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What You Need to Know about Webinars, Webcasts and How / Why they Work

It’s easier than ever to engage members face to face regardless of geographic challenges and Associations are taking note.   At TAS we now provide Association Management Services to more than 50 associations. Of course, no single association is the same but many of the challenges they face are. Common concerns include attracting millennials, providing…

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Financial reserves: too much, too little or just right?

By Andrew Egri, Lawyer; Mills Oakley   Directors of not-for-profit organisations are well aware that the organisation’s reserves play an important role in its financial stability. Reserves allow an organisation to meet its ongoing financial commitments and continue to provide services. There are obvious issues that arise from an organisation not having sufficient reserves. However,…

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The Association Specialists expands into Asia Pacific with new Singapore office

Leading Australian Association Management provider responds to demand   Singapore, 14 March 2017, Australian Association Management Company The Association Specialists (TAS) has launched its first international office in Singapore. Aiming to provide best practice skills and services to the Asia-Pacific Association sector, the expansion follows a rapid period of growth for TAS and an increased…

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Australasian College of Dermatologists: TAS Case Study

In 2016 TAS worked with the Australasian College of Dermatologists to deliver their ASM in Perth, held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. The College had previously managed their annual meeting internally and were looking for new and innovative initiatives to attract new and returning delegates. As the use of a PCO was new…

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GUEST POST: Phil Preston discusses internal versus external facilitation

Phil Preston is CEO, the Collaborative Advantage, and a professional facilitator. It’s likely that you run sessions where a facilitator is required, such as strategy off-sites, forums at events or difficult meetings with stakeholders. What factors should you consider when weighing up an internal versus external facilitator? The primary reason for appointing a facilitator is…

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Guest Post: The Future of associations – by Omer Soker

OMER SOKER, COMMERCIAL TURNAROUND EXECUTIVE AND EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATION PROFESSIONAL LOOKS INTO THE FUTURE TO SEE WHAT IT HOLDS FOR ASSOCIATIONS This article was originally published on http://www.ethicsofsuccess.com.au/ Commerce is a force to create prosperity. The best corporate sector companies excel at this with efficient governance and operational systems supporting assertive commercial strategies to deliver growth,…

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Hot trends for NFP conferences in 2016 and beyond

Francesca Roland looks at conference trends for 2016 As we wrap up another year of successful conferences, it’s time to stop, reflect, learn and look to the future of events and conferences – specifically in the Not-for-Profit sector.  The conferencing and events market is a cluttered space, with multiple associations, societies, colleges and organisations seeking…

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TAS Duty of Care: Issues for consideration for conference convenors

TAS Managing Director, Francis Child, presents the key considerations for conference convenors Introduction: As a volunteer on a conference organizing committee, you will be faced with a wide range of choices to make and issues to deal with.  This document aims to highlight some of the areas for your consideration and on which you may then…

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