Communities of Practice

Share Your Expertise

A community of practice is a group of practitioners who come together and share a profession or expertise. Members engage in joint activities and discussions and share information while building relationships that enable them to learn from each other. Interested in joining an existing community of practice or starting one? Contact MSAE for more information.

Membership Community of practice

This group of membership professionals meets every six weeks to talk about membership-related topics and ideas to help their association grow in the Detroit and Lansing areas. It aims to share best practices and to facilitate conversations on the most important issues membership professionals are dealing with. Contact MSAE for more information.

Finance and Accounting Round Table

Finance and accounting staff from association members meet every quarter. The meetings are moderated by Katie Thornton of Plante Moran. Topics are chosen by the group and an expert is brought in to present and lead the discussions. We will discuss group experiences related to the topics and share best practices. Great time to meet your association counterparts from other associations. Attendance to the meetings will earn you CAE credits. View past materials. Contact MSAE for more information.

Emerging Professionals Advisory Group

MSAE engages the insight of emerging professional members to help guide activities to ensure we are providing leadership training and relevant education for MSAE members age 35 and under or in their first 5 years in the industry. Contact MSAE for more information. 

Marketing & Communications Community of Practice

Marketing & Communications Community of Practice was created to provide a forum for those working in marketing and communications to discuss work related issues, concerns and great ideas. This is a free member benefit and is currently only available to members who are work in an association or nonprofit. Contact MSAE for more information.

Human Resources Community of practice

This community of practice is for human resource professionals. Moderated by Jodi Wehling of People Matters LLC, this quarterly discussion group will meet to discuss a variety of pressing issues in the HR field. Meetings will regularly feature guest expert speakers who will provide a short presentation and provide insight during discussions. his is a free member benefit and is currently only available to members who are work in an association or nonprofit. Contact MSAE for more information.

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