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 Michigan's #1 Resource for Association Professionals 


ORGPRO is Michigan’s premier education and networking convention for professionals in the not-for-profit industry. The conference features high-energy and motivational keynotes and education focusing on Strategic Thinking, Member Engagement, Education & Event Excellence, Operational Improvements, Sales & Marketing and exceptional networking opportunities.

ASSOCI8 @ 5:08

5:08-7:00pm - Members only

MSAE members have a designated time and place to mingle and borrow brilliance every month! Hope to see you at one of our after-hours events.

Association IMPACT #3: A Tale of Two Associations

Rebranding the Merged MRA and Check-In Michigan

Also featured: the evolution and devolution of communication, how to use technology to strengthen relationships, the power of design relationships with technology and personalize your renewal campaigns. Read online.

Membership: Upcoming Academy Session

In-depth presentation on membership for association professionals with breaking trends, ideas to improve your membership service and recruitment and retention techniques. Sign-up today.

Upcoming Events


Academy-Diversified Revenue and Fundraising
Monday, June 3 | East Lansing

Extraordinary Board Orientation
Wednesday, June 12 | East Lansing

Academy-Diversified Revenue and Fundraising
Monday, June 17 | Farmington Hills

WEBINAR: Using Digital Analytics to Drive Your Association
Tuesday, June 18 | Virtual

WEBINAR: The Non-Obvious Solution to the Employee Engagement Equation
Wednesday, June 26 | Virtual

July 17-19 | Thompsonville

WEBINAR: Event Contract Negotiations
Tuesday, July 23 | Virtual

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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 2019, please contact us at 517-332-6723 or View the 2019 Sponsorship Catalog for available opportunities.

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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 Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics