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Association IMPACT: Spotlighting Association Pride

Three association professionals share insights on the association community and their pride for the profession. Also featured: Functional Expense Allocation Changes For Associations, CAE Quiz, Tips to Assess Your Association's App-etite.

Second round of voting has closed! Discover the winners at the Association Choice Awards Celebration
MSAE's Association Choice Awards celebrates supplier partners that make a difference in the association community. Association professionals casted their votes to determine the winners for each category. Winners will be announced at the Association Choice Awards Celebration on November 17 at the East Lansing Marriott.

Associ8@5:08 - Monthly Meetups

You've asked - We've listened!! Associ8@5:08's are back! MSAE members get ready to mingle and borrow brilliance every month during one of our after-hours events. November's Associ8@5:08 will take place at the Sidebar.

Finance and Budget (Academy)

All successful non-profits effectively manage their financial resources, ensuring the organization has adequate financial resources to accomplish its mission and that sound policies and procedures are in place. This course will cover four basic accounting skills which will provide the basis for you to interpret financial information.

Upcoming Events

November 5-7 | Schaumburg, IL

Measuring Your Online Performance with Google Analytics
November 7 | Online

November 10-12 | Detroit

November 14 | Online

November 15 | East Lansing

November 16 | East Lansing

November 17 | East Lansing

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We appreciate the Premier Sponsors continued support of MSAE's programs and publications. If you are interested in collaborating with us for the 2015-2016 year, please contact us at 517-332-6723 or View the 2016-2017 Sponsorship Catalog for available opportunities.

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What Our Members Say

  • MSAE has been a tremendous resource for me as an association communications official. Attending MSAE conferences, workshops and participating on its various committees has made me a better communicator and employee. Nearly every day I find myself using information or a skill I acquired by attending an MSAE-sponsored program.

    Matt Bach, director, media relations
    Michigan Municipal League

  • As associations, no one else does quite what we do. That’s why it’s important to get together to exchange ideas, get support and keep informed about issues, topics and practices unique to us. MSAE facilitates that extremely well and that’s why I’ve been an active member since 2002. In my opinion, it’s a no-brainer.

    Aimee L. Bahs, MBA, CAE, PCM, director of marketing
    Michigan Chamber of Commerce

  • MSAE has been a very valuable resource for me during my first years as an association executive. I have found that there are areas that are specific to association management that even my MBA had not focused on. Membership in MSAE has helped provide the resources I need to fill in my knowledge gaps as well as providing access to many other executives from Michigan who have been willing to help me every step along the way.

    Jared Burkhart, executive director
    Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers