Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)?

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now

Association Subculture

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now. I entered the association workforce and found myself surrounded for the most part with Boomers. I started meeting other executives and association professionals who were/are in my age group. association. (25).

Why Your Professional Association Needs a Strategic Plan…Right Now

Association Management

What’s an eight-letter word for association management? And even though it should be the driving force behind your professional association’s agenda, strategic plans are often lacking in their most basic elements—including the imperative to stay current.

Best Way to Know Members?

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office profile shines on Pamela Hemann, FASAE, CAE, president of Association Management Services, Inc. and executive director of Leadership California, a professional network. From the Corner Office Leadership Membership change diversity Leadership California membership Pamela Hemann volunteers For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Speaking to Alabama Law Students about the Association World

Association Navigator

I’m excited to again speak to University of Alabama law students about opportunities in the association world. Many association professionals will admit that they stumbled into association work after doing something else first; this was certainly true for me. courtesy of [link].

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

Having used your business impact analysis to identify the systems, services and applications at risk, you can now replicate those services into a redundant platform that can either be hosted or managed somewhere else, or at the very least run from a remote location.

From CalSAE’s #ELEVATE17: Retention Tactics That Work

MembersClicks

Well at the California Society of Association Executives’ 2017 Annual Conference - better known as ELEVATE - Dave Kilby , President and CEO of the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E)

A Library of Event Checklists

Association Navigator

I’m just back from a successful and well-executed client meeting at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel in Dana Point, California. Uncategorized Association Events Association Management Event PlanningRitz Carlton Laguna Nigel – Courtesy of Ritz Carlton.

Association 141+: The Grassroots Innovation Leader

Association 141+

Association 141+. On a recent association chapter visit to southern California, a chapter president I met described a unique volunteer that he had on his board. For growth, vibrancy and longevity this is what our associations and components need. Association Subculture.

What’s the Big Idea?

Association Adviser

High performing companies and associations are realizing that the ultimate goal is not coming up with great ideas or being the first to market. John Angelo of the California CPA Society (Cal CPA) agreed. Sounds like the antithesis of an “association” doesn’t it?

Poll/Survey Results: Advocacy or Knowledge for Associations?

SCD Group

Conducting and releasing polls or surveys is a great tool to advance your association’s profession/industry and/or the issues it is advocating. The numbers are especially astounding for California, where 38% of the population is Hispanic, according to the U.S.

Bonus content – Event Garde e-news May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

Q & A with Gina Sutherland , director of education and events, California Society of Association Executives. Q: It’s a beautiful day in California. Gina Sutherland, director of education and events, CalSAE.

7 Takeaways for Associations and Association Executives

SCD Group

A couple of stories in the last week seem to offer lessons for association executives and their not-for-profit organizations. Mitch Goldstone, chief executive of California-based ScanMyPhotos.com, said CPI should have been on the cutting edge of photo technology and advancements.

Associations Note: Being 1st to Market Still Relevant

SCD Group

Carney, assistant professor of management, University of California, Berkeley''s Haas School of Business, says the "first is best" effect suggests that firsts are preferred even when completely unwarranted and irrational. 2/10 Why wait for an Association''s Monthly Newsletter ?

Daily Buzz: Say Goodbye to Free Shampoo at Hotels

Associations Now

Soon disappearing from your hotel experience, at least in California: individual containers of soap and shampoo. How should these sessions, and planners’ roles in them, evolve so that they continue to fulfill an association’s needs and goals?

Mortgage Broker Group Launches an AMC Subsidiary

Associations Now

The National Association of Mortgage Brokers will offer association management services to its affiliates around the country—and already has three state-level organizations under its belt. The National Association of Mortgage Brokers is getting into the AMC business in a big way.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks Associations

The medical society and association landscape is ever-changing. We turn to the American Association of Medical Society Executives to learn from leaders in this space and hear their experiences adopting to change. Trucil, MA, MPH , Communications Manager, American Geriatrics Society.

#10in20

Spark Consulting

Have you checked out the Association 101 webinars yet? We’ve now held two: one on volunteer management (with Peggy Hoffman of Mariner Management ) and one on branding (with Erin Fuller of the Alliance for Women in Media. 10 things you need to know about Government Relations in association management with Stefanie Reeves (American Psychological Association) on Friday, March 8.

Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

The California Consumer Privacy Act is similar to GDPR and goes into effect on January 1, 2020. One thing I learned early on when it comes to event technology: Association management systems (AMS) were never built to manage complex annual meetings and exhibits.

#10in20

Thanks For Playing

Have you checked out the Association 101 webinars yet? We've now held two: one on volunteer management (with Peggy Hoffman of Mariner Management ) and one on branding (with Erin Fuller of the Alliance for Women in Media. Just as a refresher, the monthly FREE webinars provide 10 tips in 20 minutes on a variety of topics in association management.

