Association Success Stories
Talks on Membership
Business Partners to meet
In-depth Association+ sessions
Breakfast Brains Meetings
Association Strategy days
Inspiring Keynote Speeches
Associations World Congress 2016 in Berlin - 18th in the series #awc16 from @AssnsNetwork
Congress launched at 11:30 GMT on Wednesday 18 November
"If you want more success for your association - come to the Associations Congress. Be the front-runner in skill, outreach, lean management, and added value you deserve for your hard dedication and work!"
Nico Segers, Advisor on Partnerships, Board Member, YATA Belgium
"This was a great event for us to learn from other associations, to hear their challenges and how they solved them - the way they manage members and attract new ones was specifically interesting for us."
Domnique Gobat, Head of Marketing & Communication - AISTS
"I strongly recommend participation in the Congress, it is an amazing opportunity for networking and rich exchange of experiences & ideas."
Simona Studineanu, President, European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees
"To those who can join the CEO summit, do it! It is worth the time spent as the quality of speakers and case studies are very good. I learned a lot."
Florian Locatelli, CEO, European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy
"The event was excellent, speakers had been carefully chosent to provide relevant, informative and useful presentations. I'd highly recommend this event to others within the membership sector."
Camilla Durrant, Head of Membership, BDA
"Working in an Association you should know the importance of networking with your peers and taking time out to work on your business - not in it. This congress is the perfect opportunity to do that - well worth the time to attend."
Rennie Schafer, CEO, Federation of European Self Storage Associations
"Super opportunity to meet and discuss venues with their representatives."
Kate Kronig, Congress Programme Manager,European Society for Medical Oncology
Executive Director's Meeting - 8th in the series, exclusive for Executive Heads of Associations, to address strategic issues.
Young Executive's Pow-wow - Part of the Young Association Executive's programme that runs through the entire congress.
Event Strategy Day - Developed for the needs of Events Directors / Heads of Departments, and senior directors with event responsibility.
Association Success Stories - Presented by the associations shortlisted for the Association Awards, bringing their recognised experience to you.
Expert Briefings - In-depth sessions from experts and consultants, updating you on pertinent issues that have developed, followed by question & answer, in small groups.
Examination of the findings of the Congress Marketing Best Practice Report - Challenging the key findings and best application methods of its recommendations.
Associations tell us that they value case studies from their fellow associations as the most valuable content to learn from.
We have over 35 in the programme.
Meet Europe's leading associations to discuss with their executives and learn from them, how they have achieved successful projects.
Engages with strategic suppliers to associations, with long experience and valuable advice, in events, membership, technology, marketing and more.
Learn from accomplished leaders who have developed their association to the successful position in their sector and region.
Over 100 CEOs attend the Associations Congress, valuing it as critical to their development, presenting new ideas and valuable
opportunities, as well as high-level networking.
One of two days for events specialists who have a major event or events business, focussing on strategic development and vision of how events
will develop and being prepared for the future.
Three in-depth workshops for learning detailed processes in the areas of events, marketing and membership.
Nominate your association, Young Executive of Executive Head for in one of 10 categories, for the 4th Association Awards.
Estrel Congress & Exhibition CenterSonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 30 68310