Associations UK Congress

16 – 17 December 2019 ICC Birmingham, UK Congress

Education Programme

Sessions include topics:

  • Digital transformation – helping leaders to understand and activate major change
  • Building your association’s income – why diversification of revenue streams other than member subs is an essential strategy for today’s association
  • Breaking bad and making good – everything that is wrong with your board and how to fix it!
  • Monetising education - maintaining quality whilst making a better contribution to the bottom line
  • Cybersecurity - protecting your association’s reputation and your members’ data; what are the likely threats and how do we prepare and respond?
  • Upscaling and refreshing a major event to improve quality, delegate numbers, feedback, sponsorship and the bottom line
  • Re-engaging with the “silent majority” – why this overlooked group of members may be one of your association’s most important assets
  • Events strategy and planning;
  • Membership engagement;
  • Commercial activities and revenue generation;
  • Learning and development;
  • Marketing and communications;
  • Association management and event technology. 

Themes will include digital transformation; and an exploration of ways to rejuvenate and refresh workstreams and activities, so that you are ready to meet 2020 feeling inspired. 

Programme Overview

Monday 16 December
08:00 Breakfast Brains
09:00 Plenary including Keynotes
  Refreshments, Networking & Expo
Late morning Associaton Leaders' Forum Conference & Events Stream Membership & Marketing Stream Crash Course Crash Course
  Lunch, Networking & Expo
Early afternoon Associaton Leaders' Forum Conference & Events Stream Membership & Marketing Stream Crash Course Crash Course
  Refreshments, Networking & Expo
Late afternoon Afternoon Keynote
  Expert Briefings
17:30 - 18:30 Drinks Reception
18:30 - 19:30 Hosted Dinners
Tuesday 17 December
08:00 Breakfast Brains
09:00 Plenary including Keynote
Early morning Associaton Leaders' Forum Conference & Events Stream Membership & Marketing Stream Crash Course Crash Course
  Refreshments, Networking & Expo
Late morning Associaton Leaders' Forum Conference & Events Stream Membership & Marketing Stream Crash Course Crash Course
13:00 Association Success Stories
14:00 Drinks Reception
14:30 Congress & Awards Lunch
16:30 Lunch finishes