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Upcoming Events

Policy Development (Webinar)

Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (AEST)
Presenter: Andrew Gosbell, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

Position statements are essential for associations to effectively advocate for their members, influence public policy and political decision-making, provide clarity and guidance, and shape the association’s public profile. They serve as a powerful tool for associations to make their voices heard and drive positive change in their respective industry sectors.

Trending Legal Issues For Associations (Webinar)

Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (AEST)
Presenter: Kathy Nguyen, Senior Lawyer, Governology

Join this webinar to hear about recent law cases and what the court rulings mean for your association.

Communications Special Interest Group (Online)

Date: Thursday, 28 September 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (AEST)
Presenter: Claire Hewat, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

The Communications Special Interest Group (SIG) is an opportunity for Associations Forum members to share ideas, strategies and challenges with their peers in the association sector.

Association Leaders Symposium 2023

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
Venue: Western Sydney Conference Centre, 83 Mulgoa Road, Penrith, NSW

Association Leaders Symposium is a prestigious annual event that brings together influential leaders from various industries and associations. Through insightful keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, the symposium aims to foster collaboration, share innovative ideas, and inspire positive change in the business and association sectors.

SA Association Breakfast

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am ACDT
Venue: Upnext Event Space, Training Room, Level 1, 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park SA 5070 Topic: Case Study of AITPM - From Incorporated Body to Company Limited by Guarantee Presenter: Andrew Leedham, Former Director, Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Ltd

Join us for our exclusive SA Association Breakfast in partnership with Upnext.

Strategic Planning (Webinar)

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (AEDT)
Presenter: Andrew Gosbell, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

All associations need a plan; yet developing a plan is sometimes more difficult than needed due to overcomplicated methodology and poor follow up. Associations Forum has facilitated hundreds of planning sessions and will share what works and what doesn’t.

Introduction To Credentialing Workshop (online)

Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (AEDT)
Presenter: Claire Hewat, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum & Joanna Matthew, Incoming CEO, Associations Forum

Core to good practice or good services are robust standards supported by a comprehensive body of knowledge and /or practical experience. These are what differentiate a professional, practitioner or business from just any job or service. Associations play a core role in implementing and upholding these standards, and Credentialing is one of the ways in which this can be done.

Association Awards™ Dinner 2023

Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Venue: Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000

You are invited to our exclusive Association Awards™ Dinner where we will be honouring finalists and recipients of the Association Awards™ & Associations Hall of Fame™2023. The Association Awardsᵀᴹ recognise excellence and accomplishment by associations and outstanding individuals.  Celebrate the success of our sector and feel free to extend this invitation to any of your staff or Board members. Member and Non-Member Registrations: $140 including GST  This event is only available for Associations…

Registered Organisations Governance and Finance Training Workshop (Online)

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (AEDT)
Presenter: Finola Carey, Associations Advisor, Associations Forum

Officers of Registered Organisations under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 are required to undertake training on the duties of officers that relate to the financial management of registered organisations or their branches.

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