Association sustainability

I will be in Taipei upon invitation of the Taiwan Convention and Exhibition Association (TCEA) to speak at its seminar-workshop on “Transformational Developments and Challenges of Associations in Taiwan.” The event, supported by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), is expected to draw around 100 participants from TCEA members and association leaders in Taiwan.… Read More Association sustainability

Associations and the ‘Internet of Things’

In 1999, technology expert Kevin Ashton coined the phrase the “Internet of Things,” or IoT, to describe the network of objects and devices connected to the Internet. Twenty years later, the IoT network has expanded exponentially. From the GPS (global positioning system) in our watches to the thermostats in our homes, nearly everything we interact… Read More Associations and the ‘Internet of Things’

Transformative association leadership

I recently keynoted a forum for association leaders organized by EventBank, a US-based technology solutions company serving the association community. The event themed, “Moving into the Future: Transformative Association Leadership Forum,” drew over 70 participants from professional societies, trade associations, chambers and other membership organizations. The forum also covered topics on volunteer management and board… Read More Transformative association leadership