About our Events

The AAE has been running Conferences, Congresses, Summits and Seminars since 2006, and its current events include:


Multi-stream large-scale educational conference for mutiple roles, with social events and networking. These are both physical and online, with the main Associations World Congress returning to being a physical event from 2022 onwards. View >>

Leaders Symposiums

The Symposiums provide an opportunity for the Executive heads and their elected Chair or President to define annual priorities and work better together. They are two-half-day events, and take place twice a year online. Each is presented and facilitated by association leadership experts with over 20 years experience of these types of events. View >>


A series of presentations from association executives and a consultant / respected supplier, with a panel, addressing a specific issue, in detail. They are 1hr 30 mins long and take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 CST/CET and 11:00 BST/GMT. These are held online and are free for members to attend. View >>

"An excellent series"
Anne Bishop, Chief Executive, British Association of Urological Surgeons


Showcase are presentations on how to enhance your systems and services with technology, presented by Business Partner suppliers. They are held either free-standing or within a single morning / day for efficient reviewing of multiple similar offerings. These are open to members and subscribers and are free to attend.

Specialist Group Meetings

Monthly meetings for those with specific roles or areas of interest, where association executives share issues and exchange ideas to resolve them. Topics are decided by the members of the group, and are chaired by them. These are open to members only. View >>


Masterclasses are senior executive training with experts, with tutoring, discussion, exercises and reflection. They are from 1hr 30 mins long, to 3 or 4 hours, or two sessions of 3-4 hours. These are open to association executives and charged per person. Some masterclasses are available on-demand with videos, guidance documents and asyncronous discussion forums with the tutor. View >>

These types of events are not currently scheduled.

Leaders Summits

Specifically for executive heads of associations, these take place over two days and are single stream with keynote speakers and extensive discussion and reflection, on all areas of strategic importance. These take place online and as physical events, and are limited to a maximum of 60 people.

Expert Briefings

A series of briefings from consultants and advisors to associations, providing best practice guidance in a complex matter. The advice comes from the experts' continous experience with multiple associations. These are online-only and are free for members to attend.

Hybrid Events Study Group

Monthly study group (from July 2021 to May 2022) examining the issues around holding large-scale hybrid conferences & congresses, chaired by Inbar Caspi.