Notable notes from Associations Summit 8

Part Two In last week’s column, I shared some notable notes from the speeches and presentations at the recent Associations Summit (AS8) of my organization, the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE). Here are additional takeaways: Dot Miller, CEO, The Solution and Co-founder, National Credentialing Institute (USA), on planning: “At this time of… Read More Notable notes from Associations Summit 8

Notable notes from Associations Summit 8

Part One The Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), with the support of the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), successfully held the eighth edition of its annual Associations Summit (AS8) with the theme, “Leading with Agility.” The 2-day virtual event, which drew over a hundred attendees from here and abroad, featured eight webinars on… Read More Notable notes from Associations Summit 8

Membership Model: Traditional vs. community

The current pandemic has made associations revisit their membership models. With declining revenue streams due to event cancellation, inability of members to pay membership dues because of layoffs, and difficulty finding sponsors and donors, associations struggle to do “business as usual.” A membership model is a business plan an association adopts to map out the… Read More Membership Model: Traditional vs. community

P.E.S.T.L.E. analysis for associations

Many organizations, for-profit and not-for-profit alike, are revisiting their strategic plans disrupted by the ongoing pandemic. One framework that has proved vital in analyzing what is happening out there and the impact to an organization is “PESTLE.” The PESTLE analysis tool is used for assessing political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal and environmental factors. Examples of what… Read More P.E.S.T.L.E. analysis for associations