Association 101

Associations are known for having unique cultures, environments, and dynamics that can seem unfamiliar and intimidating for new professionals transitioning from school or another industry.

Association 101 is designed to provide foundational knowledge for navigating these dynamics and achieving success which, in turn, increases the likelihood of career success, the feeling of belonging, and overall job satisfaction. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet other association professionals new to the industry and begin building your industry network.

After attending this session, you’ll be able to:

    • Learn the nature and scope of associations.
    • Receive information to support career advancement.
    • Gain an understanding of the working relationships between volunteers/members and staff.
    • Enjoy networking opportunities.


Association Forum is a CAE Approved Provider. The Association 101 program meets the requirements to earn credits for obtaining or maintaining the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE's) Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. The program fulfills 6 CAE hours. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.


  

Upcoming Dates Facilitators

August 24 

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Association Forum,10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 800, Chicago, IL. 
6 CAE Credits

Register

Jonathan Adams, MBA
Director of Information Technology 
Water Quality Association

Cassie Buchanan 
HR Generalist
American Society of Anesthesiologists

November 16

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Association Forum,10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 800, Chicago, IL. 
6 CAE Credits

Register

Bruce Hammond, CAE
Executive Director
Association Management Center

Bradley Rysz, CAE
Vice President, Member Engagement & Marketing
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals

February 13

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Association Forum,10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 800, Chicago, IL. 
6 CAE Credits

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TJ Baskerville
Assistant Director, Online Education
Radiological Society of North America

Kristine O'Sullivan
Senior Manager, Executive Communications
ISACA