Upcoming Events

March 5, 2015
Winning Strategies and Tactices for Membership

Learn with Leaders Luncheon: The Imperative for Change;
Morning Deep Dive: Hands-On Tactics for Membership Professionals

March 12, 2015
Webinar: Leveraging Your Association's Government Affairs Game

March 18, 2015
Meetings Industry Council Education Conference and Trade Show

April 2, 2015
Learn with Leaders Luncheon & Afternoon Deep Dive - Membership Recruitment and Retention

April 9, 2015
Webinar: STICK IT! To Leadership

May 1, 2015
Learn with Leaders Luncheon – Elephants in the Room

June 10-12, 2015
CSAE Annual Conference


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Winning Strategies and Tactics for Membership
Join Susanne Connors Bowman, The Haefer Group, on March 5 for an exploration into membership challenges, tactics, and strategies. Her Morning Deep Dive covers Hands-On Tactics for Membership Professionals. At the noon Learn with Leaders luncheon she will examine The Imperative for Change in the way we think about members, reasons for joining, engagement, volunteer opportunities, and new membership structures. More information. Register now.

Save on Learn With Leaders Luncheons in 2015
New Luncheon Subscription Package lets CSAE members purchase 6 luncheons (Normally $238) for the price of 4 ($156). Learn more.

THE RACE IS ON! Announcing the CSAE 500 Recruitment Campaign!
Recruit the most new members by the December 2015 Holiday Luncheon and WIN BIG! There are 4 amazing prizes for those current CSAE members who bring in the best results, including a drawing for prize pack to the 2016 Nascar Sprint Cup Race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway! Campaign details.  Check Who's on the Leader Board.

March 12 Webinar: Leveraging Your Association's Government Affairs Game
Whether your association has a government affairs program or not, Scott Hildebrand can help you be more effective in the political space. You will learn the basics of creating programs while staying legal and garner some valuable tips to help your program excel. More information.

Webinars: The Best of 2014
In 2014, CSAE continued to expand its online education offerings with more than 20 live webinars. Each webinar was recorded and converted to an on-demand program, and we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss out on the top programs of the year. We invite you to register for these and other self-paced online seminars at education.csaenet.org. Click here for a list of the top-rated webinars in 2014.

MIC Conference and Trade Show
The 15th MIC Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Denver Downtown Convention Center and the Embassy Suites Hotel on March 17-18, 2015. CSAE will be sponsoring the 2:30 PM session Take Your Career into Your Own Hands presented by Kathleen Winsor-Games,The Winsor Group, Inc. Kathleen will also be a speaker at the CSAE Conference in June.  View a short video on the MIC conference. Click for more information.

Save on Your Conference Registration
Early registration for the 2015 Annual Conference is now available. You can save $100 or more on the full conference if you register by March 31. More information.

Conference Hotel Reservations
The Fort Collins Marriott is the host hotel for the 2015 annual conference. You can make your reservations online or by phone. More Information.

In the News

Coloradans Receive CAE
Three Coloradans have recently received their Certified Association Executive credential. They are Kimberly A. Gill, CAE, Executive Director , Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Colorado; Brian S. Green, CAE, Senior Manager, IT and Web Services , National Business Officers Association ; and Spenser Villwock, LEED AP, MNM, CAE; CEO, Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain. These newly credentialed industry leaders are now amongst a class of more than 4,000 of their industry peers.

Diversity Executive Leadership Program Announced
ASAE recently launched the call for candidates to apply for the 2015–2017 class of the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP). DELP is an accelerated leadership program of education and volunteer service in the association community, sponsored exclusively by the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. More . . .

Other Resources

Meetings and Events Guide - 2015

Discover the perfect Colorado location for your next meeting or event in this special section from the Executive Memo focusing on Colorado resorts and hotels. Download in PDF format.

CSAE Resource Directory
A listing of supliers of various products and services to associationsl. Download it here.

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About CSAE!

Colorado Society Association Executives (CSAE) was founded in 1952 and is the "association of associations" for more than 250 association professionals. CSAE brings together association leaders to foster professional and personal excellence through unique learning opportunities that inspire members to achieve more and guide associations into the future.

CSAE's total membership is composed of educators, CEOs, and staff executives of international, national, regional, state and local organizations, as well as companies who provide products and services to these associations.

CSAE provides association management education, information exchange, member services, and issues advocacy to its members and advances the public service value of association to the public.

View the brief  Orientation to CSAE PDF presentation.

Read the Current Issue

Special Meetings and Events Section from the Executive Memo

Promote Your Products and Services to CSAE Members
Download the 2015 Media Kit for Details.

Learn more about advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

Be A Conference Exhibitor

Learn how to increase your presence in the association market by exhibiting at the 2015 Conference. Download the exhibitor information sheet.