Upcoming Events

September 11, 2015
Learn with Leaders Luncheon – Online Education Trends and Positioning

October 1, 2015
Learn with Leaders Luncheon – What's Your UBER?

December 4, 2015
CAE Exam (Nationwide Exam)
Application deadline is September 25, 2015

January 14, 2016
CSAE Legislative Reception
May 6, 2016
CAE Exam (Nationwide Exam)
Application deadline is February 26, 2016

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

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Online Education Trends and Positioning, September 11 Learn With Leaders Luncheon
What is trending in online education and where should your organization be positioned? Jim Dobbs, CIMA, CFP, CPWA, Education Consultant, and Jamie Lewis, Director of Curriculum and Learning Exchange at The eLearning Guild, shed light on current continuing education practices. More Information.

Thinking CAE? Start With An Online Overview
If you've been considering earning the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, CSAE’s new online info session on the CAE is great place to start. Lori Furtado, CAE, Senior Director of Credentialing with ASAE will cover what exactly the CAE is, how and why you should attain it, eligibility (including recent changes), the exam, the rewards of the designation, and more! access this free 10-minute overview. Access this free 10-minute overview.

Webinar: Measuring the Fabulous
Led by Suzanne Allen, PhD, president of Philanthropy Ohio, this September 8 webinar focuses on a data-informed approach to qualitative and quantitative ways of strategically measuring the intangibles that help you move from good to great. You will learn ways to use data as a tool rather than as a measuring stick. More information.

Something’s New at ASAE’s Career HQ
Now known as Association CareerHQ, the new job site includes jobs plus tips, tools, and resources all designed to meet your talent management needs. Two new, standalone products have been added to the site. The 360° Reference Check and the Criminal Background Check services helping assure you’re hiring the best people for your organization. Visit the new site.

Tips on Volunteers
Did you miss August’s CSAE luncheon on volunteers? Here are 10 Tips on tapping into the power of volunteers presented by Beau Ballinger, CAE. Can you really afford to miss the type of information presented at CSAE luncheons? Register now for September.

CAE Prep Course
The CAE prep course from the Michigan Society of Association Executives helps prepare you for the CAE exam. The MSAE program, provided through CSAE, includes online learning, CAE Study Guides,reading outlines, mock exams, and more. CSAE Members receive the SAE Member rate. Download the brochure.

New Compensation Survey Report Available
The 2015 Association Executive Compensation and Benefits Survey report is now available. The new survey measured compensation levels, fringe benefits, personnel practices and benefits practices in 26 states, including Colorado. The report is presented in two sections, one covering the entire 26 states participating and the other covering only the state of Colorado. View the table of contents. Purchase the survey report.

CSAE Offers New Qualified Association Specialist Program
SAE has partnered with the Florida Society of Association Executives to offer a new, affordable educational program for association industry professionals. The online Qualified Association Specialist (QAS) Certificate Program provides a broad base view of the principles in association management for all staff. CSAE members receive the special member rates. Click for registration and more information.

THE RACE IS ON! 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.

In the News

Overtime Rule Comment Deadline Is September 4
Don't miss the September 4 deadline for commenting on the Department of Labor's proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers. The proposed rule would more than double the salary threshold under which workers qualify for overtime pay whenever they work more than 40 hours per week. Get more details.

ASAE to Hold Town Hall on Cadillac Tax
ASAE has scheduled a ‘Power of A’ Town Hall on September 16 to provide association leaders with more information on the upcoming Cadillac tax, a 40 percent non-deductible excise tax on high-cost health plans that goes into effect in 2018. The program will begin at 8:30 am at ASAE’s Conference Center at 1575 Street NW, Washington DC. More information.

Other Resources

Colorado Golf Guide - 2015
Need a venue for that upcoming golf event? Check out the Executive Memo Colorado Golf Guide. Download the guide 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.

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