Associations in Malaysia

Upon invitation by the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), I spoke about association transformation and leadership at the Third Malaysian Association Next (MyNext) conference on September 14, in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur. MyNext is an annual gathering of Malaysian association leaders and professionals to access and exchange cutting-edge insights and ideas, as well as… Read More Associations in Malaysia

An association’s marketing manifesto

I was inspired by Dave Martin’s post on “How Writing a Manifesto Can Spark Your Association Marketing Results” that came out in Aptify, a U.S. association and membership-management software-solutions provider. This prompted me to write the marketing manifesto of my organization, the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE). A manifesto is defined as… Read More An association’s marketing manifesto

Traits of high-performing association boards

Let me share with you the findings of a governance benchmarking study by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation, which was published in its book, entitled “What Makes High-Performing Boards: Effective Governance Practices in Member-Serving Organizations”, co-written by Beth Gazley and Ashley Bowers. While the publication came out some time back, the findings are still… Read More Traits of high-performing association boards