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 Michigan's #1 Resource for Association Professionals 

ORGPRO 2018: MSAE's Annual Convention
Come for inspiring keynotes, must-attend education and industry networking. Leave with a notebook of ideas and an expanded contact list. Register today

Associ8@5:08 - Monthly Meetups

Associ8@5:08 are in the Detroit and Lansing areas! Join us at the Lansing-area Associ8@5:08 on March 21 at the Nuthouse Sports Grill.

Association IMPACT Magazine — The Top 12
Three snowmobile association executives discuss two of Cheryl's Top 12 Trends that will affect how associations operate and thrive in the near future. Special thanks to Traverse City Tourism for sponsoring the cover photo shoot in Traverse City, MI. Read today.

Online Learning/Third THought®

We have a variety of webinars, podcasts, articles, self-assessments and other online resources to meet your professional development needs. Get started today.


Thank you Premier Sponsors!

We appreciate the Premier Sponsors continued support of MSAE's programs and publications. If you are interested in collaborating with us for 2018, please contact us at 517-332-6723 or View the 2018 Sponsorship Catalog for available opportunities.

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The Michigan Society of Association Executives is a not-for-profit membership organization that serves similar organizations in a variety of managerial and staff specialist roles. In short, we are the association for associations  in Michigan! Our mission is to ensure a knowledgeable, professional and successful association community. 


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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