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Peek Inside for the Reveal! #NWES2024

Tickets for the Northwest Event Show, April 3-4, 2024 are not only live, but they're available at an exclusive 50% discount! But, there's a catch – this amazing offer lasts only until November 15th.The potential is endless at NWES2024, and with a limited-time 50% off early bird rate, there's never been a better time to secure your spot. Experience the evolution of the event industry, up-close and personal. Butler Events is excited to bring you a re-imagined and re-invigorated Northwest Event Show, designed to unite the event industry along the Pacific Northwest and adjacent areas of North America.  From Seattle to San Francisco, Vancouver to Boise, and beyond, this is the can’t-miss event for you. For 2024, we have four types of tickets to choose from. Buy now for the early-bird discount and your chance to network with more than 4,000 professional attendees.

SuperUser Brit, Thursday, October 12, 2023

Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations

Participate in the Art of Association Management workshop on Thursday, September 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom to connect with your professional community in navigating Artificial Intelligence. In an era where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming industries at an unprecedented pace, the realm of professional membership organizations is no exception. The "Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations" workshop is a cutting-edge and interactive event that brings together industry experts and professionals from all aspects of association management to delve into the intricate relationship between AI and professional communities. This workshop aims to explore the opportunities, challenges, and strategies that AI presents for these organizations, fostering insightful discussions through engaging roundtable sessions.

SuperUser Brit, Wednesday, August 30, 2023

How to Shut Down a Microaggression (or Macro) on the Spot

Make no mistake:  bullies are just as present in the workplace as they are on a playground.  And bullies take their shots at people whom they perceive to be weaker than they are. In the workplace, that can show up as microaggressions, and bullies think they can get away with it by following it up with,  “just kidding”.   Here’s how to stand up to them, for yourself or a coworker:

SuperUser Brit, Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Building Stronger Connections

Building a sustainable path forward for your organization requires engaging members in flexible, novel ways while putting leading-edge technologies to work. One use of technology is to transform your association's digital spaces into vibrant communities. Join Hannah Ashcroft with Tradewing to learn more about how online communities can help you build outstanding experiences for your members. In addition, learn about WSAE's Professional Interest Categories/Communities (PICs) that will enable you to align your specific interests and preferences and address your evolving needs as an association professional.

SuperUser Brit, Tuesday, August 22, 2023

WSAE Amendment of Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws Ballot

The Board of Directors recommends that the Members adopt and approve the amendment and restatement of the Articles of Incorporation in substantially as the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation and the amendment and restatement of the Bylaws in substantially as Amended and Restated Bylaws by ballot. The purpose of the amendments are in order to 1) Align the Corporation’s governing documents with the new Non-Profit Corporation Act of the State of Washington; 2) Bring the Corporation’s governing documents into line with its current operations; 3) Foster diversity and inclusion; 4) Ensure the implementation of general governance best practice. If you are a voting member (Association professionals) and have not received your electronic ballot please contact Jen. Ballots due by August 25.

SuperUser Brit, Tuesday, August 15, 2023