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The Art of Association Management workshops offer peer networking, actionable information and opportunities to practice new solutions. Workshops are artfully designed to blend timely and relevant learning leveraging WSAE member communities sharing lived experiences and sharing innovations and resources essential to association professionals ability to perform in the ever changing environment. Find and connect with your community here and energize yourself and your organization.

Who Should Participate: Art of Association Management workshops are designed for the staff of WSAE association members. All WSAE members and partners are welcome to attend. 

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$49.00 Additional per person same agency

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2 Credits

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September 14, 2023

Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations

Thursday, September 14, 2023
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Virtually via Zoom

In an era where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming industries at an unprecedented pace, the realm of professional membership organizations is no exception. The "Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations" workshop is a cutting-edge and interactive event that brings together industry experts and professionals from all aspects of association management to delve into the intricate relationship between AI and professional communities. This workshop aims to explore the opportunities, challenges, and strategies that AI presents for these organizations, fostering insightful discussions through engaging roundtable sessions.

Key Features:

  • Roundtable Discussions: The workshop's core is built for intimate and focused roundtable discussions. Each roundtable is facilitated for structured sharing regarding AI, technology trends, and how membership organization management is impacted. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to interact directly with each other, share perspectives, and gain profound insights into AI's influence on their respective professional interest category.
  • Diverse Professional Interest Communities: The workshop engages our wide range of professional interest communities sectors, from DEI, finance, to advocacy and sponsorship. Participants can choose roundtables that align with their specialty or explore others for a broader perspective. This diversity of industries encourages cross-pollination of ideas and fosters innovative thinking.
  • Early Adopters: To ground discussions in practical contexts, the workshop will feature compelling lived experiences showcasing how AI has impacted various professional membership organizations. These real-world examples will highlight the successes, challenges, and lessons learned, providing attendees with tangible takeaways they can apply in their own roles.
  • Interactive Workshops: In addition to the roundtable discussions, interactive workshops will enable participants to collaborate. These activities will challenge participants to brainstorm strategies for adapting to AI-related changes and leveraging technology to enhance member engagement, professional development, and organizational growth.
  • Networking Opportunities: The workshop will provide ample networking breaks, enabling attendees to connect with peers from diverse association management and partner organizations who are facing similar AI-related challenges. Building a supportive community of professionals empowers attendees to continue learning and collaborating beyond the workshop.

Key Takeaways: Attendees will leave the workshop equipped with a deeper understanding of AI's impact on professional membership organizations, practical strategies for adapting to technological changes, and a network of like-minded professionals they can collaborate with in the future.

The "Navigating AI's Impact on Professional Membership Organizations" workshop is a must-attend event for professionals, leaders, and decision-makers who are eager to explore the intersection of AI and professional communities. By fostering in-depth discussions, sharing experiences, and envisioning the future, this workshop empowers attendees to embrace AI as a tool for innovation and growth within their membership organizations.

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WSAE is a CAE Approved Provider

WSAE is a CAE Registered Provider. The program(s) linked below meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer that has been approved for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation. We will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Registered Provider program, please visit

As a CAE Registered Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 2.5 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.