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Associations Forum welcomes the launch of the Association Leaders Symposium

Associations Forum was pleased to host the inaugural Association Leaders Symposium at the International Convention Centre Sydney on Monday 5 September 2022. The one-day, interactive symposium tailored content and discussions to the needs of association leaders and decision-makers. Against the backdrop of Sydney’s Darling Harbour, Association CEOs, Chairs and senior leaders met to discuss the intricacies of effective Board and CEO relations, successful strategic planning and how to boost…

ASSOCIATIONS Magazine Releases 60th Edition

Associations Forum celebrates the release of the 60th edition of its magazine, ASSOCIATIONS. In production since 2004, the magazine informs associations and charities in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. It contains news and updates from the industry, practical advice on association management issues and interviews with industry leaders. The 60th edition is a special international edition to commemorate the theme, ‘associations advance the world’, featuring stories from across the globe…

2021 Association Awards recipients and Association Hall of Fame inductees announced

The presentation of the 2021 Association Awards and Hall of Fame took place online, from 1-3 December 2021. The Association Awards and Hall of Fame give due recognition for the excellence and accomplishment by associations and outstanding individuals. The four award categories acknowledge different areas of achievement in the sector. “The judges have told me it’s been a tough job to shortlist associations let alone choose the eventual recipients, but that’s a testament to the quality of…

Association Salary Survey 2021 Findings Released

SALARY INCREASES REPORTED FOR ASSOCIATION EVENT MANAGERS  Despite the extreme downturn in association events caused by COVID-19, Associations Salary Survey 2021, which examined salary data from Australian associations, found that there was an overall increase of 5% in the average total salary package for association in-house Event Managers. The survey is done annually by Associations…

Association Awards recipients and Association Hall of Fame inductees announced

The recipients of the 2020 Association Awards and Associations Hall of Fame inductees were announced during the online 15th Associations Forum National Conference on 14-16 December 2020. Association of the Year 2020 accolade was awarded to Restaurant and Catering Australia (RCA), the leading national association that represents restaurants,…

Association Events Survey 2020 Findings Released

MEDIA RELEASE ​16 December 2020 Association Events Survey 2020 examined how association events were held and produced, and the trends that emerged. With 194 associations participating, Association Events Survey 2020 indicated:
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