HQ Europe - Association Profiles

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    London gears up to welcome the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017

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    Coca-Cola London Eye lights up to raise awareness of the challenges of dementia
    13th Jul, 2017
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    HQ Profile: The International Association of Facilitators (IAF)

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    Enabling positive change through facilitation
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    Founded in 1994, the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) is a participatory organisation based in Toronto, Canada with members from more than 65 countries, dedicated to setting internationally accepted industry standards, providing accreditation, supporting a community of practice, advocating the power of facilitation and embracing the diversity of facilitators.
    26th Jun, 2017
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    HQ Profile: Creating a better future through collaboration

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    European Association for Cancer Research
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    Founded in 1968 to promote communication among cancer researchers in Europe, the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)is a professional membership organisation for those studying and working in cancer research with a thriving membership community of over 10,000 members across 101 countries worldwide. Jane Smith, chief operating officer of the EACR, talks to HQ.
    12th May, 2017
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    HQ Profile: International Association of Young Lawyers Network, Connect & Learn

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    AIJA is the only global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsel under 45. Since 1962 AIJA has been providing outstanding international opportunities for young lawyers to network, learn and develop. Giuseppe Marletta, Association Manager, explains how the organization operates.
    8th Feb, 2017
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    HQ Profile: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

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    How to serve members better
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    Lisa Astorga, Director of Meetings at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, discusses the new strategic decision of holding an annual global congress. The new format aligns with trends in global medical meetings and will allow ISTH to be more relevant in all regions of the world.
    4th Nov, 2016
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    ESAE, AssociationExecutives.EU Award 2016

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    An interview with Michel Ballieu, 2016 Award winner
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    Michel has 45 years of professional experience. He has been an association leader and executive for non-profits, and a member of our European Society of Association Executives (ESAE, AssociationExecutives.EU) for many years. A strategic thinker and a mentor, he is now an independent association advisor focused on identifying and developing management skills for associations.
    27th Oct, 2016
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    HQ profile: International Telecommunication Union

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    Encouraging knowledge and technology transfer
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    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs). Philipp Steiner, Meetings Logistics Coordinator, explains how the organisation operates and the issues they have to deal with.
    23rd Aug, 2016
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    HQ Profile: Efma

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    Thriving in a constantly evolving digitalized world
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    Efma promotes innovation in retail finance by fostering debate and discussion among peers supported by a robust array of information services and numerous opportunities for direct encounters. Karine Coutinho, Deputy Managing Director, explains how the organisation operates.
    31st May, 2016
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    Associations World Congress organiser announces new brand name

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    Damian Hutt, Executive Director of Associations Network which organises the Associations World Congress, today announces the organisation has changed its name to the Society of Association Executives to better reflect the organisation’s service level of a professional society.
    11th Apr, 2016
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    At a later date the association may not survive

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    Association executives are visionaries, leaders with implacable enthusiasm and an ability to race forward with the essentials: membership development; policy positions; service delivery; interactive and social communications; engaging effectively with the Board of Directors; and proposing events, conferences, scientific symposia or major congresses.
    4th Apr, 2016
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    Beauty and challenges of VAT for Associations

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    Associations are confronted with a lot of challenges: management, administration, staffing are completely different from corporate companies. But one main challenge an association is usually facing can easily go under the radar: VAT.
    4th Apr, 2016
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    HQ Profile: EPAA spearheading the Future

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    The European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) is an unprecedented voluntary collaboration between the European Commission, European trade associations, and companies from seven industry sectors.
    29th Mar, 2016
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    HQ Profile: SolarPower Europe

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    Member first!
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    SolarPower Europe is a member-led association representing more than 130 organisations active along the whole solar value chain Tina Stojanovic, Event Manager, tells us how they operate and what challenges they’ve had to overcome over the years.
    9th Mar, 2016
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    Managing an Association Board

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    How does a well-managed board become a key success factor for European associations?
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    For many Association managers “managing” the board of their association is a challenging experience! They are very efficient running the day-to-day activities of their business and best practices in this field are widely shared with their peers. This is not true for tips on how to work with their board.
    18th Feb, 2016
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    Join ESAE in peer2peer sessions on risk assessment and risk management in Brussels

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    The Brussels lockdown has not only shown the disruptive force of the thread of terrorism, it is estimated to have cost €51.7 million per day, counting both the outlay on security and lost business income. How can association-meeting organisers deal with such a thread?
    28th Jan, 2016
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    International Exhibition Logistics Association

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    A certain need for a global and strong network
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    IELA, the International Exhibition Logistics Association, is the only worldwide trade association dedicated to enhancing the professionalism of the transportation logistics and freight handling segments of the exhibition and event logistics industry. Christoph Rauch, IELA Chairman, tells HQ how they operate.
    22nd Dec, 2015
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    International Solid Waste Association: Experts in waste management

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    The International Solid Waste Association, ISWA, organises many international events, working groups, board meetings, conferences and congresses. The ISWA World Congress 2015 was held in Antwerp from 7 to 9 September and the event clearly made its mark.
    22nd Oct, 2015
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    HQ Profile: the European Food Information Council

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    Philip Springuel is the Head of Corporate Affairs of the European Food Information Council, commonly known as EUFIC. As it celebrates its 20 years of existence, Philip explains how the organisation operates and what challenges it has faced over the years.
    24th Aug, 2015
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    European Federation of Internal Medicine

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    Interview with Dr. Frank Bosch
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    Dr. Frank Bosch, President of the European Federation of Internal Medicine, explains how the organisation operates and what challenges it has to overcome.
    16th Feb, 2015
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    PARIMA

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    Risk & Insurance Management in Asia-Pacific
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    The not-for-profit organisation PARIMA stands for "Pan-Asian Risk & Insurance Management Association (PARIMA)". Chairman Franck Baron explains how the organisation operates and what challenges they have to face.
    18th Sep, 2014

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