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 Michigan's #1 Resource for Association Professionals 
Sales Seminar Coming October 2016
Board orientation - Creating effective board members

This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the roles of responsibilities of board members and leaders in an association. Learn more.

Association Law Symposium
The Art & science membership: 2017 membership seminar

This membership seminar will examine how you and your team can: leverage all of your resources to create value; discover, harness & implement your creativity; and bridge generational gaps & engage your membership. Register Today.

Association IMPACT Magazine: Hall of Fame & Diamond awards coverage

Featuring coverage of MSAE's Diamond Awards Banquet. Gain insights from this year's 2016 Hall of Fame inductees on millennials, membership models and marketing. In addition, learn about a special gift heading to your office soon, read the final accountability article of the series, and see why it's time to move beyond only the appearance of meaningful contributions from your board. Read now.

Michigan's Premier Legislative Conference

Legislative & public policy conference 2017

This can’t-miss event promises a balanced and thought-provoking dialogue on legislation and public policy issues impacting associations. Your organization will leave with the information it needs to set smarter policy goals and strategies for the year.  You'll also have an opportunity to network with some of Michigan's  key decision makers. Register Today.

Upcoming Events

Leadership Series- Innovation
December 2 | Lansing

Meeting Planning (Academy)
December 5 | East Lansing

IMIS User Group Meeting
December 7 | East Lansing

December 12 | Farmington Hills

December 13 | Farmington Hills

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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 the 2015-2016 year, please contact us at 517-332-6723 or View the 2015-2016 Sponsorship Catalog for available opportunities.

We Are YOUR Association Resource

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