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Strategic Thinking Institute Presents Rich Horwath
CAE at the Masters, sponsored by MSAE and Putting Promotions, presents Rich Horwath, noted author and founder and CEO of the Strategic Thinking Institute, to share the three disciplines of advanced strategic thinking for association professionals in relationship to the world of golf during Masters week, April 3-5, 2016.

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ORGPRO Call for Presentations and MSAE Welcomes Thirteen New Members

MSAE is seeking quality, high level breakout presentations for our annual conference. Presenters should be prepared to challenge and engage association professionals in an interactive learning environment. Serious contenders apply today.

Member news: Week of November 23 Bookmark

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Grockau Announced as Sales Manager for Great Wolf Lodge and Two New Members Join MSAE

Rachelle Grockau is pleased to announce that she is the new sales manager at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.  She comes from the West Bay Beach, A Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City.

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The United States Postal Service’s (USPS) leadership has publicly committed to having no general price increases for letter and flat mail in 2016. An overall price decrease for such mailings is possible for later in the year.

Member News: Week of November 16 Bookmark

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Northrup Recognized for Legislative Service and MSAE Welcomes Seven New Members
Richard Northrup, executive vice president of the Michigan Chapter, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA), was recognized with the Special Legislative Service Award at the SMACNA 72nd Annual Convention.


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Winslow named President and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant Association and Maner Costerisan Named a Top 300 Accounting Firm

Justin Winslow has been named president and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant Association. Justin has served as the association's vice president of government relations since 2011. He was also named as one of MSAE's Rising Leaders Top 15 in '15 Recognition Program! Lansing-based Maner Costerisan has been named a Top 300 accounting firm in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting, a publication of The Platt Group.

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Lenzen, nominated to the Convention Sales Professional International 2016 Board of Directors and  Boardway Named Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Michigan Restaurant Association

Kent Lenzen, CMP, CTA, director of sales at the Lansing Center, was nominated to the Convention Sales Professional International (CSPI) 2016 Board of Directors. The CSPI is the only industry organization dedicated to fostering collaborative sales partnerships between convention sales professionals and their counterparts at convention centers and city and regional Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO's).

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Association IMPACT #4 Now Available

The latest issue of Association IMPACT covers the economic impact of associations, communication trends, millennials in the workplace, social media, strategic planning and life insurance. Read this issue online or request a printed a copy.

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What’s New at MSAE

With MSAE’s new organizational membership model, our membership has more than doubled to over 1,700 members.  No longer are we an association just for the Chief Staff Executive…we’re here to serve the entire association staff.  During the past year, we’ve created many new programs, webinars, peer-to-peer community of practice groups, and resources to address the needs of all staff levels.


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