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If you’re not growing, neither is your organization.

There’s no doubt that association leaders play a pivotal role in shaping the future of their organizations. However, to stay ahead in this ever-evolving landscape, you need access to cutting-edge knowledge, networking opportunities, and industry insights.

Below, we offer a rundown of the top educational events for association leaders. Pack your bags now because you won’t want to miss out on any of these.

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1. digitalNow, Sidecar’s Annual Conference

digitalNow, Sidecar’s annual conference for association executives, brings together forward-thinking leaders to learn about cutting-edge technology, share ideas, network, hear from industry experts, and participate in in-depth workshops. The three-day event addresses the crucial aspect of leadership in the digital era and offers insights into digital strategies, data analytics, and the use of technology to drive member engagement and association growth. The 2023 event is taking place Nov. 2-4 in Aurora, Colorado. View the schedule now and register here.

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2. ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting & Exposition is a cornerstone event for association leaders. This gathering brings together thousands of professionals from various fields to discuss, share, and innovate within the association management industry. This conference features a robust lineup of speakers, workshops, and networking sessions that provide valuable insights into leadership, governance, membership engagement, and association management trends.

3. Non-Dues-a-Palooza

Non-Dues-a-Palooza (NDAP) focuses on helping association professionals and leaders explore innovative ways to generate revenue, engage members, and improve overall organizational performance without relying solely on membership dues. Non-Dues-a-Palooza 2023 was held in September, but the organization also features its Expert Series of live events and on-demand videos, where experts share information and advice related to topics like sponsorships, learning management systems, and more.

4. Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase

Hosted by the Association Forum, the annual Holiday Showcase focuses on education, networking, and the latest trends in association management. It's an excellent opportunity to discover technologies and strategies to accelerate your professional and personal growth while connecting with peers and industry experts.

5. AIIM Conference

The AIIM Conference, hosted by the Association for Intelligent Information Management, is an annual event that focuses on information management, digital transformation, and intelligent content solutions. AIIM is a professional association that serves the global community of information professionals, and its conference is designed to provide insights and knowledge to help organizations effectively manage and leverage their information assets.

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Allison Kral
Post by Allison Kral
October 6, 2023
Allison is a senior consultant at Ready North. She joined the agency in March 2021 and is a 2014 graduate from Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With a background in magazine journalism, Allison harbors a love for writing and storytelling. She loves creating compelling content that engages readers and ignites conversations. Allison enjoys working in a fast-paced industry where she can grow, learn, and test her skills. She thrives in environments where she’s able to wear many hats—including writing, editing, marketing, social media management, and more.