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LATEST NEWS

2017 CEO & Chair Symposium to be held in Brisbane

We are pleased to annouce that our 12th annual Associations Forum CEO & Chair Symposium will be held on 2 - 3 February 2017 in Brisbane at the Stamford Plaza. Our two-day symposium has been designed specifically for, and is restricted to CEOs, Executive Officers and Presidents of professional and industry associations, charities, institutes and other…

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AFNC 2016 LIGHTS UP THE ASSOCIATIONS SECTOR IN MELBOURNE

Wrapping up with a topical Closing Plenary Political Panel, held just three days after the Federal Election, the Associations Forum National Conference was once again a resounding success and a highlight of the 2016 associations and charities calendar. Over 400 representatives from associations, charities, and business providers to the sector attended…

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BCEC Voted #1 in the World

It is official - Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has been named as the World’s Best Convention Centre!The announcement was made at the Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) in Nantes, France.Queensland Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk congratulated BCEC and operators…

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Pearson VUE Professional Bodies and Certification Survey 2015 now available

Delegates at the recent 2016 Associations Forum National Conference were privileged to attend a 90 minute session entitled Certification and Self-Regulation: Issues and Solutions, which was held with the support of Pearson VUE. A panel that comprised Rob Thomason, Executive General Manager, Education at CPA Australia, Dr Deen Sanders, CEO of Professional…

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New CEO for Sport NSW

Sport NSW are pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Simpson as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) commencing Monday 30 May 2016. Current CEO of Sport NSW, Cheryl Battaerd steps down from her role today, after two and half years in the position. Over that time there has been significant growth in funding and corporate investment into the…

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TESTIMONIALS

WOUNDS AUSTRALIA


 “I highly recommend other organisations to connect with Associations Forum who are able to provide expert training and direction to be effective and transparent in all aspects of operating a company. Since stepping down as President I have encouraged the new Board of Wounds Australia to continue this professional relationship into the future. Our Silver membership has already rewarded us with insight and confidence in functioning as a sustainable business to the benefit of our membership.”    


Margo Asimus

Past President

AUSTRALIAN DENTAL PROSTHETISTS ASSOCIATION LTD


“The value of being able to discuss unification options with other Associations Forum members, together with the support and understanding of Associations Forum throughout the fairly long and drawn-out process, was important when developing the model that eventually brought success to ADPA’s unification efforts”.   


Cindy Tilbrook

Chief Executive Officer

AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF PERIOPERATIVE NURSES


“The ACORN Board is very grateful to Kathy Nguyen, Denys Correll and Associations Forum General Manager, John Peacock, for their expertise, guidance and support during the process of reviewing our Constitution. With their help, this seemingly impossible task was found to be surprisingly simple.”


Wendy Rowland

Executive Officer