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AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

As ASAE Annual Meeting 2016 got started this year in Salt Lake City, it’s preceded by AMCs Engaged!, AMCI led the way this year using a branded app for its annual meeting in Anaheim and at AMCs Engaged! Here are some results of attendees using the app at AMCs Engaged!: And, more than 100 attendees participated in eligible CAE sessions, receiving their education credits and certifications electronically via AMC Institutes AMS, which was connected to the mobile app.

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When to give your AMC the boot

Association Success

If your association uses the service of a for-profit association management company (AMC), then the AMC will have assigned a staff person as a primary point of contact to act as the association’s manager. Any AMC requiring staff to put in such hours is cruel and inhumane.

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Are Association Management Companies (AMCs) Jacks of All Trades or Masters of O-N-E?

Association Leaders

Some people think of Association Management Companies (AMCs) as just that – Jack’s of all trades but masters of none. AMCs are Masters of One, not Jacks of All. AMCs provide the professional staff, administrative support, office space, technology, and equipment an association needs to operate efficiently.”. By their very definition AMCs are specialists. AMCs deliver professional services to associations in a number of areas.

[Guest Post] Three Signs You Need to Rethink Your AMC

MembersClicks

Here are a few signs your association’s board of directors should explore partnering with a new association management company (AMC). The following blog post was written by SBI Association Management , a Seattle-based and AMCI-accredited association management company.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Three Reasons Your AMC’s Culture is Important

SBI

During the selection process, your association’s board of directors will ask a lot of questions about a new association management company (AMC). The questions will probably focus heavily on costs, staffing levels, past successes, and how the AMC has performed with similar associations.

#Grateful for my AMC

AMR Management Services

One of the ways I have been coping with the COVID-19 crisis is by choosing to focus on the many things in my life and in the world for which I am grateful. It's actually a practice I've been doing

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#Grateful for my AMC

AMR Management Services

One of the ways I have been coping with the COVID-19 crisis is by choosing to focus on the many things in my life and in the world for which I am grateful. It's actually a practice I've been doing

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Three Signs You Need to Rethink Your AMC

SBI

Here are a few signs your association’s board of directors should explore partnering with a new association management company (AMC). Your association’s board and your AMC just don’t see eye-to-eye on strategy. Your board should hear a regular flow of new ideas coming from your AMC.

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

YourMembership Blog

This week YourMembership.com is “on the road” in Tempe, Arizona attending the 2014 AMC Institute Annual Meeting. We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. When looking at the bigger picture, it is important to recognize that AMCs have played a vital role in helping these same types of organizations survive and compete in the business world.

You Aren’t Firing Your AMC. You’re Finding the Appropriate Partner for Your Association

SBI

When your board selects a new association management company (AMC), it isn’t like firing an employee. Strong bonds can develop between a board of directors, committees, and the AMC staff of an association. Read “ Three Signs You Need to Rethink Your AMC. ”.

Should You Consider an Association Management Company (AMC) in 2017?

MembersClicks

If you’ve been in the association space for a while (or perhaps even just a short time), you’ve probably heard the term ‘AMC’ thrown around, which stands for association management company. But do you fully know what that means? And better yet, could it be a good fit for your association? association management association leadership membership management Small Staff Chatter

Three Things Boards Need to Do to Ensure a Smooth Transition Between AMCs

SBI

The transition from one association management company (AMC) to another can be one of the biggest challenges an association’s board of directors will ever face. But while transitioning to another AMC may be challenging, it is often necessary.

Associations Contract with AMCs for Event Management, Financial Help

Association Adviser

In this casual poll, exactly half of respondents chose “Finances/Accounting” as their reason for contracting with an AMC while the other half chose “Event Planning/Management” as their motivation for working with an AMC. Working with an AMC typically costs much less than increasing an in-house association staff or developing that expertise in-house,” explained Wendy Weiser, founder and president of WJ Weiser & Associates.

SOS-Association Management Solutions Achieves AMC Institute Re-Accreditation

SOS Association

SOS-Association Management Solutions has recently been awarded re-accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry. Among 500-plus Association Management Companies (AMC) worldwide, only 81 have achieved AMC Institute Accreditation , demonstrating the commitment and the ability to deliver the highest level of professional management services to association and not-for-profit clients.

