Aren’t Coming To Steal Your Jobs

Associations Now

Most of the 1,896 respondents, identified as experts by researchers, expected robots and artificial intelligence to play a much larger role in day-to-day life by 2025.

To Succeed in Industry 4.0 Become an Association 4.0™ Leader


By 2025, 75 percent of the total workforce will be Millennials. Deploying a smart factory may not be in your future. But association CEOs who are looking for success must embrace attitudes that keep them in front of these, and other trends associated with Industry 4.0.

How to Prepare for Future Generations of Association Membership

Association Success

We’re almost a third of all adult Americans right now, and we will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. It’s not too late for associations to welcome millennials into their ranks. For better or worse, millennials are a hot topic among associations right now. As a millennial myself, I’m always wary of these discussions.

Emerging Markets City by City

Plexus Consulting

It’s said that this urbanization trend will create an over four-billion-strong global “consumer class” by 2025, up from one billion in 1990. Our research indicates that 440 emerging-market cities…will account for close to half of expected global GDP growth between 2010 and 2025”, the author write. By Virgil R. Carter Many organizations considering a global growth strategy consider a national or regional view when formulating their growth strategy.

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Workforce Development Key for Senior Living Industry

Associations Now

Getting to 2025: A Roadmap for the Senior Living Industry ” [PDF] was driven by a six-month road tour across the U.S. The senior living industry has 10 years to find 1.2 million new recruits, according to a new roadmap report from industry group Argentum.

Heart Association Takes Quality Improvement Program to Middle East

Associations Now

Many countries are looking for ways to meet the World Health Organization goal to reduce premature death and disability from noncommunicable diseases by 25 percent by 2025, and reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease and stroke can help meet that goal, he explained.

Energy Department, Edison Electric Institute: Let’s Plug in Our Cars

Associations Now

With a new agreement in place between the Edison Electric Institute and the U.S. Energy Department, the federal government could get help in achieving a goal that’s evaded it in the past: moving federal agencies to electric vehicles.