YOUR BOTTOM LINE STARTS WITH YOUR FRONT LINE
So, make sure your compensation and benefits are competitive, and that you are doing your best to recruit and retain talent by ordering the Association Forum of Chicagoland's 2014-15 Compensation & Benefits Survey. See how your organization stacks up against the local association management marketplace. HR directors, COOs, and CEOs of small associations: This is a resource you cannot afford to pass up, especially with the $200 member discount. Learn more and order here!
DO YOU HAVE A NEED TO LEAD?
Find out if you've got what is takes to serve on the 2015-2016 Association Forum Board of Directors and Foundation Board of Trustees. Nominations are being accepted now for individuals with leadership and management experience. Learn more about the process, complete a nomination form and then receive an email with the application link. Both nomination and application forms are due Friday, Dec. 5.
IN ONE DAY, GET A YEAR'S WORTH OF VALUE
Enjoy a great value for a day's worth of learning that can be applied throughout the entire year when you attend Holiday Showcase® on Dec. 16. Discover the latest tools and tech for essential association business services and explore a wealth of properties and destinations from which to choose for your events. View the complete schedule and list of exhibitors, then register!
CONSIDERING THE CAE?
Then find out all you need to know by attending one of two courses for The Road to CAE: CAE Informational Brown Bag Session: City Session Jan. 6 or the Suburban Session on Jan. 8. This session is open to anyone interested in pursuing the CAE certification. Come learn exactly what a CAE is, how to track and obtain CAE hours, the application process, the exam, renewals and more!
READ THE LATEST PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE STATEMENTS
The Association Forum Board of Directors last month approved the modification of four Professional Practice Statements: Ethical Behavior of Association Leaders, Investment Policy, Reserves and Use of Social Media in Associations. Read the updated statements here, along with the entire list of 32 statements--and ensure your organization is in line with the industry's best practices.