We live in an age of unprecedented change and disruption all of which combine to create uncertain futures. Associations have the potential to transform their communities and we will work with members to define and advocate how membership bodies and effect change.
As part of our commitment to offering support and guidance, we will research, advocate and represent members on matters that are uniquely focused on the role of association chief executive and the responsibility of association leadership. Issues/topics of substance include (but are not limited to):
What diversity and inclusion looks like in practice and how effective D&I strategies can support the workplace and your members.
Articulating a winning strategy in the 21st century requires broad perspectives and deep insights on challenges and opportunities.
Effective succession planning at both senior executive and board level is integral to association success.
The loneliness of leadership is real, and self-care, self-awareness and emotional intelligence is vital for your success.
We need to stop seeing governance as a burden and instead embrace it as an opportunity for fuelling growth and business development.
Associations are pivotal in providing platforms and partnerships for business innovation, technological disruption, and economic growth.
Associations have a unique opportunity to influence and support their members in being societal catalysts for change.
Associations are not always comfortable in adopting and advocating policy positions but this is increasingly a central association function
Our profession is increasingly recognised as offering a tangible and structured career path. Shared standards are central to our discourse.
In an era of unprecedented economic challenge, we need to know how best to balance limited resources with increasing member expectations.
Understanding the economic and regulatory landscape is critical for ensuring business resilience and enhancing financial strength.
Associations play a central role in addressing global challenges, including AI & data, an ageing society, clean growth, and the future of mobility.