Sept/Oct 2016 Tough Call: When political controversy roils your conference venue, should you stay or should you go?

Meetings by Oct 11, 2016

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Meetings by Oct 11, 2016

Associations contract with host cities and conference venues years in advance, but the political winds blow on their own timeline. In a year marked by adoption of controversial legislation in a handful of states, associations have been challenged to consider whether these laws align with their values. And that has forced hard choices about where and how members gather. Here’s how two groups responded.

Talking Tech: How Does Your IT Strategy Stack Up?

More associations are getting strategic about technology, but they may not know where to begin. A new assessment tool, developed by ASAE based on ASAE Foundation research and a tool created by DelCor, will help associations evaluate their tech readiness. Charles Colby, founder of Rockbridge Associates, which helped develop the tool, explains why assessment is critical.