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Industry Recognition – Top 5

By Admin | September 14, 2021

The Association Specialists has recently been recognized by Spice Magazine as one of the top 5 best event management companies in Australia. Spice Magazine is the go-to news source for the events industry and each year they recognize the best service providers and suppliers in the events industry, as voted by their readers. “It was…

Helping your Board operate more effectively

By Admin | August 17, 2021

The Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector is large and diverse and operates within a complex legal and regulatory framework. The duties of officers, directors and boards of NFP organisations are many and varied. The AssociationSpecialists (TAS) are proud to partner with Governance Institute of Australia to offer our clients access anddiscounted rates for leading governance training, to…

Diversity On Boards – Client Conversations with ASEG

By Admin | August 17, 2021

ASEG have been clients with TAS since 2014. In those 7 years, ASEG has gone from strength to strength. Kate Robertson shares some insights into her time with ASEG and advice on encouraging other societies and for purpose organisations to diversify their boards. Volunteering for the ASEG has been an incredibly rewarding experience. There are so many benefits, but…

Social Media Platform Insights

By Admin | August 11, 2021

When you start using social media to market your association, it’s important to focus onthe big hitters – social media giants like Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn are all obvioustarget platforms (depending on your association).But it’s worth considering other platforms that may well suit the needs of your brand andyour members. Exploring the younger entrants to…

Government Recognition – What you need to know

By Admin | August 11, 2021

Why do Governments provide recognition to professions? Generally, Governments will only provide formal recognition to professions or industries wherethere is a public interest need. Typically, this may result in legislation and the oversight of aregulatory body, such as the Australian Not-for-Profits and Charities Commission (ACNC) or theAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA). Governments will also…

$25,000 ON OFFER FOR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT BUSINESS EVENTS AROUND AUSTRALIA

By Admin | August 4, 2021

Business Events Perth is offering up to $25,000 to help secure extraordinary keynote speakers for national business events anywhere in Australia. For a limited time, Western Australia’s convention bureau is offering a cash incentive to help business event planners lock in an outstanding headline speaker and in turn boost registrations for their 2021 or 2022…

TAS/DFK Australia New Zealand Lunch & Learn Webinars

By Admin | July 29, 2021

REGISTER HERE We are delighted to partner with DFK Australia New Zealand to bring to you the Lunch & Learn Webinar Series to see out the back half of the year. The series was designed to be brief with lots of Q&A with the speakers. Each presentation will run for 45 minutes allowing an additional…

Making it easier for members to say yes

By Admin | May 31, 2021

To further assist your membership renewals, we have listed a multitude of member benefits that your association may find beneficial. Most of these can be implemented immediately with minimal cost, adding value to members’ and thus encouraging a higher rate of renewals. Online discussion forums Provide commercial arrangements Mentoring program CPD Offer grants to assist…

How NFP Governance is changing in Australia

By Admin | May 25, 2021

Mills Oakley hosted a recent seminar on How NFP Governance is changing in Australia. We have included a recording of the seminar, however have also listed some key take aways below; Key Changes in Governance The growing importance of organizational culture; The shift to customer -centricity The need to consider other stakeholders’interests Increasing risks to…

Insurance – Are you adequately covered for next year?

By Admin | May 24, 2021

With the ever evolving landscape of insurance at the moment, in conjunction with BMS we have highlighted some insurance requirements below to assist you at insurance renewal time.  Association Liability Insurance Designed specifically to protect non-profit organisations from claims alleging management negligence, rather than those involving BI or PD. Management Liability and Company Reimbursement Entity…