Thursday Buzz: Advance Reading for #ASAE17

There will be a lot of learning happening over the next week at the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Toronto. Get a head start with this reading list.

Whether you’re heading to Toronto this weekend or catching up on your learning at home, we’ve got your must-reads right here. In advance of the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, which kicks off Saturday, several expert content leaders shared their wisdom in articles and interviews with Associations Now.

Want to get a preview of a session, find out where to go to learn more later, or follow along from a distance?  Here’s your reading list.

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Attend: Chef Jeff Henderson, “If You Can See It, You Can Be It,” 12:30 p.m. Tuesday

Read:Celebrity Chef Jeff Henderson: ‘America Is a Gumbo,’” by Mark Athitakis, Associations Now, May/June 2017

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Game Changer

Attend: Nyle DiMarco, “Living Out Loud,” 4 p.m. Monday

Read:Learning: Embrace Your Identity,Associations Now, July/August 2017

Learning Labs

Attend: “CEO Temperament and Leadership Success,” 9 a.m. Monday

Read:What a Recruiter Looks for in CEO Candidates,” by Mark Athitakis, July 17


Attend: “CEOs, Is Your CFO Keeping You Out of Hot Water?” 4 p.m. Monday

Read:3 Banking Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money,” by Emily Bratcher, May 11


Attend: “Capital Campaigns: Not for the Faint of Heart,” 9 a.m. Tuesday

Read:Conduct a Feasibility Study Before Launching a Fundraising Campaign,” by Emily Bratcher,, June 12 [member login]


Attend: “You’ve Got This! 10 Steps from Zero to E-Learning Hero,” 3 p.m. Sunday

Read:Tips to Take You From Zero to E-Learning Hero,” by Cynthia D’Amour,, August 7 [member login]


Attend: “Five For-Profit Business Trends Associations Should Watch,” 2 p.m. Sunday

Read:Two For-Profit Business Trends to Watch,” by Emily Bratcher, July 27



Julie Shoop

By Julie Shoop

Julie Shoop is the Editor-in-Chief of Associations Now. MORE

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