The 2017 NAHB AMC Was Fantastic

GrowthZone

The post The 2017 NAHB AMC Was Fantastic appeared first on GrowthZone. The NAHB Association Management Conference in Denver may have been the best ever! From the keynote speakers to roof-top receptions and vintage arcade games, it was an incredible few days. Thanks to NAHB for providing the perfect balance for professional growth and relaxation.

Mortgage Broker Group Launches an AMC Subsidiary

Associations Now

The National Association of Mortgage Brokers is getting into the AMC business in a big way. In comments to National Mortgage Professional , NAMB Association Services President Olga Kucerak said the AMC has ambitious goals for the coming years. The post Mortgage Broker Group Launches an AMC Subsidiary appeared first on Associations Now

WJ Weiser and Associates Grows into the Largest AMC for U.S. Healthcare Associations

Association Adviser

These large organizations go through a strong due diligence process of interviewing many AMCs, so to be selected as their preferred provider of management services is a big deal. The post WJ Weiser and Associates Grows into the Largest AMC for U.S. I started WJ Weiser and Associates in 1988. Prior to that, I worked for Baxter Healthcare in their physical therapy (PT) department as a finance manager.

ASAE's AMC Accreditation Program Discontinued

L&M Association Management

Despite the fact that ASAE's AMC Accreditation program ended on 12/31/10, some AMCs continue to prominently display the logo and promote that having attained it somehow makes them special. If an organization values accreditation, which they should, then organizational leaders should know that any AMC still displaying the following logos has not been paying attention to important deadlines and may be taking their own accreditation for granted.

Top Ten Reasons to Select CM Services as your AMC

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies (AMCs) have been providing value to associations for more than one hundred years. What kind of value do they provide and how do volunteer leaders determine the best model for their association – and if that model is the AMC model, how do volunteer leaders determine which AMC is right for them? Associations managed by AMCs outperform associations not managed by AMCs from a financial perspective.

SOS-Association Management Solutions Achieves AMC Institute Re-Accreditation

SOS Association

SOS-Association Management Solutions has recently been awarded re-accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry. Among 500-plus Association Management Companies (AMC) worldwide, only 81 have achieved AMC Institute Accreditation , demonstrating the commitment and the ability to deliver the highest level of professional management services to association and not-for-profit clients.

10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

SOS Association

As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. There are so many reasons to use an AMC (and make sure it is accredited!*) With an AMC, you can cut your overhead costs (in half) and create long-term stability for the association. By Conni Ingallina.

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AMC Institute Releases New Research and Resources for Associations

SBI

The AMC Institute, which represents over 180 association management companies (AMCs) that collectively provide full-service management to over 1,800 associations and provide project support to 900 additional associations, has released new research and resources for association and AMCs.

10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

SOS Association

As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. There are so many reasons to use an AMC (and make sure it is accredited!*) With an AMC, you can cut your overhead costs (in half) and create long-term stability for the association. By Conni Ingallina.

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Staffing the Association: Employ Staff or Contract with AMC?

SCD Group

Thus, my perspective comes from being both a staff member and an AMC owner. Higher banking costs (or lower returns) from being a single organization rather than being part of the pooled resources via the AMC. that most AMCs are able to negotiate because they manage multiple organizations. that are accessible to you via your AMC. SCD Group association staffing; AMC; employees ASAE

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Staffing the Association: Part 2 Do employees really love their associations more than AMC staff?

SCD Group

When I posted Staffing the Association: Employ Staff or Contract with AMC ? Well, I was a bit surprised with Ginny’s comment: “My take is that an AMC simply can''t muster the ‘love’ and caring for the membership the way association staff can. This is a wild, sweeping generalization, of course, since I''m sure this doesn''t apply to every AMC. But to me, using an AMC is akin to Dell Computers outsourcing their tech support to India.

Mizz Information: AMC Theaters and Loyalty: A Study in What Not to.