Paul Wright, Ed.D., Joins L&M

L&M Association Management

L&M is delighted to announce that in October of last year Paul Wright joined our staff as an associate executive and organizational strategist. Paul brings over 35 years of business experience, including 16 years as an association executive, 10 years as a partner and co-founder of a consulting practice in Palo Alto, CA that focused on executive team alignment, strategic planning, leadership training, team building, and executive coaching.

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Having a hard time making decisions? You’re not alone

Association Success

One of the quickest lessons you learn when you get into the association industry is about just how slowly any change happens. . It’s one of the things that was told to me, over and over again, when I first attended the American Society of Association Executives’ annual conference just weeks ago. No one expects you to know anything about the association industry because we all came from other industries.”.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat). Inbound Marketing: Why it Matters for Your Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat). Inbound Marketing: Why it Matters for Your Association.

Thursday Buzz: Where Association Membership Stands in 2015

Associations Now

Fewer associations are reporting membership growth this year than in 2014, according to the 2015 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report. Of the associations seeing member growth, 72 percent of the growth came from new members, and 37 percent came from member renewals.

CalSAE Association Executives Name 6 Big Trends for 2014

Association Subculture

and they''re only gettin'' better I''m doin'' all right Gettin'' good grades The future''s so bright I gotta wear shades.Timbuk 3 I am lucky enough to get to play along with the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) IDEAL(TM) learning laboratory. association trends

Beyond GDPR: Where Data Privacy Compliance Goes Next

Associations Now

Brian Willard, a senior business intelligence analyst for the American Library Association, said that his organization is organized as a series of businesses under one central leadership structure.

How to Motivate Certification Candidates

WBT Systems

Have you ever heard people talk about studying for and obtaining their Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation? The candidates for your association’s certification programs face the same challenges as CAE candidates: Finding time and money to earn the required continuing education credits. Most importantly, don’t become complacent about the relevancy of your association’s credential.

Take Education Beyond Conference Sessions Using the Latest Apps

Associations Now

“The learning value of events is often not in the formal programming, but in the interactions we have with other attendees and subject matter experts,” said Jeff Cobb, managing director at Tagoras, an educational consulting firm based in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Wednesday Buzz: A Prime News Deal

Associations Now

“Offering free access to new subscribers through Prime allows us to connect with millions of members nationwide who may not have tried the Post in the past,” Steve Hills, president and general manager of the Post , said in a statement. Is this the new age of associations?

Announcing New Educational Partnership with CalSAE - IDEAL

Association Subculture

Alcorn Associates Management Consulting has partnered with the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) to begin a new learner-centric educational program called IDEAL. IDEAL stands for In-Depth Education Association Laboratory.

New Group Forms to Support Accessible-Tech Community

Associations Now

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals wants to create a community of learning for the accessible-technology industry. IAAP will also work with technology companies, including association management system providers, to help them make their products accessible. “We

Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of Association Governing

Association Success

In my new eBook, Foresight is The Future of Governing: Building Thrivable Boards, Stakeholders and Systems for the 21 st Century , I a rgue that associations must create a different future of governing by focusing the work of governing on the future. As I explain: Associations need their boards, with the support of their staff partners and other. Despite the clear challenges that associations will confront in making this shift, I am optimistic that it can be done for three reasons.

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Turn Your Multitasking Struggle Into a Single-Tasking Juggle

Association Adviser

That quote from renowned British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is a great illustration of today’s busy association professional, as they tackle the multitude of projects, problems and people that demand attention and priority. So, what are busy association professionals to do?

Unpacking the Association Department Head’s IT Bag

Delcor

Unfortunately, association professionals who lead business departments—membership, marketing, meetings, etc.—don’t What you need in your IT bag to manage a mission-critical technology system. What questions does your association need to answer and what problems do you want to solve?

Wednesday Buzz: A Prime News Deal

Associations Now

“Offering free access to new subscribers through Prime allows us to connect with millions of members nationwide who may not have tried the Post in the past,” Steve Hills, president and general manager of the Post , said in a statement. Is this the new age of associations?

Association Subculture: Benefit Corporation Standards Institute, Inc.

Association Subculture

I dont know how many of us in the third sector association sphere have been paying close attention to the movement to establish a new corporate structure in the United States known as the benefit corporation. California was the seventh of eight states to see legislation passed and signed into law to support the creation of benefit corporations. We are seeking the following: Associations who would like to volunteer as a pilot project for standards development. association. (25).

Friday Buzz: How McDonald’s Scored Big With Its Corporate Event

Associations Now

Also: An association management pro looks to his hometown sports teams for inspiration. Association management advice, courtesy of our Boston sports teams [link] #assnchat #redsox #bruins #patriots #celtics.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community…and this time it covers the next two weeks. The first two are my favorites—every self-respecting association should be using them. Presenter: David Epstein, content marketing manager, Bizzabo.

Four Tips for CEOs Thinking About Tech

Associations Now

Technology is one of a universe of things an association executive needs to stay on top of. David Zepponi, president and CEO of the California Association of Community Managers, looks at technology from the perspective of cost savings. “I

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