2013 Honors Gala Sells Out
For the second consecutive year, the
Honors Gala sold out—drawing more
than 800 attendees and enabling a
record amount of fundraising for the
Association Forum Foundation.
New Professional Practice
Five statements were revised and two
new statements—Request for Proposals
and Risk Management/Insurance—were
introduced, bringing the total number of
Professional Practice Statements to 29.
Forty Under 40® Awards
Association Forum teamed up with the
USAE weekly newspaper to develop the
inaugural Forty Under 40 Awards, recognizing 40 up-and-coming association and
nonprofit professionals nationwide who
demonstrate strong leadership skills and
high potential for success in leadership
roles along with a strong commitment to
the association profession.
FORUM Magazine Gets
New content and a new look for FORUM
magazine made its debut with the September 2013 issue, delivering on a new
editorial strategy that includes four new
feature categories and two new departments, updated tagline and refreshed
mission. Content delivery, topic coverage and design elements also were
enhanced. Not only were these changes
well received by the membership, the
magazine was also recognized with two
prestigious industry awards.
Expands to Insight EZ
InSight, Association Forum’s cloud-based
benchmarking platform, is a means for
organizations to collect and compare
data on associations’ annual meeting
and IT practices. A new version, InSight
EZ, launched so users can more quickly
identify specific areas of opportunity and
prioritize improvement plans.
Career Tool Kit Unveiled
Members can find information and
resources for taking careers to the next
level through the Association Forum
Career Tool Kit, which includes career
articles, webinar recordings and information on the field of association management.