Mizz Information

AMC Theaters and Loyalty: A Study in What Not to Do. If you know me you know I'm an obsessive movie-goer. Each of the past three years I've kept track of the movies I've seen in the theater; in 2010 my tally was 57 movies

Questions to Ask When Hiring an Association Management Company

Association Adviser

With the services of an association management company (AMC), organizations have a fourth option–hiring part-time, temporary (or permanent) help. AMCs provide staff, office support, office space, tech support and equipment, typically for multiple associations at one time. An AMC can benefit its association clients by streamlining office tasks and tech systems, and exercising bulk purchasing power on behalf of its clients. Wendy Weiser, WJ Weiser and Associates.

Why I Enjoy Working At An AMC

Moving through the Association World

The first post by Benjamin Butz was excellent; I echo his thoughts on an AMC being a great place for young association professionals to get started. My experience has been similar to Benjamin’s; I have spent over 3 years at an AMC and spent the majority of that time with one client while also helping out on a few others when needed. I have gained tons of experience in a short amount of time because I have been with an AMC.

You Might Need an Association Management Company If…

MembersClicks

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “AMC” before, short for association management company. But what is an AMC? Well, according to the AMC Institute , an AMC is “a for-profit business that manages associations to help them grow and prosper.”.

An Association Management Company: What is it?

Association Adviser

If you haven’t spoken to or worked with an AMC lately, you may be surprised by the endless opportunities an AMC can provide to associations. Features AMC Association Management Company association staffing financial management management staffingThe post An Association Management Company: What is it? For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Updated study validates value proposition of AMC model

L&M Association Management

standalone and AMC-managed), caused me to reflect on what I was originally looking for when I undertook comparing the operating ratios of associations based on these two models. My initial goal was to find a credible set of data that would debunk the many myths about AMCs and AMC-managed organizations. AMC-managed organizations are essentially the same as those with their own staff (standalone).

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Stand-Alone or AMC? Or is there a third way?

Plexus Consulting

Kleine, CAE, Plexus Senior Advisor A recent study by the AMC Institute indicates that AMCs produce higher net income for their clients than staff-managed associations of similar size. Those are the plusses of an AMC, with out the minuses of an AMC, which often entail diminishment of identity, fitting into schedules that have to accommodate other (bigger?) Stand-alone or AMC is a false choice when associations can choose a third way through the Plexus Incubator Model

You Might Need an Association Management Company If.

MembersClicks

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “AMC” before, short for association management company. But what is an AMC? Well, according to the AMC Institute , an AMC is “a for-profit business that manages associations to help them grow and prosper.”. But how do I know if I really need an AMC? any of the following sound a little too familiar, it may be time to seriously consider seeking the help of an AMC: Small Staff Chatter association management company

Stand-Alone or AMC? Or is there a third way?

Plexus Consulting

Kleine, CAE A recent study by the AMC Institute indicates that AMCs produce higher net income for their clients than staff-managed associations of similar size. Stand-alone or AMC is a false choice when associations can choose a third way through the Plexus Incubator Model By Douglas M. The findings seem to hold for association budgets of up to $5 million.

[On Demand] How to Make Your Organization Essential in 2021

MembersClicks

Download the recording to hear three of your peers, representing associations, association management companies (AMCs), and chambers of commerce, discuss…. If you missed last week’s webinar, How to Make Your Organization Essential in 2021 , good news: It’s now on demand!

AAEA Search Announced

SCD Group

AAEA AMC Institute amc search ASAE job search SCD GroupThe American Agricultural Editors’ Association (AAEA) announces the opening of an executive search seeking a new management team to assume management of the association effective August 1, 2016. AAEA has retained me conduct the search to replace Den Gardner of Gardner & Gardner Communications, who is retiring and has resigned the account on behalf of his firm.

[Guest Post] You Might Need an Association Management Company If…

SBI

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “AMC” before, short for association management company. But what is an AMC? Well, according to the AMC Institute , an AMC is “a for-profit business that manages associations to help them grow and prosper.”.

[Guest Post] How Your Board Can Strengthen Its Relationship with Members

MembersClicks

The following blog post was written by SBI Association Management , the premier association management company (AMC) in the Pacific Northwest. Trade associations and professional societies face challenges and uncertainties they haven’t experienced in at least ten years — if ever.

Five Questions to Ask Before You Hire an Association Management Company

SBI

Hiring an association management company (AMC) is like conducting a job interview—with a lot more at stake. The same is true for AMCs who choose to work with a client association that turns out to be a poor fit. Can you describe your AMC’s culture?