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SA Member Meeting: 11 perennial issues of associations and their impact on success

Date: Friday, 16 April 2021
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide SA 5006 Presenter: Kathy Nguyen, Manager - Client Services, Associations Forum

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. For more information please contact  Associations vary greatly in their history, operations, culture and scale. Based on our work with associations over the past 17 years, Associations Forum has identified 11 factors impacting associations. Join us in person to discuss the 11 perennial issues of associations and what may be done to solve them and ensure your association’s success. Registrations: Free and exclusive to Associations Forum…

Company Secretary Workshop - How to take effective minutes (Online)

Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Anshul Aggarwal FGIA FCG, Manager - Client Services, Associations Forum & Stephen Patterson FCPA FGIA GAICD, Manager - Client Services, Associations Forum

Member Registrations: $200 including GST Non-Member Registrations: $300 including GST (NFP only) Associations Forum will send a tax invoice upon registration for this event. This workshop will provide practical tips on taking and writing minutes for Board meetings and general meetings; and the role of the company secretary in regards to taking minutes. Some points of discussion will include: defining what minutes are what obligations there are regarding minutes what needs to be included and…

NSW Member Meeting: Association Turnaround and Transformation

Date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue: The Langham Sydney, 89-113 Kent St, Millers Point NSW 2000 Topic: Association Turnaround and Transformation Presenter: Peter Vymys, Chief Executive Officer, Migration Institute of Australia & John Peacock AM, Chief Executive Officer, Associations Forum

It is not uncommon for associations to find themselves in times of crisis where their revenue has dropped, they are no longer profitable and are facing the serious possibility of closure.  In these situations, it takes innovation, strong governance and leadership to transform operations and realign the association with its mission and purpose. Join us to hear how the Migration Institute of Australia underwent a successful turnaround and transformation of their association. The panel will discuss: Strategies…

QLD Association Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, 5 May 2021
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Venue: Stamford Plaza Brisbane, 39 Upper Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000 Topic: Our Professional Recognition Program: International Association for Public Participation Australasia (IAP2A) Presenter: Marion Short, Chief Executive Officer, International Association for Public Participation Australasia (IAP2A)

After demand from members for formal recognition of their skills, knowledge and experience, IAP2A embarked on a journey to create a Professional Recognition Program, comprised of both post-nominals and continuing professional development, that would satisfy their diverse membership base. Join us for breakfast and the opportunity to hear from IAP2A Chief Executive Officer, Marion Short, who will discuss the steps taken to develop their post-nominal and continuing professional development program.…

Association Membership Summit 2021 (Online)

Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST

Members are at the core of associations. A healthy membership leads to a vital organisation, yet even strong associations need to keep up-to-date on how to recruit, retain and engage members.

Associations Forum National Conference 2021

Date: Monday, 6 September 2021 - Tuesday, 7 September 2021
Venue: CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park, Melbourne

Join us at the 16th Annual Associations Forum National Conference where hundreds of senior executives, Board members, and experts in their field will meet to lead discussions on the key issues affecting the associations, charities and not-for-profit sector.

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