Welcome to CSAE
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.
Serving Up Hope Luncheon
Come dine on delicious food created by chefs from local hotels and restaurants while contributing to a good cause! The Annual Serving Up Hope Luncheon sponsored by the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado will be held on November 4. Everything is donated, so 100% of the proceeds benefit Food Bank of the Rockies and its Denver’s Table program. Register now.
PSIA-AASI Receives Top ASAE Honors
American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) has earned the highest industry honor, a 2014 ASAE Power of A Summit Award, for its initiative to provide free training resources and materials to volunteers and professionals who teach snowboarding, alpine and nordic skiing to people with different developmental and physical abilities. The Power of A Summit Awards are ASAE’s highest recognition for associations that make exemplary commitments to creating a stronger America and world. More details.
The Effect of Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation on Associations
If you have Canadian members, Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation may impact your email communications. The new law requires anyone living in Canada to whom you wish to send a Commercial Electronic Message (CEM) to give you opt-in permission to do so. Click for more details.
Food for Thought
Rely on Checklists
When some projects seem overwhelming, it’s time to start using checklists. To achieve the results, the adage, “when eating an elephant --- take one bite at a time,” promotes breaking big jobs into small tasks. Checklists detail the best ways to accomplish projects. Checklists promote excellence. A checklist facilitates a team approach to working toward desired outcomes. Bob Harris, CAE, discusses the benefits and techniques of using checklists. Read the complete article.
Colorado Golf Resource Guide.
Find that "just right" venue for your next golf event in the new Colorado Golf Guide from the CSAE Executive Memo. Download it here.
CSAE 2013 Association Executive Compensation and Benefits Study Available
Conducted in the spring of 2013, the survey measured compensation levels, fringe benefits, personnel practices and benefits practices in 21 states, including Colorado. The 74-page report is presented in two sections, one covering the entire 21 states participating and the other covering only the state of Colorado. More information.
Association Meeting Space
If your association is looking for meeting space for those special off-site meetings, check with other CSAE member associations. We’ve started a list of member associations who have such space to get you started on your search. Click here for the list.
Association Management Companies
Information and a listing of CSAE-member Association Management Companies who provide association management services.
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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 video.