Association Forum of Chicagoland
The Association Forum of Chicagoland is the “association of associations” in Chicago. Founded in 1916, the Association Forum has approximately 3,000 members and these members represent more than 47,000 association professionals from nearly 2,000 Chicago organizations. Our mission is to advance the professional practice of association management through meaningful education, events and networking engagements.
Christy Spahn, Director of Sales and Sponsorship
The American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) is the professional organization of more than 800 medical society executives and staff specialists. Through its more than 300 member organizations, it advances the profession of medicine through education, communication of knowledge, leadership development and collaboration.
Benjamin H. Bütz, MPA, CAE, Associate Executive Director
PASAE serves as the resource for Pennsylvania’s community of association management teams and any companies interested in conducting business with associations as well as a catalyst for professional development and “e-customer relationship management” by the individuals comprising each management team.
Marty Manion, Executive Director of AIM
CalSAE has nearly 1,200 members, and is the third largest local Society of Association Executives in the nation. CalSAE serves the entire state of California and includes a rich array of education and training programs, services, and networking opportunities. We serve association professionals at all levels, and promote strong peer and business relationships. CalSAE membership includes executives from prominent trade and professional associations and societies throughout California.
Gina Sutherland, Director of Education and Events
Health Professions Network
The Health Professions Network (HPN) is a nationwide collaborative group of organizations representing leading health professions associations, accrediting agencies, and educational institutions, as well as federal and state workforce analysts and licensing and certification bodies. A wide range of health professions make up the HPN and encompass the majority of approximately 200 different positions in health care.
NESAE (New England)
Founded in 1967, the New England Society of Association Executives (NE/SAE) is a not-for-profit membership organization comprised of association and chamber of commerce executives and their staff, convention and visitor bureau chief executives, and providers of goods and services to associations and other related organizations. NE/SAE’s main goal is to further the professional development of its members. We function as an educational resource and professional network.
Pamela McKenna, CAE, Executive Director
AENC (North Carolina)
Established in 1955, Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC) is committed to providing high quality professional development and networking opportunities to help you develop your fullest potential and foster the recognition and respect of the association management profession. Members include CEOs and staff of associations across North Carolina, as well as representatives from the association service and hospitality industries.
Jim Thompson, CAE, IOM, Executive Director