Upcoming Events

July 29, 2015
Webinar - Millennials In. Boomers Out. (Eventually)

August 6, 2015
Learn with Leaders Luncheon – Harnessing and Engaging Your Volunteers

August 8-11, 2015
ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition

August 18, 2015
Webinar - Fearless Whistleblower Risk Management

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

December 4, 2015
CAE Exam (Nationwide Exam)
Application deadline is September 25, 2015
May 6, 2016
CAE Exam (Nationwide Exam)
Application deadline is February 26, 2016

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Harnessing and Engaging Your Volunteers
At the August 6 Learn With Leaders Luncheon, Beau Ballinger of the AARP Foundation’s ElderWatch program will share insights on volunteer engagement and new ways to harness your volunteer work force, including AARP’s “snowbird volunteer force” that taps into and maximizes the talents of its volunteers electronically. More information. Registration.

CSAE 2015 Member Awards
CSAE presented its 2015 member recognition awards during the recent conference. Greg Williams, BA, MA, MBA, RPA, RedPoint Resources received the Association Professional of the Year Award. Ann Marie Cole, Senior Sales Manager, Embassy Suites-Loveland received the Associate of the Year award. See more details.

Overtime Rule Making Proposal
The Department of Labor has announced a 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.

Millennials In. Boomers Out. (Eventually)
As baby boomers are finally moving towards retirement, learn how Millennials and late Gen-Xer’s are poised to open up a new world of workplace leadership. Presented by Matt Wells, Associate Director of Mid-West Truckers, Association, Inc., the July 29 webinar is geared toward Millennials. You will earn some general tips that will set you up for success in your new leadership position and how to best understand and manage your employees from a variety of generations. More information.

Conference Presentation Downloads
Several of the presentations from the Annual Conference are available for downloading. Some speakers have not yet provided copies, but when they do, the presentations will be added to the web site.

Conference Exhibitor and Sponsor Contact Information
Need to contact an exhibitor from this year's conference for more information. You can get the contact information by clicking here.

Group Membership Discount Program
If you’re looking to extend CSAE’s expert education, peer-to-peer community building, and “Wow!” experiences to more of your staff and save money at the same time, you should take a look at CSAE’s new Association Group Membership Discount Program that goes into effect July 1. Download the details here.

New Board, Officers
New officers and board members were elected at the June 12 CSAE Annual Meeting. Newly elected directors are Dot Wright, Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado; Keith Segundo, Limitless Association Solution Resource; Michael Gifford, Associated General Contractors of Colorado; and Devon Binder, CMM, CMPMark Williams, Apartment Association of Metro Denver is the new Secretary-Treasurer. Jama Rice, MBA, CAE Museum Store Association, is President. Greg Williams, BA, MA, MBA, RPA, Principal, Redpoint Resources, LLC, is Past President. Brian Stockman, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers is President-Elect.

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.

CSAE Now CMP Preferred Provider
CSAE has been designated as a CMP Preferred Provider. If a program offered by CSAE meets the requirements for continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential, it will be identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo and will include the number of CE credits attendees will receive for participating. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.conventionindustry.org.

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.

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2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo
From August 8-11, ASAE is expecting nearly 5,500 nonprofit and association professionals to come together for the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, which will be at Detroit’s newly-renovated Cobo Center. The three-day event includes powerful networking, thought-provoking education sessions, and innovative business solutions. For details, visit the ASAE Annual Meeting web site.

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.

View the brief  Orientation to CSAE PDF presentation.

For Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities, Download the 2015 Media Kit.