Associations 2025 Conference #futureassn

Portage Group

The Portage Group and CSAE will be coming together to collaborate on Associations 2025 , a look at what will be the future of associations, trends that are happening now and predicting new ones and showcasing which associations have been able to stay ahead of the curve, retain members and grow their member base.

Associations 2025 Summit Coming Soon!

Portage Group

Knowing that there are many new challenges that association executives face today that didn’t exist 15 years ago, The Portage Group and CSAE are looking to gather the brightest stars in your association and the true leaders and have a focused conversation at the Associations 2025 Summit this coming April 19, 2016 in Toronto. Understanding the environment of 2025 – the workplace, workforce, economy, and Canada itself and changes already underway.


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


And now that we’re about halfway to the horizon (five years since the task force was formed, and almost five years away from 2025) we thought we’d take a look at how each of the eight influences the report uncovered are holding up, and what opportunities to focus on moving forward: Small Staff Chatter chamber of commerceIn 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). Could Be Short 90,000 Doctors By 2025 appeared first on Associations Now

"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. What must not-for-profit organizations be doing to ensure they thrive over the next decade and beyond? Is mastery in managing change a pre-requisite? What will change.if anything?

Education of the Future: COVID-19 Reboot

Mariner Management

Globally, the online education market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 9.23% between 2020 and 2025 to reach a total market size of 320 billion in 2025, increasing from 189 billion in 2019. [1] compound annual growth rate between 2018 to 2025. [2]

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. Stopping the membership bleed. Where to begin? And even more importantly: What to do? Please take a few minutes to participate in The Portage Group’s 2017 Association Trends Survey.

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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.

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

Portage Group

Technology and member value is just one of the questions we will be looking at in April at the Associations 2025 Summit in Toronto - an opportunity not just to hear about what other leading associations are doing to position themselves for success into the future but to engage with your peers to address todays' evolving association environment.

4 ways to attract younger members

Association Success

By 2025, Millennials will account for 75 percent of the American workforce. You can’t expect to connect with, onboard, retain, and elevate your member of 2025 the way you did your member of 1985. Do you know who your members will be 10 years from now?

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 While the initiative has 2025 in its name, there are no deadlines or goals that must be completed by that date. We want to change how we are getting to 2025,” she said.

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.

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. As part of an initiative to examine future forces shaping the corporate real estate profession, CoreNet Global spent time interviewing its members worldwide.

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. Together in a fun and interactive format, we will explore the landscape of associations today and discuss what trends will shape the sector in the years to come.

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?

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. The National Shooting Sports Foundation announced this week it was launching a national antisuicide campaign with the help of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. It comes months after a successful pilot program between the groups.

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. Competition for education, other programs and services. Governance paralysis.

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. Five Things A Baby Boomer can Appreciate about a Millennial Employee in Forward Thinking Associations: 1. To Be Quick: Change is happening. Millennials are adaptable and used to fast information transference.

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. what habits I’ve developed, broken, and want to develop. how I’ve been spending my time, and how I rather spend my time. how I can help others because, well, it’s not all about me.

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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. Time to get ready. Also: What work will look like by the time all those centennials actually hit the workforce. We’ve talked enough about millennials on Associations Now to fill a book or 10.

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. In a growing trend, Association CEO’s and their Board Members are utilizing economic data as important context for their strategic deliberations. Jobs data, Housing Starts , Institute for Supply Management Index (ISM) , Oil Prices , Consumer Spending , and U.S.

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. Is your human resources department spending too many hours scanning resumes and corresponding with potential job candidates?

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. Recognizing that its members are dealing with ever-changing technologies and other shifts that will require them to think differently to remain relevant, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants introduced its Center for Innovation late last year.

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.” The Consumer Goods Forum, which represents some of the world’s largest food companies and retailers, has pledged to create standards for sell-by and expiration dates by 2020. The move could help cut back on food waste significantly.

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. The care gap is seen as an opportunity to both expand service and better educate primary care physicians on neurological issues.

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). Recently, McKinsey issued a report on China’s potential for innovation versus where they are today.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

Reid All About it

Association Technology & Data 2025: Evaluating Your IT and Data Readiness. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Virtual conference pricing.

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. The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance, sporting a number of major companies, aims to help boost renewable energy by breaking down regulatory and institutional barriers that make it harder to buy.

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. With the next generation of wireless technology expected to finally reach consumers starting early next year, now’s a good time to check in on the associations that are turning the aspiration into reality.

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. The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… A few weekends ago at Association Charrette , I talked to the group about studies from around the world that proved what you and I have always intuitively known: walking in the forest is good for us.

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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. However, if that list gets too full, it’s probably time to consider a stop doing list.

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.

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. A new study finds which jobs and industries are most likely to be disrupted by the next wave of computerization. Plus: Don’t just exist on social media. Distinguish yourself!

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. At a time when the Robotic Industries Association is reporting record growth, a recent Pew survey suggests that robots may eventually replace both blue-collar and white-collar workers. According to the association, that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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. As millennials and Generation Z become a larger part of the workforce, associations must adapt a culture that encourages and empowers them. Why saying yes to their development will both benefit them and your association.

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. This week, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a tax extenders package that included a provision to repeal the 21 percent tax on certain employee benefits provided by associations. It now needs a full House vote.

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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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.

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

Associations Now

A recent executive order, titled Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade , states that the government must cut its vehicle greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30 percent in the next decade and requires that by the end of 2025, half of new passenger vehicles purchased by the government must either be hybrid or zero-emission vehicles. With a new agreement in place between the Edison Electric Institute and the U.S.