Upcoming Events

April 28, 2016
Webinar: Stand Out: Differentiating Your Education from the Competition

May 4
Primer on Advising Nonprofit Organizations

May 5
Institute on Advising Nonprofit Organizations in Colorado

May 5, 2016
Peak Luncheon: Leading the Learning Revolution

May 6, 2016
CAE Exam (Nationwide Exam)Application deadline is February 26, 2016

May 12, 2016
Webinar: Seismic Conference and Attendance Shifts You Need to Adopt Now

May 17, 2016
Webinar:Secret Tech Weapons for Association Execs

May 18
Emerging Trends in Credentialing Programs

May 25-27, 2016
CSAE Annual Conference, Four Seasons Resort and Residences, Vail, CO

May 27, 2016
CSAE Annual meeting


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May PEAK Luncheon - play a leading role in the learning revolution

The need and demand for lifelong learning has never been higher. Technology is transforming the ways in which learning happens. Learner expectations have shifted dramatically. Thriving in this new landscape means facing the challenge and opportunity of rethinking traditional approaches. On May 5, lifelong learning market expert Jeff Cobb, Managing Director, Tagora, discusses the critical factors for continuing education and professional development success. More.

Donate to the CSAE Auction

Your donations are needed to make this year’s CSAE Auction a fun and successful event. The Silent Auction will be held May 25 at this year’s Annual Conference. For the first time there also will be online bidding May 16-23. To make your donation, download the Auction Donation Form.

Webinar: Differentiating Your Education from the Competition, April 28

The continuing education market is increasingly competitive for associations today, disturbing organizations revenue from education. Tracy King, MA, CAE, will offer a model for elevating the quality and relevance of association education, called the three-layer cake of success. – Read more. (There’ll be more from Tracy on other education topics at May’s CSAE Annual Conference)

Emerging Trends in Credentialing Programs May 18

Credentialing professionals will meet and network on Wednesday, May 18. Adrienne Segundo, Chairman/COO of Limitless Association Solution Resource, LLC will facilitate a discussion on Emerging Trends in Credentialing Programs. More.

CSAE Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Colorado Society of Association Executives will be held at 10:15 AM on May 27, 2016 at the Four Seasons Resort and Residences, Vail, Colorado for the election of candidates for Board of Director positions and Officer positions for the 2016 – 2017 year and for consideration of proposed amendments to the CSAE Bylaws.

Programs on Advising NonProfits

Two upcoming educational programs focus on legal issues involved in non-profit organizations: Primer on Advising Nonprofit Organizations on May 4 and the Institute on Advising Nonprofit Organizations in Colorado on May 5. Both will be presented as live programs and live web cases. They are co-sponsored by the Business and Taxation Law Sections of the CBA, the Colorado Nonprofit Association, and the Colorado Society of Association Executives. Read More.

New Study Identifies Top Concerns of Association Executives.

The top 3 concerns of association executives remain managing information volume members receive, identifying, recruiting and retaining qualified staff, and increased federal regulatory or compliance costs are the top three concerns of association executives according to Looking Forward 2016, an environmental scanning survey and white paper prepared by Association Laboratory, Inc. Previous studies in 2014 and 2015 identified similar concerns. Download the full white paper.

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.

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