Meetings Roundup: Something for Everyone

Tips for navigating ASAE’s 2013 Annual Meeting & Exposition for rookies and veterans alike.

Are you planning to join your association community colleagues in Atlanta this August for ASAE’s 2013 Annual Meeting & Exposition? Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned veteran, from a small-staff association or a large organization, there are education sessions and other events that will suit you just right.

Struggling with diversity & inclusion?

Just Do It: An Experiential Workshop on Diversity & Inclusion
Sunday, August 4, 1:30–2:45 p.m.
In 2012, four CEOs discussed how they’ve tackled diversity and inclusion in their own organizations. This year, they’re back to tell new stories, hear some of yours, and help you understand a broader definition of diversity that can serve as the foundation for your efforts to bolster D&I in your association.

Going global?

Deep Dive: Growing and Sustaining Your Global Initiatives
Sunday, August 4, 1:30–4:30 p.m.
If you are responsible for the success of your organization’s international strategy, here is your opportunity to explore key issues with your peers. The interactive format and facilitated conversation will allow you to exchange ideas, challenges, and successes, and you’ll leave with new insights and a sharper focus for implementing that strategy.

Part of a small staff?

Surviving the Small-Staff Association Crunch: How to Succeed in the Big World With Less
Monday, August 5, 8:45–10 a.m.
Ever wonder how some small-staff associations seem to be able do so much more than others? Turbo-charge your own day-to-day operations with tips and techniques from a panel of seasoned small-staff executives, and leave with ideas you can use to take your organization to the next level.

Thinking about retirement?

Succession Planning: Getting It Right the First Time
Monday, August 5, 1:30–2:45 p.m.
One of the most important and challenging tasks an organization’s leadership can take on is securing the future of the association by crafting a succession plan. Find out how boards, committees, and professional coaches can play an integral role in helping the current leader to turn leadership over and help the incoming leader transition to his or her new role.

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