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24 June 2024

ICCA Global Association Forum 2024, Cancun, Mexico

The ICCA Global Association Forum is an annual event focused on bringing together association meeting planners, senior association representatives and meeting suppliers from across the world, to provide valuable insights and practical tools and resources to support the association meetings industry. The event will also incorporate tailored business networking opportunities, using a unique matchmaking technology…

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An Association’s Guide to Kick Start Commercial Thinking

White Paper by Adjunct Associate Professor Deanna Varga: The stability, viability and sources of revenue forAssociations are under the microscope at boardroom tablesacross the globe. Diversifying revenue streams is critical forAssociations seeking financial stability, sustained growth,seeing through challenges, managing the talent crunch,addressing flux in the marketplace, the impact of increasingcompetition and digital transformation…

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In Praise of ‘Association Intelligence’

From ESAE: This article by Martin Sirk, International Advisor to our Partners at Global Association Hubs Partnership, explores the pitfalls of chasing the latest business trends and highlights the untapped potential of Association Intelligence. It highlights how Associations can leverage their unique attributes to build long-term success and offer genuine value in a world obsessed…

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Consolidation on the Horizon for Meetings Industry Associations

From Skift Meetings: Meetings industry associations stand at the precipice of what many perceive as long overdue change. Some remain on shaky financial footing as they try to recover from the Covid pandemic. Others have fallen short in at least one of the key areas most important to a thriving association — innovation, advocacy, and…

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26 September 2023

ESAE | Policy Manifestos and Associations’ Impact, Belgium

This event will bring together Association Executives and EU policymakers come together to discuss how Associations can enhance their impact and foster a transparent, integrated, efficient, and inclusive ecosystem. The session will be hosted by Spanish MEP Gabriel Mato and led by ESAE’s Advocacy Community Leaders, Rosa Armesto and Guido Lobrano, with an introduction by…

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Taking Your Association Global

By Matty Rubenstein: When ‘taking your association global’ you have to define one thing very clearly, what do you mean by ‘taking your association global?’ We all know that the world is a big place, and that by ‘going global’ you will give yourself access to more people, more customers, more money…

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17 August 2023

ICCA Sector Venues International Business Workshop, Cancun, Mexico

ICCA Business workshops are a quick and effective way to get a well-informed overview of what offers are available on the market from ICCA members and to exchange knowledge best practices between associations and meeting suppliers. During the workshop, a series of one-to-one business meetings will take place where all associations executives will have the…

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‘Inspiring’ Associations Honoured at Inaugural ESAE Awards

Association were recognised for their ‘exceptional achievements’ at the ESAE (European Society of Association Executives) Association Awards, were held in Brussels on June 15th. Mike Morrissey, ESAE President, opened the ceremony and attendees were greeted by a special video message from Roberta Metsola, president of the European Parliament. From Association Meetings International…

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European Parliament President Issues Message of Thanks

From ESAE: We were honored to receive a special video greeting from none other than Roberta Metsola, the President of the European Parliament. In her message, she emphasized the indispensable role of European Associations in enriching the EU civil society and positively impacting the lives of citizens. It is a true testament to the dedication,…

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Association Leadership Survey 2023

Discover the insights and trends shaping association leadership in the Association Leadership Survey 2023. Developed by ESAE in partnership with Mavence, this comprehensive report provides a comprehensive overview of diversity, compensation, leadership skills, and career advancement patterns within associations…

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Cities ‘Selfish’ to Pursue own Event Legacy Agenda

By James Lancaster, AMI Magazine: Associations must decide what they want an event to achieve in terms of legacy and host cities should act as nothing more than facilitating partners, according to a new white paper by Hague & Partners Convention Bureau. Cities who actively push a legacy agenda, to reap long-term local benefits…

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All Models are Wrong (but Some are Useful)

From Boardroom Magazine: Statistician George E.P. Box coined this aphorism in relation to his own discipline, but it’s since been appropriated by almost every field of human endeavour. International Advisor to Global Association Hubs Martin Sirk explores how it applies to association business models, with a little help from his new AI assistant…

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