Damian Hutt FIEM

Executive Director
Association of Association Executives

Associations should ensure that their governance structures and Articles of Association are up-to-date. In this Seminar delegates will understand why governance modernisation is important for their association, and learn how to make it happen.

This Seminar will address critical issues, including:

  • Convincing your Board of Trustees that change is required
  • Validating the necessity of modernisation through benchmarking with best practice
  • Simply explaining the governance principles to be put in the new Articles
  • Consulting with members before drafting new Articles
  • Writing new Articles of Association
  • Securing a sufficient percentage of approval at a General Meeting of members
  • Case studies of successful change

John Peacock, former CEO of Associations Forum and now head of Governology, an association governance advisory firm has a track record of convincing association decision-makers of the need to modernise - and with success in achieving desired results.


12:00 Introduction
12:05 Governance Modernisation and Constitutional Change
12:35 Discussion & questions from the chair and delegates to the speaker

How to Book

Members and Subscribers: click on the "Book now" button at the top right of this page.
Non Members or Subscribers: register for free here and then book.

Delegate Fees

Type Fee
AAE Association Members No fee
AAE Association Subscribers No fee
PCO/ AMC Subscribers £40
Associate Members No fee

Fees are in GBP, subject to 20% VAT and to be paid by card on booking. 


A recording of the seminar is available to members only in the Resource Centre, from approximately 48 hours after the event, and subject to successful recordings.


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