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Flash Sale on CAE CRAM for Members

If you’re planning to sit for the December 2023 CAE exam but you’re still feeling unsure, register for the Fall 2023 CRAM Session that starts November 10.  Orientation is Friday, November 10 at 11:30 a.m. Register today at and use the promo code WSAE-CAE to save 20%! Candidates who participate in the CRAM program will have access to the following: 

  • 80-Question Quiz with 10 questions focused on each domain to assess readiness  
  • Live, daily webinars from 2:30-5:00pm ET, during which the questions will be reviewed and the logic behind each answer option discussed 
  • 38 hours of synchronous and asynchronous learning with 32 videos in mini-session format for domain-specific studying, covering key content from the 31 sub-domains of the CAE Content Outline 
  • Four Test-Taking Tip Videos, three foundational videos, and one How to Think Through a CAE Question video 
  • All video calls will be recorded and available to access within 4 hours of the live call events 
  • Access to the simulated final exam of 200 multiple-choice questions in electronic format 
Monday, November 6, 2023

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.

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.

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:

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.

Tuesday, August 22, 2023