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Associations World Congress

9 – 11 July 2023 Florence, Italy Congress


Europe’s most-attended conference by association leaders & executives, takes place in Florence, Italy in 2023:

  • 40 case studies presented from associations
  • Over 100 additional case studies shared at the event and online afterwards
  • Addressing your critical issues - provide your input into the sessions you select
  • Highly valued by delegates: view testimonials for last year's
  • In-depth half-day sessions in three streams: Association Strategy, Conference & Events Strategy and Executive Skills
  • Lots of interaction, discussion and sharing: room and table discussions, group & individual exercises, Q&As
  • Delegates working together to innovate ideas and create value
  • Gain real solutions to apply immediately and strategic advice for a secure and successful future
  • Update yourself and discover best-in-breed suppliers to support your organisation & events


Learn from leading associations and expert consultants in the sessions, addressing these issues and more:

  1. Critical challenges to your association: commercial and competitive threats
  2. Effective expansion of membership and activities internationally
  3. Outsourcing and sourcing for greater growth and revenue with agile, flexible partnerships that truly work
  4. Improving member engagement and determining what constitutes meaningful engagement in your organisation
  5. Which critical data & analysis make for useful KPIs and determine a successul membership organisation
  6. Grow your conferences: servicing a greater proportion of your members and increasing event revenue
  7. Side Events & unConferences: critical opportunities and threats
  8. Protecting & growing your sponsor and exhibitor revenue
  9. Case studies from the Finalists of the International & European Association Awards
  10. Medical Association Meeting: half days of specific issues and challenges
  11. Skills of coaching - to lead your team with a different approach that is highly effective for success
  12. Skills of public speaking - enhance your speaking skills to increase effectiveness

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All the sessions provide you the opportunity to:

  • Build relationships with your peers in similar associations
  • Gain recognition for sharing your experiences and opinion
  • Develop your knowledge, know-how and network to enhance your career progression
  • Update yourself and discover best-in-breed suppliers to support your organisation & events

Meet strategic suppliers

Better than an exhibition, meet the suppliers you want, with six minimum:

  • Minimum of 8 appointments each for 15 mins, over the two days
  • Dedicated appointments sessions in the agenda so you don't miss out on education sessions
  • Select which suppliers you want to meet, with 2/3 destinations / venues for events and 4/5 others
  • All appointments are "get to know" discovery style



Delegates, are you prepared for the Associations Congress?

All delegates to the congress, please select your sessions and session input by 12 June, and then case studies by 19 June.

Complete your Preparation here >>