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WSAE All Member Association Update

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. | Complimentary

The WSAE all-member association update is a short zoom meeting where you can hear directly from leadership for updates on recent developments, achievements, and future plans. Pre-registration required. We hope to see you there! 

Monday, November 27, 2023

Build a Learning Strategy to Expand Reach, Revenue, and Impact

December 5, 2023 |  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific | $75
WSAE members may use the dedicated discount code WSAE2023 for $10 savings.

You deliver trainings. You might also produce a few checklists, templates, or white papers to help people get what they need. You struggle to figure out the business model to cover the costs of your programs, let alone maximize their impact across your community. It is time for a learning strategy. An effective learning strategy helps people solve problems so they can do their jobs better. It gives them what they need when they need it so they have greater impact. It also guides you on how to communicate, price programs, and prioritize opportunities. Just as the process of building a strategic plan makes space for important conversations about direction and priorities, a learning strategy answers core questions so you can run your programs with greater efficiency and effectiveness. [This course is designed for learning directors, executive directors, and consultants interested in making their learning program more strategic.] 

Monday, November 20, 2023

Building Financial Resilience: Investment Strategies and Policies for Associations

January 10, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Complimentary - Sponsored by Tulalip Resort Casino and Explore Seattle Southside 
During this 30-minute Shop Talk session with Bob Heck, MBA, CFP - Kiley Juergens Wealth Management, LLC learn sound financial management and reporting practices key for an organization to be successful. And amid today's ever-changing economic landscape, securing your association's financial stability is paramount. This session unites association leaders and financial decision-makers, providing vital tools to navigate investment complexities.

Monday, November 20, 2023

Flash Sale on CAE CRAM for Members

If you’re planning to sit for the December 2023 CAE exam but you’re still feeling unsure, register for the Fall 2023 CRAM Session that starts November 10.  Orientation is Friday, November 10 at 11:30 a.m. Register today at and use the promo code WSAE-CAE to save 20%! Candidates who participate in the CRAM program will have access to the following: 

  • 80-Question Quiz with 10 questions focused on each domain to assess readiness  
  • Live, daily webinars from 2:30-5:00pm ET, during which the questions will be reviewed and the logic behind each answer option discussed 
  • 38 hours of synchronous and asynchronous learning with 32 videos in mini-session format for domain-specific studying, covering key content from the 31 sub-domains of the CAE Content Outline 
  • Four Test-Taking Tip Videos, three foundational videos, and one How to Think Through a CAE Question video 
  • All video calls will be recorded and available to access within 4 hours of the live call events 
  • Access to the simulated final exam of 200 multiple-choice questions in electronic format 
Monday, November 6, 2023

Peek Inside for the Reveal! #NWES2024

Tickets for the Northwest Event Show, April 3-4, 2024 are not only live, but they're available at an exclusive 50% discount! But, there's a catch – this amazing offer lasts only until November 15th.The potential is endless at NWES2024, and with a limited-time 50% off early bird rate, there's never been a better time to secure your spot. Experience the evolution of the event industry, up-close and personal. Butler Events is excited to bring you a re-imagined and re-invigorated Northwest Event Show, designed to unite the event industry along the Pacific Northwest and adjacent areas of North America.  From Seattle to San Francisco, Vancouver to Boise, and beyond, this is the can’t-miss event for you. For 2024, we have four types of tickets to choose from. Buy now for the early-bird discount and your chance to network with more than 4,000 professional attendees.

Thursday, October 12, 2023